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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

Obsession to the highest degree

I’m the kind of person who fixates on things. I definitely have an obsessive personality, so once I’m interested in something, I really don’t let go. And the same goes with albums. Rather, sections of albums. Lately, I can’t stop listening to [...]

December 7, 2015 Opinion

Bye bye stereotypes

By: Gopika Nair, Copy Editor I love movies, I love television shows and I love the world of make­-believe so much that I grew up wanting to be a part of it. But as a kid, I had the disappointing realization that [...]

December 4, 2015 Opinion

How to be sober (and have fun) in college

By: Liz Hardaway, Transcript Correspondent You’re at a party at a popular fraternity. People are bumping into each other, slurring jokes, trying to laugh over the noisy upbeat dance music. Almost all the guests are toting the signature red solo cup, sipping on [...]

December 2, 2015 Opinion

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December 2, 2015 Cartoons, Opinion