Monday 20th October 2014,
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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
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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

In order to thrive, The Transcript needs students

If you’ve ever picked up a Transcript and looked at page six, you probably think that we editors have a lot of opinions. Well, we do. We’re journalists by trade, and that comes with a whole lot of reading, writing [...]

September 11, 2014 Opinion
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No excuses: Yik Yak has got to go

I am angry this week. I am angry because an app called Yik Yak is causing a lot of people pain they don’t need. For those unfamiliar with it, Yik Yak is like a fusion of Twitter and the short-lived [...]

September 11, 2014 Opinion
Dean of Students Kimberlie Goldsberry. Photo: deanofstudents.owu.edu

Dean suggests extracurricular ‘balance’ following survey

In a student engagement survey conducted in the spring of 2013, 65.9 percent of responding students indicated that they were involved in five or more clubs or campus organizations. The survey had a 30-percent response rate from the pool of [...]

September 9, 2014 News

Survey brings over-involvement out of the shadows

We now have numbers to concretely describe Ohio Wesleyan’s often ephemeral over-involvement problem. Sixty-six percent of OWU’s students are involved in at least five clubs or organizations, a Student Involvement Office survey found. This means it’s most likely that an [...]

September 4, 2014 Opinion
Public Safety's parking price increase is meant to divert cars to C lots, such as this one at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex. Image: Google Maps

Parking hike aims to fill cheaper lots

This story was updated on Sept. 17 with additional information. Keeping a car on Ohio Wesleyan’s campus is now almost twice as expensive. Students who want a B-level permit, which provides access to most residential lots, will have to pay $175 for [...]

August 6, 2014 News
Colleen Lilly packs her car with food she collected for three households who could not provide their own transportation to the church. Photo by Hannah Urano

Transcript Spotlight – April 17, 2014

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April 30, 2014 Video