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Actress Mindy Kaling. Photo courtesy of

Why Mindy just gets it

People who know me well know that I love Mindy Kaling. This actress, comedian and writer truly understands the issues women face and she handles them with confidence. I see Mindy as one the most empowering female figures in the media [...]

October 2, 2015 Opinion
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It’s not as simple as “Stranger Danger”

We all know about the man in the dark alley at night. We’ve heard all about him since we were little. Heard about his hunger, his violence, his hands. He’s always a man. He’s always in an alley. It’s always at night. [...]

October 1, 2015 Opinion
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We maintain our independence

By: The Transcript‘s editors   Recently, Butler University in Indiana made a startling change in the leadership of their student newspaper. The paper’s faculty adviser, Loni McKown, was fired from her advising position after nearly six years, and was replaced [...]

October 1, 2015 Opinion
Looking To The Future. Cartoon by Blake Fajack '16.

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September 30, 2015 Cartoons
Everyone Is Trash On Sunday. Cartoon by Mili Green '16.

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September 23, 2015 Cartoons, Opinion
The annual Delaware County Fair. Photo courtesy of the OWU website.

Delaware, OH: home of the fair

Delaware, Ohio. The Dirty D. Delaweird. The 7­4­0. It doesn’t matter what you call it, it’s still small ­town Ohio. And what seems to go hand in hand with small­town Ohio? The county fair. Yes, the Delaware County Fair begins this [...]

September 18, 2015 Opinion
Phishing email attack. Cartoon by Blake Fajack.

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September 16, 2015 Cartoons
The Monster Energy Drink promotional sign placed on a shelf near food items by Chartwells. Photo by Dan Sweet '16.

Unleash the beast

Last week I was stopped on the Jay by two young men sitting in the bed of a pickup truck. They weren’t townies or lost parents looking for directions. They were representatives from Monster Energy. They handed me a free can of [...]

September 15, 2015 Opinion
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Taylor Swift, feminism and me

Suddenly, it seems like being a feminist is the hottest thing you can be right now. Since Beyoncé’s proclamation at the 2014 Video Music Awards, other celebrities and musicians have been clamoring for that title. One self­proclaimed feminist is none other than [...]

September 10, 2015 Opinion
Napping in the library. Cartoon by Mili Green '16.

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September 9, 2015 Cartoons