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Six students abroad in Paris during Nov. attacks

By: Brian Goldaber, Transcript Correspondent For a group of half a dozen Ohio Wesleyan students, the attacks in Paris on Nov. 13 were all too real. Six students spending a semester abroad in Salamanca were spending the week in Paris when the attacks [...]

December 8, 2015 News
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Students allowed into December faculty meeting

After much deliberation, faculty voted to allow student representatives from the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) and The Transcript into their December meeting. When the student guests arrived in Merrick Hall this Dec. 7, they were greeted by signs [...]

December 7, 2015 News
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WCSA discusses budget requests, approves most

“This is it! Retirement is coming,” said President Jerry Lherisson, a senior. The final full senate meeting of the semester for the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) was Dec. 7, and most discussion focused on the requested budget of [...]

December 7, 2015 News
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Backpacking, self-discovery in Wyoming

By: Nik Schiff, Transcript Correspondent This summer, a group of Ohio Wesleyan students will find their spiritual testing ground in the Wyoming wilderness. Members of the Leadership and Discipleship in the Wilderness (LDW) trip will spend six weeks in the Wind River [...]

December 4, 2015 News
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Commission seeks to solve difficult problems

In recent weeks, many colleges and universities across the country have struggled with their administrations over racial and cultural inequalities. Many students have protested that their administrators do not listen to their concerns. Ohio Wesleyan’s President’s Commission on Racial and Cultural Diversity (PCORCD) [...]

December 3, 2015 News
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UC 160 to be offered in the spring, now mandatory

By: Hannah Wargo, Transcript Correspondent For the first time ever, Ohio Wesleyan will be offering sections of UC 160 courses in the spring semester; and for the class of 2020, it will be mandatory. For about five years, these quarter-­credit courses have [...]

December 3, 2015 News
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Parking remains an issue

By: Alanna Henderson, Transcript Correspondent It’s survival of the fittest for Ohio Wesleyan students when it comes to finding a parking spot on campus. OWU students are frustrated that they have to pay for a parking permit and put additional money in parking [...]

December 3, 2015 News
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WCSA constitution may be revised

As the semester winds down, senators continue to work on projects outlined at their last full senate meeting that were designed to effectively spend leftover funds. At the Nov. 30 full senate meeting of the Wesleyan Council of Student Affairs (WCSA), [...]

November 30, 2015 News
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Eleventh annual Economic Outlook Conference held

By: Evan Walsh, Transcript Correspondent Folks pay a lot for financial advice. Ohio Wesleyan students who attended the eleventh annual Economic Outlook Conference on Nov. 17 didn’t have to. This Tuesday, a panel of prominent economists led a lecture and answered curious students’ [...]

November 30, 2015 News
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Nobel Prize winner, OWU alum Sherwood Rowland honored

By: Ross Hickenbottom, Transcript Reporter Ohio Wesleyan alumni all over the world have received awards in recognition of their accomplishments. Whether for sports, science research, education, politics, social activism, literature or entertainment, these awards are prestigious. But one award trumps all the rest: [...]

November 19, 2015 News