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Saudi Arabia remains in a state of transition

By Gopika Nair, Editor-in-Chief If global warming becomes a major issue or alternate fuels are developed, Saudi Arabia’s economy will suffer, according to a former energy consultant. To diversify Saudi Arabia’s economy, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud drafted the [...]

March 23, 2017 News, Politics

Political pendulum shifts in Latin America

By Gopika Nair, Editor-in-Chief By many indicators, Latin America has the most unequal distribution of wealth in the world. Some have termed Latin America’s uneven distribution “the birth defect of in- equality because it dates back to at least colonization,” [...]

March 23, 2017 News, Politics

Ohio Wesleyan students attend Donald Trump’s inauguration

By Evan Walsh, Chief Copy Editor Ohio Wesleyan students and faculty made the trip to the nation’s capital to watch the swearing in of Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of the United States. The school provided transportation and supervision to and from the event for [...]

February 2, 2017 Politics

People march in solidarity

By Anna Davies, Transcript Correspondent Students of Ohio Wesleyan took to the Women’s March on Washington, D.C. on Jan. 21 to march for women’s rights and express their freedom to protest the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump. OWU’s trip to the march was [...]

February 2, 2017 Politics

Trump’s immigration ban

By Gopika Nair, Editor-in-Chief President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration could affect international student enrollment at Ohio Wesleyan, especially among Muslim applicants. The number of Pakistani applicants is up by 78 percent for fall 2017, according to an enrollment [...]

February 2, 2017 Politics

Election results discussed by Professor Jenny Holland

By Evan Walsh, Transcript Reporter Whether you supported Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, the election results likely came as a surprise to you if you were paying attention to the polls. Every major news network, from the conservative Fox to the [...]

December 8, 2016 Politics

Post-election result raises questions

By Shamayeta Rahman, Transcript Reporter ELECTION IS OVER: NOW WHAT? On Nov.8, Donald J. Trump won the election with 290 electoral votes. A lot has happened in the one month since the controversial election. Here’s the breakdown of the few [...]

December 2, 2016 Politics

Students and faculty voice fears about election results

By Liz Hardaway, Arts & Entertainment Editor Just 48 hours after the election results were unveiled, Ohio Wesleyan held an open discussion among students and faculty to review the historic night. In the second floor lounge of Smith Hall, around [...]

December 2, 2016 Politics

Obama exits tech-savvy term

By Sara Hollabaugh, Online Editor Barack Obama is and was a technologically savvy president. Recently appearing on the Snapchat political show “Good Luck America,” Peter Hamby had a series of interview segments with the president. Talking about social media, Hamby said, [...]

November 10, 2016 Politics

Farewell, Obama

By Shamayeta Rahman, Transcript Reporter When he entered the Oval Office, Barack Obama, 47, the junior senator from Illinois had made history as the United States’ first African-American President. He was inaugurated into office on Jan. 29, 2008 with an economy [...]

November 10, 2016 Politics