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Trustees set fundraising goal, defer to administrators for project plans

As Ohio Wesleyan administrators discuss several large projects to rebound from this year’s enrollment decline, the university’s Board of Trustees largely deferred to them on how to move forward at its full body meeting Friday. The trustees took one vote after two [...]

October 4, 2014 News
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Online classes on OWU’s horizon

Online courses could be the future of Ohio Wesleyan’s curriculum. This month, a faculty focus group assembled to assess the idea, focusing on the fact that offering this additional course structure could provide revenue for the university. The ability to [...]

October 2, 2014 News
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Postel: Current water use unsustainable

Director and Founder of the Global Water Policy Project Sandra Postel urged communities and individuals to reconsider their relationship with water systems in their area. The Freshwater Fellow of the National Geographic Society discussed several solutions to the ways human [...]

October 2, 2014 News
Students skip rocks into the Olentangy River on a river exploration trip for students in the American Landscape Course Connection. Photo by Alex Gross

Walking on the Olentangy’s wild side

  Next to a bustling highway, Ohio Wesleyan students and faculty explored the tranquil biodiversity of the Olentangy River. While exploring, students took samples of foliage, poured weak acid on rocks, ventured into the water and even tasted wild carrots. [...]

October 2, 2014 News
Sophomore Lisette Gonzalez draws a self-portrait at the Spectrum Resource Center's Queer Artist of the Month event spotlighting 20th-century painter Frida Kahlo. Photo by Spenser Hickey

With large membership, PRIDE looks toward week of programs

Club often works with Spectrum Resource Center By Spenser Hickey and Jamell Brown-Smith Managing Editor and Transcript Reporter With more than thirty consistent members at each meeting, PRIDE has become one of the largest non-Greek organizations on campus this year. [...]

October 1, 2014 News
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Pair of hospital transfers raises alcohol concerns

On Sept. 13, Public Safety transported two Ohio Wesleyan students to Grady Memorial Hospital. OWU typically sends around 5 to 10 students to the hospital per year, making the number unusually high for so early in the academic year. One student was reportedly [...]

October 1, 2014 News
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Global Grab: Activists occupy Hong Kong, U.S. leads attacks on ISIL

The Issue: Hong Kong What started off as peaceful protests in Hong Kong escalated to involve tear gas and riot police on Sunday. Occupy Central with Love and Peace (Occupy Central, for short), a civil disobedience movement proposed by democracy [...]

September 30, 2014 News
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Delivery service brings restaurants a little bit closer

You can now order anything from any restaurant in Delaware, and have it delivered to your door.   James Encracion, the founder of Delaware Delivered, said he has seven drivers who will pick up food from any restaurant in the city of [...]

September 30, 2014 News
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Music historian talks life in the 1960s

Music historian and former publicist for The Grateful Dead, Dennis McNally, spoke on Tuesday about the power of music to unite and change cultures. Hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University’s Arneson Institute for Practical Politics and Public Affairs, the talk was, in [...]

September 29, 2014 News
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Delta Gamma does a week of good

Students around campus focused on giving back last week as part of “Do Good Week” presented by Delta Gamma (DG). Delta Gamma’s motto is Do Good and Delta Gamma nationally encouraged chapters in the US and Canada to Do Good [...]

September 25, 2014 News