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Freshman enrollment down, but class looks strong

As the fall semester begins, the Ohio Wesleyan University community is smaller than expected.  Enrollment is down for this year’s freshman class, and is the lowest it has been in the past five years. The university’s goal is to have [...]

September 2, 2014 News
A memorial for Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old shot by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo. Photo: aol.com

From Freedom Summer to Ferguson

Professor Michael Flamm examines the historical context of Michael Brown’s death SH: Could you describe how race relations and racial inequality became a leading national issue in the 1960s, especially, and then declined to a certain extent since then? MF: [...]

September 2, 2014 News
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Global Grab: ISIL rises and Putin moves in

The Issue: ISIL This summer, a militant group in Iraq and Syria has been making major headlines. ISIS, or ISIL as world leaders call it, has made a name for itself. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is [...]

September 1, 2014 News
The parking lot outside 23 Williams Drive, where the vandalism occurred.

No suspects in weekend vehicle damage

Six vehicles had their tires punctured while parked outside the Bigelow-Reed House at 23 Williams Drive this weekend, and Public Safety (PS) is working to determine if this was part of a larger attack on vehicles throughout Delaware. “We just [...]

September 1, 2014 News
Ryan Missler (Aug. 23, 1975 - Aug. 9, 2014) in his Hall of Fame photo. Image courtesy of OWU Athletics.

Missler, ’98, dies after car accident

By Spenser Hickey Managing Editor The Ohio Wesleyan community lost Athletics Hall of Famer Ryan Missler ’98 on August 9 following a car accident on Route 33 in Dublin, Ohio. He was 38. Missler started on Ohio Wesleyan’s baseball team [...]

August 10, 2014 News
Public Safety's parking price increase is meant to divert cars to C lots, such as this one at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex. Image: Google Maps

Parking hike aims to fill cheaper lots

Keeping a car on Ohio Wesleyan’s campus is now almost twice as expensive. Students who want a B-level permit, which provides access to most residential lots, will have to pay $175 for the upcoming academic year, according to a Public Safety statement [...]

August 6, 2014 News
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