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The hill: perseverance and hard work

At my childhood home our driveway sloped down from the main road and doglegged right before it hit the garage stuffed with a tan Toyota Siena and beat-up sports equipment. Behind the bend of the driveway, there was a short [...]

December 10, 2015 Opinion
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A few thoughts and a final farewell

I can’t believe I’m writing my final op­-ed piece as editor-­in-­chief. I have been dedicated to The Transcript since my first semester freshman year. It feels as though I’m leaving my family, or someone I really, really like. I struggled to think [...]

December 10, 2015 Opinion
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The war on Christmas or just marketing?

Before reading further, I might suggest you put down your red Starbucks cups and take a seat because things are about to get real. Every year, people eagerly await the unveiling of the infamous “Christmas” cup. The Christmas cup that usually is [...]

December 9, 2015 Opinion
Finals Week by Blake Fajack '16.

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December 9, 2015 Cartoons, Opinion
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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 Cartoons, Opinion
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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