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Jaques Fraqua, a street artist and social justice advocate, poses next to one of his pieces in New York City. Photo from lichiban.com

Street artist leaves more than marks

By Catie Beach Transcript Correspondent Graffiti artist and indigenous rights activist Jaque Fragua came to Ohio Wesleyan last Tuesday evening to share how he paints the streets in an attempt to spark political change. “Jaque Fragua: Public Art and the [...]

April 18, 2014 News
The results of the Young Alumni Challenge. Image: youngalumni.owu.edu

Alumni office takes strides to motivate recent OWU grads

Recent graduates have the lowest donation rates amongst all alumni, and  the Alumni Office is trying to change it. On average, 20 percent of graduating classes participate in giving back, however that is much lower amongst young alumni. This year [...]

April 18, 2014 News
Colleen Lilly packs her car with food she collected for three households who could not provide their own transportation to the church. Photo by Hannah Urano

Mobile Food Market provides fresh produce to Delaware disadvantaged

“Numbers 93 to 100,” called Sister Sandy, over a din of muffled voices. “Numbers 93 to 100, you are up.” The numbers refer to the order of individuals waiting to collect food during Mobile Food Market, held at Highpoint Church [...]

April 18, 2014 News
Image: Office of Career Services on Facebook

Career Services caters to students

Career Services began a new initiative this semester in an attempt to reach out to more students. The “Career Pit Stops” are a mobile operation that travels to academic buildings to make Career Counselors more accessible for students. Nancy Westfield, [...]

April 18, 2014 News
2014’s Golden Bishop Award recipients stand in the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center atrium. Photo from Student Involvement Office

Honoring golden students and staff for service and leadership

Community Services Awards Carly Zalenski ‘15 Shelby Alston ‘14 Sijia (Scarlet) He ‘14 Men’s Basketball Team Rachel Vinciguerra ‘14 Kelsey Ullom ‘14 WCSA Awards Liam Dennigan ‘15 Jerry Lherisson ‘15 Darryl Phelps Student Involvement Awards Campus Programming Board Lisa Garvin [...]

April 18, 2014 News
Senior Tim O’Keeffe poses with a llama at the camp where he will work full time before beginning a job in New York City at NBC. Photo from Tim O'Keeffe

Gearing up for graduation: Seniors reflect on their job search experiences

By Megan Dill and Jenna Periandri Transcript Reporter and Transcript Correspondent In just under a month, Ohio Wesleyan University’s class of 2014 will be entering into a new chapter of their undergraduate careers with an array of emotions, but not [...]

April 18, 2014 News
A selection of baby clothes at the Common Ground Free Store Ministries. This store provides everything from baby clothes to houseware items to books, all at no cost to those who need them. Photo by Emily Feldmesser

Delaware free store provides resources to poor

A couple blocks away from Selby Stadium there’s a store that is, for some, considered to be more than a place to get goods. The Common Ground Free Store Ministries is a free store, which means everything is completely free [...]

April 18, 2014 News
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Junior Brianna Robinson (left) and University Chaplain Jon Powers (right) embrace following Night of Unity. Robinson organized the event, with assistance from Powers, other chaplains and Better Together, a club aimed at promoting interfaith dialogue. Photo by Spenser Hickey

Uniting OWU: Interfaith event connects students spiritually

By Spenser Hickey and Jija Dutt Managing Editor and Transcript Reporter A month after Culture Fest’s ignition of unity, Inter-faith House (IF) members carried out a spiritual remix. Junior Brianna Robinson organized Night of Unity as her house project for [...]

April 18, 2014 News
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