Saturday 19th August 2017,
The Transcript

Letter to the Editor: Debunking myths about prison inmates

By Diana Muzina, Letter to the Editor When someone says the word ‘prison,’ we immediately have associations and assumptions about what it is like based on media portrayals and pervasive stereotypes. We see prison as being this place where bad people are sent, and that they deserve to be there. [...]

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Opinion: Political exhaustion

By Liz Hardaway, Arts & Entertainment Editor I’m tired of hearing about politics. Since early 2015, when liberals “felt the Bern” and someone from the Internet figured out Ted Cruz looked like the Zodiac Killer, I subscribed to a few political magazines, receiving updates daily about the proceedings in Washington. [...]

April 20, 2017 Liz Hardaway Opinion 0

Holi brings colorful celebration

By Gabe Linderman, Transcript Correspondent Colored powder stained the grass in front of Welch Lawn Saturday afternoon, following a celebration of Holi, the Indian festival of colors. SANGAM, Ohio Wesleyan University’s student run south Asian club, hosted the celebration that included catered Indian food, color powder and water balloons. Throughout the hours [...]

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Petroleum production, policy hot topic

By Alanna Henderson, Managing Editor Higher oil prices are at the top of Vladimir Putin’s Christmas wish list. A political cartoon of the Russian president sitting on Santa Claus’ lap is not far-fetched considering today’s policies on petroleum. Community members gathered Friday for the final Great Decisions 2017 lecture presented [...]

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Football team spreads joy to second graders throughout the Delaware community

By Juwaun Tye, Transcript Correspondent Second graders are influenced, inspired, and jump up and down in joy as a result of the OWU football team every Friday. The Ohio Wesleyan football team puts smiles on kid’s faces every week, not on the field, but in the classroom. The team donates time to [...]

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Network provides internships for student athletes

By Megan Parker, Transcript Correspondent A new opportunity has arisen for Ohio Wesleyan student athletes who are looking for internships. Athlete Network is a website dedicated to helping student athletes make career connections. It includes information about internships, graduate programs and other networking outlets. “Athletes are at their best when [...]

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Alumnus reaches out to Ohio Wesleyan with new app

By Megan Parker, Transcript Correspondent An Ohio Wesleyan alumnus developed a smartphone app to promote a nationwide initiative to aid sexual assault victims on college campuses, which in turn has led to major change at OWU. Jack Zandi is the creator the Reach Out—College Edition app, which provides victims of [...]

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DG and Sig Ep dribble to victory

By Alanna Henderson, Managing Editor Fraternity and sorority teams took it to the hoop for Phi Delta Theta’s (Phi Delt) annual spring basketball tournament. Phi Delt held its 3v3 basketball tournament April 8 in the fraternity’s backyard court. Delta Gamma (DG) and Sigma Phi Epsilon (Sig Ep) came out victorious [...]

April 20, 2017 Alanna Henderson News 0

Viral poem read by alumna author

By Liz Hardaway, Arts & Entertainment Editor Following the shooting at ‘Pulse’ night-club in Orlando, Florida, people turned to art and poetry as a way to heal. Ohio Wesleyan alumnus Maggie Smith was part of that healing process. Her poem, ‘Good Bones’ was a viral hit. Smith ‘99 came to [...]

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Evolution alert: squirrels and rattlesnakes alike

By Allie Smith, Transcript Correspondent A Science Lecture Series speaker traveled across the country to obtain data for a specific study: the drastic changes that California Ground Squirrels and Northern Pacific Rattlesnakes are undergoing in an evolutionary arms race. Matthew Holding, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Evolution, Ecology [...]

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