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Black lives matter demonstration at OWU

Courtney Dunne, Copy Editor Sitting at the lunch table chatting with friends, eating Chartwells and talking about weekend activities makes for a normal day at Ohio Wesleyan. On Wednesday, Feb. 17, that routine was broken as many OWU students walked [...]

March 3, 2016 News
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Faculty take aim for 2020

Matt Cohen, Editor-in-Chief Fourteen empty chairs sat in the front row as President Rock Jones stood behind the birch plywood podium and addressed the room filled with Ohio Wesleyan faculty during their Monday, Feb. 29 meeting, the second official meeting [...]

March 3, 2016 News
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Gender inclusive housing just months away

Nicole Barhorst, Transcript Correspondent It’s official. Gender inclusive housing is coming to Ohio Wesleyan starting this fall, but the new policy does not apply to everyone. Gender inclusive housing is a form of housing that allows students to live together [...]

March 1, 2016 News
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The final moments of Luke Gabbert

Transcript Staff A crescent moon had risen in the sky as the temperature hovered around 20 degrees Fahrenheit when Luke Gabbert and a friend wandered back from Clancey’s Pub on Feb. 5. Only one would successfully make it back to [...]

February 23, 2016 News
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Seniors break OWU Moot Court record

Evan Walsh, Transcript Reporter An Ohio Wesleyan record was broken when two OWU students earned a Top-5 finish in last month’s American Collegiate Moot Court Association’s national championship. In Moot Court, students argue for or against a fake case that requires [...]

February 23, 2016 News
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Peacekeeping and persecution: Professor Twesigye reflects on Uganda

Nicole Barhorst, Transcript Correspondent Religion can bring millions of people together, but it can also be used as a tool to divide a nation. Religion professor Emmanuel Twesigye has experienced this firsthand. Born and raised in Uganda, Twesigye worked to [...]

February 22, 2016 News
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2,020 students by 2020

Areena Arora, Managing Editor Olivia Lease, Online Editor The Ohio Wesleyan Board of Trustees (BOT) passed a resolution to support the goal of enrolling 2,020 students by 2020 when they visited last week. This goal, according to the BOT campus [...]

February 18, 2016 News

Let peace and justice ring

Leia Miza, Transcript Reporter A 200-pound bell, made by senior Owen Kelling, will be settled in front of Elliott Hall over spring break. The creation of the bell was initially a house project for the Peace and Justice House (P&J). Kelling [...]

February 17, 2016 News
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Students take over OWU’s snapchat

Ela Mazumdar, Transcript Reporter Snapchat, with its growing popularity, has swept over Ohio Wesleyan’s campus and is telling OWU’s story all over social media. The account was launched in the summer and gave students who were not on campus a [...]

February 16, 2016 News
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Investigation into student death continues

Transcript Staff The investigation into the death of freshman Luke Gabbert continues to progress as results from the autopsy report become public. “We have the autopsy report, and no obvious cause of death has been found. No visible traumatic injuries [...]

February 8, 2016 News