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CROPWalk returns to OWU, raises money for the hungry

By: Cuckoo Gupta, Transcript correspondent   Ohio Wesleyan University and the Delaware community came together on Oct. 11 to help raise awareness and funds for hunger. The Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty (CROP) Walk, is an annual community event created to help support [...]

October 20, 2015 News

Princeton professor discusses an “uncommon faith”

By: Gopika Nair, Assistant Copy Editor   On Oct. 8, a Princeton professor visited Ohio Wesleyan to speak about one interpretation of religion in the black community. Eddie Glaude, professor of religion and African American studies at Princeton University, discussed “An Uncommon Faith: [...]

October 18, 2015 News

Perkins Observatory: the place for space

By: Ross Hickenbottom, Transcript reporter   It’s better than the Ivies’. Recently, OWU’s Perkins Observatory was listed 15th on “College Rank’s” 35 Best College Astronomy Observatories list­­ that’s above Harvard, MIT and the US Naval Academy. According to its website, “When the [...]

October 18, 2015 News

OWU a great place to do business

The sign over the Jay Walk says it all. “#1 in Ohio, #17 in America!” Shortly after being ranked No. 17 in the nation among “America’s Most Entrepreneurial Colleges 2015” by Forbes magazine, Ohio Wesleyan University announced that the department of economics [...]

October 17, 2015 News

OWU’s branding platform presented to senators

After short reports by the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) committee chairs,  Will Kopp presented OWU’s new publicity strategies to the Oct. 12 full senate. Kopp, Ohio Wesleyan’s chief communications officer, calls the fresh approach to marketing the “OWU [...]

October 12, 2015 News

“Orange is the New Black” creator coming to OWU

Piper Kerman, author of “Orange is the New Black,” is set to speak about her new book and her campaigns for prison and criminal justice reform in Ohio Wesleyan’s Gray Chapel on Jan. 20. “Orange is the New Black: My Year [...]

October 9, 2015 News

Professor attends international conference

Assistant professor and chair of health and human kinetics Christopher Fink was selected as a US delegate to travel to Italy for a food and health conference taking place Oct. 3-­6. According to the We Feed the Planet website, “the four­-day [...]

October 8, 2015 News

Juvenile escapee apprehended by OWU Public Safety officer

A juvenile escapee labeled as dangerous was apprehended Tuesday, Oct. 6, by an Ohio Wesleyan Public Safety officer. Michael Wilson Jr., an inmate at the Marion County Juvenile Detention Center, escaped Monday, Oct. 5 around 7 p.m. He was captured around 10:45 [...]

October 6, 2015 News

New Dean of Students here to help but not to stay

Want to give Kurt Holmes, the interim Dean of Students, an “earful” about student life over orange juice and omelets? Well, Holmes wants that too. In the first profile of a new series focusing on administrators who have a major impact [...]

October 6, 2015 News

Constitutional amendments in the works

A new election schedule for class representatives and executive positions, including the student body president, is being discussed by the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA). At the Oct. 5 meeting of the full senate, senator Elizabeth Raphael, a senior, said [...]

October 6, 2015 News