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Jaques Fraqua, a street artist and social justice advocate, poses next to one of his pieces in New York City. Photo from lichiban.com

Street artist leaves more than marks

By Catie Beach Transcript Correspondent Graffiti artist and indigenous rights activist Jaque Fragua came to Ohio Wesleyan last Tuesday evening to share how he paints the streets in an attempt to spark political change. “Jaque Fragua: Public Art and the [...]

April 18, 2014 News
2014’s Golden Bishop Award recipients stand in the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center atrium. Photo from Student Involvement Office

Honoring golden students and staff for service and leadership

Community Services Awards Carly Zalenski ‘15 Shelby Alston ‘14 Sijia (Scarlet) He ‘14 Men’s Basketball Team Rachel Vinciguerra ‘14 Kelsey Ullom ‘14 WCSA Awards Liam Dennigan ‘15 Jerry Lherisson ‘15 Darryl Phelps Student Involvement Awards Campus Programming Board Lisa Garvin [...]

April 18, 2014 News
Senior Tim O’Keeffe poses with a llama at the camp where he will work full time before beginning a job in New York City at NBC. Photo from Tim O'Keeffe

Gearing up for graduation: Seniors reflect on their job search experiences

By Megan Dill and Jenna Periandri Transcript Reporter and Transcript Correspondent In just under a month, Ohio Wesleyan University’s class of 2014 will be entering into a new chapter of their undergraduate careers with an array of emotions, but not [...]

April 18, 2014 News
Photo by Spenser Hickey
Junior Brianna Robinson (left) and University Chaplain Jon Powers (right) embrace following Night of Unity. Robinson organized the event, with assistance from Powers, other chaplains and Better Together, a club aimed at promoting interfaith dialogue. Photo by Spenser Hickey

Uniting OWU: Interfaith event connects students spiritually

By Spenser Hickey and Jija Dutt Managing Editor and Transcript Reporter A month after Culture Fest’s ignition of unity, Inter-faith House (IF) members carried out a spiritual remix. Junior Brianna Robinson organized Night of Unity as her house project for [...]

April 18, 2014 News
The Israeli air force flies over Tel Aviv. Photo: Wikipedia

Truth of Israeli conflict not black and white

By Ariel Koiman Letter to the Editor I want to start by noting that, until recently, I hadn’t realized how many other Jewish day-school alums go here. Who knew? Regrettably, I haven’t spent enough time with the tribe lately; these [...]

April 18, 2014 Opinion
Photos by Noah Manskar

Fluffy friends of Peace and Justice

By Brianna Velliquette Transcript Correspondent House of Peace and Justice siblings Jerome and Pepper have a presence on campus, not for their activism, but for their power to draw people in. “We got them by accident,” house member sophomore Camille [...]

April 10, 2014 News
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Helping OWU ‘trans-ition’ its outlook

By Olivia Lease Transcript Correspondent In an effort to make Ohio Wesleyan a more open environment, seniors Nora Anderson and Skylar Drake presented their senior projects, which was “Trans-ition Your Outlook,” on transgender and non-binary issues. Due to the workshop’s [...]

April 10, 2014 News
Johannes Brahms. Photo: Wikipedia

Commentary: Music faculty interpret Brahms

By Graydon Weaver Transcript Correspondent As winter began to loosen its grip, several staff members displayed their musical talents in the Jemison auditorium of Sanborn Hall. Distinctive musicians in their own right, together they presented the works of one of [...]

April 10, 2014 Entertainment
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Mumps the word

By Ellin Youse and Caleb Dorfman Editor-in-Chief and Transcript Correspondent Ohio Wesleyan University’s campus has not experienced an outbreak of mumps in at least 45 years, but that isn’t stopping OWU’s Student Health Services from taking precautions. According to Jose [...]

April 3, 2014 News
O'Neal in October 2013. Photo from Mama Charlotte's personal blog

Mama Charlotte shares message of peace

By Kaillie Winston Transcript Correspondent  Former Black Panther Charlotte O’Neal came to Ohio Wesleyan University to convey a message of self-determination and community control through her music and poetry. In 1966, Huey Newton and Bobby Seale established the Black Panther [...]

April 3, 2014 News