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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, where Canadian corporal Michael Cirillo was shot. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Global Grab: Ottawa recovers, troops leave Afghani province

The Issue: Ottawa Terrorist Attack A terrorist attack rocked Canada’s capital and catapulted more investigations of terrorism in Canada. On Oct. 22, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau opened fire at Canada’s National War Memorial and entered the nearby Parliament building. Zehaf-Bibeau killed corporal Nathan Cirillo, [...]

October 29, 2014 News
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Fundraising central topic at faculty meeting

Ohio Wesleyan has not done a great job of keeping parents and alumni involved and connected to the university, according to the vice president for university advancement Colleen Garland. That has to change and will change, Garland told faculty at [...]

October 29, 2014 News
Sophomore Sam Schurer, left, and junior Nate Planisek work by computer light in front of the darkened Beeghly Library. Photo by Noah Manskar

Power outage restored after dark Delaware evening

Cheers populated Ohio Wesleyan’s campus when light returned Monday night after a power outage that put 18,050 Delaware County residents in the dark. The blackout started at 6:33 p.m. when American Electric Power, the area’s primary electric supplier, lost a feed from FirstEnergy, [...]

October 27, 2014 News
Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, the temporary home of Ohio Wesleyan's weight room. Photo: news.owu.edu

Packed like sardines: Athletes makes gym relocation work despite small space

The weight room located in Edwards Gym had been moved to a basement level garage in Hamilton Williams Campus Center due to construction, but coaches say they’ve made the most of the switch. When construction for the Simpson-Querrey Fitness Center [...]

October 22, 2014 Sports
Germany's finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble. Photo: Wikimedia

Global Grab: Hong Kong protests continue, Europe audits banks

The Issue: Hong Kong Protests The protests for democracy in Hong Kong are still alive and well. They started about three weeks ago with a student rally, and grew to mass protests for “great democracy” in Hong Kong, according to [...]

October 22, 2014 News
Junior Kaila Johnson leads the annual SlutWalk march around Williams Drive last Thursday. Photo by Alex Gross

Students march in solidarity at SlutWalk

Over sixty students chanted and marched around the residential side of campus on Thursday for the annual SlutWalk, hosted by Sisters United. Junior and Sisters United vice president Kaila Johnson said the SlutWalk originated in Toronto after a police officer said publicly [...]

October 10, 2014 News
Sophomore Haley Savoie during a Sept. 21 game against Kenyon. Photo: battlingbishops.com

Field hockey shuts out Bethany 2-0

The Ohio Wesleyan Field Hockey team recorded a 2-0 shutout victory this Sunday over the Bethany College Bison. Junior forward Karson Stevenson netted her first collegiate goal to give the Bishops the lead, and sophomore midfielder Cheyenne Gibbons gave final [...]

October 10, 2014 Sports
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Beer culture booming in central Ohio

Craft beer is booming here in central Ohio. The general characteristics of a craft brewery include being: small, independent, innovative, and distinctive. These criteria fit many local breweries including the only one in Delaware: Staas Brewing Company. Located at 31 [...]

October 8, 2014 Entertainment
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Water main break had easy fix

A water main break on Williams Drive caused four fraternity houses to be without water for several hours on Sept. 29 while crews fixed the overflow. The pipe burst in front of Phi Delta Theta on the morning of Sept. 28. [...]

October 7, 2014 News
The Ebola virus has killed about 2,100 people in West Africa. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Global Grab: Ebola arrives stateside, ISIL kills fourth hostage

The Issue: Ebola The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in the United States. A man from Liberia tested positive for the disease in Dallas, and the BBC reports that 50 people the man, Thomas Duncan, had been in [...]

October 7, 2014 News