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Ryan Missler (Aug. 23, 1975 - Aug. 9, 2014) in his Hall of Fame photo. Image courtesy of OWU Athletics.

Missler, ’98, dies after car accident

By Spenser Hickey Managing Editor The Ohio Wesleyan community lost Athletics Hall of Famer Ryan Missler ’98 on August 9 following a car accident on Route 33 in Dublin, Ohio. He was 38. Missler started on Ohio Wesleyan’s baseball team [...]

August 10, 2014 News
Public Safety's parking price increase is meant to divert cars to C lots, such as this one at the Jay Martin Soccer Complex. Image: Google Maps

Parking hike aims to fill cheaper lots

Keeping a car on Ohio Wesleyan’s campus is now almost twice as expensive. Students who want a B-level permit, which provides access to most residential lots, will have to pay $175 for the upcoming academic year, according to a Public Safety statement [...]

August 6, 2014 News
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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