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The acceptance of Mental Health Day

It came to my attention that Oct. 10 was “Mental Health Day,” which was actually sponsored by the World Health Organization. My social media platforms were littered with people saying how their families and friends had supported them, or them sharing their [...]

October 20, 2015 Opinion
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Letter to the editor: a gap in the OWU community

Dear Editors, If you ask students what makes OWU special, many will say the community; the lasting bonds they have formed with people, in and outside the classroom, who have humanized their experience here. And many will say that staff people are [...]

October 17, 2015 Opinion
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Kanye 2020

As the 2016 presidential election approaches, political debates are beginning to heat up. This is expected. Something that was not expected was one of the wealthiest real estate moguls in the country entering the race. That’s right, I’m talking about [...]

October 12, 2015 Opinion
Blessings from Rock Jones. Cartoon by Mili Green '16.

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October 7, 2015 Cartoons, Opinion
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Why Mindy just gets it

People who know me well know that I love Mindy Kaling. This actress, comedian and writer truly understands the issues women face and she handles them with confidence. I see Mindy as one the most empowering female figures in the media [...]

October 2, 2015 Opinion
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It’s not as simple as “Stranger Danger”

We all know about the man in the dark alley at night. We’ve heard all about him since we were little. Heard about his hunger, his violence, his hands. He’s always a man. He’s always in an alley. It’s always at night. [...]

October 1, 2015 Opinion
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We maintain our independence

By: The Transcript‘s editors   Recently, Butler University in Indiana made a startling change in the leadership of their student newspaper. The paper’s faculty adviser, Loni McKown, was fired from her advising position after nearly six years, and was replaced [...]

October 1, 2015 Opinion
Looking To The Future. Cartoon by Blake Fajack '16.

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September 30, 2015 Cartoons
Everyone Is Trash On Sunday. Cartoon by Mili Green '16.

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September 23, 2015 Cartoons, Opinion
The annual Delaware County Fair. Photo courtesy of the OWU website.

Delaware, OH: home of the fair

Delaware, Ohio. The Dirty D. Delaweird. The 7­4­0. It doesn’t matter what you call it, it’s still small ­town Ohio. And what seems to go hand in hand with small­town Ohio? The county fair. Yes, the Delaware County Fair begins this [...]

September 18, 2015 Opinion