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Mike DeWitt, men’s basketball head coach, selected as interim athletics director

By Sara Hollabaugh, Online Editor Men’s basketball head coach Mike DeWitt will serve as the interim athletics director. According to a campus-wide email from Chuck Stinemetz, provost, DeWitt will take over Ingles position in mid-May. ”Roger leaves big shoes to [...]

March 24, 2017 News, Sports
Jeremy Griffin-Jackson, a resident of the Citizens of the World House, catches a frisbee at Meet the SLUs.

Ultimate frisbee wins first place in the High Tide tournament

By Aleksei Pavloff, Sports Editor The ultimate frisbee club at Ohio Wesleyan University traveled to South Carolina to compete in the High Tide tournament and walked away with first place in their bracket over spring break. The ultimate frisbee club [...]

March 23, 2017 Sports
Cirrus Robinson (left), Nate Newman (middle) and Sarah Fowler (right) all placed in top 6.

Freshman track and field athlete wins national title at Division III event

By Aleksei Pavloff, Sports Editor A national champion was crowned for Ohio Wesleyan University track and field while two others placed in the Division III national championship meet March 10 and 11. Cirrus Robinson, Sarah Fowler, and Nate Newman all [...]

March 23, 2017 Sports
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The Beat: Drake beats streaming records with “More Life”

By John Bonus, Transcript Reporter Drake continues his reign as the biggest hip-hop artist in the game with his record-breaking release of “More Life.” The Toronto rapper released the 22-track album (which he refers to as a playlist) on Saturday [...]

March 23, 2017 Entertainment
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Queer Film Festival showing its last movie

By Liz Hardaway, Arts & Entertainment Editor The International Queer Film Festival is closing the curtain after a successful first season. Since it began showing lms in early February, the festival plays movies to better represent queer people from around [...]

March 23, 2017 Entertainment
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“Beauty and the Beast” invites you to “Be [Their] Guest”

By Liz Hardaway, Arts & Entertainment Editor It’s a tale as old as time…revived. Bill Candon’s brought-to-life Beauty and the Beast stars grown-up Hermione Granger, Emma Watson, as Belle, and CGI’d Dan Stevens as the ferocious, gentle giant, the Beast. [...]

March 23, 2017 Entertainment
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Is your bracket busted?

By Evan Walsh, Chief Copy Editor Chances are you know someone, or know someone who knows someone that needs NCAA Tournament therapy. Fear not, they are simply suffering from “Busted Bracket-itis.” Do a quick search on web.md and you probably [...]

March 23, 2017 Opinion
Photo courtesy of the OWU website.

Letter to the Editor: SIAC addresses lack of diversity among faculty

By Ryan Bishop, Contributing Writer The Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs’ (WCSA) Student Inclusion Advocacy Committee (SIAC) was created in the spring of 2016 to ensure that students from under-represented groups on campus have a pres- ence and voice on [...]

March 23, 2017 Opinion
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Warning: Virtual reality induces nausea

By Liz Hardaway, Arts & Entertainment Editor So, this spring break I experienced a whole new world. No, I’m not talking about some lifechanging, spiritual journey to the beaches of Miami. Rather, Google sent me its new “Virtual Reality” headset [...]

March 23, 2017 Opinion
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Saudi Arabia remains in a state of transition

By Gopika Nair, Editor-in-Chief If global warming becomes a major issue or alternate fuels are developed, Saudi Arabia’s economy will suffer, according to a former energy consultant. To diversify Saudi Arabia’s economy, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud drafted the [...]

March 23, 2017 News, Politics