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Car service driven by women, for women

Hope Walls, Transcript Correspondent  No men allowed: that’s the idea behind SafeHer, a new ridesharing service with only female drivers for women and children passengers. Though highly popular, other ridesharing services such as Uber have been dangerous for women. Uber [...]

April 27, 2016 News
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FireDogz hit the Jay

Ela Mazumdar, Transcript Reporter Ohio Wesleyan’s Public Safety (PS) is working on promoting the JAYwalk to entice students to walk on campus instead of choosing Spring Street. Former PS officer Jay McCann’s FireDogz food truck, as well as Dan’s Deli, [...]

April 25, 2016 News
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Seniors and alumni reflect on OWU

Areena Arora, Managing Editor With only two weeks left to graduation, besides academic work and designing graduation caps, seniors have much to accomplish. While some wish to drive on the JayWalk, others want to maintain strong relationships with friends and graduate. [...]

April 21, 2016 News
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OWU faculty wins Brick Wall award

Areena Arora, Managing Editor The Central Ohio chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) awarded the Brick Wall Award to the Ohio Wesleyan faculty on April 20 at a Columbus barn. The award was presented at the 67th Annual Founder’s [...]

April 20, 2016 News
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Faculty: 1, The Transcript: 0

Matt Cohen, Editor-in-Chief   Areena Arora, Managing Editor After more than 35 years, faculty meetings will no longer be open to reporters. On April 18, Ohio Wesleyan faculty members voted to disallow The Transcript, the school’s independent student newspaper, from attending future [...]

April 18, 2016 News
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Authors tells his journey

Liz Hardaway, Transcript Reporter It’s the 90s, the era of Walkmans and hammer pants. A 19-year-old honor student from East Detroit was just sentenced to 17-40 years in prison for murdering a man in an argument over a drug deal. Shaka [...]

April 14, 2016 News
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OWU closes Phi Kappa Psi fraternity

Transcript Staff As of April 13, Phi Kappa Psi (Phi Psi) fraternity no longer has a chapter on Ohio Wesleyan’s campus, according to Kurt Holmes, interim vice president for student affairs and dean of students. “Following a thorough investigation and [...]

April 13, 2016 News
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Apiary coming to OWU, bees welcome

Anna L. Davies, Transcript Correspondent In a partnership with Stratford Ecological Center, Ohio Wesleyan University’s Monnett Garden will get a honey producing and observation apiary on April 22 for students of all majors to use. The apiary is financed by an [...]

April 11, 2016 News
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Spinal injury, hypothermia caused student’s death

Transcript Staff An injury in the upper cervical spine from falling in the Delaware Run Creek and hypothermia caused freshman Luke Gabbert’s death on Feb. 6, according to the autopsy report by Delaware County Coroner’s office, released on April 8.  Gabbert was [...]

April 8, 2016 News
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Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion is announced

Areena Arora, Managing Editor Juan Armando Rojas, associate professor of Modern Foreign Languages has been appointed as the university’s first Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion. Provost Chuck Stinemetz in an email to all employees said, “Dr. Rojas has considerable leadership [...]

April 5, 2016 News