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Attacks plague OWU’s email system

It’s pronounced “fishing.” Over the past few months, a number of phishing attacks have been carried out through Ohio Wesleyan’s email system. The attack gets its unusual name from the combination of “phreaking” and “fishing.” Phreaking describes the study and exploration of [...]

September 16, 2015 News
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WCSA vote on changes to budget guidelines passes

At the Sept. 14 Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) meeting, senators put new budget submission policies to vote. The rules in effect for budget submission last semester directly affected clubs and other student organizations; most organizations depend on WCSA as their [...]

September 14, 2015 News
Rwandan genocide survivor Immaculee Ilibagiza gestures while sharing her story of survival and forgiveness. Photo courtesy of cbeinternational.org.

Rwandan genocide survivor speaks at OWU

  For Immaculée Ilibagiza, a survivor of the 1994 Rwanda genocide, telling her story is of vital importance. On Sept. 10, she discussed her book “Left To Tell” in Ohio Wesleyan’s Gray Chapel in front of hundreds of guests. Ilibagiza’s book “recounts [...]

September 14, 2015 News
The Simpson-Querrey fitness center is scheduled to fully open within a few weeks. Photo courtesy of the OWU website.

Welch gym consolidates equipment

By: Ross Hickenbottom, Transcript reporter   The fitness center located in Welch Hall has been the preferred workout location for many OWU students over the years. Lately, students have noticed missing equipment in the workout area. Serving as a more convenient exercise [...]

September 11, 2015 News
The House of Black Culture (HBC) on Rowland Avenue. Photo courtesy of the OWU website.

HBC a ‘home away’ despite damage

The House of Black Culture (HBC), while due for maintenance, continues to draw students to its doors. The house serves as a dynamic living-learning environment for people who want to explore the culture and tradition of the African-American experience. However, [...]

September 9, 2015 News
Dr. Bunnell. Photo courtesy of the OWU website.

Psychology professor elected to office

Psychology professor Sarah Bunnell received the good news in June; she had been elected vice president of the United States region for the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSoTL). According to the organization’s website, “The goal [of the [...]

September 8, 2015 News
WCSA crest. Photo courtesy of the owu website.

To speak to your representative, press enter

Even if you do not know where the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) meets every Monday, your voice can be heard with the click of a button. At the Sept. 7 full senate, a new comment feature made its debut. Class [...]

September 7, 2015 News
Students observe Delta Tau Delta's Beach Bash last weekend. Photo courtesy of Susan Ugalde.

Campus for the cure

On Saturday, Sept. 5, at the Delta Tau Delta sand pit, the Ohio Wesleyan Greek community came together for charity and a little competition. Beach Bash is an annual volleyball tournament held by OWU’s Mu chapter of Delta Tau Delta. The [...]

September 7, 2015 News
Upperclassmen assist freshmen and their families with moving in. Photo by Lisa DiGiacomo.

Class of 2019 settling in

After much anticipation and preparation, the class of 2019 has finally arrived. Continuing the tradition of welcoming freshmen to campus, Ohio Wesleyan students called on the Greek community to organize and assist with move­-in day. “I love move-­in day,” said senior [...]

September 4, 2015 News
The newly re-done Edwards Gymnasium weight room. Photo by Mark Schmitter ’12.

Edwards renovations come to a close

The Edwards Fitness Center is, in a sense, a new building. This semester is the first that many sophomores are seeing it. Its remodeled interior, though incomplete, is now modern and sleek. Built in 1906, it is now over 100 years [...]

September 3, 2015 News