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VIVA lasers in to mentor youths

According to the 2012 US Census, Delaware County has a Hispanic and Latino population of 4,167, and OWU’s VIVA organization is working to engage them. Latino and Latin American Space for Enrichment and Research (LASER) was started in 2009 by [...]

April 24, 2014 News
Sophomore Brittany Spicer attempts to limbo wearing drunk goggles while juniors Jessica Scherry (left) and Lauren Rump hold the stick. Photo by jane Suttmeier

Theta teams up to raise alcohol awareness

By Megan Dill and Marta Del Cid Transcript Reporter and Transcript Correspondent 1,825 college students between the ages of 18 and 24 die each year from alcohol-related unintentional injuries, a statistic recorded by The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. “More [...]

April 24, 2014 News

Global Grab: A Sunken Ferry and intensified Ukrainian conflict

The Issue: South Korean Ferry What was supposed to be a fun trip for high school students in South Korea turned tragic when the ferry they were on sank. There were 476 people on board, including 339 children and teachers from [...]

April 24, 2014 News
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‘Trans-ition’ workshop continues work

By Olivia Lease and Kallie Winston Transcript Correspondents On April 14, the faculty dining room in Hamilton-Williams Campus Center was filled with people, including a large number of freshmen, eager to discuss and learn more about transgender issues. Seniors Skylar Drake and [...]

April 24, 2014 News
Jaques Fraqua, a street artist and social justice advocate, poses next to one of his pieces in New York City. Photo from lichiban.com

Street artist leaves more than marks

By Catie Beach Transcript Correspondent Graffiti artist and indigenous rights activist Jaque Fragua came to Ohio Wesleyan last Tuesday evening to share how he paints the streets in an attempt to spark political change. “Jaque Fragua: Public Art and the [...]

April 18, 2014 News
The results of the Young Alumni Challenge. Image: youngalumni.owu.edu

Alumni office takes strides to motivate recent OWU grads

Recent graduates have the lowest donation rates amongst all alumni, and  the Alumni Office is trying to change it. On average, 20 percent of graduating classes participate in giving back, however that is much lower amongst young alumni. This year [...]

April 18, 2014 News
Colleen Lilly packs her car with food she collected for three households who could not provide their own transportation to the church. Photo by Hannah Urano

Mobile Food Market provides fresh produce to Delaware disadvantaged

“Numbers 93 to 100,” called Sister Sandy, over a din of muffled voices. “Numbers 93 to 100, you are up.” The numbers refer to the order of individuals waiting to collect food during Mobile Food Market, held at Highpoint Church [...]

April 18, 2014 News
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Career Services caters to students

Career Services began a new initiative this semester in an attempt to reach out to more students. The “Career Pit Stops” are a mobile operation that travels to academic buildings to make Career Counselors more accessible for students. Nancy Westfield, [...]

April 18, 2014 News
2014’s Golden Bishop Award recipients stand in the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center atrium. Photo from Student Involvement Office

Honoring golden students and staff for service and leadership

Community Services Awards Carly Zalenski ‘15 Shelby Alston ‘14 Sijia (Scarlet) He ‘14 Men’s Basketball Team Rachel Vinciguerra ‘14 Kelsey Ullom ‘14 WCSA Awards Liam Dennigan ‘15 Jerry Lherisson ‘15 Darryl Phelps Student Involvement Awards Campus Programming Board Lisa Garvin [...]

April 18, 2014 News
Senior Tim O’Keeffe poses with a llama at the camp where he will work full time before beginning a job in New York City at NBC. Photo from Tim O'Keeffe

Gearing up for graduation: Seniors reflect on their job search experiences

By Megan Dill and Jenna Periandri Transcript Reporter and Transcript Correspondent In just under a month, Ohio Wesleyan University’s class of 2014 will be entering into a new chapter of their undergraduate careers with an array of emotions, but not [...]

April 18, 2014 News