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Verne Edwards. Photo courtesy Becky Schwartz, Chaplain's Office

Verne Edwards, an ‘angel on the shoulder’

Ohio Wesleyan faculty, staff, alumni and Delaware residents will honor Verne Edwards, the former  journalism professor who set higher standards for his students than many of their future editors, on Nov. 22 in the Benes rooms at Hamilton-Williams Campus Center. [...]

November 19, 2014 News
Verne Edwards in 2011. Photo: Connect2OWU

Former journalism professor Verne Edwards, mentor to many, dies

Verne Edwards, the Ohio Wesleyan journalism professor who mentored many of the department’s most successful graduates in his 34-year career, died Wednesday. Edwards joined the faculty in 1952, teaching and advising The Transcript, according to a statement from University President Rock Jones. [...]

November 5, 2014 News
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Newcomers take on veterans in WCSA election

The candidates for the Wesleyan Council of Student Affairs’ highest offices have some similarities. All four are juniors, all are in Greek organizations and they presented three-point platforms with their respective running mates at Monday’s debate. But they differ in prior [...]

November 4, 2014 News
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Get on your Soapbox

The soapbox is the proverbial platform for speaking one’s mind unashamedly, contributing to public discourse without reservation or hesitation. These days, the soapbox is a sort of relic of the past. A person who is said to be standing on [...]

October 31, 2014 Opinion, Soapbox
Sophomore Sam Schurer, left, and junior Nate Planisek work by computer light in front of the darkened Beeghly Library. Photo by Noah Manskar

Power outage restored after dark Delaware evening

Cheers populated Ohio Wesleyan’s campus when light returned Monday night after a power outage that put 18,050 Delaware County residents in the dark. The blackout started at 6:33 p.m. when American Electric Power, the area’s primary electric supplier, lost a feed from FirstEnergy, [...]

October 27, 2014 News
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Transparency on Student Housing Master Plan appreciated

Something happened Tuesday that hadn’t happened to me before — Rock Jones made an appointment with me. Well, not with me personally, but with Ohio Wesleyan’s Small Living Unit community. Jones, Student Affairs vice president Craig Ullom and Residential Life [...]

October 23, 2014 Opinion
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Student hit by drunk driver recovering

A Columbus man is out of jail on bond after he allegedly hit an Ohio Wesleyan student with his car while driving drunk early Sunday morning. Jason Batres, 24, struck OWU sophomore Cajsa Ohlsson, 20, while she was riding her bicycle west on [...]

October 15, 2014 News
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Trustees set fundraising goal, defer to administrators for project plans

As Ohio Wesleyan administrators discuss several large projects to rebound from this year’s enrollment decline, the university’s Board of Trustees largely deferred to them on how to move forward at its full body meeting Friday. The trustees took one vote after two [...]

October 4, 2014 News
Activists march in New York City's SlutWalk in October 2011.

Fraternity men should take steps for women’s safety

Trigger Warning: Rape and sexual violence There’s something profound and poetic about people of marginalized genders boldly claiming a place that has perpetrated violence against them. Some go wearing less clothing than usual; some wear what they usually wear; all [...]

October 2, 2014 Opinion

Trustee transparency is essential for OWU

Editor’s Note: The full editorial staff for The Transcript endorses Manskar’s stance on a need for transparency from the Board of Trustees and Administration. Going to college is fraught with questions. One sends many of us here—what do we want to [...]

September 25, 2014 Opinion