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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
Phishing email attack. Cartoon by Blake Fajack.

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September 16, 2015 Cartoons
The Monster Energy Drink promotional sign placed on a shelf near food items by Chartwells. Photo by Dan Sweet '16.

Unleash the beast

Last week I was stopped on the Jay by two young men sitting in the bed of a pickup truck. They weren’t townies or lost parents looking for directions. They were representatives from Monster Energy. They handed me a free can of [...]

September 15, 2015 Opinion
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Taylor Swift, feminism and me

Suddenly, it seems like being a feminist is the hottest thing you can be right now. Since Beyoncé’s proclamation at the 2014 Video Music Awards, other celebrities and musicians have been clamoring for that title. One self­proclaimed feminist is none other than [...]

September 10, 2015 Opinion
Napping in the library. Cartoon by Mili Green '16.

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September 9, 2015 Cartoons
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Southpaw: undisputed champ, or bust?

By: Ross Hickenbottom, Transcript reporter   Approaching the theater to see Jake Gyllenhaal’s most recent film, “Southpaw,” I couldn’t hold back the excitement. The typical “dude movie” about guys beating each other up always makes for an exhilarating couple of hours in [...]

September 4, 2015 Opinion
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If not now, never

When I first sat down to write this piece, it was going to be a welcome­-back-­to-­the-­year type of op-­ed; you know, the standard “let’s have a great year, everyone!” rhetoric. Then the WDBJ shooting happened. For those of you who don’t know, [...]

September 3, 2015 Opinion