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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
Image: Office of Career Services on Facebook

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
Photo: ross.owu.edu (Ross Art Museum)

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
OWU senior plans to Teach for America

OWU senior plans to Teach for America

Teach For America, a national organization that accepts all majors, was on campus seeking new teachers to go to low-income communities and bolster education. According to their mission statement, Teach For America is “growing the movement of leaders who work [...]

February 22, 2014 News
Speaking out and rising up

Speaking out and rising up

The Hamilton-Williams Campus Center was home to another kind of V-Day this February 14. As part of an international movement, Ohio Wesleyan students joined forces with countless others around the world who are members of One Billion Rising, a campaign [...]

February 21, 2014 News
Love affairs become tangled on stage

Love affairs become tangled on stage

  Ohio Wesleyan’s Opera Workshop navigated the twists and turns of relationships on stage during their rendition of  “A Little Night Music” by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler. This dramatic and comedic show follows 10 people as they work through [...]

February 13, 2014 Entertainment
Birthright eligibility rises

Birthright eligibility rises

The Taglit-Birthright Israel program recently changed its policy so that more Jewish students can be eligible. Birthright is an international program that sponsors free 10-day trips to Israel for Jewish students between the ages of 18 and 26. The old [...]

February 13, 2014 News