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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
Lewis after being arrested on May 24, 1961, for a Freedom Ride.
Four days before this, Lewis and other activists - both white and black - were beaten with pipes and baseball bats by a white mob in Montgomery, Alabama while state police watched. Photo:

Memories of the Movement: A Q&A with John Lewis

1955 SH: (The civil rights movement began to reach national attention in the 1950s. In 1955, Emmett Till was brutally murdered in Mississippi; he was born a year after John Lewis. Till’s death and the subsequent acquittal of his murderers [...]

April 3, 2014 News
South Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains. Photo:

Students spiritually connect to nature

By Catie Beach Transcript Correspondent Twelve Ohio Wesleyan students spent their spring breaks trailblazing the forests of South Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, working to conserve the forest’s trails and campsite while connecting with their inner spirituality. The weeklong hike is [...]

April 3, 2014 News
Students on the Modernity & Colonialism travel learning course admire an ancient Mayan ruin while on their trip to Chiapas, Mexico. Photo by John Stone-Mediatore

Students learn about lives of migrants, Zapatistas

Bob Gitter, professor of economics, said he suggested a trip to Mexico so students in his Mexican Migration Experience travel learning course could see why people migrate and the impact that migration has on those who stay behind. “I wanted [...]

April 3, 2014 News
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Photo:

Global Grab: Talking Turkey, Korea Fires Away and Egyptian Elections

The Issue: Turkey Once considered one of the more stable countries in the Middle East, tensions have been rising in Turkey over the past few weeks. Recently, the government blocked access to Twitter and YouTube because audio recordings talking about [...]

April 3, 2014 News
The finale of a Bollywood dance number by the members of Horizons International.

PHOTOS: Students ignite OWU unity at CultureFest

Photos by Marlene Jazmin [...]

April 3, 2014 News

Tuition to increase at university

Tuition for the 2014-15 academic year will increase 3.5 percent from $40,250 to $41,660 according to an announcement from Dan Hitchell, vice-president for finance and administration and treasurer. Additionally, room and board costs will increase from $5690 and $4980, to [...]

April 1, 2014 News
Phillips Hall, where the printer incidents occurred. Photo: Department of religion.

Professors targeted in printer hijacking

Someone accessing a faculty printer in Phillips Hall changed its settings so three names in the machine’s address book were altered to vulgar and offensive statements. The attack was discovered March 7. The three targeted professors were included: Paul E. [...]

April 1, 2014 News
A few members of Chi Phi participate in their fundraiser during Relay for Life, “Pie a Chi Phi,” in order to raise money for their team.

Bishops walk to celebrate life


March 31, 2014 News
Sophomore Emma Drongowski blew bubbles with children on her Haiti mission trip.
Photo from Facebook

Students travel the globe for spring service

Nine different groups of dedicated Ohio Wesleyan students and staff spent their spring break this year, serving communities across the world from New Orleans to Nicaragua. The mission week each spring is sponsored by the University Chaplain’s office. Their website [...]

March 31, 2014 News