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What are Sanctuary Cities?

By Tom Wolber, Transcript Correspondent Sanctuary cities and campuses are in the news these days. During his campaign, Donald Trump routinely stated that he would deport the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. After his election, he reaffirmed [...]

December 8, 2016 Opinion

Before college: forever alone, after college: forever a loan

By Areena Arora, Managing Editor Congratulations! You just graduated with an average student debt more than it has ever been in the history of college education, even when adjusted for inflation. The debate is not new. For more than two decades [...]

December 2, 2016 Opinion

How to get away with not doing homework

By Gopika Nair, Chief Copy Editor Sometimes students catch a cold and have to miss class. Sometimes they don’t hand in assignments because of a spontaneous printer malfunction. And sometimes, students just can’t attend required events because they’re behind bars. Bonnie [...]

December 2, 2016 Opinion

These are not the clowns you see in the circus

By Courtney Dunne, Editor-in-Chief As an employee in the admissions office, I get the question, “Is your campus safe?” In my three and a half years here, my answer has always been “yes,” but recently, if I am honest to prospective [...]

November 7, 2016 Opinion

Seasonal affective disorder is a real thing

By Tom Wolber, Transcript Corespondent The dark days of winter are approaching. Shorter days, lack of sunlight and cold temperatures trigger powerful biological reactions in plants, animals and humans. Many animals shut down and hibernate or fall into a state of [...]

November 7, 2016 Opinion

Trump: he loves me, he loves me not

By Areena Arora, Managing Editor Little did we know what scarce Onesidential candidate Donald Trump declared at a rally in Edison, New Jersey that he “is a big fan of Hindu, and a big fan of India.” Flash back to April [...]

October 22, 2016 Opinion

Jimmy Fallon hugged me, but there’s no proof

By Sara Hollabaugh, Online Editor True life: I hugged Jimmy Fallon and they didn’t show it on TV. Last month, my boyfriend and I got tickets to the taping of a Fallon episode in New York after sitting on a [...]

October 22, 2016 Opinion

Sports icons lost in 2016

By Ross Hickenbottom, Sports Editor On Sunday, the 25th of September, I received two ESPN notifications on my phone of deaths in the sports world; Miami Marlins ace pitcher Jose Fernandez and legendary golf icon, Arnold Palmer. Two in one [...]

October 12, 2016 Opinion

Chelsea Clinton, pushing politics since Trump paid taxes

By Liz Hardaway, Arts & Entertainment Editor Growing up in the White House has a lot of perks, including train- ing Chelsea Clinton to be a political mule. September 27, National Voter Registration Day, Courtney Dunne, editor-and-chief, and I were con- tacted [...]

October 8, 2016 Opinion
An opinion of OWU Macks: “Not cool”

An opinion of OWU Macks: “Not cool”

By Dylan Hays, Transcript Reporter It’s been a few weeks since I’ve been on campus here at Ohio Wesleyan. Let me tell you, my first few weeks at OWU have been amazing. I love the campus, I love the history, [...]

September 22, 2016 Opinion