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Rowland Avenue was shut down for Rock the Block, a two-hour event featuring a band, food trucks, lawn games, and more. Photo courtesy of Spenser Hickey.

Rock the Block a sophomore success

With an higher turnout of around 100 more students, this year’s Rock the Block ramped up the post-Day on the Jay concept begun last spring by bringing in more food trucks and a band from Columbus. The event was a [...]

April 27, 2015 News
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OWU gets $50,000 grant to study waste reduction in eastern Asia

Making interdisciplinary connections and improving waste reduction methods are the goals of the team of faculty recently awarded a $50,000 grant. The grant is one of five awarded nationwide and comes from the Henry Luce Foundation, a nonprofit with a [...]

April 24, 2015 News
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Investment club provides learning experience

By: DJ Fradkin, Transcript correspondent   Ohio Wesleyan University offers an investment club, allowing students to explore the world of investing and finance by participating in the stock market with no real fear of loss. The Investment Club is a [...]

April 24, 2015 News
Old newspaper clipping featuring Susan Schnall. Photo courtesy of american-buddha.com.

Activist visits campus, receives honorary degree

As thunder began to rumble in the distance, a veteran Navy nurse spoke to a packed crowd at Ohio Wesleyan on the lasting impacts of the chemical Agent Orange and implored everyone to get involved to help those suffering. Susan [...]

April 22, 2015 News
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Wil Haygood to speak at graduation

The American journalist and author Wil Haygood is set to speak at Ohio Wesleyan’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 10. Haygood was chosen by Ohio Wesleyan president, Rock Jones and senior class president, Elizabeth Fisher. Haygood is known for his [...]

April 22, 2015 News
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It’s all fun and games until something gets stolen

Fraternity composites are a timeless tradition that cannot be broken – unless they’re stolen from the houses they belong to. Sigma Chi, Phi Kappa Psi (Phi Psi) and Phi Delta Theta (Phi Delt) all had composites stolen from their houses, [...]

April 21, 2015 News
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Reporting error goes unnoticed for years

Ohio Wesleyan faculty and staff were alerted to an error in compensation that caused the university to reevaluate proposed changes to employee healthcare contributions. As of the spring 2015 semester, Ohio Wesleyan is facing a $4.5 million deficit in budget. [...]

April 21, 2015 News
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WCSA continues to make change

When two prospective students asked the vice president of the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) about baked goods, she knew something was wrong. Emma Drongowski, a junior, began her April 20 full senate report by saying, “let’s talk about [...]

April 21, 2015 News
Emily Ahonen. Photo courtesy of pbhealth.iupui.edu.

Family relationships affect personal health

Where you live, where you work and even your family relationships all affect personal health. Emily Ahonen spoke to Ohio Wesleyan students about the social determinants of public health. Ahonen is a researcher and assistant professor of environmental health science [...]

April 17, 2015 News
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App aims at college life

By: Charlie Kottler, Transcript correspondent   A new social media live streaming app is shaking up college campuses by allowing viewers to interact with live campus events like never before. Twitter’s new live streaming companion app was launched this week. [...]

April 17, 2015 News