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WCSA crest. Photo courtesy of the OWU website.

OWU’s branding platform presented to senators

After short reports by the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) committee chairs,  Will Kopp presented OWU’s new publicity strategies to the Oct. 12 full senate. Kopp, Ohio Wesleyan’s chief communications officer, calls the fresh approach to marketing the “OWU [...]

October 12, 2015 News
Orange is the New Black author Piper Kerman. Photo courtesy of the Huffington Post website.

“Orange is the New Black” creator coming to OWU

Piper Kerman, author of “Orange is the New Black,” is set to speak about her new book and her campaigns for prison and criminal justice reform in Ohio Wesleyan’s Gray Chapel on Jan. 20. “Orange is the New Black: My Year [...]

October 9, 2015 News
Dr. Christopher Fink. Photo courtesy of the OWU website.

Professor attends international conference

Assistant professor and chair of health and human kinetics Christopher Fink was selected as a US delegate to travel to Italy for a food and health conference taking place Oct. 3-­6. According to the We Feed the Planet website, “the four­-day [...]

October 8, 2015 News
Public Safety Officer Jay McCann. Photo courtesy of the owu website.

Juvenile escapee apprehended by OWU Public Safety officer

A juvenile escapee labeled as dangerous was apprehended Tuesday, Oct. 6, by an Ohio Wesleyan Public Safety officer. Michael Wilson Jr., an inmate at the Marion County Juvenile Detention Center, escaped Monday, Oct. 5 around 7 p.m. He was captured around 10:45 [...]

October 6, 2015 News
Kurt C. Holmes. Photo courtesy of linkedin.com.

New Dean of Students here to help but not to stay

Want to give Kurt Holmes, the interim Dean of Students, an “earful” about student life over orange juice and omelets? Well, Holmes wants that too. In the first profile of a new series focusing on administrators who have a major impact [...]

October 6, 2015 News
WCSA crest. Photo courtesy of the OWU website.

Constitutional amendments in the works

A new election schedule for class representatives and executive positions, including the student body president, is being discussed by the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA). At the Oct. 5 meeting of the full senate, senator Elizabeth Raphael, a senior, said [...]

October 6, 2015 News
The Ohio Wesleyan community came together Oct. 1 to celebrate the dedication of the new Simpson Querrey Fitness Center and re-dedication of the Edwards Gymnasium. Photo by Paul Vernon.

OWU celebrates new athletic facilities

The leaves were falling as the Bishop Band played to a gathering crowd of students, alumni, faculty and Board of Trustees members. The whole spectrum of OWU’s community was assembled on Oct. 1 to celebrate the opening of the newly renovated Edward’s [...]

October 5, 2015 News
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A change of schedule provides real life experience

For a number of health and human kinetics (HHK) students, Welch Gym is no longer a fitness center. It’s a classroom. A new twist in this year’s schedule was the latest attempt to encourage students to be aware of fitness as HHK [...]

October 1, 2015 News
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Suite restrooms on campus see changes

By Ross Hickenbottom, Transcript reporter Get your mops ready. The Ohio Wesleyan housekeeping department and their partners, Aramark, are doing things a little different this year. On the residential side of campus, suite restrooms will only be cleaned once every three weeks. In [...]

September 30, 2015 News
Ana Arjona. Photo by Ela Mazumdar '16.

Political scientist makes the case for drug decriminalization

With Ohio’s upcoming ballot initiative to legalize the sale of marijuana, it is fitting that Ana Arjona, a political scientist and professor at Northwestern University, recently opened a dialogue on the drug war both at home and in Latin America. Her lecture [...]

September 29, 2015 News