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Orchesis 2016 sweeps the stage

By Evan Walsh, Transcript Reporter Orchesis, presented by Ohio Wesleyan’s department of theatre and dance, excited audiences with modern, interpretive dance choreographed and performed by students. Three shows were presented from Nov. 11 to Nov. 13 at the Chappelear Drama [...]

December 2, 2016 Entertainment

OWU’s music students wow at senior recital

By Leah Miza, Photo Editor Ohio Wesleyan seniors Patrick Tang and Melody Smith came together to present their senior recital Oct. 30. Both performers’ repertoire was mainly chosen by Jennifer Whitehead, assistant professor of music at OWU. “I trusted Dr. Whitehead’s [...]

November 7, 2016 Entertainment

Wesleyan Players produces six plays in 23 hours

By Liz Hardaway, Arts & Entertainment Editor In the span of 24 hours, six plays were written, directed and performed at the Studio Theater in Chappelear Drama Center Saturday, Oct. 29. With six playwrights, six directors and 12 actors, six plays [...]

November 7, 2016 Entertainment

Poet visits Merrick Hall

By Areena Arora, Managing Editor Thursday, Oct. 20 was a usual day on Ohio Wesleyan’s campus, except the first woman, first Scot and first openly gay British poet laureate recited her poetry to an audience of over a hundred students, faculty [...]

November 7, 2016 Entertainment

Sufi musician shares his talent

 By Reilly Wright, Transcript Correspondent The Benes Rooms celebrated Islamic culture as Ohio Wesleyan students sang and read poetry with a guest Sufi musician Oct. 25. Sufism is a mystic Islamic belief where followers aim being one with God and [...]

November 7, 2016 Entertainment

The BEAT: Zeds Dead visits Newport Music Hall

By John Bonus, Transcript Reporter Electronic music fans gathered at the Newport Music Hall for a sold-out show put on by artist Zeds Dead. Newport, located right next to the Ohio State campus, welcomed concertgoers Oct. 6 for a night of [...]

October 22, 2016 Entertainment

Bread & Puppet Theater feeds Gray Chapel

By Courtney Dunne, Editor-in-Chief The Bread and Puppet Theatre made a stop at Ohio Wesleyan Oct. 17 to do its most recent performance of Underneath the Above Show #1 (inspired by the forthcoming elections in the greatest country in the [...]

October 21, 2016 Entertainment

Student poetry series hosted at bakery

By Gopika Nair, Chief Copy Editor Several Ohio Wesleyan writers took a break from studying for midterm exams by sharing poetry and prose at an open mic event. Speak/Easy, the open mic reading series affiliated with OWU’s English department, was [...]

October 21, 2016 Entertainment, News

Professor talks film adaptation

By John Bonus, Transcript Reporter Robert Olmstead, director of OWU’s creative writing program, has attracted the attention of directors and writers for his book “Far Bright Star.” Damien Ober, a writer who has worked in television and film, adapted the novel [...]

October 13, 2016 Entertainment

Toxic greed infects water in “An Enemy of the People”

By Gopika Nair, Chief Copy Editor Tensions run high as one man stands alone in a town filled with toxic greed in Ohio Wesleyan’s first theatre production of the academic year. OWU’s theatre and dance department is presenting four performances of [...]

October 12, 2016 Entertainment, News