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Upperclassmen, young alumni share stories, advice for freshmen

Upperclassmen and young alumni were asked about their freshmen year through online interviews. This is what they had to say: What do you wish you had known as an incoming freshman at OWU? Julia Stone ‘16 That I shouldn’t try [...]

June 7, 2015 Opinion
The cover photo from Caitlyn Jenner's Vanity Fair cover shoot. Photo courtesy of baltimoresun.com.

The courage of Caitlyn Jenner

When I woke up this morning, my Twitter was all a flurry with news of Caitlyn Jenner. When I saw her portrait on the cover of Vanity Fair, I gasped. She was beautiful and looked happy. As someone who avidly [...]

June 4, 2015 Opinion
East Central Avenue in Delaware. Photo courtesy of Google Maps.

Major thoroughfare of Delaware City in need of major overhaul

Anyone who travels on East Central Avenue in Delaware knows they are in for a bumpy ride. And it’s not going to get smoother any time soon. City officials know East Central, three blocks north of Ohio Wesleyan University, is [...]

May 21, 2015 News
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Publish or perish at OWU

By: Dr. Thomas K. Wolber   Like many small liberal-arts colleges, Ohio Wesleyan University is first and foremost a teaching institution. The school’s Code of Regulations states, “It shall be the primary function of the faculty to instruct the students [...]

May 6, 2015 Opinion, Soapbox
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SLUs saved: MFL and SAGE buildings to remain on campus next year

When the moderators and members of the Modern Foreign Language House (MFL) and the Sexuality and Gender Equality House (SAGE) received the email late last Monday that their buildings would be safe next year, the resounding response was one of [...]

May 4, 2015 News
Sam Schurer (in white) tries to dodge a member of the opposing team. Photo courtesy of Facebook.

Sophomore goes pro

Whether he is leading the Ohio Wesleyan Ultimate Frisbee club to victory or playing with his professional team, there is not much time to relax. Sophomore Sam Schurer has signed a contract with the Pittsburgh Thunderbirds to play professional Ultimate [...]

May 1, 2015 Sports
Clay figures from the film. Photo courtesy of mubi.com.

Strand Theatre features “The Missing Picture”

Clay figures typically do not come to mind when the word documentary is mentioned. The Missing Picture, nominated for the best foreign language film at the 2014 Academy Awards, was shown at the Strand Theater April 21-22 as a part [...]

April 30, 2015 Entertainment
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On Agent Orange and war veterans

Dr. Thomas Wolber From 1961 to 1971, vast areas of Vietnam were sprayed with Agent Orange herbicides. The purpose of the defoliants was to destroy the food sources of the Vietcong and to deprive them of canopy cover. Up to [...]

April 30, 2015 Opinion, Soapbox
Rowland Avenue was shut down for Rock the Block, a two-hour event featuring a band, food trucks, lawn games, and more. Photo courtesy of Spenser Hickey.

Rock the Block a sophomore success

With an higher turnout of around 100 more students, this year’s Rock the Block ramped up the post-Day on the Jay concept begun last spring by bringing in more food trucks and a band from Columbus. The event was a [...]

April 27, 2015 News
Freshman TJ Galamba as Bobby Strong leads his fellow oppressed townspeople in a song. Photo courtesy of Alanna Easley.

Musical comedy has students laughing

By: Liz Hardaway, Transcript correspondent   There is nothing dry about “Urinetown: the Musical,” the self-aware and witty comedy that opened at Chappelear Drama Center on April 17. “Urinetown: the Musical,” written by Greg Kotis, explores corporate control and environmental [...]

April 27, 2015 Entertainment