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Former Ohio Wesleyan Chaplain James Leslie. Photo:

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
Chief Operating Officer of National Geographic, Tracie Winbigler ‘87, presenting to students and faculty on Oct. 23. Photo by Paul Vernon for Connect2OWU

Winbigler discusses education, entertainment, digital media trends

The trends in digital media present both an opportunity and a challenge to the National Geographic Society (NG) based off of last Thursday’s Milligan Leaders in Business Lecture Series featuring Tracie Winbigler. Winbigler (‘87) earned her bachelor’s degree at Ohio [...]

November 10, 2014 News

Global Grab: Election edition

This week, the Global Grab is going national, in honor of the Midterm elections. Republicans picked up 13 House seats, while also picking up seven Senate seats. To get the majority for the Senate, the Republicans needed to pick up [...]

November 10, 2014 News
Ohio Wesleyan Provost Charles Stinemetz. Photo: Connect2OWU

Provost’s office seeking students for online exam

By Maddie Oslejsek Transcript Correspondent The Assessment Committee and Provost’s Office at Ohio Wesleyan are offering $15 to 125 first-year students who complete an online test that measures critical thinking skills. The Council on Aid to Education developed the test in [...]

November 10, 2014 News
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MRRCA ramps up combat training

By Lexy Immerman Transcript Correspondent The Medieval and Renaissance Recreation Combat Association (MRRCA) is revamping their activities this year, teaching members to handle a variety of medieval weapons and spar with each other in the hopes of preparing members for [...]

November 10, 2014 News
Kathe Law Rhinesmith speaking at University President Rock Jones's inauguration in 2008. Photo:

$75,000 donation to fund labyrinth on campus

By Shakira Braxton Transcript Correspondent Rock Jones announced a $75 thousand surprise gift in October, donated by an OWU alum’s family to serve as a space for meditation. In late October, OWU students were informed that the university received a gift [...]

November 10, 2014 News
The Stolen Fire, a rock band comprised of professors Erin Flynn (philosophy), James Franklin (politics and government) John Stone-Mediatore (comparative literature) and Mark Gingerich (history) performs at Roop's Pub  November 15.

The Stolen Fire steals OWU students’ hearts

The Delaware bar scene’s Ohio Wesleyan representatives no longer include just students, thanks to a classic rock band comprised of four OWU professors. Professors Erin Flynn, Mark Gingerich, James Franklin and John Stone-Mediatore are the members of The Stolen Fire, [...]

November 10, 2014 News
A new restaurant is scheduled to open at 10 N. Sandusky St., the former Chandra's Bistro, this week. Photo from Yelp

Typhoon to replace Chandra’s

By Haley Walls Transcript Correspondent Typhoon, a new Asian fusion restaurant, is coming to downtown Delaware in mid-November in place of Chandra’s Bistro at 10 N. Sandusky St. The menu consists of mainly handcrafted Chinese, Thai, and Asian dishes, according to [...]

November 10, 2014 News