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Global Grab: Violence in Nigeria, Ukraine Tensions, Climate Inaction

The Issue: Ukraine  Another deadline has passed in the ongoing Ukrainian crisis. The Ukrainian government wanted pro-Russian militants out of the country’s east. The deadline was set for Monday, April 14, but nothing was done to reinforce it. According to [...]

April 18, 2014 Entertainment
"Self-Portrait" by senior Tyler Travis.

Senior art students leave impression was ‘Happening’

The vast diversity within the graduating class of Ohio Wesleyan Fine Art students was displayed for all to see this weekend at the Ross Art Museum. The mixed media now exhibited in “Happenings” ranges from photography and paintings, to booklets [...]

April 18, 2014 Entertainment
“When you sign up to be a truck driver, they tell you that you’ll see the country. That’s bullshit. You see the side of the highway.”
Photo by Caleb Dorfman

‘People of Delaware’ comes to page seven

Ohio Wesleyan University junior and Transcript Reporter, Caleb Dorfman, created a Facebook page dedicated to the lives and stories of the people who reside in Delaware, Ohio. He says he decided to document local people as a way to hopefully [...]

April 18, 2014 Entertainment
Johannes Brahms. Photo: Wikipedia

Commentary: Music faculty interpret Brahms

By Graydon Weaver Transcript Correspondent As winter began to loosen its grip, several staff members displayed their musical talents in the Jemison auditorium of Sanborn Hall. Distinctive musicians in their own right, together they presented the works of one of [...]

April 10, 2014 Entertainment
Ohio Wesleyan student magician, sophomore Bill Boaz. Boaz has been performing professionally since the age of ten. Photo courtesy of Bill Boaz

Student magician raises money for philanthropy

On a night of magic and mischief on the appropriately  timed date of April Fool’s Day, nearly 500 people made their way to the Strand Theatre for a philanthropic performance. Last Tuesday sophomore Bill Boaz preformed his renowned magic tricks [...]

April 10, 2014 Entertainment
Cast members of Ohio Wesleyan’s rendition of George Bernard Shaw’s period piece “Heartbreak House.” Photo by Megan Pinto for Communications

All is fair in love, war and ‘Heartbreak House’

The largest war to ever engulf the globe is happening right outside, but the inhabitants of George Bernard Shaw’s “Heartbreak House,” are more concerned with their love affairs. In “Heartbreak House,” the feminist writer depicts the course of a day [...]

April 10, 2014 Entertainment
Photo: ross.owu.edu (Ross Art Museum)

Artist talks give new insight to southwest exhibit

Artists featured in the “New Art/New Mexico” exhibit in the Ross Art Museum visited campus to shed some light on the history and inspirations for their work. Both featured artists, Victor Goler and Anita Rodriguez, said their art is a [...]

April 3, 2014 Entertainment
Freshman Lissette Gonzalez performs in 'Butterfly Confessions.' Photo by Noah Manskar, courtesy of butterflyconfessions.com

Female empowerment comes in many colors

‘The Vagina Monologues,’ a re-occuring movement By Megan Dill Transcript Reporter Last Saturday, students of Ohio Wesleyan preformed “The Vagina Monologues” to give voice to women’s stories and struggles. “I hope that women find a sense of empowerment and that [...]

April 3, 2014 Entertainment

Don’t judge a punk rock band by its name

A new punk band has exploded on the music scene, and they’re making a buzz for themselves, if only by name alone. Perfect Pussy, the five-piece group from Syracuse, New York has made a splash at concerts and festivals, most [...]

March 31, 2014 Entertainment
Josh Radnor, a liberal arts alum, spoke to Ohio Wesleyan students about his life as an actor, writer and director.

How Ohio Wesleyan met Josh Radnor

“Down-to-earth” has become one of the more contrived terms to describe celebrities, but still one that seems to perfectly encompass Ohio Wesleyan’s evening with actor, writer, director and advocate for kindness, Josh Radnor. Best know for his role as Ted [...]

March 31, 2014 Entertainment