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Junior Kaila Johnson leads the annual SlutWalk march around Williams Drive last Thursday. Photo by Alex Gross

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Online classes on OWU’s horizon

Online courses could be the future of Ohio Wesleyan’s curriculum. This month, a faculty focus group assembled to assess the idea, focusing on the fact that offering this additional course structure could provide revenue for the university. The ability to [...]

October 2, 2014 News
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Postel: Current water use unsustainable

Director and Founder of the Global Water Policy Project Sandra Postel urged communities and individuals to reconsider their relationship with water systems in their area. The Freshwater Fellow of the National Geographic Society discussed several solutions to the ways human [...]

October 2, 2014 News
Students skip rocks into the Olentangy River on a river exploration trip for students in the American Landscape Course Connection. Photo by Alex Gross

Walking on the Olentangy’s wild side

  Next to a bustling highway, Ohio Wesleyan students and faculty explored the tranquil biodiversity of the Olentangy River. While exploring, students took samples of foliage, poured weak acid on rocks, ventured into the water and even tasted wild carrots. [...]

October 2, 2014 News