Saturday 22nd October 2016,
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Browsing the "opinion" Tag

Trump: he loves me, he loves me not

By Areena Arora, Managing Editor Little did we know what scarce Onesidential candidate Donald Trump declared at a rally in Edison, New Jersey that he “is a big fan of Hindu, and a big fan of India.” Flash back to April [...]

October 22, 2016 Opinion
An opinion of OWU Macks: “Not cool”

An opinion of OWU Macks: “Not cool”

By Dylan Hays, Transcript Reporter It’s been a few weeks since I’ve been on campus here at Ohio Wesleyan. Let me tell you, my first few weeks at OWU have been amazing. I love the campus, I love the history, [...]

September 22, 2016 Opinion
Fresh Start Bakery. Photo by Leia Miza.

Fresh Start rises on Sandusky Street

By Leia Miza, Photo Editor If you didn’t know, the most delicious cinnamon rolls are being made right here in town. Delaware’s newest cafe and bakery, Fresh Start, opened its doors to the community this past July, offering fresh baked [...]

September 22, 2016 Opinion
Beer from Restoration Brew Worx. Photo by Sara Hollabaugh

Drinks made in Dela-where?

By Sara Hollabaugh, Online Editor If you had asked me two years ago if I thought you could buy beer that was brewed in Delaware or drink wine from a vineyard down the road, my answer would have been: “Drinks [...]

September 9, 2016 Opinion
Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

     To the members of the Ohio Wesleyan University community: The April 18 action by the OWU faculty members should be reversed immediately. Although OWU, as a private institution, is well within its legal rights to be as secretive as it wishes, [...]

April 30, 2016 Opinion, Soapbox
An organic pineapple plantation in Costa Rica. Photo by Olivia Lease.

Look closer: being a mindful consumer

Olivia Lease, Online Editor I try to see stories in everything I purchase. I wonder whose hands made the sweater resting on my shoulders or where the watermelon I am currently eating was grown, picked, washed and perfectly sliced. I [...]

April 28, 2016 Opinion
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Global Warming is real, duh

Matt Cohen, Editor-in-Chief The young adult skiing down the slush-covered Vermont mountain wearing nothing but a smiley face shaved into his chest hair and American flag thigh-tight shorts was the sanest of us all. We didn’t account for warm weather [...]

March 31, 2016 Opinion
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Hymn for the Weekend: let’s try not to get offended

Ela Mazumdar, Transcript Reporter As many eagerly watched the new music video for Beyonce and Coldplay’s “Hymn for the Weekend,” it seemed that not everyone was thrilled with the video, which, according to many people, appropriates Indian culture and is blatantly [...]

February 5, 2016 Opinion
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The college love game

Olivia Lease, Online Editor *Disclaimer: this article isn’t really about love, it’s about the various ways we, as college students, commit ourselves to someone we “caught the feels” for. “Uncle Moe, are you going to keep Olivia forever?” This was [...]

January 29, 2016 Opinion

Je suis “Transcript”

The events in Paris at the headquarters for Charlie Hebdo a few weeks ago were reprehensible. The perpetrators’ disregard for human life and blatant contempt for free speech disturbs modern sensibilities. Any violence committed in the name of censorship reminds [...]

January 22, 2015 Opinion