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Get to know Big E

Ela Mazumdar, Transcript Reporter Erik Brewer or “Big E” is a barista at Ohio Wesleyan for Chartwells.  But to OWU students, faculty and staff, he is much more than that.  He is a mentor, a friend and inspiration. Brewer has been [...]

February 4, 2016 News
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SLUs on the move

Gopika Nair, Chief Copy Editor Dilapidation, bats and bees might alarm some, but for residents of Inter-Faith House (IF) and Peace and Justice House (P&J), leaving that behind means letting go of some cherished memories. In an email addressed to the [...]

February 3, 2016 News
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Sagan series is talking trash

  Ross Hickenbottom, Sports Editor The 2016 Sagan National Colloquium speaker series kicked off on Jan. 27 with Ohio Wesleyan geography department’s John Krygier introducing Sarah Moore who presented “Tracking trans-national hazardous waste trading: methodological problems and partial solutions.” Moore [...]

February 3, 2016 News
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WCSA debates internal workings

Areena Arora, Managing Editor In just one hour on Feb. 1, members of WCSA went from debating about the internal workings of the institution to concluding the meeting with a group selfie. The discussion from last week continued, as Wesleyan Council [...]

February 3, 2016 News
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Olmstead goes from print to screen

Ross Hickenbottom, Sports Editor Ohio Wesleyan’s Robert Olmstead has teamed up with two Hollywood in-laws, Joaquin Phoenix and Casey Affleck to create a film based on his novel “Far Bright Star.” Olmstead is an “established writer of fiction,” with four novels [...]

February 2, 2016 News
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Faculty reevaluate student population size at first meeting

Matt Cohen, Editor-in-Chief On the evening of Jan. 25, the sun dove beneath Elliot Hall’s horizon and the remaining rays raced past the cold, naked trees and through Merrick Hall’s third floor windows, throwing their duplicates on the opposite wall. [...]

January 29, 2016 News
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Public Safety Rumors

DJ Fradkin, Transcript Reporter If you’ve heard rumors about Ohio Wesleyan students being seen driving OWU Public Safety (PS) vehicles and giving out parking tickets, your sources aren’t wrong.  At the beginning of the 2015-16 school year, PS opened a few [...]

January 27, 2016 News
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Ideas, insight and imagination in three minutes

Sara Hollabaugh, Arts &Entertainment Editor If lectures were only three minutes, would phones be checked or the internet surfed? Ohio Wesleyan will hold a three-minute lecture series event on Feb. 3 called I³ (I-cubed), which stands for ideas, insight and [...]

January 27, 2016 News
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WCSA debates democracy

Areena Arora, Managing Editor Democracy was debated by members of the Wesleyan Council of Student Affairs (WCSA) at its Jan. 25 meeting. How senators are appointed and who gets the right to vote was at issue. A resolution to appoint new [...]

January 27, 2016 News
The building of new Small Living Units (SLUs) is well under way. Photo courtesy of Olivia Lease.

Extreme home makeover: SLU edition

Liz Hardaway, Transcript Reporter More than a hundred years later, Ohio Wesleyan’s Small Living Units (SLUs) are finally getting a makeover. While construction of the first SLUplex continues on 118 Rowland Ave. where House of Thought (HoT) previously stood, the [...]

January 25, 2016 News