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Low enrollment expected to affect Greek recruitment

Greek organizations may have a harder time recruiting new members due to the low enrollment of this year’s freshman class. On average, Ohio Wesleyan University admissions have a goal of 600 new students each year that is usually met or [...]

October 30, 2014 News
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WCSA academic forum talks changes

WCSA held an academic forum on Wednesday, Oct. 22 to discuss some of the current credit requirements. The forum was held over several tables in the Benes Rooms, each with a faculty representative, at least one current WCSA member, and [...]

October 30, 2014 News
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, where Canadian corporal Michael Cirillo was shot. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Global Grab: Ottawa recovers, troops leave Afghani province

The Issue: Ottawa Terrorist Attack A terrorist attack rocked Canada’s capital and catapulted more investigations of terrorism in Canada. On Oct. 22, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau opened fire at Canada’s National War Memorial and entered the nearby Parliament building. Zehaf-Bibeau killed corporal Nathan Cirillo, [...]

October 29, 2014 News
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Fundraising central topic at faculty meeting

Ohio Wesleyan has not done a great job of keeping parents and alumni involved and connected to the university, according to the vice president for university advancement Colleen Garland. That has to change and will change, Garland told faculty at [...]

October 29, 2014 News
Sophomore Sam Schurer, left, and junior Nate Planisek work by computer light in front of the darkened Beeghly Library. Photo by Noah Manskar

Power outage restored after dark Delaware evening

Cheers populated Ohio Wesleyan’s campus when light returned Monday night after a power outage that put 18,050 Delaware County residents in the dark. The blackout started at 6:33 p.m. when American Electric Power, the area’s primary electric supplier, lost a feed from FirstEnergy, [...]

October 27, 2014 News
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LeaderShapers share in Ham-Will

Using posters, pictures, and quotes, several students displayed what they learned at the national LeaderShape conference on Tuesday and Thursday in the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center. Starting the summer of 2012, Ohio Wesleyan has sent several student delegates each year to [...]

October 23, 2014 News
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Students design local artist’s new exhibition

A new art exhibit in Beeghly Library titled “Waterscapes: Transforming the Landscape” showcases several photographs of nature captured by Columbus-based photographer Rick Buchanan.             According to Buchanan’s artist statement, he is drawn to photographing water because it is always moving [...]

October 23, 2014 News
Germany's finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble. Photo: Wikimedia

Global Grab: Hong Kong protests continue, Europe audits banks

The Issue: Hong Kong Protests The protests for democracy in Hong Kong are still alive and well. They started about three weeks ago with a student rally, and grew to mass protests for “great democracy” in Hong Kong, according to [...]

October 22, 2014 News
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Student hit by drunk driver recovering

A Columbus man is out of jail on bond after he allegedly hit an Ohio Wesleyan student with his car while driving drunk early Sunday morning. Jason Batres, 24, struck OWU sophomore Cajsa Ohlsson, 20, while she was riding her bicycle west on [...]

October 15, 2014 News
Junior Kaila Johnson leads the annual SlutWalk march around Williams Drive last Thursday. Photo by Alex Gross

Students march in solidarity at SlutWalk

Over sixty students chanted and marched around the residential side of campus on Thursday for the annual SlutWalk, hosted by Sisters United. Junior and Sisters United vice president Kaila Johnson said the SlutWalk originated in Toronto after a police officer said publicly [...]

October 10, 2014 News