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Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion is announced

Areena Arora, Managing Editor Juan Armando Rojas, associate professor of Modern Foreign Languages has been appointed as the university’s first Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion. Provost Chuck Stinemetz in an email to all employees said, “Dr. Rojas has considerable leadership [...]

April 5, 2016 News
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Lecture series covers the rise of ISIS

Liz Hardaway, Transcript Reporter When the Taliban launched the 9/11 attacks, the United States’ main goal at the time was to eliminate al-Qaida and Osama bin Laden. This tunnel vision prevented the recognition of an even more extremist jihadi group expanding [...]

March 31, 2016 News
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Professor accepts position at OSU

Julia Snyder, Transcript Reporter An Ohio Wesleyan chemistry professor has accepted a job at the Ohio State University where he will serve as an assistant professor focusing on antimicrobial drug discovery. Mark Mitton-Fry has taught several chemistry classes and labs [...]

March 28, 2016 News
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Feminism with Amy Butcher and emojis

Sara Hollabaugh Arts & Entertainment Editor Amy Butcher, assistant professor of English at Ohio Wesleyan, uncovered the difficulty of assigning an emoji via text message to her friend in her most recently published article in The New York Times. The [...]

March 24, 2016 News
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Ohio Wesleyan appoints first ever “Associate Dean for Innovation”

Areena Arora, Managing Editor Dale J. Brugh, professor of Chemistry has been appointed as the university’s first Associate Dean of Innovation. According to a press release sent by Cole Hatcher, director of media and community relations, “Brugh will research and evaluate [...]

March 4, 2016 News
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Black lives matter demonstration at OWU

Courtney Dunne, Copy Editor Sitting at the lunch table chatting with friends, eating Chartwells and talking about weekend activities makes for a normal day at Ohio Wesleyan. On Wednesday, Feb. 17, that routine was broken as many OWU students walked [...]

March 3, 2016 News
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Faculty take aim for 2020

Matt Cohen, Editor-in-Chief Fourteen empty chairs sat in the front row as President Rock Jones stood behind the birch plywood podium and addressed the room filled with Ohio Wesleyan faculty during their Monday, Feb. 29 meeting, the second official meeting [...]

March 3, 2016 News
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Gender inclusive housing just months away

Nicole Barhorst, Transcript Correspondent It’s official. Gender inclusive housing is coming to Ohio Wesleyan starting this fall, but the new policy does not apply to everyone. Gender inclusive housing is a form of housing that allows students to live together [...]

March 1, 2016 News
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The final moments of Luke Gabbert

Transcript Staff A crescent moon had risen in the sky as the temperature hovered around 20 degrees Fahrenheit when Luke Gabbert and a friend wandered back from Clancey’s Pub on Feb. 5. Only one would successfully make it back to [...]

February 23, 2016 News
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Seniors break OWU Moot Court record

Evan Walsh, Transcript Reporter An Ohio Wesleyan record was broken when two OWU students earned a Top-5 finish in last month’s American Collegiate Moot Court Association’s national championship. In Moot Court, students argue for or against a fake case that requires [...]

February 23, 2016 News