Tuesday 16th September 2014,
The Transcript

Browsing the "featured" Tag

A sign posted in Hamilton-Williams Campus Center Monday night detailed the adjusted dining options offered after a burst pipe closed Smith Dining Hall. Photo by Spenser Hickey

Burst pipe shuts down Smith dining hall

Chartwells resumed services Tuesday after repairs A Delaware sanitarian’s surprise inspection of Smith Hall’s cafeteria got a surprise of its own when a second floor pipe burst, leaking water through the ceiling. “We really don’t have control over anything like [...]

September 10, 2014 News
The Ebola virus has killed about 2,100 people in West Africa. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Global Grab: Ebola goes rural and U.S. counters ISIL

The Issue: Ebola Ebola is one of the most fatal diseases known to humankind, and it is the cause of one of the deadliest outbreaks in history in Africa. According to the World Health Organization, Ebola has a death rate [...]

September 9, 2014 News
Freshman Kaden Vaughn Thompson gives a thumbs up through the glass of the dunk tank at Day on the JAY last Friday, Aug. 29.

The Bishops are back

Welcome Week kicks off new year [...]

September 3, 2014 News
Senior Bishops tight end Calvin Cagney recently won an NCAA Division III all-Ohio second team selection. Photo: battlingbishops.com

All-Ohio selection latest in Cagney’s honors

It’s a good thing senior tight-end Calvin Cagney decided to follow in his fathers’ footsteps when he opted to start playing football as a freshman in high school. “The first year I played football was freshman year,” Cagney said. “After [...]

September 2, 2014 Sports
A memorial for Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old shot by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo. Photo: aol.com

From Freedom Summer to Ferguson

Professor Michael Flamm examines the historical context of Michael Brown’s death SH: Could you describe how race relations and racial inequality became a leading national issue in the 1960s, especially, and then declined to a certain extent since then? MF: [...]

September 2, 2014 News
Photo: Getty Images via Al Jazeera

Global Grab: ISIL rises and Putin moves in

The Issue: ISIL This summer, a militant group in Iraq and Syria has been making major headlines. ISIS, or ISIL as world leaders call it, has made a name for itself. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is [...]

September 1, 2014 News
The parking lot outside 23 Williams Drive, where the vandalism occurred.

No suspects in weekend vehicle damage

Six vehicles had their tires punctured while parked outside the Bigelow-Reed House at 23 Williams Drive this weekend, and Public Safety (PS) is working to determine if this was part of a larger attack on vehicles throughout Delaware. “We just [...]

September 1, 2014 News
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
Image: Wikimedia Commons

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