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Dr. Amy Butcher read from her memoir in the Bayley Room before a crowd of students and faculty. Photo courtesy of Katie Kuckelheim.

Professor reads from her new book

By: Katie Kuckelheim, Transcript reporter   Amy Butcher, assistant professor of English at Ohio Wesleyan, recently published a memoir about her own years as a college student, and on Sept. 17, she gave a reading in Beeghly Library. But “Visiting Hours: A [...]

September 23, 2015 Entertainment
People form a circle in the Benes Rooms as part of the EarthDance festivities. Photo by Shashank Sharma.

OWU dances for peace

Ohio Wesleyan students promoted peace Saturday, Sept. 19 through dance, participation and community. The seventh annual EarthDance occasioned this uplifting event. It is a tradition that started in 1997. It has presented more than 600 music and dance events in over 60 [...]

September 21, 2015 Entertainment
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Medieval combat not just a thing of the past

Those students with an interest in swords and swordfighting can find an outlet for their passion in the Ohio Wesleyan Medieval and Renaissance Recreational Combat Association (MARRCA) club. The club was formed in the 1970s and was originally called ARMA (Association for Renaissance [...]

September 16, 2015 Entertainment
Beeghly Library. Photo courtesy of owu.edu.

OWU grad returns for photography feature

William JanTausch, class of 1969, was not in Beeghly Library to return long­-overdue books. It was his photography exhibition, “Forgotten Places,” that brought him back to campus. According to exhibit information, “JanTausch’s photographs capture haunting images of local scenery, including an abandoned [...]

September 10, 2015 Entertainment
Clay figures from the film. Photo courtesy of mubi.com.

Strand Theatre features “The Missing Picture”

Clay figures typically do not come to mind when the word documentary is mentioned. The Missing Picture, nominated for the best foreign language film at the 2014 Academy Awards, was shown at the Strand Theater April 21-22 as a part [...]

April 30, 2015 Entertainment
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Well-known improv group visits campus for Slice of Life

By: Holly Krampitz, Transcript correspondent   If one were to enter Stuyvesant Hall on April 19 he or she would probably hear German accents, adults acting like dinosaurs and lots of laughter. Campus Activities Magazine’s entertainers of the year, Mission Improvable, [...]

April 30, 2015 Entertainment
The House of Peace and Justice. Photo courtesy of owu.edu.

House of Peace and Justice hosts a musical bash

The House of Peace and Justice (P&J) hosted a night with live music from three bands last Friday. WV White, Tom Ghoulie and Spaceman Spiff performed. Juniors Mark Chalmers and Sam Carpenter and senior Harris Schaeffer make up Tom Ghoulie. [...]

April 29, 2015 Entertainment
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Avant-garde theatre troupe returns to the stage at OWU

An experimental theatre troupe performed at Ohio Wesleyan to a semi-packed Gray Chapel. It was Bread and Puppet’s second time performing at OWU in the last four years. The troupe invited OWU theatre students to perform alongside them, giving them [...]

April 28, 2015 Entertainment
Freshman TJ Galamba as Bobby Strong leads his fellow oppressed townspeople in a song. Photo courtesy of Alanna Easley.

Musical comedy has students laughing

By: Liz Hardaway, Transcript correspondent   There is nothing dry about “Urinetown: the Musical,” the self-aware and witty comedy that opened at Chappelear Drama Center on April 17. “Urinetown: the Musical,” written by Greg Kotis, explores corporate control and environmental [...]

April 27, 2015 Entertainment
Attendees talk in front of Caroline Bodee's "Egotism" series. Photo courtesy of Adelle Brodbeck.

Senior art students look ahead in “Ongoing”

While many students are just beginning to brace themselves for the storm of finals only a few weeks away, Ohio Wesleyan senior art students are starting to breathe easier. On Saturday April 18, the Bachelor of Fine Arts seniors opened [...]

April 20, 2015 Entertainment