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Active Minds aims to break stigma, hosts speak out about mental health

By offering a space for students to discuss personal experiences and difficulties with mental health, Active Minds is attempting to shift the negative light away from disorders such as depression and anxiety. Thursday, April 24, Ohio Wesleyan’s Active Minds chapter [...]

April 30, 2015 News
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Sorority bats a thousand — almost

By: Abigale Lyon, Transcript correspondent   Kappa Alpha Theta raised over $900 at their seventh annual spring philanthropy event, KATs and BATs, on Sunday, April 19, in support of the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). CASA is a network of [...]

April 29, 2015 News
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Ta-Nehisi Coates shares his story

Award-winning writer and current senior editor and blogger for The Atlantic inspired students by discussing his ideas about writing. As part of the David Osborne Lecture Series, funded by the English department, Ta-Nehisi Coates visited Ohio Wesleyan on April 21. [...]

April 28, 2015 News
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Last full senate ends with eyes to the future

Quoting Ohio Wesleyan alumnus Branch Rickey, sophomore Lee LeBoeuf began her secretary’s report to the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) by saying, “It is not the honor you take with you but the heritage you leave behind.” Despite these [...]

April 27, 2015 News
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Rock the Block a sophomore success

With an higher turnout of around 100 more students, this year’s Rock the Block ramped up the post-Day on the Jay concept begun last spring by bringing in more food trucks and a band from Columbus. The event was a [...]

April 27, 2015 News
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OWU gets $50,000 grant to study waste reduction in eastern Asia

Making interdisciplinary connections and improving waste reduction methods are the goals of the team of faculty recently awarded a $50,000 grant. The grant is one of five awarded nationwide and comes from the Henry Luce Foundation, a nonprofit with a [...]

April 24, 2015 News
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Investment club provides learning experience

By: DJ Fradkin, Transcript correspondent   Ohio Wesleyan University offers an investment club, allowing students to explore the world of investing and finance by participating in the stock market with no real fear of loss. The Investment Club is a [...]

April 24, 2015 News
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Activist visits campus, receives honorary degree

As thunder began to rumble in the distance, a veteran Navy nurse spoke to a packed crowd at Ohio Wesleyan on the lasting impacts of the chemical Agent Orange and implored everyone to get involved to help those suffering. Susan [...]

April 22, 2015 News
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Wil Haygood to speak at graduation

The American journalist and author Wil Haygood is set to speak at Ohio Wesleyan’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 10. Haygood was chosen by Ohio Wesleyan president, Rock Jones and senior class president, Elizabeth Fisher. Haygood is known for his [...]

April 22, 2015 News
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It’s all fun and games until something gets stolen

Fraternity composites are a timeless tradition that cannot be broken – unless they’re stolen from the houses they belong to. Sigma Chi, Phi Kappa Psi (Phi Psi) and Phi Delta Theta (Phi Delt) all had composites stolen from their houses, [...]

April 21, 2015 News