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Members of Delta Zeta. Photo courtesy of Facebook.

Greeks dodge for a cause

By: Ashley Day, Transcript correspondent   The five D’s of dodgeball — dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge — were displayed Friday at Branch Rickey Arena when Delta Zeta held a charity dodgeball tournament to raise money for the Starkey [...]

April 7, 2015 News
WCSA crest. Photo courtesy of the owu website.

WCSA raises student activity fee, remains transparent

While the senate recessed, representatives spoke anxiously amongst themselves. A pause in proceedings is unusual for the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA). However, at the April 6 meeting, controversy demanded a change in procedure. The docket before the senators [...]

April 7, 2015 News
House of Modern Foreign Language (MFL) and the Sexuality and Gender Equality House (SAGE) could be torn down this summer. Photos courtesy of owu.edu.

SAGE and MFL houses might be razed this summer

By: Ben Miller and Nicole Barhorst   Residents of the Modern Foreign Language House (MFL) and the Sexuality and Gender Equality House (SAGE) are preparing for the possibility that their houses will be razed over the summer. This is the [...]

April 6, 2015 News
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Princeton professor weighs in on Russia-Ukraine conflict

Ohio Wesleyan continued its streak of bringing in top scholars for various lectures on Thursday April 2. The John Kennard Eddy Memorial Lecture, which was highlighted by a presentation from Princeton University professor Mark Beissinger, dealt with the current struggle [...]

April 6, 2015 News
Senior Mainza Moono. Photo courtesy of Facebook.

Dating app under development

By: Sara Hollabaugh, Transcript correspondent   Popular iPhone applications come and go, but a senior at Ohio Wesleyan believes he can create a new dating application that will exceed users’ expectations. Senior Mainza Moono said he knows his app is [...]

April 3, 2015 News
Kristina Bogdanov, associate professor of fine arts. Photo courtesy of owu.edu

Professor on cutting edge of water filtration

By: Cassie Ingram, Transcript correspondent   A professor at Ohio Wesleyan University makes dirty clay water almost clean enough to drink using clay filtration pots. In 2009 the Fine Arts department hosted Peter Chartrand, the director of Potters for Peace [...]

April 2, 2015 News
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Run-off elections to be held for senior class council

Those thought to be elected into the senior class council will have to continue pulling for votes from the junior class. On Wednesday and Thursday, March 25 and 26, the senior class council elections were held. The positions on the [...]

April 1, 2015 News
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Unexpected debate breaks out between senators

After the initial presentation, arms began to rise. An unexpected debate prevented the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) full senate from adjuring at their usual time on March 30. The point of contention: funding for the Campus Programming Board [...]

March 31, 2015 News
Dr. Fiorina of Stanford University. Photo courtesy of aspenideas.org.

Stanford professor talks polarization, average voters and overreaching

Over 100 people in a hot, crowded room applauded as The Benjamin F. Marsh Lecture Series on Public Affairs began Wednesday, March 25. The applause – which engulfed the Benes room of the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center – was directed towards [...]

March 30, 2015 News
India and Nepal. Photo courtesy of biggsity.com.

Competing interests overshadow India’s global potential

For India to take a lead role on the world stage it must overcome an assortment of competing sectarian influences that keep it from becoming a unified nation. It’s a tall order, said Ohio Wesleyan University professor Blake Michael in [...]

March 27, 2015 News