Friday 24th October 2014,
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Yik Yak can't be used within a certain radius of middle and high schools.

Taking the good with the bad on Yik Yak

Does OWU’s new social media infatuation bring students together or rip them apart? By Ellin Youse and Miranda Anthony Editor-in-Chief and Transcript Reporter If it’s happening at Ohio Wesleyan, chances are it’s being talked about on Yik Yak. The app is [...]

September 18, 2014 News
The photo booth was one of many activities that attracted students to the event last Friday night.

Students gather to Stuy up

Photos by Spenser Hickey and Jane Suttmeier [...]

September 18, 2014 News
Senior Maria Urbina tends bar at the new Solar Saloon, located at 2 1/2 N. Sandusky St.

Solar Saloon shines new light on bar scene

Spirits and solar power is the concept behind Solar Saloon, a new bar in downtown Delaware. Solar Saloon operates completely on solar power, and the bar also sells solar panels in addition to it’s drinks. The “Solar” in Solar Saloon [...]

September 17, 2014 News
A drone flies over Ohio Wesleyan during Day on the JAY. Photo by Spenser Hickey

Departments use drones for dollars

By Ellin Youse and Jamell Brown-Smith Editor-in-Chief and Transcript Reporter Departments at Ohio Wesleyan University are using small, pilotless aircrafts, or drones, to cheaply produce content that would otherwise cost thousands of extra dollars. Drone is a term that is [...]

September 17, 2014 News
The White House unveiled plans this week to take on ISIL in Iraq. Photo: Wikimedia

Global Grab: Obama’s ISIL strategy and Scotland’s independence vote

  The Issue: ISIL The situation in the Middle East has been worsening during this past week. On Wednesday, Sept. 10, President Barack Obama made a speech to the nation, stating his intention to go after ISIL by building an [...]

September 16, 2014 News
Junior Rocky Crotty, a member of Delta Tau Delta, cooks hamburgers for students at Beach Bash, the fraternity's annual event benefitting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund. Photo by Spenser Hickey

Beach Bash raises funds for diabetes research

With music in the air and the grill sizzling, Friday afternoon was filled with energy at Delta Tau Delta’s Beach Bash philanthropy event. Students sat in the house lawn, some watching, others waiting for their turn to compete for beach [...]

September 11, 2014 News
Author Donovan Hohn recreates his mention of an albatross in his book “Moby-Duck" during his lecture opening the 30th annual Sagan National Colloquium. Photo by Jane Suttmeier

‘Moby-Duck’ author opens 30th Sagan National Colloquim

By Miranda Anthony Transcript Reporter Thursday at 7 p.m., national bestselling author Donovan Hohn presented “The Blind Oceanographer: Lessons from the Hunt for Moby Duck” to students and faculty members in the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, launching Ohio Wesleyan University’s 2014 [...]

September 11, 2014 News
A sign posted in Hamilton-Williams Campus Center Monday night detailed the adjusted dining options offered after a burst pipe closed Smith Dining Hall. Photo by Spenser Hickey

Burst pipe shuts down Smith dining hall

Chartwells resumed services Tuesday after repairs A Delaware sanitarian’s surprise inspection of Smith Hall’s cafeteria got a surprise of its own when a second floor pipe burst, leaking water through the ceiling. “We really don’t have control over anything like [...]

September 10, 2014 News
firefighters

Downtown restaurant fire under control

A fire inside Amato’s Woodfired Pizza at 6 S. Sandusky St. is out after firefighters from the Delaware city, Orange Township-Lewis Center and Tri-Township Fire Departments responded to a report of smoke coming from the roof. Delaware Fire Chief John Donahue said [...]

September 10, 2014 News
Dean of Students Kimberlie Goldsberry. Photo: deanofstudents.owu.edu

Dean suggests extracurricular ‘balance’ following survey

In a student engagement survey conducted in the spring of 2013, 65.9 percent of responding students indicated that they were involved in five or more clubs or campus organizations. The survey had a 30-percent response rate from the pool of [...]

September 9, 2014 News