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Ibrahim Saeed. Photo courtesy of Facebook.

Senior elected to the Board

The election results are in and Ohio Wesleyan University’s Board of Trustees will soon welcome its newest member. After a long campaign, Ibrahim “Ibs” Saeed was added to the list of board members. Every year the graduating class elects one [...]

March 5, 2015 News
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Students victims of credit card fraud

Throughout the past months, the credit card information of some Ohio Wesleyan students has been compromised. While the exact locations of the thefts are unknown, all have been in Ohio. Senior Elise Pitcairn said, “For me, it wasn’t a specific [...]

March 4, 2015 News
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OWU receives $10,000 grant for sustainable move out

With high hopes of a few relaxing months away from school, or perhaps fears of facing the apocryphal ‘real world’, it can be difficult for students to think sustainably when it comes to moving out at the end of spring [...]

March 3, 2015 News
Current members of WCSA. Photo courtesy of WCSA.

Senators address campus concerns

Senators of the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) met in formal wear, March 2 to discuss social networking and residential life issues. Sophomore Lee LeBoeuf, secretary of WCSA, reminded the senators that dressing in formal wear at the first [...]

March 3, 2015 News
The eight students who traveled to Tanzania last semester. Photo courtesy of MaryKate Caja.

OWU students share their Tanzanian research

Eight Ohio Wesleyan students traveled to Tanzania this fall to complete professional research on a variety of topics Throughout their time in Africa, each student conducted research that would be presented to a panel of nurses, doctors and other African [...]

February 28, 2015 News
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OWU professor’s research is launching into space

As Ohio Wesleyan botany and microbiology professor Chris Wolverton develops his research on plant gravity sensing, NASA waits to bring his proposal into space. On Feb. 10, Wolverton’s research, which he spent “six to seven years” evolving and refining, was [...]

February 28, 2015 News
SAGE house on Rowland Avenue. Photo courtesy of owu.edu.

Women’s House now SAGE

Ohio Wesleyan University is saying goodbye to the Women’s House as it has come to be known; instead the Small Living Unit (SLU) will go by its new name: Sexuality and Gender Equality House (SAGE). SAGE house moderator, senior Meredith [...]

February 28, 2015 News
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U.S. policy in Africa comes in different shapes

On the sidelines when Europe colonized Africa in the 19th century, the United States’ role on the continent changed when decolonization began after World War II, said Ghana native Randolph Quaye. Quaye, director of the Black World Studies program at [...]

February 27, 2015 News
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Education and experiences: a new way to measure?

In the world of academic innovation, grades are not all that matter. A new importance is being place on the life lessons students learn at college through an experiences transcript. Elon University in North Carolina first implemented their version, the [...]

February 26, 2015 News
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Nobel Prize winner to be honored at Heritage Day

Ohio Wesleyan alumnus and 1995 Nobel Prize winner Frank Sherwood Rowland will be honored at the next Heritage Day celebration in November. Sherwood, who was born in Delaware, Ohio, won the 1995 Nobel Prize for his work in chemistry alongside [...]

February 26, 2015 News