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Publish or perish at OWU

By: Dr. Thomas K. Wolber   Like many small liberal-arts colleges, Ohio Wesleyan University is first and foremost a teaching institution. The school’s Code of Regulations states, “It shall be the primary function of the faculty to instruct the students [...]

May 6, 2015 Opinion, Soapbox
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On Agent Orange and war veterans

Dr. Thomas Wolber From 1961 to 1971, vast areas of Vietnam were sprayed with Agent Orange herbicides. The purpose of the defoliants was to destroy the food sources of the Vietcong and to deprive them of canopy cover. Up to [...]

April 30, 2015 Opinion, Soapbox
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Well-known improv group visits campus for Slice of Life

By: Holly Krampitz, Transcript correspondent   If one were to enter Stuyvesant Hall on April 19 he or she would probably hear German accents, adults acting like dinosaurs and lots of laughter. Campus Activities Magazine’s entertainers of the year, Mission Improvable, [...]

April 30, 2015 Entertainment
The sisters of Kappa Alpha Theta pose together on the Hill at their KATs and Bats event. Photo courtesy of Facebook.

Sorority bats a thousand — almost

By: Abigale Lyon, Transcript correspondent   Kappa Alpha Theta raised over $900 at their seventh annual spring philanthropy event, KATs and BATs, on Sunday, April 19, in support of the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). CASA is a network of [...]

April 29, 2015 News
Cartoon by Blake Fajack.

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April 29, 2015 Opinion
Freshman TJ Galamba as Bobby Strong leads his fellow oppressed townspeople in a song. Photo courtesy of Alanna Easley.

Musical comedy has students laughing

By: Liz Hardaway, Transcript correspondent   There is nothing dry about “Urinetown: the Musical,” the self-aware and witty comedy that opened at Chappelear Drama Center on April 17. “Urinetown: the Musical,” written by Greg Kotis, explores corporate control and environmental [...]

April 27, 2015 Entertainment
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Investment club provides learning experience

By: DJ Fradkin, Transcript correspondent   Ohio Wesleyan University offers an investment club, allowing students to explore the world of investing and finance by participating in the stock market with no real fear of loss. The Investment Club is a [...]

April 24, 2015 News
By guest cartoonist Milagros Green.

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April 22, 2015 Opinion
Senior Kaneat Nimcharoenwan. Photo courtesy of owu.edu.

Men’s golf gets third in tournament, looks ahead

By: Matthew Moore, Transcript correspondent   The Ohio Wesleyan men’s varsity golf team hosted the two-day Strimer tournament on their home turf April 4, but were unable to pull out the win. This year’s Strimer tournament at Oakhaven Golf Club [...]

April 20, 2015 Sports
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App aims at college life

By: Charlie Kottler, Transcript correspondent   A new social media live streaming app is shaking up college campuses by allowing viewers to interact with live campus events like never before. Twitter’s new live streaming companion app was launched this week. [...]

April 17, 2015 News