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Downtown record store set to move

The Endangered Species Record Store, the self-proclaimed last record store on Earth, is moving to a new location starting Sept. 28 to 11 W. Winter St. Endangered Species first opened its doors at the current location on 12 N. Sandusky St. [...]

September 24, 2014 News
Women receiving donated sewing machines in a classroom made possible by the Peru program. The women went on to start a sewing shop that makes uniforms for schools and linens for local hospitals. Photos courtesy Patricio Plazolles.

Peru trips continue for a decade outside of spring break program

This story was updated on Sept. 26, 2014. Patricio Plazolles is the Program Officer for the Woltemade Center for Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship and spends his summers building businesses and other opportunities for disadvantaged communities in Peru. The effort began in [...]

September 24, 2014 News
Sophomore Courtney Dunne places a raffle ticket in one of the boxes.

Queso for CASA supports children’s legal advocates

OWU’s Kappa Alpha Theta chapter held Queso for CASA on September 22 to support their national philanthropy, Court Appointed Special Advocates. Photos courtesy of Spenser Hickey.   [...]

September 23, 2014 News
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond, left, and Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in 2007. Photo: Wikimedia

Global Grab: Scotland stays, Afghanistan elects new president

The Issue: Scotland The historic vote for separation in Scotland did not turn out how the separatists wanted. Scotland agreed to stay as a part of the United Kingdom in a close referendum vote: 55 percent against secession and 45 [...]

September 23, 2014 News
There’s a new sheriff in town

There’s a new sheriff in town

Richard Morman is the newest investigator for Ohio Wesleyan’s Department of Public Safety, but law enforcement is anything but new for him. For the 2014 fall semester, Public Safety hired Morman to fill an investigator opening left by Art Reitz. Morman [...]

September 23, 2014 News
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