Friday 31st October 2014,
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Sandra Postel. Photo: OWU Libraries

Postel: Current water use unsustainable

Director and Founder of the Global Water Policy Project Sandra Postel urged communities and individuals to reconsider their relationship with water systems in their area. The Freshwater Fellow of the National Geographic Society discussed several solutions to the ways human [...]

October 2, 2014 News
Student Involvement sells art collection

Student Involvement sells art collection

The Student Involvement Office (SIO) will be selling artwork to raise money for student programs the week before homecoming weekend. The artwork being sold has been collected in the office over the years and is now being removed after a [...]

September 29, 2014 Entertainment
Dennis McNally. Photo courtesy Dennis McNally

Music historian talks life in the 1960s

Music historian and former publicist for The Grateful Dead, Dennis McNally, spoke on Tuesday about the power of music to unite and change cultures. Hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University’s Arneson Institute for Practical Politics and Public Affairs, the talk was, in [...]

September 29, 2014 News
Women receiving donated sewing machines in a classroom made possible by the Peru program. The women went on to start a sewing shop that makes uniforms for schools and linens for local hospitals. Photos courtesy Patricio Plazolles.

Peru trips continue for a decade outside of spring break program

This story was updated on Sept. 26, 2014. Patricio Plazolles is the Program Officer for the Woltemade Center for Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship and spends his summers building businesses and other opportunities for disadvantaged communities in Peru. The effort began in [...]

September 24, 2014 News
Highlights of OWU’s largest donations from the 2013-2014 fiscal year contributing near $27.9 million of the total amount of $30.2 million. Graphic by Ellin Youse

OWU’s donations by the numbers

55 percent of donations from 2013-2014 given to university in cash Ohio Wesleyan collected $30.2 million in the last fiscal year of fundraising. Alumni, parents and friends of the university made that amount in new gifts and commitments between July [...]

September 3, 2014 News
Bishops break records at NCAC

Bishops break records at NCAC

The NCAC Swimming and Diving Championship took place last week at Denison University’s Trumbull Aquatic Center. Ohio Wesleyan finished sixth overall with a score of 625.5 and record-breaking performances from student athletes. Denison won the meet with a score of [...]

February 22, 2014 Sports
Yoga mat material found in Subway bread

Yoga mat material found in Subway bread

A recent petition put forth by blogger Vani Hari has revealed that Subway uses a plastic-based additive in their bread commonly used in yoga mats. The additive, which is called azodicarbonamide, is described by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [...]

February 21, 2014 News
Externships: more than a pesky email

Externships: more than a pesky email

  Ask the average Ohio Wesleyan student what the Bishop Externship Program is and the answer might be a blank stare. The student hearing about the program for the first time might not know anything about the program, except that [...]

February 13, 2014 News
Atheists seek space

Atheists seek space

Atheist and agnostic students now have access to campus resources provided by junior Avery Winston and senior Maddy Leader, with help from staff of the Chaplain’s and Service Learning Offices. Currently, these resources are limited to a collection of books [...]

February 6, 2014 News