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We need more Mount Rushmores — somewhere else

While it was completed in 1941, the iconic status Mount Rushmore has in modern American culture is a perfect image of the farce that is the common view of our whitewashed history. In answering the question “Who made America?” Rushmore [...]

April 3, 2014 Opinion

Masculinity and mom jeans: a tale of two presidents

While the Russian invasion of Crimea has captured the world’s attention, media discussions on it — particularly statements made by some Fox News guests and commentators – are also worthy of attention. This column may have been more relevant last [...]

March 31, 2014 Opinion
A pre-competition conversation with Pitch Black

A pre-competition conversation with Pitch Black

The day before their performance, Pitch Black debuted their set to students in Hamilton-Williams Campus Center. Afterwards, I sat down with several members to discuss their goals for ICCA, their nicknames and why they joined. “Why did you choose those [...]

February 28, 2014 News
For Pitch Black, third time’s the charm

For Pitch Black, third time’s the charm

One of the microphone starts to fail as soon as they begin their performance. But that doesn’t stop them. They are Pitch Black, OWU’s all-women a cappella group and this is one of the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella [...]

February 28, 2014 News
Hate should be challenged everywhere

Hate should be challenged everywhere

While reading about the tragic death of Denison senior David Hallman, I found another troubling story on The Denisonian’s website. A news story and letter to the editor posted last week describe how a three-page letter, filled with racially charged [...]

February 13, 2014 Opinion
Same high standards apply to new, exciting media

Same high standards apply to new, exciting media

As you’ve seen, there have been some changes to The Transcript, especially if you’re reading online. This semester, our weekly standard black and white print editions will be supplemented by web-based color copies, available via email on computer, tablet and [...]

January 30, 2014 Opinion
Transgender Day of Remembrance helps us recommit to justice

Transgender Day of Remembrance helps us recommit to justice

I’ll be back home in about 50 hours, and the main thing I have to worry about before then is my paper due Friday at 1. After that, I’ll be free to relax and enjoy Thanksgiving with my family and [...]

November 20, 2013 Opinion
Students hold ‘pro-love’ protest against preachers

Students hold ‘pro-love’ protest against preachers

By Spenser Hickey News Editor Christianity was caught in the middle as two groups took to the Sandusky Street sidewalks to voice opposing views on the LGBT community Wednesday, Oct. 23rd. The protest began after two street preachers came to [...]

November 2, 2013 News, Uncategorized
Maryville case indicates dire need for cultural change

Maryville case indicates dire need for cultural change

By Emily Feldmesser Copy Editor The rape of 14-year-old Daisy Coleman by 17-year-old Matthew Barnett in Maryville, Mo., has captured the nation’s attention. Barnett wasn’t charged with statutory rape. According to Missouri law, the victim has to be younger than [...]

November 1, 2013 Opinion
“Tent City” demonstrates sustainability concerns

“Tent City” demonstrates sustainability concerns

By Spenser Hickey and Breanne Reilly News Editor and Transcript Correspondent     “It’s like a two-year-old putting on clown shoes.” That’s senior Erika Kazi’s view on the effectiveness of the university’s current system of handling sustainability efforts; Kazi is [...]

October 23, 2013 News