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Senior Kelly Maier. Photo from Communications

Senior honored as ‘Ohio Student Teacher of the Year’

The Ohio Association of Teacher Educators (OACTE) gives out the annual award of “Ohio Student Teacher of the Year.” This year, senior Kelly Maier won the honor and is the second Ohio Wesleyan student in the past few years to [...]

April 10, 2014 News
Illustration by Ellin Youse

No butts about it

After four years, the smoking debate returns to campus   The debate on Ohio Wesleyan’s smoking policies has been relit by WCSA’a Smoking Initiative Committee. This week, the Committee held an open discussion on smoking policies and effects and sent out [...]

April 10, 2014 News
Post-flood aftermath in Elliott. Photo by Jane Suttmeier

Elliott cleanup continues

For the past three months, Elliott Hall has been out of commission after a pipe burst and set off the sprinkler system, rendering the building unusable. University President Rock Jones said they are expecting renovations to be completed by Aug. [...]

April 10, 2014 News
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Fluffy friends of Peace and Justice

By Brianna Velliquette Transcript Correspondent House of Peace and Justice siblings Jerome and Pepper have a presence on campus, not for their activism, but for their power to draw people in. “We got them by accident,” house member sophomore Camille [...]

April 10, 2014 News
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Helping OWU ‘trans-ition’ its outlook

By Olivia Lease Transcript Correspondent In an effort to make Ohio Wesleyan a more open environment, seniors Nora Anderson and Skylar Drake presented their senior projects, which was “Trans-ition Your Outlook,” on transgender and non-binary issues. Due to the workshop’s [...]

April 10, 2014 News
Professor Bob Gitter poses with his all-women travel learning course in Mexico. Photo from Jessica Sanford

Women lead study abroad enrollment

Despite a desire from program directors to have more male participation, Travel Learning courses continue to be significantly more utilized by female students. Darrell Albon, Director of International Students, said the skewed participation is a national trend. For more than [...]

April 10, 2014 News
An illustration used for the fair, showing that health and wellness goes beyond physical health. Image courtesy of Natalie Duleba

Health center holds tri-focused wellness fair

Spirit, body and mind were the three spheres of this year’s Health and Wellness Fair, the 14th one at Ohio Wesleyan. There were a range of organizations, based around physical, mental and reproductive health. From the university, representatives of the [...]

April 10, 2014 News
A sign in Hayes Hall’s laundry room requesting three pairs of stolen pants be returned to their rightful owner. Photo by Venessa Menerey

Laundry thefts reported in Hayes, Welch

Several female students have reported clothing items stolen from the Hayes Hall laundry rooms this year, and incidents are becoming more common. In dorms where laundry machines are in high demand and overcrowded, it is expected that some articles of [...]

April 10, 2014 News
Sophomores Ruchi Kansal and Lindsey Davis playing around during Holi while University President Rock Jones looks on with a smile.

Colorful Holi celebration brightens campus

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April 10, 2014 News
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Global Grab: Elections and reflections

The Issue: Afghanistan Nearly 60 percent of the 12 million eligible voters turned out in the Afghani elections, said the New York Times. According to the United States Elections Project, 58.2 percent of Americans voted in the 2012 elections. Saturday [...]

April 10, 2014 News