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Junior Abbey Warth competes at the NCAA. Photo courtesy of battlingbishops.com.

Indoor track team competes at NCAA championship

The Ohio Wesleyan indoor track and field team may not have finished first in the NCAA division III championship, but they did come away with experience and a new determination. A total of five OWU athletes (three men and two [...]

March 23, 2015 Sports
Associate Professor John Durst, left, talks to students while visiting Freedom Corner in Pittsburgh where civil rights advocates gathered in 1963 to begin their march on Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy of Olivia Lease.

OWU group braves the weather to find social justice

John Durst limped slowly through snow, slush and rain determined that nothing was going to interrupt a trip to hilly Pittsburgh with students and faculty studying social justice issues. At one point, Durst, associate professor of sociology at Ohio Wesleyan [...]

March 20, 2015 News
New fraternity members sign their bids on February 2. Photo courtesy of Alex Gross.

Gender, Greek affiliations shape SLUs

How Gender and Greek life shape SLU membership At the start of each spring semester, OWU’s Small Living Units seek new members ‒ but they’re running into increased competition with fraternities, most often for male candidates. “I think that the [...]

March 18, 2015 News, Uncategorized
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Too much hot air

By: TC Brown By many measures, this winter has been a pain in areas where the sun rarely reaches. Dreadful weather is bad enough on its own, but it can also be a real boon for the radical element that [...]

March 17, 2015 Soapbox
Photo courtesy of owu.edu.

Part-time faculty losing jobs due to low enrollment

Part-time faculty positions are being cut across many disciplines, but some departments are facing greater challenges than others. Provost Chuck Stinemetz said departments request part-time faculty each year, and 88 percent of requests for next year were granted. Reductions were [...]

March 17, 2015 News
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Recent Black World Studies cuts jeopardize department

Director of the Black World Studies program (BWS), Randolph Quaye was recently notified that his request for nine units of classes was denied. For this coming 2015-2016 academic school year, the BWS department will only have three units of classes [...]

March 16, 2015 News
The eight students who traveled to Tanzania last semester. Photo courtesy of MaryKate Caja.

OWU students share their Tanzanian research

Eight Ohio Wesleyan students traveled to Tanzania this fall to complete professional research on a variety of topics Throughout their time in Africa, each student conducted research that would be presented to a panel of nurses, doctors and other African [...]

February 28, 2015 News
SAGE house. Photo courtesy of owu.edu.

Women’s House now SAGE

Ohio Wesleyan University is saying goodbye to the Women’s House as it has come to be known; instead the Small Living Unit (SLU) will go by its new name: Sexuality and Gender Equality House (SAGE). SAGE house moderator, senior Meredith [...]

February 28, 2015 News
Drake Bell playing his guitar. Photo courtesy of Drake Bell's management.

Bishop Bash bringing Bell

After months of speculation and wild rumors, Ohio Wesleyan’s Campus Programming Board (CPB) announced its mystery guest for this year’s Bishop Bash: Drake Bell. Bell, known for his role in the Nickelodeon television show “Drake and Josh,” also has musical [...]

February 26, 2015 Entertainment
Men's basketball team in a huddle. Photo courtesy of Alex Gross.

Empty bleachers despite success

Update:  The Ohio Wesleyan men’s basketball team received one of the 19 at-large bids to the NCAA tournament Monday. The team will face St. Olaf in the first round on Friday in Whitewater, Wisconsin.  If victorious, a matchup with the [...]

February 26, 2015 Sports