Saturday 01st November 2014,
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Headdresses in the wrong places

By Karen Poremski Halloween is a special time. I celebrate it through some of the older practices of the holiday—for me, it’s less about candy, and more about remembering my beloved dead, those relatives and friends who have passed. It’s [...]

October 31, 2014 Opinion, Soapbox
soapbox

Get on your Soapbox

The soapbox is the proverbial platform for speaking one’s mind unashamedly, contributing to public discourse without reservation or hesitation. These days, the soapbox is a sort of relic of the past. A person who is said to be standing on [...]

October 31, 2014 Opinion, Soapbox
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Quo vadis, OWU?

Professor proposes solutions to low enrollment, financial high water By Professor Tom Wolber Guest Columnist On Census Day 2014, Ohio Wesleyan had 484 new students. The total enrollment for the fall semester was thus 1,734 students. That is a decline [...]

October 8, 2014 Opinion
How to Dress Well lead vocalist Tom Krell. Photo: Wikimedia

How to Dress Well offers inspirational, intimate music – and genuine allyship

By Emma Nuiry Guest Writer I recently had the privilege of attending a concert by “How To Dress Well” at the A & R music bar in Columbus. The lofi electronic band is the product of the singer/songwriter Tom Krell, [...]

September 25, 2014 Opinion
The California state legislature passed a bill mandating an affirmative consent standard for universities receiving state funds last week. Photo: Wikimedia

Affirmative consent is an important step in anti-rape policy

By Spenser Hickey and Noah Manskar Managing Editor and Online Editor As colleges around the nation and the federal government work to address the epidemic of sexual violence on campuses, the California state legislature recently took a revolutionary step with [...]

September 18, 2014 Opinion
Yik Yak can't be used within a certain radius of middle and high schools.

Taking the good with the bad on Yik Yak

Does OWU’s new social media infatuation bring students together or rip them apart? By Ellin Youse and Miranda Anthony Editor-in-Chief and Transcript Reporter If it’s happening at Ohio Wesleyan, chances are it’s being talked about on Yik Yak. The app is [...]

September 18, 2014 News
The photo booth was one of many activities that attracted students to the event last Friday night.

Students gather to Stuy up

Photos by Spenser Hickey and Jane Suttmeier [...]

September 18, 2014 News
A drone flies over Ohio Wesleyan during Day on the JAY. Photo by Spenser Hickey

Departments use drones for dollars

By Ellin Youse and Jamell Brown-Smith Editor-in-Chief and Transcript Reporter Departments at Ohio Wesleyan University are using small, pilotless aircrafts, or drones, to cheaply produce content that would otherwise cost thousands of extra dollars. Drone is a term that is [...]

September 17, 2014 News
Author Donovan Hohn recreates his mention of an albatross in his book “Moby-Duck" during his lecture opening the 30th annual Sagan National Colloquium. Photo by Jane Suttmeier

‘Moby-Duck’ author opens 30th Sagan National Colloquim

By Miranda Anthony Transcript Reporter Thursday at 7 p.m., national bestselling author Donovan Hohn presented “The Blind Oceanographer: Lessons from the Hunt for Moby Duck” to students and faculty members in the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, launching Ohio Wesleyan University’s 2014 [...]

September 11, 2014 News
Junior Abi Care Horvat adds to "Sunset on the Bayou," one of three murals she'll paint at the new J. Gumbo's location, on Aug. 30. Photo: Abi Care Horvat on Facebook

Student’s murals color new J. Gumbo’s location

  By Nicole Barhorst Transcript Reporter After Richard Upton’s J. Gumbo’s completes its move to 9 N. Sandusky St., a trio of murals by junior Abi Care Horvat will be the “centerpiece of the conversation,” he said. Horvat, a fine [...]

September 5, 2014 Entertainment