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The ceiling of the WCC's dining room, which collapsed in early June.

The Women’s City Club raises funds for repairs, rents

The Women’s City Club of Delaware, Ohio will be giving a garden tour of 8 Delaware gardens this weekend in an attempt to raise money for housing renovations, including those for its dining room’s recently collapsed ceiling. The nonprofit organization [...]

June 20, 2014 News
The Family Promise house in Delaware. Photo: Facebook

Poverty in Delaware reflects gender gap

Employment gaps between men and women are widening nationally, and Delaware County is no exception. The official definition used by the U.S. Census reads, “If a family’s total income is less than the family’s threshold, then that family and every individual in [...]

June 13, 2014 News

An insider’s look at central Ohio’s heroin problem

“When an oxycodone cost $80 and 30 milligrams of Percocet is $30 you can’t afford to sustain that habit for long. I told my dealer I couldn’t keep spending $120 a day, so he suggested I try his pure white [...]

June 9, 2014 News
Susan Dileno. Image: baldwinwallace.blogspot.com

OWU to receive new VP for enrollment

Susan Dileno, current Vice President for Enrollment Management at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, will replace Interim VP for Enrollment, Dave Wottle.  Dileno will now oversee the offices of Admission and Financial Aid at Ohio Wesleyan University. President Rock Jones [...]

May 5, 2014 News
Image: nsf.gov

Science students receive national recognition

Every year the National Science Foundation awards Graduate Research Fellowships to outstanding young scientists. This year, three Ohio Wesleyan students, senior Mary Ann Lee and alumni Brad Turnwald (’13) and Kristen Lear (’11), were honored in receiving the award. Over [...]

May 5, 2014 News
Wahoo Sam Crawford plays in the gazebo at Bicentennial Park, next to Rowland Avenue. Left to right: senior Erika Nininger on piano, junior Connor Stout on guitar, senior Michael Cormier on drums and senior Sam Sonnega on guitar. Photo by Spenser Hickey

Rocking on Rowland

Day on the JAY may have been pushed inside because of the rain, but the sun came out for the inaugural Rock the Block event later that evening. Although the event was the Student Involvement Office’s idea, they worked in [...]

May 5, 2014 News
Fiesta Mexico, soon to be the William Street Cafe, closed its doors in fall of 2013 due to problems with taxes as well as trouble with their liquor license and attracting customers. Photo by Sadie Slager

Local venues can’t hold their liquor

Lacking liquor licenses the root of restaurant closings Financial troubles and filled liquor license quotas are the root of the problem in the recent closings of several Delaware restaurants. Matt Mullins, public information officer for the Ohio Department of Commerce’s [...]

May 5, 2014 News
One of the major changes to be made to residential campus will be moving the SLUs on Rowland Avenue  into a centralized community on Oak Hill. Image courtesy Craig Ullom

Worth the wait? Residential campus to receive $80 million makeover

As part of phase one of the Student Housing Master Plan, Small Living Units on Rowland Avenue and Oak Hill Avenue will be replaced with apartment buildings and “connection communities.” Collaborative Architects Sandy Carr and Mike Dinardo, who designed the [...]

May 5, 2014 News
Senior Anthony Peddle was stabbed at the Chi Phi fraternity house early Saturday morning.

Police investigate assault at Chi Phi

  By Spenser Hickey Managing Editor Ohio Wesleyan senior Anthony Peddle, class president, is recovering after being stabbed Saturday in his fraternity house by an unknown assailant. A Delaware Police Department report made available to Transcript staff Sunday at 10:54 a.m. describes [...]

May 4, 2014 News
Violent crime and rape reports in Delaware from 2000 to 2012. Statistics from Delaware Police and FBI; Graphic by Spenser Hickey

The Invisible Safety Net

How the Delaware community supports its rape survivors By Spenser Hickey Managing Editor 506 Delaware Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation statistics show that over half the violent crimes reported in Delaware from 2000 to 2012 were rape. According [...]

May 2, 2014 News