Wednesday 20th September 2017,
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Letter to the Editor: WCSA addresses textbook affordability for students

By Ryan Bishop Going to college is an expensive journey and our student government, the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA), acknowledges the financial difficulty that comes with it, including the cost of textbooks. Since the spring of 2016, Sens. [...]

September 15, 2017 News, Opinion

The violence beyond football

By Kienan O’Doherty, Transcript Reporter  Football is widely regarded as the most popular American sport, but it is also considered to be the most violent. Fans love to wake up every Sunday and flip on the TV to watch their [...]

September 15, 2017 Opinion, Sports

What I consider a successful life

By Spencer Pauley, Copy Editor  Are the expectations we set for ourselves too high? Maybe not all of us will go on to do life-changing work in the future, but that doesn’t mean we won’t be successful. I read an article [...]

September 15, 2017 Opinion

The New York Times’ mistake brings attention to diversity issue

By Gopika Nair, Editor-in-Chief That flimsy, yellow square blanketing your McDonald’s burger patty? It’s supposed to be there, despite how unnatural it may look. But everyone knows that. The “blobs” in your bubble tea, on the other hand? A much [...]

September 1, 2017 Opinion

Getting comfortable with being uncomfortable

By Aleksei Pavloff, Sports Editor At a young age, we are taught that school is something that you have to do to succeed, but it is not the most important part of gaining knowledge. This past summer, I had the [...]

September 1, 2017 Opinion

Onward and upward: The future of journalism

By Areena Arora, Letter to the Editor Automated stories would mean no employment for me as a journalism major, but it is so fascinating a concept, I cannot help but fantasize about it. The future of journalism is one intertwined [...]

May 1, 2017 Opinion

Tackling sexual assault in Guatemala

By Evelynn Wyatt, Letter to the Editor I recently traveled to Guatemala on a Travel Learning Grant from Ohio Wesleyan. I was struck immediately by the way that plants and people spilled out from every opening in the city streets. [...]

May 1, 2017 Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Debunking myths about prison inmates

By Diana Muzina, Letter to the Editor When someone says the word ‘prison,’ we immediately have associations and assumptions about what it is like based on media portrayals and pervasive stereotypes. We see prison as being this place where bad [...]

April 20, 2017 Opinion

Opinion: Political exhaustion

By Liz Hardaway, Arts & Entertainment Editor I’m tired of hearing about politics. Since early 2015, when liberals “felt the Bern” and someone from the Internet figured out Ted Cruz looked like the Zodiac Killer, I subscribed to a few [...]

April 20, 2017 Opinion

Letter from the Wesleyan Council Student Affairs president

By Chris Dobeck, President of WCSA The other day a close friend asked what the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs (WCSA) was doing to make a presence on campus. In all honesty, I floundered. Make a name for ourselves? We’re the [...]

April 6, 2017 Opinion