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Senior Maria Urbina tends bar at the new Solar Saloon, located at 2 1/2 N. Sandusky St.

Solar Saloon shines new light on bar scene

Spirits and solar power is the concept behind Solar Saloon, a new bar in downtown Delaware. Solar Saloon operates completely on solar power, and the bar also sells solar panels in addition to it’s drinks. The “Solar” in Solar Saloon [...]

September 17, 2014 News
A drone flies over Ohio Wesleyan during Day on the JAY. Photo by Spenser Hickey

Departments use drones for dollars

By Ellin Youse and Jamell Brown-Smith Editor-in-Chief and Transcript Reporter Departments at Ohio Wesleyan University are using small, pilotless aircrafts, or drones, to cheaply produce content that would otherwise cost thousands of extra dollars. Drone is a term that is [...]

September 17, 2014 News
The White House unveiled plans this week to take on ISIL in Iraq. Photo: Wikimedia

Global Grab: Obama’s ISIL strategy and Scotland’s independence vote

  The Issue: ISIL The situation in the Middle East has been worsening during this past week. On Wednesday, Sept. 10, President Barack Obama made a speech to the nation, stating his intention to go after ISIL by building an [...]

September 16, 2014 News
Junior Rocky Crotty, a member of Delta Tau Delta, cooks hamburgers for students at Beach Bash, the fraternity's annual event benefitting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund. Photo by Spenser Hickey

Beach Bash raises funds for diabetes research

With music in the air and the grill sizzling, Friday afternoon was filled with energy at Delta Tau Delta’s Beach Bash philanthropy event. Students sat in the house lawn, some watching, others waiting for their turn to compete for beach [...]

September 11, 2014 News
Author Donovan Hohn recreates his mention of an albatross in his book “Moby-Duck" during his lecture opening the 30th annual Sagan National Colloquium. Photo by Jane Suttmeier

‘Moby-Duck’ author opens 30th Sagan National Colloquim

By Miranda Anthony Transcript Reporter Thursday at 7 p.m., national bestselling author Donovan Hohn presented “The Blind Oceanographer: Lessons from the Hunt for Moby Duck” to students and faculty members in the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, launching Ohio Wesleyan University’s 2014 [...]

September 11, 2014 News
A sign posted in Hamilton-Williams Campus Center Monday night detailed the adjusted dining options offered after a burst pipe closed Smith Dining Hall. Photo by Spenser Hickey

Burst pipe shuts down Smith dining hall

Chartwells resumed services Tuesday after repairs A Delaware sanitarian’s surprise inspection of Smith Hall’s cafeteria got a surprise of its own when a second floor pipe burst, leaking water through the ceiling. “We really don’t have control over anything like [...]

September 10, 2014 News
firefighters

Downtown restaurant fire under control

A fire inside Amato’s Woodfired Pizza at 6 S. Sandusky St. is out after firefighters from the Delaware city, Orange Township-Lewis Center and Tri-Township Fire Departments responded to a report of smoke coming from the roof. Delaware Fire Chief John Donahue said [...]

September 10, 2014 News
Dean of Students Kimberlie Goldsberry. Photo: deanofstudents.owu.edu

Dean suggests extracurricular ‘balance’ following survey

In a student engagement survey conducted in the spring of 2013, 65.9 percent of responding students indicated that they were involved in five or more clubs or campus organizations. The survey had a 30-percent response rate from the pool of [...]

September 9, 2014 News
The Ebola virus has killed about 2,100 people in West Africa. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Global Grab: Ebola goes rural and U.S. counters ISIL

The Issue: Ebola Ebola is one of the most fatal diseases known to humankind, and it is the cause of one of the deadliest outbreaks in history in Africa. According to the World Health Organization, Ebola has a death rate [...]

September 9, 2014 News
Highlights of OWU’s largest donations from the 2013-2014 fiscal year contributing near $27.9 million of the total amount of $30.2 million. Graphic by Ellin Youse

OWU’s donations by the numbers

55 percent of donations from 2013-2014 given to university in cash Ohio Wesleyan collected $30.2 million in the last fiscal year of fundraising. Alumni, parents and friends of the university made that amount in new gifts and commitments between July [...]

September 3, 2014 News