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Wahoo Sam Crawford plays in the gazebo at Bicentennial Park, next to Rowland Avenue. Left to right: senior Erika Nininger on piano, junior Connor Stout on guitar, senior Michael Cormier on drums and senior Sam Sonnega on guitar. Photo by Spenser Hickey

Rocking on Rowland

Day on the JAY may have been pushed inside because of the rain, but the sun came out for the inaugural Rock the Block event later that evening. Although the event was the Student Involvement Office’s idea, they worked in [...]

May 5, 2014 News
Fiesta Mexico, soon to be the William Street Cafe, closed its doors in fall of 2013 due to problems with taxes as well as trouble with their liquor license and attracting customers. Photo by Sadie Slager

Local venues can’t hold their liquor

Lacking liquor licenses the root of restaurant closings Financial troubles and filled liquor license quotas are the root of the problem in the recent closings of several Delaware restaurants. Matt Mullins, public information officer for the Ohio Department of Commerce’s [...]

May 5, 2014 News
One of the major changes to be made to residential campus will be moving the SLUs on Rowland Avenue  into a centralized community on Oak Hill. Image courtesy Craig Ullom

Worth the wait? Residential campus to receive $80 million makeover

As part of phase one of the Student Housing Master Plan, Small Living Units on Rowland Avenue and Oak Hill Avenue will be replaced with apartment buildings and “connection communities.” Collaborative Architects Sandy Carr and Mike Dinardo, who designed the [...]

May 5, 2014 News
Senior Anthony Peddle was stabbed at the Chi Phi fraternity house early Saturday morning.

Police investigate assault at Chi Phi

  By Spenser Hickey Managing Editor Ohio Wesleyan senior Anthony Peddle, class president, is recovering after being stabbed Saturday in his fraternity house by an unknown assailant. A Delaware Police Department report made available to Transcript staff Sunday at 10:54 a.m. describes [...]

May 4, 2014 News
Violent crime and rape reports in Delaware from 2000 to 2012. Statistics from Delaware Police and FBI; Graphic by Spenser Hickey

The Invisible Safety Net

How the Delaware community supports its rape survivors By Spenser Hickey Managing Editor 506 Delaware Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation statistics show that over half the violent crimes reported in Delaware from 2000 to 2012 were rape. According [...]

May 2, 2014 News
Mahmoud Abbas. Photo: huffpost.com

Global Grab: Abbas Un-Denies Holocaust, Progress in Syria and Two New Saints

The Issue: Mahmoud Abbas The Palestinian president has changed his tune on the Holocaust. Abbas called the Holocaust “the most heinous crime to have occurred against humanity in the modern era,” according to the New York Times. The timing of [...]

April 28, 2014 News
Senior Karli Amstadt models Google Glass while on a mission trip to South Dakota over spring break. Photo by Noah Manskar

Google Glass comes to campus

By Brian Williams and Brianna Velliquette Transcript Reporter and Transcript Correspondent Project Glass, Google’s newest venture in wearable technology, has come to Ohio Wesleyan. Information Services has purchased a pair of Google Glass, and is looking forward to discovering how [...]

April 24, 2014 News
Image: cohemo.org

Young Americans and the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is changing the lives of millions of uninsured Americans by offering low-cost health care. Young adults in particular will benefit from the changes made by the ACA. Young adults can now stay on their parents’ [...]

April 24, 2014 News
At the faculty staff meeting on Monday, April 21, 66 faculty members voted in favor of a Humanities-Classics department split and 12 voted against it. Graphic by Sarah Thomas

Department of Humanities-Classics to split

The divorce is finalized: the Department of Humanities-Classics has split into two separate disciplines, after a faculty vote during the faculty meeting on April 21. The reason for the split was that “there was little intellectual content holding Humanities and [...]

April 24, 2014 News
Professor Randolph Quaye, the director of the Black World Studies department. He was recently recognized for his work in research on the Affordable Care Act. Photo from Connect2OWU

Professor honored for work about health law

Randolph Quaye, the director of Black World Studies department at Ohio Wesleyan, was recently recognized for his research with the Affordable Care Act and his work as a reviewer for academic journals. “We see a gap when we look at [...]

April 24, 2014 News