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In Solidarity: standing with Oberlin College students against oppressive violence

In Solidarity: standing with Oberlin College students against oppressive violence

In the past few days it’s become harder and harder to remain unconscious of the injustice happening at Oberlin College. Racism, heterosexism, transphobia and many other systems of oppression have recently reared their ugly heads at Oberlin. White supremacist propaganda, [...]

March 7, 2013 Opinion
The human costs of sequestration

The human costs of sequestration

By Thomas Wolber Assistant Professor of MFL Sequestration is something that happens elsewhere, in a far-away place called Washington where they speak their own lingo. Nobody even seems to know what the term means, except that it has something to [...]

March 7, 2013 Opinion
Sound-Off OWU: What do you think of the  parking system on campus?

Sound-Off OWU: What do you think of the parking system on campus?

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March 1, 2013 Opinion
‘Unfair advantage’ clause in intramural sports bylaws unfair to varsity athletes

‘Unfair advantage’ clause in intramural sports bylaws unfair to varsity athletes

By Heather Kuch Sports Editor Out of eligibility—those three words seem like the end of the world for any college athlete with a passion for their sport. You’ve exhausted all four years of eligibility you have been given, and your [...]

March 1, 2013 Opinion
The resolution to the parking wars

The resolution to the parking wars

By Elizabeth Childers Managing Editor Over the past two weeks, there has been a lot of talk about parking among the editorial staff and during that time, we published two editorials pointing out the very obvious problem about parking on [...]

March 1, 2013 Opinion
In defense of the Chartwells menu: A response to  ‘Students deserve food that supports individual and  communal health’

In defense of the Chartwells menu: A response to ‘Students deserve food that supports individual and communal health’

This letter concerns the quality of food provided by Chartwells dining services and not the racial insensitivity or lack thereof surrounding the Black History Dinner. I’d like to first focus specifically on the effort that Chartwells makes to remain accessible [...]

March 1, 2013 Opinion
Sound-Off OWU: What do you think about the tuition  increase?

Sound-Off OWU: What do you think about the tuition increase?

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February 15, 2013 Opinion
Students deserve  food that supports individual and  communal health

Students deserve food that supports individual and communal health

I didn’t eat in Smith Hall the evening Chartwells served its “black history” menu, but when I heard what was served, it was almost too much to believe—I certainly have not been totally satisfied with Chartwells as a foodservice provider, [...]

February 15, 2013 Opinion
How to tackle the 800 pound gorilla

How to tackle the 800 pound gorilla

By Tim Alford News Editor Off-campus housing has been a tough and controversial issue in the three years I have been at Ohio Wesleyan. However, last year the university continued going completely residential and did not have an off-campus lottery, [...]

February 15, 2013 Opinion
Booted: When OWU parking  becomes a problem

Booted: When OWU parking becomes a problem

By Jane Suttmeier Photography Editor It took me a while to figure out why I keep having problems with Ohio Wesleyan’s policies, but it all seems to be clear now. I have a car. Normally, for a teenage girl, that [...]

February 15, 2013 Opinion