Sunday 26th February 2017,
The Transcript

The Beat: Migos release “Culture”


By John Bonus, Transcript Reporter “Culture” has hit the shelves explosively and could potentially see a number one spot in its first week out. Migos have released their highly anticipated album, “Culture” and whether you like the hip-hop trio or not, you can expect to continue hearing their music in [...]

February 2, 2017 TheTranscript Entertainment 0

Escape artist whips audience members into shape

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By Liz Hardaway, Arts & Entertainment Editor Would you trust a man you just met to whip a piece of celery in half? Would you trust him if that stalk of celery were hanging outside of your mouth? Brian Rudo, an escape artist with Adrenaline Comedy, did just that on Jan. 26 in [...]

February 2, 2017 Liz Hardaway Entertainment 0

“VIVA” premieres at first annual International Queer Film Festival


By Anna Davies, Transcript Correspondent Ohio Wesleyan will screen the movie “VIVA” on Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Benes Room to launch its first annual International Queer Film Festival. The festival is the creation of senior Ryan Bishop. Bishop said he created the festival because he was frustrated at the lack of representation [...]

February 2, 2017 Anna Davies Entertainment 0

Lessons in raspberry puff pastries and journalism


By Gopika Nair, Editor-in-Chief Alongside an Everest of newspapers sits a magenta booklet on my parents’ coffee table back home. The booklet is a compilation of articles my dad wrote for his weekly column “Puff Pastry” when he was a 30-something, mustache-sporting journalist with a Walkman. The booklet emerges only [...]

February 2, 2017 Gopika Nair Opinion 0

Press-ing Trump on the truth

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By Evan Walsh, Chief Copy Editor I’ve been called a lot of bad things, but it seems now, in this “post-truth” era, that the thing I should most want to avoid being called is a “journalist.” While reporters such as Bob Woodward and Ida Tarbell were once celebrated for defending [...]

February 2, 2017 TheTranscript Opinion 0

Ohio Wesleyan students attend Donald Trump’s inauguration

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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 the 17 students who went. Some chose to attend to observe [...]

February 2, 2017 TheTranscript Politics 0

People march in solidarity

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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 a collaborative trip between students and faculty. Senior Emma Nuiry [...]

February 2, 2017 Anna Davies Politics 0

America’s oldest discussion series travels to Delaware to discuss foreign policy

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By Anna Davies, Transcript Correspondent The largest and longest-running grassroots politics education program is starting its 2017 series in Delaware on Feb. 17 at the Williams Street United Methodist Church. The theme of this year’s Great Decisions series is U.S. Foreign Policy, according to an Ohio Wesleyan University press release written by former politics [...]

February 2, 2017 Anna Davies News 0

The Backstretch moves focus from bar to food

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By Sara Hollabaugh, Online Editor Known to many as “The Stretch,” a staple in Delaware since 1990, The Backstretch has rebranded from just a bar to The Backstretch Kitchen and Drinks. Owned by Joanne Meyer and her son Kyle Meyer ‘02, an OWU alum, The Backstretch is populated daily with OWU students and local customers. [...]

February 2, 2017 Sara Hollabaugh News 0

OWU Spanish professor nominated for AHTC position

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By Alanna Henderson, Managing Editor Assistant Professor of Spanish Glenda Y. Nieto-Cuebas was nominated to run for the three-year renewable term on the Board of Directors of The Association for Hispanic Classical Theatre. Her term began in January 2017. The Association for Hispanic Classical Theatre (AHCT) is a non-profit organization charted in 1984. AHCT’s purpose is [...]

February 2, 2017 Alanna Henderson News 0