Senior jumps through hoops to graduate

For me, this will be the semester I lost 10 pounds running between different departments just to make sure I’ll graduate in December.

Sophomore urges Otterbein students to protest

The frustration of limited parking availability, the disappointment of Campus Center cuisine on the weekends, a lack of entertainment to fill a typical Saturday night — aside from these miniscule complaints surrounding college life, Otterbein students ...

Student supports fair trade clothes

Do we know or care where our clothes come from? The popular answer is that we do not really know, or many of us do not even think about it when buying clothes or anything for that matter.

Post offices pack up for good

Some of our grandparents might remember the post office being in the general store. It was the center of town; everything could be taken care of there.

Student undecided on Internet-age speech trend

The Facebook craze has driven our cyberspace wild, and to promote the site and get new friends, people tell each other at work or school, “Facebook me” — a promotion of the brand name, but also quicker and easier than telling them to “look me ...

Students fight the battle of righties vs. lefties

Leah: People like telling me that I’m left-handed. “I didn’t know you were left-handed,” they say, like it’s this really interesting fact I’d forgotten to tell them, on par with fighting whale hunters off the coast of New Zealand or ...

Smartphones are not always the smart choice

My phone is, for lack of a better word, dumb. It’s not the most apt; its app-less, in fact. It was a year and a half ago when my Verizon LG VX5400 first pathetically flipped its way into my personal and private life.

Otterbein deals with semester adjustments

A great revival has taken place and Otterbein has been converted. To semesters, that is. I was actually glad to hear that we were converting to semesters because I took college classes in high school that were on semesters and really flourished in ...

Children's diet book causes controversy

As the month of October rolls around, young children’s excitement dramatically escalates with the arrival of endless amounts of Halloween candy to local grocery store shelves. Yet, while boys and girls indulge in 5-pound bags of sugary sweets, book ...

T&C staff remembers the events of 9/11

This Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Flight 93 that crashed in Pennsylvania on Sept. 11, 2001.

Pottermore stirs up house politics

With the last segment of “The Deathly Hallows” ending the Harry Potter saga this summer, British author J.K. Rowling is venturing further into her enterprise with the website Pottermore.

KB Tag Team

Kahla Johnson and Blythe Malone braved the heat at Otterbein’s annual First Friday Festival to ask students what their favorite part of the festival was.