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Access denied

By: Dr. Thomas Wolber Ohio Wesleyan University is justifiably proud of “the quality and accessibility of its faculty” (“Catalog” Introduction). Yet at the Nov. 16 faculty meeting, half a dozen duly elected members of the Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs and bona [...]

December 8, 2015 Opinion, Soapbox
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Obsession to the highest degree

I’m the kind of person who fixates on things. I definitely have an obsessive personality, so once I’m interested in something, I really don’t let go. And the same goes with albums. Rather, sections of albums. Lately, I can’t stop listening to [...]

December 7, 2015 Opinion
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: Actress Viola Davis, winner of the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for 'How to Get Away With Murder', poses in the press room at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 20, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.   Mark Davis/Getty Images/AFP

Bye bye stereotypes

By: Gopika Nair, Copy Editor I love movies, I love television shows and I love the world of make­-believe so much that I grew up wanting to be a part of it. But as a kid, I had the disappointing realization that [...]

December 4, 2015 Opinion
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How to be sober (and have fun) in college

By: Liz Hardaway, Transcript Correspondent You’re at a party at a popular fraternity. People are bumping into each other, slurring jokes, trying to laugh over the noisy upbeat dance music. Almost all the guests are toting the signature red solo cup, sipping on [...]

December 2, 2015 Opinion
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December 2, 2015 Opinion, Cartoons
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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
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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 Opinion, Cartoons
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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