Tuesday 23rd September 2014,
The Transcript

All posts by Breanne Reilly ’14

Susan Dileno. Image: baldwinwallace.blogspot.com

OWU to receive new VP for enrollment

Susan Dileno, current Vice President for Enrollment Management at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, will replace Interim VP for Enrollment, Dave Wottle.  Dileno will now oversee the offices of Admission and Financial Aid at Ohio Wesleyan University. President Rock Jones [...]

May 5, 2014 News
One of the major changes to be made to residential campus will be moving the SLUs on Rowland Avenue  into a centralized community on Oak Hill. Image courtesy Craig Ullom

Worth the wait? Residential campus to receive $80 million makeover

As part of phase one of the Student Housing Master Plan, Small Living Units on Rowland Avenue and Oak Hill Avenue will be replaced with apartment buildings and “connection communities.” Collaborative Architects Sandy Carr and Mike Dinardo, who designed the [...]

May 5, 2014 News
Illustration by Ellin Youse

No butts about it

After four years, the smoking debate returns to campus   The debate on Ohio Wesleyan’s smoking policies has been relit by WCSA’a Smoking Initiative Committee. This week, the Committee held an open discussion on smoking policies and effects and sent out [...]

April 10, 2014 News
Professor Bob Gitter poses with his all-women travel learning course in Mexico. Photo from Jessica Sanford

Women lead study abroad enrollment

Despite a desire from program directors to have more male participation, Travel Learning courses continue to be significantly more utilized by female students. Darrell Albon, Director of International Students, said the skewed participation is a national trend. For more than [...]

April 10, 2014 News
Students on the Modernity & Colonialism travel learning course admire an ancient Mayan ruin while on their trip to Chiapas, Mexico. Photo by John Stone-Mediatore

Students learn about lives of migrants, Zapatistas

Bob Gitter, professor of economics, said he suggested a trip to Mexico so students in his Mexican Migration Experience travel learning course could see why people migrate and the impact that migration has on those who stay behind. “I wanted [...]

April 3, 2014 News
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Tuition to increase at university

Tuition for the 2014-15 academic year will increase 3.5 percent from $40,250 to $41,660 according to an announcement from Dan Hitchell, vice-president for finance and administration and treasurer. Additionally, room and board costs will increase from $5690 and $4980, to [...]

April 1, 2014 News
Construction workers continued stage three of the renovations on the JayWalk on Tuesday, March 18. Construction across campus has been stalled due to the extreme winter temperatures.
Photo by Jane Suttmeier

Winter weather freezes renovations

Construction workers continued stage three of the renovations on the JAYwalk on Tuesday, March 18. Construction across campus has been stalled due to the extreme winter temperatures. Photo by Jane Suttmeier Maintenance work and repairs to buildings have stopped cold while [...]

March 21, 2014 News
Holocaust survivor selected as commencement speaker

Holocaust survivor selected as commencement speaker

When he was an infant, Stephen Ollendorff and his parents escaped Berlin on Kristallnacht. Their landlord warned the family that their apartment would be raided and his maternal grandmother got them airplane tickets to England. The rest of his family [...]

March 6, 2014 News
The real cost of Josh Radnor’s appearance

The real cost of Josh Radnor’s appearance

When I heard Josh Radnor, also known as Ted Mosby from “How I Met Your Mother,” was coming to campus, I was stoked. Since I’m a fan who has faithfully followed his plights and shenanigans through all nine seasons, I [...]

March 5, 2014 Opinion
Of-age drinkers shouldn’t play lethal NekNominate either

Of-age drinkers shouldn’t play lethal NekNominate either

When you were a kid and someone triple-dog-dared you to do something you had to do it. There was some unspoken code that held you to it or, well, you sucked. The newest online drinking game, NekNominate, thrives on this [...]

February 28, 2014 Opinion