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Nicholas Eber, 24

Eber sentenced to six years

By: Editor-in-Chief Emily Feldmesser and Managing Editor Adelle Brodbeck Held in the arms of his 19-year-old brother, Nicholas Eber entered the Delaware County Court House Monday morning to be sentenced for the stabbing of Anthony Peddle (‘14). On Dec. 12, [...]

January 26, 2015 News
Junior Katie Patrick as Eva leans on the shoulder of junior Margot Reed as Helga.

Comments and context for “Kindertransport”

By Dr. Thomas Wolber From Feb. 18 to 22, Ohio Wesleyan University’s department of theatre and dance will perform Kindertransport, an award-winning 1993 play by British author Diane Samuels. To read it was difficult, in more ways than one, so [...]

January 26, 2015 Entertainment
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Je suis “Transcript”

The events in Paris at the headquarters for Charlie Hebdo a few weeks ago were reprehensible. The perpetrators’ disregard for human life and blatant contempt for free speech disturbs modern sensibilities. Any violence committed in the name of censorship reminds [...]

January 22, 2015 Opinion
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The Importance of Grit

  By: Dr. Thomas Wolber  As a teacher, I have long felt that intelligence is overrated. It alone does not lead to successful outcomes. Over the years I have seen many smart students fail, and I have seen students with [...]

January 22, 2015 Opinion, Soapbox
Nicholas Eber in court on Tuesday. Photo: Glenn Battishill for the Delaware Gazette

Eber convicted of three felonies

By Noah Manskar and Olivia Lease Online Editor and Copy Editor A jury of eight women and four men has found Nicholas Eber, 24, guilty on three felony charges in the stabbing of Anthony Peddle ’14. Eber was convicted of attempted [...]

December 12, 2014 News

Defense raises further doubts in Eber trial

By Noah Manskar and Hannah Urano Online Editor and News Editor Defense attorney Joel Spitzer continued to raise doubts Wednesday about the state’s case against Nicholas Eber, the Delaware man accused of stabbing Anthony Peddle ’14. Spitzer showed the jury [...]

December 11, 2014 News
The Delaware County Court  of Common Pleas at 91 N. Sandusky St. Photo: jjeffjackson.com

Defense puts forward different attacker in Nicholas Eber trial

By Ellin Youse and Noah Manskar Editor-in-Chief and Online Editor On the first day of the trial of Nicholas Eber, the Delaware man charged with attempted murder and three other felonies for allegedly stabbing former Ohio Wesleyan senior class president Anthony [...]

December 10, 2014 News
Ohio Wesleyan's Woltemade Center for Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship hosted the annual Economic Outlook Conference on Nov. 12. Photo by Mark Schmitter for Connect2OWU

Economists discuss the future

By Hayley Walls Transcript Correspondent A panel of economists provided insight on the global, national and local economies to the campus and Delaware community at Ohio Wesleyan’s annual Economic Outlook Conference on Nov. 12. The conference consisted of presentations by [...]

December 4, 2014 News
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In defense of the concept of privilege

By Ashley Biser Last week, professor Erin Flynn shared in The Transcript “Notes on the concept of (white, male) privilege.” In his piece, he argued the concept of privilege is problematic, not because it does not exist, but because it [...]

December 3, 2014 Opinion, Soapbox
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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