Monday 24th November 2014,
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Notes on the concept of (white, male…) privilege

By Erin Flynn A few years ago faculty at Ohio Wesleyan held a meeting on dealing with disruptive students in the classroom. I was surprised. In my experience, OWU students were overwhelmingly respectful, even nice. I certainly didn’t have a [...]

November 21, 2014 Opinion, Soapbox
Dietitian Becky Nardin-Hardy. Photo: OhioHealth

University dietitian continues to offer services to students despite low turnout

By Hayley Walls Transcript Correspondent Despite low student interest in the past, Ohio Wesleyan’s Student Health Services has a dietitian for the third consecutive year to help students learn ways to eat healthier on campus. The university has offered the [...]

November 20, 2014 News
The People In Need headquarters on Johnson Drive. Photo:

Students support People In Need

  By Haley Walls Transcript Correspondent Ohio Wesleyan University is conducting a Thanksgiving Food Drive to support People In Need (PIN), a local social services agency, from Oct. 28 through Nov. 21. Collection boxes are located in participating campus departments, [...]

November 13, 2014 News

OWU receives interfaith award

By Maddie Oslejsek Transcript Correspondent President Barack Obama and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) recognized Ohio Wesleyan in September for its achievements in interfaith community service this year. The university has been recognized on the President’s Higher Education [...]

November 13, 2014 News
The university’s current proposal in the Student Housing Master Plan is to move the Small Living Unit houses on Rowland Avenue  into more centralized communities on Oak Hill Avenue.

Forum continues conversation about SLUs’ future

By Leah Budde Copy Editor President Rock Jones posed three questions to members of the Small Living Unit (SLU) community during a forum on Oct. 21st, starting a conversation about the collective future of the residences. Several of the themed [...]

November 13, 2014 News
Photo by Alex Gross

Brews with the boys in ‘Lone Star’

Photos by Alex Gross Actor Luke Scaros (pictured above) and director Zoe Crankshaw produced the James McLure play as their senior project for Ohio Wesleyan’s theatre department with freshman Daniel Haygood and sophomore Reggie Hemphill  in supporting roles. “Lone Star” [...]

November 10, 2014 Entertainment
Barbara MacLeod. Photo:

Letter: Test optional policies will not lower value of OWU degrees

By Barbara MacLeod Last week The Transcript printed an article on the expansion of the GPA bar for allowing test-optional applications to Ohio Wesleyan.  This has led to a misunderstanding amongst both faculty and students that the value of an [...]

November 10, 2014 Opinion
Ohio Wesleyan Provost Charles Stinemetz. Photo: Connect2OWU

Provost’s office seeking students for online exam

By Maddie Oslejsek Transcript Correspondent The Assessment Committee and Provost’s Office at Ohio Wesleyan are offering $15 to 125 first-year students who complete an online test that measures critical thinking skills. The Council on Aid to Education developed the test in [...]

November 10, 2014 News
Photo: MRRCA on OrgSync

MRRCA ramps up combat training

By Lexy Immerman Transcript Correspondent The Medieval and Renaissance Recreation Combat Association (MRRCA) is revamping their activities this year, teaching members to handle a variety of medieval weapons and spar with each other in the hopes of preparing members for [...]

November 10, 2014 News
Kathe Law Rhinesmith speaking at University President Rock Jones's inauguration in 2008. Photo:

$75,000 donation to fund labyrinth on campus

By Shakira Braxton Transcript Correspondent Rock Jones announced a $75 thousand surprise gift in October, donated by an OWU alum’s family to serve as a space for meditation. In late October, OWU students were informed that the university received a gift [...]

November 10, 2014 News