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OWU not accessible to all students

Senior Ryan Haddad has very limited mobility. In the winter time, when snow banks are piled in the middle of Sandusky Street, he cannot cross to get to class without relying on others. Living with a mild form of cerebral [...]

February 18, 2015 News
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Student flees, arrested for distribution

An Ohio Wesleyan student was arrested on Jan. 30 for possession of marijuana after running from Delaware Police Department (DPD) officers. Senior Asa Diskin, who lives in the Bigelow-Reed House on Williams Drive, was charged with distributing and selling marijuana [...]

February 17, 2015 News
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WCSA debriefs after dinner with board

The full senate of the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) convened this Monday, Feb. 16, for the first time since the Board of Trustees dinner on Feb. 12. The dinner, open to members of the board and select WCSA [...]

February 16, 2015 News
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Lecture series hosts speaker on digital privacy

The latest Great Decisions Community Discussion Series drew a crowd of 60 Delaware residents to the basement of the William Street United Methodist Church Friday, Feb. 13. There, Nationwide Insurance vice president, assistant general counsel and chief privacy officer Kirk [...]

February 16, 2015 News
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Admissions files accessible to all

  Students at Stanford University opened the floodgates when they cited the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) to open access to college admission files. But at Ohio Wesleyan, interest has seen barely a trickle. Director of Admissions Alisha [...]

February 13, 2015 News
Senior Caitlen Sellers. Photo courtesy of Facebook.

Senior goes the distance for change

In May 2015, senior Caitlen Sellers will join a team of runners on a 300 kilometer journey across the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The seven-day trek is meant to raise support for gender equality and coffee-farming communities. Run Across [...]

February 11, 2015 News, Uncategorized
Greg Moore. Photo courtesy of Connect2OWU.

Hall of Excellence inducts OWU grad

One Ohio Wesleyan alumnus added another accolade to his already accomplished career. Greg Moore, Editor of the Denver Post and graduate of OWU, joined three other individuals who were elected into the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges’ (OFIC) Hall of [...]

February 11, 2015 News
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Near-campus arrests go unreported

The Delaware Police Department arrested three men in close proximity to Ohio Wesleyan’s campus. According to the Sunday, Jan. 24 police report, Mary Jo Kerns, who lives at 100 Oak Hill Ave., called police to report suspicious behavior and a [...]

February 10, 2015 News
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Second Senate talks holiday breaks

A guest speaker addressed the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) second full senate meeting Monday, Feb. 9. Her topic of discussion: proposed changes to the academic calendar. Paula White, professor of education and chair of the academic policy committee [...]

February 9, 2015 News
Christine M. Thomas, Ph.D. Photo courtesy of the University of California, Santa Barbara website.

Visiting scholar brings artifacts, new perspective

About once a semester, an established Phi Beta Kappa scholar engages with Ohio Wesleyan students and faculty on wide ranging topics and issues. On Monday, Feb. 2, Christine M. Thomas gave a lecture titled “Ordinary Bodies and Divine Intervention: Illness [...]

February 7, 2015 News