As clashes between police and citizens have dominated news reporting and images in recent weeks, most notably in Ferguson, Missouri, a debate has exploded about the so-called militarization of police, and what it means for communities.
There's total darkness, silence and absolutely no tension. There's no call for tension or anxiety as you hover almost weightlessly in the warm embrace of a float tank. It is a world without the weight of reality and the constant input of sensory information. The brain is unleashed.
Law enforcement authorities in Ohio have seized 12,341 marijuana plants in eradication efforts as of Aug. 14, with Athens and neighboring Meigs counties leading the state in numbers of plants seized.
Nearly 400 people helped celebrate the historic opening of the new Dublin, Ohio, campus of Ohio University's Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Saturday, according to a release from the college.
She's got everything she needs, she an artist, she don't look bad. Roundy boundy, hippity hoppity. I got the fever, and the only prescription, is another roundabout. Save the date, for Halloween. Diarrhea of the brain. Tea Party Ohio. Dog parks. Fraking, party of none. This is your voice, Athens, cherish it.
Around here, in this economy, one had to look twice. But yes, it seemed legitimate. Ah, I'm getting ahead of myself. As has been noted here previously (well, actually, a few times previously)
A suspended Ohio University business professor has filed to suppress evidence against him in a child pornography case, claiming that a search warrant violated his Fourth Amendment rights.
Ohio University has requested and been granted additional time to respond to a federal lawsuit brought by a current student regarding free-speech issues on campus.
OK, first day of class and it's time to review the syllabus. A quick lesson:
• Your personal network can change your life/career.
• Building your network is intentional and you have more "networking events" than you recognize.
As students flood back into Athens, the boozy, lazy, hazy days of summer have come to an end for you dear college folk, and we know you're ready to buckle down for 15 weeks of monkish dedication to your studies.
The 2014-2015 Performing Arts & Concert Series is back this school year with a diverse array of visual and audible arts in Ohio University's Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium, as well as other venues in Athens and Nelsonville.
A man charged for sexual battery in an uptown sex incident pleaded not guilty last week when he was arraigned in Athens County Common Pleas Court.
Ohio University has seven varsity sports teams or squads gearing up this fall season that aren't football, with games and matches rapidly approaching. The Athens NEWS sat down with coaches from women's field hockey, soccer and volleyball to get their takes on their teams' upcoming seasons, plus included a short preview of men's and women's golf and cross country.
Last Thursday, Peoples Bank "reaffirmed its commitment to creating opportunities in Appalachian Ohio" with a $32,000 gift to the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio, according to a news release from the bank.
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