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A spiritual kaleidoscope:Perceptions of religious groups vary by ‘layer’

A spiritual kaleidoscope:Perceptions of religious groups vary by ‘layer’

Ohio Wesleyan University Chaplain Jon Powers likens the community of religious and spiritual organizations on campus to colored stones within a kaleidoscope. With just a simple tap the entire composition of the kaleidoscope changes. “All stones are valuable, but not [...]

May 9, 2012 News
A shift in power?  Women with positions of power in higher education still  face obstacles competing with men

A shift in power? Women with positions of power in higher education still face obstacles competing with men

Administrative positions in colleges and universities are an example of leadership posts traditionally viewed as “men’s jobs.” From the president to the provost, men have typically held these jobs, but recently there has been an increase in the number of [...]

May 9, 2012 News
The special needs participants run through a tunnel of OWU student athletes to receive their awards on the podium.

Bishop Champion Games: Event unites special needs population and student athletes

Ohio Wesleyan student athletes came together to support special needs athletes in the annual Bishop Champion Games on April 15. The Bishop Champion Games is an event designed by the Ohio Wesleyan University Athletic Council (OWAC) for special needs athletes. [...]

April 23, 2012 News
Ryan Clark awaits a pitch at last Sunday’s KATs and Bats wiffle ball tournament.

KATs & Bats: Greek community unites to hit home run for child advocates

A little bit of wind did not stop wiffle ball enthusiasts from participating in Kappa Alpha Theta’s KATs and Bats fundraiser Sunday afternoon on Fraternity Hill. The unexpected gusts made for some wild pitches, questionable throws, and hits that were [...]

April 23, 2012 News
SUBA holds Day of Justice, honors Martin

SUBA holds Day of Justice, honors Martin

Many of the students in hooded sweatshirts on April 11 were not wearing them because of the cold. Instead, they wore them as a memorial to the life of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. While the facts of his death are [...]

April 23, 2012 News
Fink, students note importance of networking

Fink, students note importance of networking

Former Senior Marketing Executive for Kellog Company,Tom Fink, told students on March 9 that the world of marketing is rapidly changing due to advances in technology, during his visit to OWU. While on campus, he met with students one-on-one, at [...]

April 23, 2012 News
WoHo and Delt: champions of change

WoHo and Delt: champions of change

From April 1 to April 6, senior Misa Farslow’s SLU house project “Champions for Change” raised $215.78 for women’s shelters in Afghanistan. Farslow is a member of the Women’s House (WoHo), a small living unit that works to raise awareness [...]

April 23, 2012 News
Greek of the week: April 19, 2012

Greek of the week: April 19, 2012

Elise Pitcairn Delta Delta Delta Elise is a freshman from Jupiter, Florida. Her favorite candy is dark chocolate, her favorite color is purple and breakfast is her favorite meal of the day. She is planning on double majoring in Politics [...]

April 23, 2012 News
Weekly Public  Safety Reports: April 9-15, 2012

Weekly Public Safety Reports: April 9-15, 2012

April 9-15, 2012 4/9/12 4:40 p.m. – Public Safety dispatched to 9 Williams Drive on a fire alarm. The alarm was caused by smoke in the kitchen area. 4/11/12 4:01 p.m. – Public Safety dispatched to Stuyvesant Hall on a [...]

April 23, 2012 News
And the winner is … highly disputed: U.S. News & World college rankings satisfy some, doesn’t explain the real picture as seen by faculty

And the winner is … highly disputed: U.S. News & World college rankings satisfy some, doesn’t explain the real picture as seen by faculty

They’re easy to recognize. Some touring students are wearing letter jackets, most have brought their parents, and each is carrying a red folder, the folder designating them as prospectives. Some are from Ohio, having heard about OWU from older siblings [...]

April 23, 2012 News