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Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, the temporary home of Ohio Wesleyan's weight room. Photo: news.owu.edu

OWU’s composting program does a disappearing act

Students had the opportunity last year to compost their food and paper waste in The Marketplace. However, this year that program has gone away due to location and inefficiency. Student interns, juniors Ellen Hughes and Reilly Reynolds, and other volunteers [...]

November 19, 2014 News
Verne Edwards. Photo courtesy Becky Schwartz, Chaplain's Office

Verne Edwards, an ‘angel on the shoulder’

Ohio Wesleyan faculty, staff, alumni and Delaware residents will honor Verne Edwards, the former  journalism professor who set higher standards for his students than many of their future editors, on Nov. 22 in the Benes rooms at Hamilton-Williams Campus Center. [...]

November 19, 2014 News
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WCSA treasurer now an appointed position

Starting this year, the treasurer for the Wesleyan Council of Student Affairs (WCSA) will be appointed by current WCSA members, instead of elected by the student body. Sophomore treasurer Sam Schurer said the change was made because an election was [...]

November 19, 2014 News
The flag of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. Image: Wikimedia

Global Grab: ISIL beheads fifth captive, Japan’s economy shrinks

The Issue: ISIL Over the weekend, the Islamic State released a video showing the beheading of Peter Kassig, an American aid worker. He was the fifth Western hostage the group has killed and the third American, according to the Washington Post. [...]

November 18, 2014 News
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Honda reps’ campus visit met with low turnout

Representatives from Honda North America came to speak to Ohio Wesleyan University students interested in internships at one of the company’s nearby plants. Lindsay Rippingale and Sarah Pumphry, the two recruiters from Honda North America, spoke about the roles of [...]

November 13, 2014 News
The People In Need headquarters on Johnson Drive. Photo: delawarepeopleinneed.org

Students support People In Need

  By Haley Walls Transcript Correspondent Ohio Wesleyan University is conducting a Thanksgiving Food Drive to support People In Need (PIN), a local social services agency, from Oct. 28 through Nov. 21. Collection boxes are located in participating campus departments, [...]

November 13, 2014 News
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OWU receives interfaith award

By Maddie Oslejsek Transcript Correspondent President Barack Obama and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) recognized Ohio Wesleyan in September for its achievements in interfaith community service this year. The university has been recognized on the President’s Higher Education [...]

November 13, 2014 News
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OWU Greeks speak to over-involvement

Some might call junior Dara Markus and seniors Jennifer Lloyd and Zach Paull over-involved. Markus is on the varsity women’s soccer team while also being philanthropy chair of Delta Delta Delta. Lloyd is on the education department student board, a [...]

November 13, 2014 News
The university’s current proposal in the Student Housing Master Plan is to move the Small Living Unit houses on Rowland Avenue  into more centralized communities on Oak Hill Avenue.

Forum continues conversation about SLUs’ future

By Leah Budde Copy Editor President Rock Jones posed three questions to members of the Small Living Unit (SLU) community during a forum on Oct. 21st, starting a conversation about the collective future of the residences. Several of the themed [...]

November 13, 2014 News
Admissions mobilizes efforts to increase enrollment

Admissions mobilizes efforts to increase enrollment

Ohio Wesleyan University administrators are working hard to build student enrollment numbers, pondering the big picture while focusing on small details that can make a difference, like how the school gives tours to potential freshmen. The Office of Admissions is [...]

November 12, 2014 News