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

OWU’s composting program does a disappearing act

Students had the opportunity last year to compost their food and paper waste in The Marketplace. However, this year that program has gone away due to location and inefficiency. Student interns, juniors Ellen Hughes and Reilly Reynolds, and other volunteers [...]

November 19, 2014 News
Verne Edwards. Photo courtesy Becky Schwartz, Chaplain's Office

Verne Edwards, an ‘angel on the shoulder’

Ohio Wesleyan faculty, staff, alumni and Delaware residents will honor Verne Edwards, the former  journalism professor who set higher standards for his students than many of their future editors, on Nov. 22 in the Benes rooms at Hamilton-Williams Campus Center. [...]

November 19, 2014 News
Image: Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs on Facebook.

WCSA treasurer now an appointed position

Starting this year, the treasurer for the Wesleyan Council of Student Affairs (WCSA) will be appointed by current WCSA members, instead of elected by the student body. Sophomore treasurer Sam Schurer said the change was made because an election was [...]

November 19, 2014 News
The flag of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. Image: Wikimedia

Global Grab: ISIL beheads fifth captive, Japan’s economy shrinks

The Issue: ISIL Over the weekend, the Islamic State released a video showing the beheading of Peter Kassig, an American aid worker. He was the fifth Western hostage the group has killed and the third American, according to the Washington Post. [...]

November 18, 2014 News
Image: Wesleyan Council on Student Affairs on Facebook.

Newcomers take on veterans in WCSA election

The candidates for the Wesleyan Council of Student Affairs’ highest offices have some similarities. All four are juniors, all are in Greek organizations and they presented three-point platforms with their respective running mates at Monday’s debate. But they differ in prior [...]

November 4, 2014 News
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Voter ID laws damage American democracy

Voting is exciting for me. Odd, I know, but I’ve loved it ever since my mom took me into the voting booth in 1996, when Bill Clinton, Bob Dole and Ross Perot comprised the field for president. Granted, I probably [...]

November 3, 2014 Opinion
Photo from J. Stephen Conn on Flickr

Headdresses in the wrong places

By Karen Poremski Halloween is a special time. I celebrate it through some of the older practices of the holiday—for me, it’s less about candy, and more about remembering my beloved dead, those relatives and friends who have passed. It’s [...]

October 31, 2014 Opinion, Soapbox
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