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Supreme Court takes up arms in war on women

In an unsurprising decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby, allowing the craft store chain to deny contraception to its employees based on its religious beliefs. Though I always knew the Supreme Court would rule [...]

July 2, 2014 Opinion
The ceiling of the WCC's dining room, which collapsed in early June.

The Women’s City Club raises funds for repairs, rents

The Women’s City Club of Delaware, Ohio will be giving a garden tour of 8 Delaware gardens this weekend in an attempt to raise money for housing renovations, including those for its dining room’s recently collapsed ceiling. The nonprofit organization [...]

June 20, 2014 News
The Family Promise house in Delaware. Photo: Facebook

Poverty in Delaware reflects gender gap

Employment gaps between men and women are widening nationally, and Delaware County is no exception. The official definition used by the U.S. Census reads, “If a family’s total income is less than the family’s threshold, then that family and every individual in [...]

June 13, 2014 News

An insider’s look at central Ohio’s heroin problem

“When an oxycodone cost $80 and 30 milligrams of Percocet is $30 you can’t afford to sustain that habit for long. I told my dealer I couldn’t keep spending $120 a day, so he suggested I try his pure white [...]

June 9, 2014 News
Senior Anthony Peddle was stabbed at the Chi Phi fraternity house early Saturday morning.

Police investigate assault at Chi Phi

  By Spenser Hickey Managing Editor Ohio Wesleyan senior Anthony Peddle, class president, is recovering after being stabbed Saturday in his fraternity house by an unknown assailant. A Delaware Police Department report made available to Transcript staff Sunday at 10:54 a.m. describes [...]

May 4, 2014 News
Violent crime and rape reports in Delaware from 2000 to 2012. Statistics from Delaware Police and FBI; Graphic by Spenser Hickey

The Invisible Safety Net

How the Delaware community supports its rape survivors By Spenser Hickey Managing Editor 506 Delaware Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation statistics show that over half the violent crimes reported in Delaware from 2000 to 2012 were rape. According [...]

May 2, 2014 News
Mahmoud Abbas. Photo: huffpost.com

Global Grab: Abbas Un-Denies Holocaust, Progress in Syria and Two New Saints

The Issue: Mahmoud Abbas The Palestinian president has changed his tune on the Holocaust. Abbas called the Holocaust “the most heinous crime to have occurred against humanity in the modern era,” according to the New York Times. The timing of [...]

April 28, 2014 News
Senior Karli Amstadt models Google Glass while on a mission trip to South Dakota over spring break. Photo by Noah Manskar

Google Glass comes to campus

By Brian Williams and Brianna Velliquette Transcript Reporter and Transcript Correspondent Project Glass, Google’s newest venture in wearable technology, has come to Ohio Wesleyan. Information Services has purchased a pair of Google Glass, and is looking forward to discovering how [...]

April 24, 2014 News
At the faculty staff meeting on Monday, April 21, 66 faculty members voted in favor of a Humanities-Classics department split and 12 voted against it. Graphic by Sarah Thomas

Department of Humanities-Classics to split

The divorce is finalized: the Department of Humanities-Classics has split into two separate disciplines, after a faculty vote during the faculty meeting on April 21. The reason for the split was that “there was little intellectual content holding Humanities and [...]

April 24, 2014 News
Professor Randolph Quaye, the director of the Black World Studies department. He was recently recognized for his work in research on the Affordable Care Act. Photo from Connect2OWU

Professor honored for work about health law

Randolph Quaye, the director of Black World Studies department at Ohio Wesleyan, was recently recognized for his research with the Affordable Care Act and his work as a reviewer for academic journals. “We see a gap when we look at [...]

April 24, 2014 News