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Commentary: A personal view of the Ukraine crisis

By Nazar Zhadan Guest Columnist The situation in Ukraine is escalating by the minute. Four weeks ago on February 22, Ukraine was celebrating the victory over a crony political regime that came into power solely on lie, deception and, of [...]

March 22, 2014 Opinion
The real cost of Josh Radnor’s appearance

The real cost of Josh Radnor’s appearance

When I heard Josh Radnor, also known as Ted Mosby from “How I Met Your Mother,” was coming to campus, I was stoked. Since I’m a fan who has faithfully followed his plights and shenanigans through all nine seasons, I [...]

March 5, 2014 Opinion
Letter to the Editor: Women’s basketball oversight was no small matter

Letter to the Editor: Women’s basketball oversight was no small matter

By Roger Ingles On February 22, 2014, two basketball games occurred in Branch Rickey Arena. The first was the greatest win in Ohio Wesleyan women’s basketball history as they defeated the DePauw Tigers 65-64. DePauw is the current defending national [...]

March 5, 2014 Opinion
In defiance of ‘the opposite of ordinary’

In defiance of ‘the opposite of ordinary’

A few weeks ago I attended every involved Ohio Wesleyan student’s favorite spring-semester reason to complain – OWU Summit. The three-and-a-half-hour conference is, in theory, a good idea. It seeks to unite all campus leaders (a fairly dubious term) to [...]

March 5, 2014 Opinion
A response from the editor

A response from the editor

When I wrote my column “Catcalls and harassment: the antithesis of charming and funny,” the only person I thought I might offend was the man I described as making an offensive comment to me after I took a spill on [...]

February 28, 2014 Opinion
Of-age drinkers shouldn’t play lethal NekNominate either

Of-age drinkers shouldn’t play lethal NekNominate either

When you were a kid and someone triple-dog-dared you to do something you had to do it. There was some unspoken code that held you to it or, well, you sucked. The newest online drinking game, NekNominate, thrives on this [...]

February 28, 2014 Opinion
Letter to the Editor: A response to last week’s “Catcalls and harassment” column

Letter to the Editor: A response to last week’s “Catcalls and harassment” column

By Alyssa Long This particular Opinion piece bothered me. This, before you think it, does not make me less of a feminist. Ms. Youse boldly declares that, “If you believe that sexual harassment isn’t serious, that it’s funny, that it’s [...]

February 28, 2014 Opinion
Catcalls and harassment: the antithesis of charming and funny

Catcalls and harassment: the antithesis of charming and funny

If you know me, you know I love shoes. I never discriminate against a cute pair of high top sneakers or turn down an opportunity to wear five inch heels. I have about 109 pairs, and my collection continues to [...]

February 22, 2014 Opinion
Finding a voice among depression, stigma and dreadful weather

Finding a voice among depression, stigma and dreadful weather

This winter has sucked. The cold, the rain, the sleet, the snow and that weird hail thing the other day have all been present during this long winter. For me, so has depression. As a person who suffers from depression [...]

February 22, 2014 Opinion
Hate should be challenged everywhere

Hate should be challenged everywhere

While reading about the tragic death of Denison senior David Hallman, I found another troubling story on The Denisonian’s website. A news story and letter to the editor posted last week describe how a three-page letter, filled with racially charged [...]

February 13, 2014 Opinion