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Letter to the editor

Letter to the Editor Ohio Wesleyan University Transcript Monday, April 25, 2016 To Whom It May Concern: As former Editor-in- Chief and Managing Editor of the Ohio Wesleyan University Transcript, we were dismayed by the recent decision to prohibit student journalists’ [...]

April 30, 2016 Opinion, Soapbox
Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

     To the members of the Ohio Wesleyan University community: The April 18 action by the OWU faculty members should be reversed immediately. Although OWU, as a private institution, is well within its legal rights to be as secretive as it wishes, [...]

April 30, 2016 Opinion, Soapbox
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Car service driven by women, for women

Hope Walls, Transcript Correspondent  No men allowed: that’s the idea behind SafeHer, a new ridesharing service with only female drivers for women and children passengers. Though highly popular, other ridesharing services such as Uber have been dangerous for women. Uber [...]

April 27, 2016 News
FireDogz truck.

FireDogz hit the Jay

Ela Mazumdar, Transcript Reporter Ohio Wesleyan’s Public Safety (PS) is working on promoting the JAYwalk to entice students to walk on campus instead of choosing Spring Street. Former PS officer Jay McCann’s FireDogz food truck, as well as Dan’s Deli, [...]

April 25, 2016 News
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Faculty: 1, The Transcript: 0

Matt Cohen, Editor-in-Chief   Areena Arora, Managing Editor After more than 35 years, faculty meetings will no longer be open to reporters. On April 18, Ohio Wesleyan faculty members voted to disallow The Transcript, the school’s independent student newspaper, from attending future [...]

April 18, 2016 News
Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house located on Williams Drive. Photo courtesy of owu.edu.

OWU closes Phi Kappa Psi fraternity

Transcript Staff As of April 13, Phi Kappa Psi (Phi Psi) fraternity no longer has a chapter on Ohio Wesleyan’s campus, according to Kurt Holmes, interim vice president for student affairs and dean of students. “Following a thorough investigation and [...]

April 13, 2016 News
The Backstretch. Photo courtesy of yelp.com.

50-Day Club takes off

David Fradkin, Transcript Correspondent It is finally spring where the weather is getting warmer and the school year is winding down. It is also that time of the year when Backstretch Bar hosts its annual 50-Day Club event. This year is [...]

April 12, 2016 Entertainment
Bee hive. Image courtesy of Meg Deeter on Facebook.

Apiary coming to OWU, bees welcome

Anna L. Davies, Transcript Correspondent In a partnership with Stratford Ecological Center, Ohio Wesleyan University’s Monnett Garden will get a honey producing and observation apiary on April 22 for students of all majors to use. The apiary is financed by an [...]

April 11, 2016 News
Delaware County Coroner's Office

Spinal injury, hypothermia caused student’s death

Transcript Staff An injury in the upper cervical spine from falling in the Delaware Run Creek and hypothermia caused freshman Luke Gabbert’s death on Feb. 6, according to the autopsy report by Delaware County Coroner’s office, released on April 8.  Gabbert was [...]

April 8, 2016 News
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Cartoon of the week: March 28, 2016

*Free t-shirt not included: A cartoon series by Blake Fajack and Mili Green [...]

March 28, 2016 Cartoons, Opinion