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Helping OWU ‘trans-ition’ its outlook

By Olivia Lease Transcript Correspondent In an effort to make Ohio Wesleyan a more open environment, seniors Nora Anderson and Skylar Drake presented their senior projects, which was “Trans-ition Your Outlook,” on transgender and non-binary issues. Due to the workshop’s [...]

April 10, 2014 News
Professor Bob Gitter poses with his all-women travel learning course in Mexico. Photo from Jessica Sanford

Women lead study abroad enrollment

Despite a desire from program directors to have more male participation, Travel Learning courses continue to be significantly more utilized by female students. Darrell Albon, Director of International Students, said the skewed participation is a national trend. For more than [...]

April 10, 2014 News
An illustration used for the fair, showing that health and wellness goes beyond physical health. Image courtesy of Natalie Duleba

Health center holds tri-focused wellness fair

Spirit, body and mind were the three spheres of this year’s Health and Wellness Fair, the 14th one at Ohio Wesleyan. There were a range of organizations, based around physical, mental and reproductive health. From the university, representatives of the [...]

April 10, 2014 News
A sign in Hayes Hall’s laundry room requesting three pairs of stolen pants be returned to their rightful owner. Photo by Venessa Menerey

Laundry thefts reported in Hayes, Welch

Several female students have reported clothing items stolen from the Hayes Hall laundry rooms this year, and incidents are becoming more common. In dorms where laundry machines are in high demand and overcrowded, it is expected that some articles of [...]

April 10, 2014 News
Sophomores Ruchi Kansal and Lindsey Davis playing around during Holi while University President Rock Jones looks on with a smile.

Colorful Holi celebration brightens campus

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April 10, 2014 News
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Global Grab: Elections and reflections

The Issue: Afghanistan Nearly 60 percent of the 12 million eligible voters turned out in the Afghani elections, said the New York Times. According to the United States Elections Project, 58.2 percent of Americans voted in the 2012 elections. Saturday [...]

April 10, 2014 News
Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) spoke to the Ohio Wesleyan community on March 31. Lewis is the last surviving speaker of the March on Washington. Photo by Spenser Hickey

Civil rights leader receives honorary degree

Near the end of an already emotional speech on campus, Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) delivered a passionate call for unity. “It doesn’t matter whether we’re black or white, Latino, Asian-American or Native American, it doesn’t matter whether we’re Democrats or [...]

April 3, 2014 News
Dan Glaser '82. Photo: Connect2OWU

Spectrum Center, scholarships receive endowment

President Rock Jones recently emailed students and staff about a donation given by Trustee Dan Glaser (’82). The donation is a five-year endowment of $850,000 and is to be used as a scholarship for students coming from single-parent households, and [...]

April 3, 2014 News
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Mumps the word

By Ellin Youse and Caleb Dorfman Editor-in-Chief and Transcript Correspondent Ohio Wesleyan University’s campus has not experienced an outbreak of mumps in at least 45 years, but that isn’t stopping OWU’s Student Health Services from taking precautions. According to Jose [...]

April 3, 2014 News
O'Neal in October 2013. Photo from Mama Charlotte's personal blog

Mama Charlotte shares message of peace

By Kaillie Winston Transcript Correspondent  Former Black Panther Charlotte O’Neal came to Ohio Wesleyan University to convey a message of self-determination and community control through her music and poetry. In 1966, Huey Newton and Bobby Seale established the Black Panther [...]

April 3, 2014 News