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Looking forward: What you can expect from The Transcript

Looking forward: What you can expect from The Transcript

In February, I wrote about why The Transcript exists and what we stand for as Ohio Wesleyan’s journalistic entity. While we do have financial ties to the university that keep us in print, we are an independent news organization, not [...]

April 25, 2013 Opinion
Sound Off OWU: What do you think about OWU Confessions?

Sound Off OWU: What do you think about OWU Confessions?

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April 18, 2013 Opinion
Reporting in the face of terror: A journalist’s burden

Reporting in the face of terror: A journalist’s burden

By Spenser Hickey Assistant Copy Editor I first heard of the Boston Marathon bombing shortly after 4 p.m. on Monday as I scrolled through my Facebook feed after class. A few minutes later, I learned that my cousin and his [...]

April 18, 2013 Opinion
Understanding the Boston tragedy

Understanding the Boston tragedy

By Taylor Smith Copy Editor As an athlete, coach and all-around sport enthusiast, I see sports as an escape from the drama and stress of everyday life. Athletes, players, coaches, family, friends and fans all come together to participate and [...]

April 18, 2013 Opinion
Sound-Off OWU: What is your favorite or least favorite class at OWU?

Sound-Off OWU: What is your favorite or least favorite class at OWU?

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April 11, 2013 Opinion
Focus on ‘42’ overlooks OWU’s checkered racial past

Focus on ‘42’ overlooks OWU’s checkered racial past

By Spenser Hickey Assistant Copy Editor As the new film “42” – a biopic about the life of Jackie Robinson and his role in the integration of professional baseball – is released this weekend, the OWU community has been invited [...]

April 11, 2013 Opinion
Rescuing the rescuers: Finding a fair solution for the affected Meek lifeguard staff

Rescuing the rescuers: Finding a fair solution for the affected Meek lifeguard staff

By Taylor Smith Copy Editor I can truthfully say, I am not the only lifeguard upset with the recent changes that have occurred at the pool, and we’re not the only ones on campus have been affected. On Friday, March [...]

April 11, 2013 Opinion
Beyond the Equal Sign: Being a straight ally involves more than a profile picture

Beyond the Equal Sign: Being a straight ally involves more than a profile picture

To be honest, when I first found out OWU Confessions existed, I groaned a little bit to myself. I’ve seen these pages sprout up from other universities, and I’ve found them to be places where vitriol and judgement are condoned [...]

April 11, 2013 Opinion
Sound-Off OWU: How did you celebrate the  Easter holiday?

Sound-Off OWU: How did you celebrate the Easter holiday?

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April 4, 2013 Opinion
Exploring the world of fantasy novels

Exploring the world of fantasy novels

By Tom Wolber Associate Professor of MFL Ohio Wesleyan students love fantasy novels. Many spend every free minute reading them. More than once I had to remind students at the beginning of the class that it was now time to [...]

April 4, 2013 Opinion