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Hymn for the Weekend: let’s try not to get offended

Ela Mazumdar, Transcript Reporter As many eagerly watched the new music video for Beyonce and Coldplay’s “Hymn for the Weekend,” it seemed that not everyone was thrilled with the video, which, according to many people, appropriates Indian culture and is blatantly [...]

February 5, 2016 Opinion

The college love game

Olivia Lease, Online Editor *Disclaimer: this article isn’t really about love, it’s about the various ways we, as college students, commit ourselves to someone we “caught the feels” for. “Uncle Moe, are you going to keep Olivia forever?” This was [...]

January 29, 2016 Opinion

Presidential election update

Emily Feldmesser, Transcript Correspondent  Republicans: Republican frontrunner Donald Trump decided not to participate in the upcoming debate. The debate will be hosted on Jan. 28 by Fox News and Google, just a few days before Monday’s Iowa Caucus. Trump demanded Fox [...]

January 28, 2016 Opinion

Presidential election update

Emily Feldmesser, Transcript Correspondent Reporter’s Note: The 2016 Presidential election is barreling toward us with increasing speed. Since this election is shaping to be a contentious one, I thought it would be helpful for Ohio Wesleyan students to have a brief, [...]

January 27, 2016 Opinion

Star Wars from a rookie’s perspective

Gopika Nair, Copy Editor I haven’t watched the original Star Wars trilogy and I haven’t watched the prequels. I hadn’t even watched the trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” before I saw the movie. Stormtroopers, Han Solo, R2-D2, Darth [...]

January 21, 2016 Entertainment, Opinion

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

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

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

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December 9, 2015 Cartoons, Opinion

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