Wednesday 29th March 2017,
The Transcript

Essayist John D’Agata visits campus


By Liz Hardaway, Arts & Entertainment Editor Things got personal last week when John D’Agata came to visit. American essayist John D’Agata held a writing salon in Sturges, as well as a reading of his work in Merrick Hall on Feb. 21. In the evening, D’Agata read an essay from “About a Mountain.” In this essay, [...]

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Feminism takes the stage


By Liz Hardaway, Arts & Entertainment Editor Religion. Sex. Mental Health. Politics. These were all topics of discussion at Saturday night’s “Butterfly Confessions.” Twelve women dressed in black sat in the middle of the Studio theater, standing up to read monologues from Yetta Young’s “Butterfly Confessions.” From describing how a man should treat a [...]

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The Beat: Future releases two albums in the same week


By John Bonus, Transcript Reporter Hip-hop artist Future has put out two albums in the past week, and he might be breaking records as both soar to No. 1 on the charts. On Feb. 17 Future released his self-titled album and it immediately shot to No. 1 with more than 100 million streams and 60,000 [...]

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Spring Break: Which side are you on?


By Evan Walsh, Chief Copy Editor and Sara Hollabaugh, Online Editor By Evan Walsh I can’t imagine there are too many bad ways to spend spring break. And I’ve got to admit Sara’s Spring break plans are wor- thy of envy. But there will always be those college students among us that simply cannot [...]

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Delta Gamma’s annual philanthropy event makes a splash


By Aleksei Pavloff, Sports Editor Greek life at Ohio Wesleyan University came together to participate in Delta Gamma’s Anchor Splash, and other drives to raise money for a philanthropic cause just last week. Every spring semester, Delta Gamma (DG) holds Anchor Splash at the Meek Aquatic and Recreation Center. To [...]

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Retired Army official warns of nuclear threats

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By Liz Hardaway, Arts & Entertainment Editor Though a nuclear bomb has not been detonated in 70 years, nuclear security still remains a strenuous and messy issue in foreign policy. “Every nation forms their foreign policy and national security policy based on their own self-interest,” said retired Army Maj. Gen. [...]

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Local ice cream shop welcomes back customers


By Alanna Henderson, Managing Editor Dari Point is officially open for the season. The locally, family owned ice cream shop is now open from mid-Feb. and closes mid-Oct. The ice cream shop opened on Feb. 15 and welcomed the warm weather. Current storeowner Jim Ballinger worked at Dari Point for [...]

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Professor Goran Skosples says European finances uncertain


By Evan Walsh, Chief Copy Editor Goran Skosples has an optimistic, but uncertain, view of the ongoing economic crisis in Europe. An associate professor of economics at Ohio Wesleyan University, Skosples is a native of Croatia. He paid particular attention to those ways in which international political economy, the Euro and migration have contributed to [...]

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Q&A: Recent graduate and aspiring dancer, Jeremy Griffin-Jackson, talks OWU and future plans

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By Alanna Henderson, Managing Editor Q: Tell me a little about yourself and what your years were like at Ohio Wesleyan. A: I’m originally from the Detroit, Michigan, a recent OWU graduate as of December, and I spent my three and a half years at OWU devoting myself to my art, which is dance. [...]

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President’s Club to host trilogy event with Jason Barger


By Gopika Nair, Editor-in-Chief Author, keynote speaker and leadership consultant Jason Barger will speak at Ohio Wesleyan at 8 p.m. on March 2 about his experiences as a CEO and the inspiration for his work. The event is hosted by President’s Club and will be held in the Benes rooms in Ham-Will. The Leadership Committee created [...]

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