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The decline and future of house parents

House parents, live-in moderators for fraternities and sororities are not common at Ohio Wesleyan. But a remaining few still hold the title. A house parent is similar to a Residential Advisor (RA). They deal with managing property, handling conflicts and sometimes [...]

March 19, 2015 News
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Senators look to pad deficit

The Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) considered the benefits of increasing the student activity fee at their March 16 full senate meeting. The fee is a component of the Ohio Wesleyan tuition statement. It has not been increased since [...]

March 18, 2015 News
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Jay Martin receives grant to combat hazing

Many great things come from athletics, but hazing is not one of them. Ohio Wesleyan men’s soccer coach and health and human kinetics professor Jay Martin is looking to address this problem. “Hazing has always been an interest to me,” [...]

March 18, 2015 News
New fraternity members sign their bids on February 2. Photo courtesy of Alex Gross.

Gender, Greek affiliations shape SLUs

How Gender and Greek life shape SLU membership At the start of each spring semester, OWU’s Small Living Units seek new members ‒ but they’re running into increased competition with fraternities, most often for male candidates. “I think that the [...]

March 18, 2015 News, Uncategorized
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International students pressured to find jobs post-grad

With graduation looming, seniors are beginning to feel the pressure of uncertain post-grad plans. International students—if they wish to stay in the country—must find a job within three to five months of graduation, adding extra stress to this already tumultuous [...]

March 18, 2015 News
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Part-time faculty losing jobs due to low enrollment

Part-time faculty positions are being cut across many disciplines, but some departments are facing greater challenges than others. Provost Chuck Stinemetz said departments request part-time faculty each year, and 88 percent of requests for next year were granted. Reductions were [...]

March 17, 2015 News
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Recent Black World Studies cuts jeopardize department

Director of the Black World Studies program (BWS), Randolph Quaye was recently notified that his request for nine units of classes was denied. For this coming 2015-2016 academic school year, the BWS department will only have three units of classes [...]

March 16, 2015 News
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Director from education institute educates educators

Terrell Strayhorn has several suggestions for school faculty to improve relationships with their students. Strayhorn, the director at the Center for Higher Education Enterprise at the Ohio State University, spoke to about 30 Ohio Wesleyan University faculty members on March [...]

March 9, 2015 News
Senior Brenda Gable talks to a crowd of Delaware residents. Photo courtesy of Matt Cohen.

Syrian refugees pose crisis for neighbors

An uprising three years ago against the government of Bashar al-Assad in Syria dramatically increased the number of Syrian refugees and exposed an Ohio Wesleyan University student to a growing crisis. OWU senior Brenda Gable talked about her study-abroad program [...]

March 7, 2015 News
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Changes made to admissions process

For the class of 2018, Ohio Wesleyan saw a freshmen class of 484 students, nearly 100 lower than the university’s target. The class of 2016 and 2017 had a freshmen enrollment of 570 and 572 students respectively. Many factors contributed [...]

March 6, 2015 News