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Trump’s immigration ban

By Gopika Nair, Editor-in-Chief President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration could affect international student enrollment at Ohio Wesleyan, especially among Muslim applicants. The number of Pakistani applicants is up by 78 percent for fall 2017, according to an enrollment [...]

February 2, 2017 Politics

WCSA Today: Spring budgets funded

By Gopika Nair, Copy Editor Ohio Wesleyan’s Campus Programming Board (CPB) requested $200,000 for Bishop Bash 2017, but was granted $25,000 at the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs’ (WCSA) last full senate meeting. CPB intended to have Twenty One Pilots, a [...]

December 8, 2016 News

Pres Ball celebrates 31 years

By Gopika Nair, Chief Copy Editor Over the last 31 years, Ohio Wesleyan underwent several changes, but President’s Ball remains an unchanged, annual holiday tradition at the university. President’s Ball is a formal dance event attended by students, faculty and [...]

December 2, 2016 News

How to get away with not doing homework

By Gopika Nair, Chief Copy Editor Sometimes students catch a cold and have to miss class. Sometimes they don’t hand in assignments because of a spontaneous printer malfunction. And sometimes, students just can’t attend required events because they’re behind bars. Bonnie [...]

December 2, 2016 Opinion

WCSA Today: Senate passes amendment to close meetings

By Gopika Nair, Copy Editor Election season is forthcoming both in the U.S. and Ohio Wesleyan’s student government. The Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) is currently accepting applications for executive positions, including president, vice president and secretary, for the 2017 calendar year. Senior [...]

November 5, 2016 News

Student poetry series hosted at bakery

By Gopika Nair, Chief Copy Editor Several Ohio Wesleyan writers took a break from studying for midterm exams by sharing poetry and prose at an open mic event. Speak/Easy, the open mic reading series affiliated with OWU’s English department, was [...]

October 21, 2016 Entertainment, News

Toxic greed infects water in “An Enemy of the People”

By Gopika Nair, Chief Copy Editor Tensions run high as one man stands alone in a town filled with toxic greed in Ohio Wesleyan’s first theatre production of the academic year. OWU’s theatre and dance department is presenting four performances of [...]

October 12, 2016 Entertainment, News

Cheese meets Sandusky Street

By Gopika Nair, Chief Copy Editor Ohio Wesleyan students and Delaware County residents don’t have to travel far to purchase gourmet cheeses and candies from Wisconsin, Indiana and Britain. The Greater Gouda, located between Typhoon Asian Fusion Bistro and Hamburger [...]

September 12, 2016 News

SLUs on the move

Gopika Nair, Chief Copy Editor Dilapidation, bats and bees might alarm some, but for residents of Inter-Faith House (IF) and Peace and Justice House (P&J), leaving that behind means letting go of some cherished memories. In an email addressed to the [...]

February 3, 2016 News

Star Wars from a rookie’s perspective

Gopika Nair, Copy Editor I haven’t watched the original Star Wars trilogy and I haven’t watched the prequels. I hadn’t even watched the trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” before I saw the movie. Stormtroopers, Han Solo, R2-D2, Darth [...]

January 21, 2016 Entertainment, Opinion