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Professor of English David Caplan’s book explores the relationship between hip-hop music and poetry. Caplan uses Jay Z and Kanye West as examples in his newest book.
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Shakespeare and Kanye: Comparing hip-hop to poetry

Professor of English David Caplan’s book explores the relationship between hip-hop music and poetry. Caplan uses Jay Z and Kanye West as examples in his newest book.   Jay Z and William Wordsworth. Kanye West and William Shakespeare. Eminem and [...]

March 21, 2014 News
Ji Young Choi, OWU politics and government professor, explains the rise of China’s power and economic status during the March 7 installment of the Great Decisions lecture series.

Professor discusses gaps in China’s superstrength

Ji Young Choi, OWU politics and government professor, explains the rise of China’s power and economic status during the March 7 installment of the Great Decisions lecture series. According to Ji Young Choi, China might develop the largest economy in [...]

March 21, 2014 News
OhioHealth physical therapist Jeremy Woods works in the Welch facility.
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Welch facility brings physical therapy to students

OhioHealth physical therapist Jeremy Woods works in the Welch facility. Photo by Jane Suttmeier Injured student athletes now have less ground to cover to receive treatment with the opening of a physical therapy facility in Welch Hall. Ohio Wesleyan has partnered [...]

March 21, 2014 News
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Behind the Bishop: Students wanted for mascot

Photo by Jane Suttmeier; illustration by Hannah Urano “Battling” isn’t usually the first word that comes to mind when you hear the word “Bishop,”unless you go to Ohio Wesleyan. In 1925, the term “Battling Bishop” was the winning nickname selected [...]

March 21, 2014 News
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New award to honor former professor

Photo: Connect2OWU This year the President Commission on Racial and Cultural Diversity has added the Guy Sarvis Award to the Golden Bishops celebration of achievements. “The President’s Commission on Racial and Cultural Diversity (PCORCD) is a group of faculty, staff, [...]

March 21, 2014 News
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Graduation rates low compared to Ohio Five schools

Photo from Wikimedia Commons At Ohio Wesleyan University, the six-year graduation rate is 61 percent, staggeringly low compared to the national graduation rate of 64 percent. OWU’s graduation rate is behind almost all small liberal arts schools in Ohio, with [...]

March 21, 2014 News
Construction workers continued stage three of the renovations on the JayWalk on Tuesday, March 18. Construction across campus has been stalled due to the extreme winter temperatures.
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Winter weather freezes renovations

Construction workers continued stage three of the renovations on the JAYwalk on Tuesday, March 18. Construction across campus has been stalled due to the extreme winter temperatures. Photo by Jane Suttmeier Maintenance work and repairs to buildings have stopped cold while [...]

March 21, 2014 News
Women’s Resource Center challenges objectification

Women’s Resource Center challenges objectification

By Catie Beach Transcript Correspondent Cupcakes and criticism brought Ohio Wesleyan student together to watch the Women’s Resource Center’s (WRC) screening of the documentary “Killing Us Softly 4,” which analyzes female objectification in advertising. Senior Skylar Drake, junior Lauren Rump [...]

March 6, 2014 News
CPB to introduce Josh Radnor to OWU

CPB to introduce Josh Radnor to OWU

  “All my friends back home are so jealous right now,” said freshman Shashank Sharma, about actor Josh Radnor’s March 19 visit to Ohio Wesleyan. “I’m a die hard fan of How I Met Your Mother, so (Radnor) coming to [...]

March 6, 2014 News
Phi Psi pets pups for philanthropy

Phi Psi pets pups for philanthropy

Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity unleashed cuteness last Sunday for its first “Dog Days” philanthropy event. Dogs and cats were brought to Ohio Wesleyan University’s campus from two different animal rescue organizations in Delaware, Canine Collective and Colony Cats. Both of [...]

March 6, 2014 News