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Mock teaches students to embrace politics

Mock teaches students to embrace politics

This past weekend I participated in an event that gave equal rights to the Undead and produced a nominating ticket of Mitt Romney for President and Steven Colbert for Vice President of the United States. I witnessed heated arguments, passionate [...]

February 15, 2012 Opinion
Liberal students make mockery  of GOP convention last Saturday

Liberal students make mockery of GOP convention last Saturday

Support for abortion, same-sex marriage, withdrawal of American troops from foreign bases, and amnesty (possibility of citizenship and federal benefits) for illegal immigrants all made it onto Mock Convention 2012’s Republican platform. What ought to have been Ohio Wesleyan’s genuine [...]

February 15, 2012 Opinion
Chartwells sacrifices for OWU: Student values quantity over quality in food choices

Chartwells sacrifices for OWU: Student values quantity over quality in food choices

The Hamilton-Williams Food Court serves lunch to over 650 students every weekday. Shortly after noon, people flood into the court, swiping sandwiches, sushi, and drinks. The cashiers and servers are awash with business until, an hour later, all students have [...]

February 15, 2012 Opinion
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This Week’s Comic

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February 8, 2012 Opinion
Smokers should learn the rules

Smokers should learn the rules

The issue of whether or not to allow smoking on campus was a hot button issue last year, to say the least. I myself find smoking to be a less than healthy habit, but it is not my place to [...]

February 8, 2012 Opinion
Cure for divisiveness  is learning how to talk

Cure for divisiveness is learning how to talk

People like to talk. It’s nearly impossible to find a public space, especially on campus, that is completely void of voices. It seems to be in human nature to talk to one another—it doesn’t matter to whom, or about what; [...]

February 8, 2012 Opinion
Early birds miss the worm: Lack of weekend  breakfast leaves busy students hungry

Early birds miss the worm: Lack of weekend breakfast leaves busy students hungry

The first week back on campus was formal recruitment for all sororities, as most people probably already know. It was a crazy, but exciting week full of sisterhood and new friends, but by the time Sunday morning rolled around, I [...]

February 8, 2012 Opinion
This week’s comic: Feb. 2, 2012

This week’s comic: Feb. 2, 2012

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February 1, 2012 Opinion
Transcript 2012: a new vision  for a new year

Transcript 2012: a new vision for a new year

The craft of journalism is one strongly rooted in commitment to community, credibility and truth. It is an honest art that seeks to inform, raise awareness and teach the population. Many journalists have left a lasting impact on society through [...]

February 1, 2012 Opinion
Clean up your act, residents of Smith Hall

Clean up your act, residents of Smith Hall

Urine in the elevators. Vomit, feces and piles of trash on the stairs. Overflowing garbage and spoiled food in a kitchen with Ramen blocked sinks. Sound like an episode of “Hoarding: Buried Alive?” Wrong. It is, in fact, the state [...]

February 1, 2012 Opinion