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A group of Smith RAs poses with PS Officer Jay McCann.

Smith RAs show appreciation for Public Safety

In the spirit of giving thanks, Resident Assistants of Smith Hall publicly displayed their appreciation for Ohio Wesleyan’s Public Safety department. The RAs tabled Nov. 10-12 to gather signatures on a banner and signed cards from students in Smith Hall. [...]

November 20, 2014 News
Dietitian Becky Nardin-Hardy. Photo: OhioHealth

University dietitian continues to offer services to students despite low turnout

By Hayley Walls Transcript Correspondent Despite low student interest in the past, Ohio Wesleyan’s Student Health Services has a dietitian for the third consecutive year to help students learn ways to eat healthier on campus. The university has offered the [...]

November 20, 2014 News
Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, the temporary home of Ohio Wesleyan's weight room. Photo: news.owu.edu

Diwali celebration lights up Benes

Laughter and music echoed throughout the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center Benes Rooms on Nov. 8 as Diwali, the festival of lights, was hosted by SANGAM. SANGAM, an Ohio Wesleyan organization that represents and supports South Asian events and culture, organized and executed the [...]

November 20, 2014 News
Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, the temporary home of Ohio Wesleyan's weight room. Photo: news.owu.edu

OWU’s composting program does a disappearing act

Students had the opportunity last year to compost their food and paper waste in The Marketplace. However, this year that program has gone away due to location and inefficiency. Student interns, juniors Ellen Hughes and Reilly Reynolds, and other volunteers [...]

November 19, 2014 News
Verne Edwards. Photo courtesy Becky Schwartz, Chaplain's Office

Verne Edwards, an ‘angel on the shoulder’

Ohio Wesleyan faculty, staff, alumni and Delaware residents will honor Verne Edwards, the former  journalism professor who set higher standards for his students than many of their future editors, on Nov. 22 in the Benes rooms at Hamilton-Williams Campus Center. [...]

November 19, 2014 News
Image: Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs on Facebook.

WCSA treasurer now an appointed position

Starting this year, the treasurer for the Wesleyan Council of Student Affairs (WCSA) will be appointed by current WCSA members, instead of elected by the student body. Sophomore treasurer Sam Schurer said the change was made because an election was [...]

November 19, 2014 News
The flag of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. Image: Wikimedia

Global Grab: ISIL beheads fifth captive, Japan’s economy shrinks

The Issue: ISIL Over the weekend, the Islamic State released a video showing the beheading of Peter Kassig, an American aid worker. He was the fifth Western hostage the group has killed and the third American, according to the Washington Post. [...]

November 18, 2014 News
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Honda reps’ campus visit met with low turnout

Representatives from Honda North America came to speak to Ohio Wesleyan University students interested in internships at one of the company’s nearby plants. Lindsay Rippingale and Sarah Pumphry, the two recruiters from Honda North America, spoke about the roles of [...]

November 13, 2014 News
The People In Need headquarters on Johnson Drive. Photo: delawarepeopleinneed.org

Students support People In Need

  By Haley Walls Transcript Correspondent Ohio Wesleyan University is conducting a Thanksgiving Food Drive to support People In Need (PIN), a local social services agency, from Oct. 28 through Nov. 21. Collection boxes are located in participating campus departments, [...]

November 13, 2014 News
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OWU receives interfaith award

By Maddie Oslejsek Transcript Correspondent President Barack Obama and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) recognized Ohio Wesleyan in September for its achievements in interfaith community service this year. The university has been recognized on the President’s Higher Education [...]

November 13, 2014 News