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Juvenile escapee apprehended by OWU Public Safety officer

Thanks to Public Safety (PS) officer Jay McCann, Michael Wilson Jr. is in custody and Delaware can sleep soundly tonight. Wilson, an inmate at the Marion County Juvenile Detention Center, escaped Monday, Oct. 5 around 7 p.m., according to The Marion Star. [...]

October 6, 2015 News
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New Dean of Students here to help but not to stay

Want to give Kurt Holmes, the interim Dean of Students, an “earful” about student life over orange juice and omelets? Well, Holmes wants that too. In the first profile of a new series focusing on administrators who have a major impact [...]

October 6, 2015 News
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Constitutional amendments in the works

A new election schedule for class representatives and executive positions, including the student body president, is being discussed by the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA). At the Oct. 5 meeting of the full senate, senator Elizabeth Raphael, a senior, said [...]

October 6, 2015 News
The Ohio Wesleyan community came together Oct. 1 to celebrate the dedication of the new Simpson Querrey Fitness Center and re-dedication of the Edwards Gymnasium. Photo by Paul Vernon.

OWU celebrates new athletic facilities

The leaves were falling as the Bishop Band played to a gathering crowd of students, alumni, faculty and Board of Trustees members. The whole spectrum of OWU’s community was assembled on Oct. 1 to celebrate the opening of the newly renovated Edward’s [...]

October 5, 2015 News
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A change of schedule provides real life experience

For a number of health and human kinetics (HHK) students, Welch Gym is no longer a fitness center. It’s a classroom. A new twist in this year’s schedule was the latest attempt to encourage students to be aware of fitness as HHK [...]

October 1, 2015 News
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Suite restrooms on campus see changes

By Ross Hickenbottom, Transcript reporter Get your mops ready. The Ohio Wesleyan housekeeping department and their partners, Aramark, are doing things a little different this year. On the residential side of campus, suite restrooms will only be cleaned once every three weeks. In [...]

September 30, 2015 News
Ana Arjona. Photo by Ela Mazumdar '16.

Political scientist makes the case for drug decriminalization

With Ohio’s upcoming ballot initiative to legalize the sale of marijuana, it is fitting that Ana Arjona, a political scientist and professor at Northwestern University, recently opened a dialogue on the drug war both at home and in Latin America. Her lecture [...]

September 29, 2015 News
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Career workshop aims to help students find future careers

Career Services department is now offering a series of workshops to students which include narrowing down a career path to helping freshmen begin to think about post­grad employment. These workshops were set to take place Sept. 9, Sept. 16 and Sept. [...]

September 28, 2015 News
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Academic forum will consider online science classes

On Sept. 28, when senator Mackenzie Sommers told the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) that the 2015 academic forum’s agenda will include online classes, one WCSA advisor was especially interested. Broadly, the academic forum will be about “Course Offerings,” but one [...]

September 28, 2015 News
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Enrollment on the decline

Admission and enrollment rates are used by universities across the country like team records are used in sports: they show who is ahead. And though they are both small liberal arts schools in the Ohio 5, Ohio Wesleyan University and Denison University [...]

September 25, 2015 News