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Political scientist makes the case for drug decriminalization

With Ohio’s upcoming ballot initiative to legalize the sale of marijuana, it is fitting that Ana Arjona, a political scientist and professor at Northwestern University, recently opened a dialogue on the drug war both at home and in Latin America. Her lecture [...]

September 29, 2015 News

Career workshop aims to help students find future careers

Career Services department is now offering a series of workshops to students which include narrowing down a career path to helping freshmen begin to think about post­grad employment. These workshops were set to take place Sept. 9, Sept. 16 and Sept. [...]

September 28, 2015 News

Academic forum will consider online science classes

On Sept. 28, when senator Mackenzie Sommers told the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) that the 2015 academic forum’s agenda will include online classes, one WCSA advisor was especially interested. Broadly, the academic forum will be about “Course Offerings,” but one [...]

September 28, 2015 News

Enrollment on the decline

Admission and enrollment rates are used by universities across the country like team records are used in sports: they show who is ahead. And though they are both small liberal arts schools in the Ohio 5, Ohio Wesleyan University and Denison University [...]

September 25, 2015 News

OWU’s marketing: a banquet of changes

Are you hungry for excellence? Ravenous to learn? Have an insatiable appetite? Ohio Wesleyan’s marketing team has chosen the theme of hunger to create a new, bold look for promotional materials, the website and campus itself. “Everyone knows what being hungry [...]

September 24, 2015 News

Rojas receives digital scholarship grant

Chair of the modern foreign language department Juan Rojas has received the opportunity to create a digital map of a Hispanic American literary and urban art anthology. Rojas said this “will form an essential part of the curriculum in two of [...]

September 22, 2015 News

Faculty approve new major, debate OWU’s future

When the call to adjourn the faculty meeting echoed across Merrick’s third floor, faculty and administrators breathed a collective sigh of relief. This Sept. 21, faculty met to discuss issues ranging from ways to increase revenue streams without compromising educational quality to [...]

September 21, 2015 News

WCSA welcomes seven new senators

President Jerry Lherisson, a senior, could not mask his surprise this morning. As he began the Sept. 21 full senate meeting, he exclaimed, “Wow, there are lots of new faces that I haven’t seen before!” Lherisson was alluding to seven new students [...]

September 21, 2015 News

Go!OWU strengthens leadership on campus

Go!OWU is a campus-­wide event that provides a variety of diverse educational workshops for student leaders and seeks to strengthen all campus organizations. The event was held on Sept. 12. Each organization was required to have at least two members in attendance, [...]

September 21, 2015 News

Breaking News: Martin Eisenberg placed on administrative leave

Martin J. Eisenberg, Ohio Wesleyan University’s dean of academic affairs, was placed on administrative leave today, Sept. 21. The announcement came at 12:40 p.m., in the form of an email sent only to OWU faculty and staff. In it, Provost [...]

September 21, 2015 News