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Students practice for Orchesis. Photo by Rashana Smith.

Orchesis takes the stage at Chappelear

By: Gopika Nair, Assistant Copy Editor After nearly two months of rehearsals, the Ohio Wesleyan dancers can finally rest their feet. Students of OWU from the department of theatre and dance have been working toward staging Orchesis, the annual contemporary dance concert, [...]

November 19, 2015 Entertainment
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OWU chamber orchestra continues to impress

On Nov. 10, the Chamber Orchestra performed their fall concert in Gray Chapel. The group was conducted by Michael Malone. Malone has been the conductor for the Chamber Orchestra since 2010. Malone explained that a chamber orchestra is a smaller version [...]

November 17, 2015 Entertainment
Denison University's co-ed a cappella group, DUwops, perform in front of the organ in University Hall's Gray Chapel. Photo by Spenser Hickey.

A cappella singers, fans come together for A Cappellooza

On Nov. 7, members of the Delaware and Ohio Wesleyan community came together to enjoy song and laughter at the third annual A Cappellooza. The event was held in Gray Chapel, with music fans filling the orchestra and balconies. Organized by [...]

November 9, 2015 Entertainment
Ares Harper, Hilary Quinn and Jeremy Griffin-Jackson practice for this year's Orchesis performance. Photo by Trent Williams.

Sneak peak: Orchesis 2015

By: Gopika Nair, Assistant Copy Editor This year’s Orchesis is unlike past performances. For the first time in several years, Ohio Wesleyan’s theatre and dance department joined forces with the music department to devise the annual contemporary dance concert. Orchesis features 24 dancers [...]

November 6, 2015 Entertainment
Street Corner Symphony is the professional a cappella group who will be performing at this year's A Cappellooza.

A Cappellooza returning to OWU for third year

By: Emily Rupp, Transcript Correspondent Ohio Wesleyan University will be hosting its third annual A Cappellooza event that will bring a cappella groups from all over Ohio together on Nov. 7 in Gray Chapel. For the last two years, OWU has [...]

November 4, 2015 Entertainment
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Landscape artist comes to OWU

By: Katie Kuckelheim, Transcript correspondent   Panoramic paintings of urban and rural landscapes in oil called “Matter of Fact,” an exhibition at Ross Art Museum, is a collection of paintings in plein-­air by Todd Gordon. Plein­Air, according to professor Frank Hobbs [...]

October 19, 2015 Entertainment
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
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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