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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

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 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

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

Transcript Spotlight – April 17, 2014

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April 30, 2014 Video

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