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Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, the temporary home of Ohio Wesleyan's weight room. Photo: news.owu.edu

Packed like sardines: Athletes makes gym relocation work despite small space

The weight room located in Edwards Gym had been moved to a basement level garage in Hamilton Williams Campus Center due to construction, but coaches say they’ve made the most of the switch. When construction for the Simpson-Querrey Fitness Center [...]

October 22, 2014 Sports
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Elliot Hall: refurbished and ready to go

Renovations and repairs gave Elliott Hall new life as the building reopened this fall after a water main break last winter caused significant damage. Flooding and other water damage ruined most of the woodwork of the building, and some professors [...]

October 10, 2014 News
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Water main break had easy fix

A water main break on Williams Drive caused four fraternity houses to be without water for several hours on Sept. 29 while crews fixed the overflow. The pipe burst in front of Phi Delta Theta on the morning of Sept. 28. [...]

October 7, 2014 News
When construction fences came up around Simpson-Querrey Fitness Center and Merrick Hall, several trees and shrubs were removed to make room. 

Photo: Cole Hatcher http://progress.owu.edu/simpsonQuerreyFitnessCenterRenovationPhotos.php

Groundskeepers to replant trees over three year span

As construction went underway for Merrick Hall and the Simpson-Querrey Fitness Center, Buildings and Grounds removed several trees and shrubs from the surrounding areas to create more space for expansion and work. Delaware city ordinance requires that trees with a [...]

September 24, 2014 News
At the faculty staff meeting on Monday, April 21, 66 faculty members voted in favor of a Humanities-Classics department split and 12 voted against it. Graphic by Sarah Thomas

Department of Humanities-Classics to split

The divorce is finalized: the Department of Humanities-Classics has split into two separate disciplines, after a faculty vote during the faculty meeting on April 21. The reason for the split was that “there was little intellectual content holding Humanities and [...]

April 24, 2014 News
Alex Kerensky throws a frisbee during a tournament last fall. The team won its first tournament on April 5. Photo by Erin Gregory

Yetis look back at successful season

The women’s Ultimate Frisbee team, the Yetis, reflect back on their first tournament win of the season on April 5 in Miami. Senior team member Melissa Guziak said the team’s knowledge of the sport and strategies has improved this year, [...]

April 24, 2014 Sports
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Career Services caters to students

Career Services began a new initiative this semester in an attempt to reach out to more students. The “Career Pit Stops” are a mobile operation that travels to academic buildings to make Career Counselors more accessible for students. Nancy Westfield, [...]

April 18, 2014 News
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Artist talks give new insight to southwest exhibit

Artists featured in the “New Art/New Mexico” exhibit in the Ross Art Museum visited campus to shed some light on the history and inspirations for their work. Both featured artists, Victor Goler and Anita Rodriguez, said their art is a [...]

April 3, 2014 Entertainment
Professor of English David Caplan’s book explores the relationship between hip-hop music and poetry. Caplan uses Jay Z and Kanye West as examples in his newest book.
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Shakespeare and Kanye: Comparing hip-hop to poetry

Professor of English David Caplan’s book explores the relationship between hip-hop music and poetry. Caplan uses Jay Z and Kanye West as examples in his newest book.   Jay Z and William Wordsworth. Kanye West and William Shakespeare. Eminem and [...]

March 21, 2014 News
Love and the Northern Lights shine in ‘Almost, Maine’

Love and the Northern Lights shine in ‘Almost, Maine’

The Department of Theatre and Dance’s production of “Almost, Maine” provides audiences with a glimpse into the heartfelt lives of several members from the fictional  town, “Almost” as they explore realities of love and relationships. The play, “Almost, Maine”  is [...]

February 28, 2014 Entertainment