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(Left to right) The four students who attended the national competition are Lidia Mowad, Jordan Bernstein, Rhiannon Herbert and Katherine Berger. Photo courtesy of Michael Esler.

Moot Court robbed in Miami

The Ohio Wesleyan Moot Court teams did not expect great success at nationals, and they certainly did not expect to get robbed on their last day of travel. OWU sent two teams to the national Moot Court competition in Miami, [...]

January 28, 2015 News
Wall in Smith dining hall where a television used to hang.

Public Safety hunts for break-in bandit

                    On Oct. 24, 2014, the Thomson Corner Store was broken into and $100 was stolen from the cash register. The intruder gained entrance to the store by smashing one of [...]

January 27, 2015 News
Photo courtesy of owu.edu.

International enrollment, class times taken into account with faculty

A new initiative to focus on international student enrollment was introduced at Monday’s faculty meeting. President Rock Jones and Susan Dileno, vice president for enrollment, informed faculty about a partnership with EC English Language Centres, which would house international students [...]

January 27, 2015 News
Nicholas Eber, 24

Eber sentenced to six years

By: Editor-in-Chief Emily Feldmesser and Managing Editor Adelle Brodbeck Held in the arms of his 19-year-old brother, Nicholas Eber entered the Delaware County Court House Monday morning to be sentenced for the stabbing of Anthony Peddle (‘14). On Dec. 12, [...]

January 26, 2015 News
Daniel Haybron speaks to a crowd of students, faculty and staff in the Benes Room.

Visiting lecturer says happiness should be first priority

Even though incomes in the United States have nearly tripled since World War II, Americans are not much happier, according to a college professor who studies happiness. “We as policymakers need to look at how policies affect citizens’ quality of [...]

January 23, 2015 News
Evan and Barbara Corns

Major alumni gifts contribute to campaign

  Many donations have been pouring into Ohio Wesleyan the past semester. Recently, an anonymous couple challenged alumni to match their donation of $250,000. Thursday’s gift, according to an email sent out from President Rock Jones, was from Ginny and [...]

January 23, 2015 News
Juniors Emma Drongowski and Jerry Lherisson, WCSA Vice President and President. Photo courtesy of Emma Drongowski.

New goals for familiar faces

Every new Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) administration has grand plans for their tenure, and this administration is no exception. President Jerry Lherrison and Vice President Emma Drongowski, both juniors, have ambitious plans and are willing to tackle them [...]

January 23, 2015 News
Snow and ice on sidewalks poses challenges for students walking to class.

Clear paths needed for students

The poor conditions of the sidewalks and pathways are evident across the Ohio Wesleyan campus, but Housekeeping and Buildings and Grounds work to clear these paths. Ice and snow continue to cover some of the walking paths that students take [...]

January 22, 2015 News
Senior Alex Lothstein while in Israel.

While you were gone

  Though Ohio Wesleyan closes campus during winter break, it doesn’t shut down entirely. Some students stayed for the vacation or returned early, while Public Safety continued to patrol campus. Contrary to popular belief, Resident Advisors are not required to [...]

January 21, 2015 News
Through snow and cold, workers make progress on Merrick Hall.

Cold can’t stop construction

Ohio Wesleyan University president Rock Jones says both Merrick Hall and Simpson Querrey are on track to be completed by next fall. Jones also added that the patio outside Merrick Hall will be finished in time for this May’s Commencement [...]

January 21, 2015 News