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Jour Board calls for transparency

By: OWU Journalism Board As members of the Ohio Wesleyan Journalism Student Board, we strive to uphold the Journalism Code of Ethics–one of the staples of this code being to report the truth and to minimize harm while doing so. [...]

November 20, 2015 Opinion

You’re only human

It’s nearing “that time of the semester” again. The weather’s getting colder and gloomier. Stress is visible on the face of every student. Anything with caffeine in it is flying off the shelves and out of the fridges at the Thomson convenience [...]

November 20, 2015 Opinion
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Faculty: you need to talk

By: The Transcript Editorial Staff At their Nov. 16 meeting, members of the faculty voted not to allow student representatives, including a Transcript reporter, into the room. Following the online publication of a story covering that decision–the cover story of [...]

November 18, 2015 Opinion
OWU Stands With Paris by Blake Fajack '16.

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November 18, 2015 Cartoons, Opinion
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Let’s step outside the western state of mind

As I woke up from my weekly Friday nap on Nov. 13, I checked my phone. Expecting a few texts or a Snapchat or two, I was instead greeted with alerts about the Paris terrorist attack. That woke me up immediately. After [...]

November 16, 2015 Opinion
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Senioritis? No such thing in college

About four years ago, I was suffering from a case of senioritis. I was a high school senior, already admitted to college and enrolled in said college. School didn’t matter much anymore, and other than maintaining my grades, I became very relaxed [...]

November 12, 2015 Opinion
Fall Activities by Mili Green '16.

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November 11, 2015 Cartoons, Opinion

Nine out of ten college students admit to using Netflix

Ross Hickenbottom, Transcript Correspondent   On my news feed yesterday, I saw a headline that confused me. It read, “Netflix Binge Watching Negatively Affecting College Students.” Seriously? We get one thing that makes us happy, and there are negative affects from it? No [...]

November 11, 2015 Opinion

We cannot lose our common sense

As a journalist, and especially as the editor­-in-­chief of this paper, I have dealt with my fair share of ethical issues. There’s always the fine line of wanting to grab people’s attention and being offensive, and that line is easily crossed. I’m [...]

November 4, 2015 Opinion
OWU partners with Domino's by Blake Fajack '16.

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November 3, 2015 Cartoons, Opinion