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Change is possible through inspired, united action

Change is possible through inspired, united action

It started in the 1980’s. I wish I could claim the idea for our Tent City protest was my own, but I recycled the idea from the tactic used by students on campuses across the country, as they demanded their [...]

October 7, 2013 Opinion
SlutWalk may be postponed, but it will happen

SlutWalk may be postponed, but it will happen

By Spenser Hickey News Editor This editorial was meant to be an appeal to the campus community, particularly men, to take part in SlutWalk, which was planned for this evening. Sadly, as I sat down to write it, though, I [...]

September 29, 2013 Opinion
‘Blurred Lines’ is clearly awful

‘Blurred Lines’ is clearly awful

By Noah Mansker Editor-in-Chief After Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” became a summer anthem and just as quickly met a wall of criticism for its endorsement of rape culture, I thought we wouldn’t have to talk about it anymore and the [...]

September 29, 2013 Opinion
Counseling structure aims to expand aid

Counseling structure aims to expand aid

Charles Ross Interim Director of Counseling Services I read The Transcript September 13th coverage of The Ohio Wesleyan Counseling Center with great interest and would like to address some of the concerns presented. The departure of Colleen Cook and Eric [...]

September 29, 2013 Opinion
Sound-Off OWU: What do you think of iOS 7?

Sound-Off OWU: What do you think of iOS 7?

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September 29, 2013 Opinion
‘Orange is the New Black’ locks up a win

‘Orange is the New Black’ locks up a win

By Sophie Crispin Online Editor If you had a Netflix account and the least amount of free time last summer, chances are you probably watched Orange is the New Black. Then you probably emerged from a television-induced stupor two days [...]

September 22, 2013 Opinion
Lack of gun control desensitizes public

Lack of gun control desensitizes public

By Emily Feldmesser Copy Editor “Another day, another mass shooting.” That was my first thought when I heard about the Navy Yard incident in Washington D.C. on Sept. 16. As of press time, 13 people have been confirmed dead, including [...]

September 22, 2013 Opinion
An unsustainable model of sustainability

An unsustainable model of sustainability

  I spend my Friday afternoons digging through students’ discarded apple cores, half-eaten sushi and greasy pizza boxes. No, this isn’t my desperate attempt to compensate for the fact that I am on the small meal plan this semester. I [...]

September 22, 2013 Opinion
About Today: Looking Back 12 Years

About Today: Looking Back 12 Years

By Spenser Hickey News Editor The physical signs on campus may have been few, but the grim weight of memory still sat heavy on us all. Around campus, things were different today. The JAYWalk seemed quieter, and the time between [...]

September 11, 2013 Opinion
Trayvon Martin pictured with his father, Tracy Martin, before his death on February 26, 2012.

Compassion is crucial in Zimmerman verdict’s wake

By Spenser Hickey News Editor In light of George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, I am reminded of an episode of the TV series “The West Wing.” A Latino LAPD officer shot and killed a black [...]

July 14, 2013 Opinion