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Two weeks in five days

Women’s Week Preview By Sara Jane Sheehan Transcript Reporter Women’s Week, an annual series of programs started in the 1980s, has begun again this year and will soon make history. Friday night’s program will be a performance of “Butterfly Confessions” [...]

March 31, 2014 News
A member of the Delaware Fire Department removes water from the second floor of Stuyvesant Hall, where a sprinkler flooded a room late Friday morning.

Sprinkler floods Stuyvesant Hall

A member of the Delaware Fire Department removes water from the second floor of Stuyvesant Hall, where a sprinkler flooded a room late Friday morning. Photo by Noah Manskar Some residents of Stuyvesant Hall’s second floor are drying out their [...]

March 22, 2014 News

Global Grab: A Russian annexation and a missing Malaysian plane

Beginning in this week’s issue, I will be writing a weekly column about world affairs. It will consist of simple breakdowns of complex current events to help Ohio Wesleyan students and other readers get an idea of what’s going on [...]

March 22, 2014 News

DeAngelis, Hunter get All-American track honors

Illustration by Noah Manskar NCAA All-American honors are rare at any division level and in any sport. Two Bishops, senior Cara DeAngelis and junior Matt Hunter achieved these honors at the NCAA D-III indoor track and field championships on March [...]

March 22, 2014 News
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