Tuesday 02nd September 2014,
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A memorial for Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old shot by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo. Photo: aol.com

From Freedom Summer to Ferguson

Professor Michael Flamm examines the historical context of Michael Brown’s death SH: Could you describe how race relations and racial inequality became a leading national issue in the 1960s, especially, and then declined to a certain extent since then? MF: [...]

September 2, 2014 News
The parking lot outside 23 Williams Drive, where the vandalism occurred.

No suspects in weekend vehicle damage

Six vehicles had their tires punctured while parked outside the Bigelow-Reed House at 23 Williams Drive this weekend, and Public Safety (PS) is working to determine if this was part of a larger attack on vehicles throughout Delaware. “We just [...]

September 1, 2014 News
Ryan Missler (Aug. 23, 1975 - Aug. 9, 2014) in his Hall of Fame photo. Image courtesy of OWU Athletics.

Missler, ’98, dies after car accident

By Spenser Hickey Managing Editor The Ohio Wesleyan community lost Athletics Hall of Famer Ryan Missler ’98 on August 9 following a car accident on Route 33 in Dublin, Ohio. He was 38. Missler started on Ohio Wesleyan’s baseball team [...]

August 10, 2014 News
Treni waves to the crowd at the end of her ComFest performance.

The restless dreamer takes on the world

A key point of OWU graduate Morgan Treni’s musical development was forgetting to do her homework. Treni, class of 2012, was taking a creative writing course with professor Michelle Disler and got her paper’s due date confused. Instead of turning [...]

July 3, 2014 Entertainment
Allen West’s ‘Magic Islam’ idea may be funny, but it’s dangerous

Allen West’s ‘Magic Islam’ idea may be funny, but it’s dangerous

By Spenser Hickey Managing Editor Last week, as the far right’s spin machine revved up to try to create a controversy out of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s return from Taliban captivity, one particular statement stood out for it’s ridiculousness. Allen West [...]

June 9, 2014 Opinion
Greg McWherter. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Citizens, soldiers alike must take on sexual violence

 Space Race of the 1960s, when astronauts and aviators were national heroes, and hearing about it was a big part of my childhood. He was also loved to see the Air Force’s acrobatics squadron, and naturally father-son rivalry meant I [...]

May 5, 2014 Opinion
Senior Anthony Peddle was stabbed at the Chi Phi fraternity house early Saturday morning.

Police investigate assault at Chi Phi

  By Spenser Hickey Managing Editor Ohio Wesleyan senior Anthony Peddle, class president, is recovering after being stabbed Saturday in his fraternity house by an unknown assailant. A Delaware Police Department report made available to Transcript staff Sunday at 10:54 a.m. describes [...]

May 4, 2014 News
UPDATE: Pres. Jones Discusses Stabbing Incident

UPDATE: Pres. Jones Discusses Stabbing Incident

At 5:02 p.m., University President Rock Jones sent an email to the Ohio Wesleyan community on this morning’s stabbing, including the name of the victim – senior Anthony Peddle of Chi Phi – and that he is in “good spirits.” The [...]

May 3, 2014 Uncategorized
Delaware Police Issue Statement on Stabbing

Delaware Police Issue Statement on Stabbing

The Delaware Police Department has issued a press release on the stabbing incident that occurred at approximately 3:36 this morning. From DPD: Police Investigate Overnight Stabbing Incident DELAWARE - The Delaware Police Department in currently on scene investigating a stabbing incident [...]

May 3, 2014 Uncategorized
Violent crime and rape reports in Delaware from 2000 to 2012. Statistics from Delaware Police and FBI; Graphic by Spenser Hickey

The Invisible Safety Net

How the Delaware community supports its rape survivors By Spenser Hickey Managing Editor 506 Delaware Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation statistics show that over half the violent crimes reported in Delaware from 2000 to 2012 were rape. According [...]

May 2, 2014 News