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Dr. Fiorina of Stanford University. Photo courtesy of aspenideas.org.

Stanford professor talks polarization, average voters and overreaching

Over 100 people in a hot, crowded room applauded as The Benjamin F. Marsh Lecture Series on Public Affairs began Wednesday, March 25. The applause – which engulfed the Benes room of the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center – was directed towards [...]

March 30, 2015 News
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Competing interests overshadow India’s global potential

For India to take a lead role on the world stage it must overcome an assortment of competing sectarian influences that keep it from becoming a unified nation. It’s a tall order, said Ohio Wesleyan University professor Blake Michael in [...]

March 27, 2015 News
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New online purchasing system for OWU

A new cloud-based purchasing system for professors and other Ohio Wesleyan University employees is set to replace the current system by July 1. The system, “BishopBuy,” was designed by SciQuest Inc. and will create an automated online domain for shopping, [...]

March 27, 2015 News
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SARN’s helpline brings sexual assault program to campus

The Sexual Assault Response Network (SARN) of HelpLine of Delaware and Morrow Counties, Inc. is bringing a sexual assault program to Ohio Wesleyan. The facilitator of the support group, Nora Flanagan, said her “role will be to start the meeting [...]

March 26, 2015 News
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Low enrollment numbers forcing budget cuts

Ohio Wesleyan’s budget is suffering cutbacks because enrollment is not as high as school officials want. According to an email sent to school faculty by OWU President Rock Jones, the projected budget deficit is going to be $4.5 million for [...]

March 25, 2015 News
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Faculty discuss changes to faculty handbook

Discussion centered on problems with the budget and changes to personnel policy at the Ohio Wesleyan faculty meeting on March 23. Provost Chuck Steinmetz expressed concerns about faculty involvement in the budget problems in light of the recent closure of [...]

March 24, 2015 News
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WCSA backs gender-inclusive housing

Senators passed a resolution in support of gender-inclusive housing at the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) full senate meeting on Monday, March 23. The resolution was discussed by WCSA at a Feb. 9 session, but was tabled until revisions [...]

March 24, 2015 News
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New designs look pleasing to SLU community

Students and representatives from the administration reached a compromise at the forum on design changes to the Small Living Unit (SLU) residences. Thomas Carlson-Reddig from Little Diversified Architectural Consulting led the forum on March 20, and shared schematics of the [...]

March 24, 2015 News
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Rising costs affect living conditions and more

A three percent increase in next year’s tuition recently made an impact on Ohio Wesleyan students, and their bank accounts. Total tuition will be approximately $55,000 next year. This is comparative to the rates of DePauw University and Denison University, [...]

March 24, 2015 News
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OWU for a cure

Participants at Relay for Life walked to remember those with cancer while dressed as comic book superheroes. The annual overnight event sponsored by Colleges Against Cancer, was held on March 20 to March 21. Teams are formed and the members [...]

March 23, 2015 News