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Students design local artist’s new exhibition

A new art exhibit in Beeghly Library titled “Waterscapes: Transforming the Landscape” showcases several photographs of nature captured by Columbus-based photographer Rick Buchanan.             According to Buchanan’s artist statement, he is drawn to photographing water because it is always moving [...]

October 23, 2014 News

Global Grab: Hong Kong protests continue, Europe audits banks

The Issue: Hong Kong Protests The protests for democracy in Hong Kong are still alive and well. They started about three weeks ago with a student rally, and grew to mass protests for “great democracy” in Hong Kong, according to [...]

October 22, 2014 News

Student hit by drunk driver recovering

A Columbus man is out of jail on bond after he allegedly hit an Ohio Wesleyan student with his car while driving drunk early Sunday morning. Jason Batres, 24, struck OWU sophomore Cajsa Ohlsson, 20, while she was riding her bicycle west on [...]

October 15, 2014 News

Students march in solidarity at SlutWalk

Over sixty students chanted and marched around the residential side of campus on Thursday for the annual SlutWalk, hosted by Sisters United. Junior and Sisters United vice president Kaila Johnson said the SlutWalk originated in Toronto after a police officer said publicly [...]

October 10, 2014 News

Elliot Hall: refurbished and ready to go

Renovations and repairs gave Elliott Hall new life as the building reopened this fall after a water main break last winter caused significant damage. Flooding and other water damage ruined most of the woodwork of the building, and some professors [...]

October 10, 2014 News

Water main break had easy fix

A water main break on Williams Drive caused four fraternity houses to be without water for several hours on Sept. 29 while crews fixed the overflow. The pipe burst in front of Phi Delta Theta on the morning of Sept. 28. [...]

October 7, 2014 News

Global Grab: Ebola arrives stateside, ISIL kills fourth hostage

The Issue: Ebola The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in the United States. A man from Liberia tested positive for the disease in Dallas, and the BBC reports that 50 people the man, Thomas Duncan, had been in [...]

October 7, 2014 News

Messy banks indicate rivers’ health

Contrary to popular belief, the “messier” a river is, the better its health, fluvial geomorphologist Ellen Wohl, Ph.D. said in her Sagan National Colloquium lecture Tuesday. “People often think that a messy river, one with downed trees, beaver dams, and all [...]

October 6, 2014 News

Admissions casts wider net for students

Ohio Wesleyan University is allowing prospective students who have above a 3.0 grade point average apply without submitting ACT or SAT scores. Director of admission, Alisha Couch, said this is the second year OWU has had this policy in place, [...]

October 6, 2014 News

Trustees set fundraising goal, defer to administrators for project plans

As Ohio Wesleyan administrators discuss several large projects to rebound from this year’s enrollment decline, the university’s Board of Trustees largely deferred to them on how to move forward at its full body meeting Friday. The trustees took one vote after two [...]

October 4, 2014 News