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SLUs saved: MFL and SAGE buildings to remain on campus next year

When the moderators and members of the Modern Foreign Language House (MFL) and the Sexuality and Gender Equality House (SAGE) received the email late last Monday that their buildings would be safe next year, the resounding response was one of [...]

May 4, 2015 News
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Summer internships still available thanks to grant

With the school year winding down, many Ohio Wesleyan students are looking for summer internships. In August of 2014, OWU career services received The Great Lakes Career Ready Internship Grant for summer internships of $133,333 from the Great Lakes Higher [...]

May 1, 2015 News
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$1 million donation to math and computer science departments for endowed chair

The Ohio Wesleyan Department of Mathematics and Computer Science has received a $1 million donation from the estate of the only female from the class of 1940 with a math degree. Beatrice K. McDowell of Akron, Ohio, died Sept. 25, [...]

May 1, 2015 News
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New interactive whiteboard system available to students

Information Services (InfoSys) has bought a new innovative system which turns any wall into an interactive whiteboard. This new system works with Mac or PC, and hooks up to almost any projector or HDTV, up to about 100 inches diameter. [...]

April 30, 2015 News
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Active Minds aims to break stigma, hosts speak out about mental health

By offering a space for students to discuss personal experiences and difficulties with mental health, Active Minds is attempting to shift the negative light away from disorders such as depression and anxiety. Thursday, April 24, Ohio Wesleyan’s Active Minds chapter [...]

April 30, 2015 News
The sisters of Kappa Alpha Theta pose together on the Hill at their KATs and Bats event. Photo courtesy of Facebook.

Sorority bats a thousand — almost

By: Abigale Lyon, Transcript correspondent   Kappa Alpha Theta raised over $900 at their seventh annual spring philanthropy event, KATs and BATs, on Sunday, April 19, in support of the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). CASA is a network of [...]

April 29, 2015 News
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Ta-Nehisi Coates shares his story

Award-winning writer and current senior editor and blogger for The Atlantic inspired students by discussing his ideas about writing. As part of the David Osborne Lecture Series, funded by the English department, Ta-Nehisi Coates visited Ohio Wesleyan on April 21. [...]

April 28, 2015 News
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Last full senate ends with eyes to the future

Quoting Ohio Wesleyan alumnus Branch Rickey, sophomore Lee LeBoeuf began her secretary’s report to the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) by saying, “It is not the honor you take with you but the heritage you leave behind.” Despite these [...]

April 27, 2015 News
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