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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
One week later:  Looking back at an experience speaking at Take Back the Night

One week later: Looking back at an experience speaking at Take Back the Night

By Anonymous Transcript Contributor I knew I was going to go to Take Back the Night. I knew I was going to speak there. I dreaded it all the same. I’m not a survivor of sexual assault. But what I’ve [...]

April 4, 2013 Opinion
Sound Off OWU: What do you think of the new Pope?

Sound Off OWU: What do you think of the new Pope?

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March 28, 2013 Opinion
A reporter’s reflection on issues of prejudice, privilege and awareness

A reporter’s reflection on issues of prejudice, privilege and awareness

By Spenser Hickey Assistant Copy Editor This editorial contains references to slurs used against minority communities. I had my first brush with the issue of on-campus racism last year, writing a story on a rally over the death of Florida [...]

March 28, 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

My Facebook news feed was a sea of red on Tuesday. As the Supreme Court commenced oral arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry, the landmark case on marriage equality challenging the blatantly heterosexist Proposition 8 from California and the federal Defense [...]

March 28, 2013 Opinion