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Tear gas hits Occupy Central protestors in Hong Kong. Image: Wikimedia

Global Grab: Activists occupy Hong Kong, U.S. leads attacks on ISIL

The Issue: Hong Kong What started off as peaceful protests in Hong Kong escalated to involve tear gas and riot police on Sunday. Occupy Central with Love and Peace (Occupy Central, for short), a civil disobedience movement proposed by democracy [...]

September 30, 2014 News

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
Image: Yik Yak on Facebook

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
Image: Facebook

Facebook fast may satisfy different kind of personal hunger

If someone asked you to give up a habit or start a new one for 40 days, what would it be? This question came to me in the context of Lent, a period in the Christian calendar during which practitioners [...]

April 24, 2014 Opinion

Global Grab: Violence in Nigeria, Ukraine Tensions, Climate Inaction

The Issue: Ukraine  Another deadline has passed in the ongoing Ukrainian crisis. The Ukrainian government wanted pro-Russian militants out of the country’s east. The deadline was set for Monday, April 14, but nothing was done to reinforce it. According to [...]

April 18, 2014 Entertainment