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Rowland Avenue was shut down for Rock the Block, a two-hour event featuring a band, food trucks, lawn games, and more. Photo courtesy of Spenser Hickey.

Rock the Block a sophomore success

With an higher turnout of around 100 more students, this year’s Rock the Block ramped up the post-Day on the Jay concept begun last spring by bringing in more food trucks and a band from Columbus. The event was a [...]

April 27, 2015 News
Rock Jones and members of the Missler family take a moment to remember Ryan Missler's legacy. Photo courtesy of Spenser Hickey.

Ryan Missler’s last ball game

When Ryan Missler hit a home run, it went farther than people were ready for. At home in a practice game, he knocked a ball into the middle of Route 23, a record, then broke it by hitting the ball [...]

April 23, 2015 Sports
Freshman second baseman Colin Stolly prepares himself for a swing against DePauw. Photo courtesy of battlingbishops.com.

OWU baseball leads NCAC West, looks to pennant

While professional baseball just started their season last week, the Ohio Wesleyan baseball team has been playing for more than a month – and playing very well. They have a 16-7 record, including a streak of 11 consecutive wins that [...]

April 14, 2015 Sports
Photo courtesy of redlegsreview.com.

Thoughts from a conflicted Cincinnati baseball fan

The 1970s Cincinnati Reds were one of baseball’s great lineups, and versatile star Pete Rose was one of their leaders. Near the end of Rose’s 26 year career in the Majors – when he was a manager not a player [...]

March 31, 2015 Opinion
New fraternity members sign their bids on February 2. Photo courtesy of Alex Gross.

Gender, Greek affiliations shape SLUs

How Gender and Greek life shape SLU membership At the start of each spring semester, OWU’s Small Living Units seek new members ‒ but they’re running into increased competition with fraternities, most often for male candidates. “I think that the [...]

March 18, 2015 News, Uncategorized
Students chat before the show. Photo courtesy of Spenser Hickey.

Getting loud at the library

Ohio Wesleyan public services librarian Jillian Maruskin first began planning “Live at the Library” at the start of last semester, and it was finally held Feb. 19 in the Bayley Room. She received assistance from library social media intern Kyle [...]

February 25, 2015 Entertainment
Junior post Matt Jeske dunks after a fast break. Photo courtesy of Spenser Hickey.

Men’s basketball beats Oberlin 83-66

It was a matchup that had been played twice before, and this time wasn’t very different from the others. But this round was worth more – after their third win against Oberlin College, the Ohio Wesleyan men’s basketball team will advance [...]

February 25, 2015 Sports
Left to right: Deah, Yusor and Razan. Photo courtesy of abcnews.com.

In memory of Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha and Razan Abu-Salha

I’ve been afraid this would happen ever since the Charlie Hebdo attack. But I, and the nation, should have been fearing it since Sept. 11, 2001. Three Muslim students living near the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill were [...]

February 11, 2015 Opinion
Pitch Black takes their final bow.

Pitch Black finishes fourth in ICCA quarterfinal

BOWLING GREEN — Though they didn’t make the ICCA quarterfinal top three this year, OWU’s all-female a cappella group Pitch Black came very close on Jan. 31. They finished fourth, behind Bowling Green’s Ten40, Michigan State’s State of Fifths and [...]

February 1, 2015 Entertainment
Juniors Emma Sparks, left, and Emily Slee lead "Diamond Chandelier."

Pitch Black nears fourth consecutive ICCA

With three rehearsals to go, group leader Brianna Robinson reminded the women of Pitch Black what they represent and what’s at stakes. “We’re damn good and we all know that,” she said. “… It’s our responsibility to hold the name.” [...]

January 28, 2015 Entertainment