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Students to celebrate 1920s with annual ball

Students to celebrate 1920s with annual ball

Students, faculty and staff are invited to the fourth annual President’s Ball on Dec. 6th, which will feature a brand new theme but the same holiday spirit as holiday’s past. The event is hosted by President’s Club and will run [...]

December 4, 2014 News
The Phi Kappa Psi house on Williams Drive. Photo: OZinOH on Flickr

Fraternity undertakes DIY demolition project

The sounds of walls being smashed echoed from the Phi Kappa Psi house last week. The brothers of Phi Psi demolished part of their basement last Wednesday, and continued the Do-it-themselves-renovation project through Sunday. They took down old paneling in [...]

December 4, 2014 News
Juniors Katie Berger and Rhiannon Herbert, front, with fellow Moot Court team members senior Katalyn Kuivila, back left, sophomore Caroline Hamilton and coach Michael Esler. Photo: Rhiannon Herbert on Facebook

OWU takes Miami: two Moot Court pairs headed to nationals

Ohio Wesleyan Moot Court teams have a history of excelling in competition, and this fall the story was no different. Two rounds of qualifiers were held in November, and OWU was the only school to have all teams qualify to [...]

December 4, 2014 News
Blankets needed as cold closes in

Blankets needed as cold closes in

“The closer we get to Christmas, we are seeing more and more need,” said Lori Falk, executive director of the Common Ground Free Store, located on Central Avenue. The store provides a variety of items and warm meals free of [...]

December 3, 2014 News
Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Admissions issues take center stage at faculty meeting

At the November faculty meeting, admissions officials discussed the lack of international students admitted to Ohio Wesleyan this past year, and how they feel the cost to attend is what is driving them away. “Other liberal arts colleges in central Ohio are becoming [...]

December 3, 2014 News
Protestors gather on the Admiralty Bridge in Hong Kong. Photo: Wikimedia

Global Grab: Hong Kong escalates, UN talks climate change

The Issue: Hong Kong Protests At first, people thought the protests in Hong Kong would be short lived and relatively peaceful. However, the most recent developments have proven otherwise. On Monday, protestors tried and failed to surround government offices, and police [...]

December 2, 2014 News
A group of Smith RAs poses with PS Officer Jay McCann.

Smith RAs show appreciation for Public Safety

In the spirit of giving thanks, Resident Assistants of Smith Hall publicly displayed their appreciation for Ohio Wesleyan’s Public Safety department. The RAs tabled Nov. 10-12 to gather signatures on a banner and signed cards from students in Smith Hall. [...]

November 20, 2014 News
Dietitian Becky Nardin-Hardy. Photo: OhioHealth

University dietitian continues to offer services to students despite low turnout

By Hayley Walls Transcript Correspondent Despite low student interest in the past, Ohio Wesleyan’s Student Health Services has a dietitian for the third consecutive year to help students learn ways to eat healthier on campus. The university has offered the [...]

November 20, 2014 News
Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, the temporary home of Ohio Wesleyan's weight room. Photo: news.owu.edu

Diwali celebration lights up Benes

Laughter and music echoed throughout the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center Benes Rooms on Nov. 8 as Diwali, the festival of lights, was hosted by SANGAM. SANGAM, an Ohio Wesleyan organization that represents and supports South Asian events and culture, organized and executed the [...]

November 20, 2014 News
Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, the temporary home of Ohio Wesleyan's weight room. Photo: news.owu.edu

OWU’s composting program does a disappearing act

Students had the opportunity last year to compost their food and paper waste in The Marketplace. However, this year that program has gone away due to location and inefficiency. Student interns, juniors Ellen Hughes and Reilly Reynolds, and other volunteers [...]

November 19, 2014 News