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Mahmoud Abbas. Photo: huffpost.com

Global Grab: Abbas Un-Denies Holocaust, Progress in Syria and Two New Saints

The Issue: Mahmoud Abbas The Palestinian president has changed his tune on the Holocaust. Abbas called the Holocaust “the most heinous crime to have occurred against humanity in the modern era,” according to the New York Times. The timing of [...]

April 28, 2014 News
Senior Karli Amstadt models Google Glass while on a mission trip to South Dakota over spring break. Photo by Noah Manskar

Google Glass comes to campus

By Brian Williams and Brianna Velliquette Transcript Reporter and Transcript Correspondent Project Glass, Google’s newest venture in wearable technology, has come to Ohio Wesleyan. Information Services has purchased a pair of Google Glass, and is looking forward to discovering how [...]

April 24, 2014 News
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Young Americans and the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is changing the lives of millions of uninsured Americans by offering low-cost health care. Young adults in particular will benefit from the changes made by the ACA. Young adults can now stay on their parents’ [...]

April 24, 2014 News
At the faculty staff meeting on Monday, April 21, 66 faculty members voted in favor of a Humanities-Classics department split and 12 voted against it. Graphic by Sarah Thomas

Department of Humanities-Classics to split

The divorce is finalized: the Department of Humanities-Classics has split into two separate disciplines, after a faculty vote during the faculty meeting on April 21. The reason for the split was that “there was little intellectual content holding Humanities and [...]

April 24, 2014 News
Professor Randolph Quaye, the director of the Black World Studies department. He was recently recognized for his work in research on the Affordable Care Act. Photo from Connect2OWU

Professor honored for work about health law

Randolph Quaye, the director of Black World Studies department at Ohio Wesleyan, was recently recognized for his research with the Affordable Care Act and his work as a reviewer for academic journals. “We see a gap when we look at [...]

April 24, 2014 News
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VIVA lasers in to mentor youths

According to the 2012 US Census, Delaware County has a Hispanic and Latino population of 4,167, and OWU’s VIVA organization is working to engage them. Latino and Latin American Space for Enrichment and Research (LASER) was started in 2009 by [...]

April 24, 2014 News
Sophomore Brittany Spicer attempts to limbo wearing drunk goggles while juniors Jessica Scherry (left) and Lauren Rump hold the stick. Photo by jane Suttmeier

Theta teams up to raise alcohol awareness

By Megan Dill and Marta Del Cid Transcript Reporter and Transcript Correspondent 1,825 college students between the ages of 18 and 24 die each year from alcohol-related unintentional injuries, a statistic recorded by The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. “More [...]

April 24, 2014 News

Global Grab: A Sunken Ferry and intensified Ukrainian conflict

The Issue: South Korean Ferry What was supposed to be a fun trip for high school students in South Korea turned tragic when the ferry they were on sank. There were 476 people on board, including 339 children and teachers from [...]

April 24, 2014 News
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‘Trans-ition’ workshop continues work

By Olivia Lease and Kallie Winston Transcript Correspondents On April 14, the faculty dining room in Hamilton-Williams Campus Center was filled with people, including a large number of freshmen, eager to discuss and learn more about transgender issues. Seniors Skylar Drake and [...]

April 24, 2014 News
Jaques Fraqua, a street artist and social justice advocate, poses next to one of his pieces in New York City. Photo from lichiban.com

Street artist leaves more than marks

By Catie Beach Transcript Correspondent Graffiti artist and indigenous rights activist Jaque Fragua came to Ohio Wesleyan last Tuesday evening to share how he paints the streets in an attempt to spark political change. “Jaque Fragua: Public Art and the [...]

April 18, 2014 News