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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
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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

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
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Former chaplain remembered by OWU community

Ohio Wesleyan University’s former chaplain, Reverend Doctor James Leslie, died Friday, October 31. According to current chaplain Rev. Jon Powers, Leslie was the first full time chaplain at Ohio Wesleyan, serving from 1960 until 1988. According to Powers, Leslie was [...]

November 12, 2014 News

Title IX impacts athletics, sexual misconduct policies

Title IX compliance continues to be an ongoing process and a source of heated debate at many universities, and Ohio Wesleyan is no exception. The Title IX statute of the Educational Amendments of 1972 states: “No person in the United States [...]

November 11, 2014 News
Homecoming queen, senior Brittany Hupp, glances up at king, senior Tom Horsfall, during the homecoming game Saturday, Oct. 25. Photo by Jane Suttmeier

Keeping up with the court

Homecoming king and queen talk love and life at OWU Seniors Brittany Hupp and Tom Horsfall are busy folks. Horsfall hold’s the title of the men’s varsity swim captain, acts as the service director for Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity, is [...]

November 10, 2014 News