Ohio University's vice president for finance announced Monday that he will not ask OU's Board of Trustees or the Board for the university's fundraising arm to purchase 31 Coventry Lane, a home that OU President Roderick McDavis and his wife, Deborah, were moved into last month.
The Athens County Historical Society and Museum is hosting a new exhibit, opening today (April 16) from 5-7 p.m. at 65 North Court St., according to a news release. The exhibit is a black-and-white photographic display of images in Athens and at Ohio University during the spring of 1970.
The city of Nelsonville begins the recovery process this week after a fire that struck late Saturday night and continued through early Sunday morning damaged four historic buildings on the Public Square.
The Division of Dance at Ohio University is presenting its Spring Senior Dance Concert this weekend. Performed in four shows over two nights, Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18, the concert will feature six new choreographic works by the senior dance majors.
Though transportation problems persisted despite the efforts of Number Fest organizers, thousands of locals, students and out-of-town guests still turned up to the 13th Number Fest on a sunny Saturday.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The New Political's social media director for 2015-2016, Matt Stephens, graciously provided these Student Senate 2015 election results via cellphone pictures this evening.
A mural home companion. Thousands of screwdrivers. Putting clothes over your naughty bits. The mind, a wonderful servant, terrible master. We are shocked, SHOCKED. Horsepower and horse sense. Who's up for breakfast? Firearms and Fireballs. This is your voice, Athens, cherish it.
The Summoners, one of the more interesting up-and-coming bands in the Athens area, recently released their first EP recording, "The Way We Came." The confident, at times jubilant five-tune effort does a good of showcasing the folk-rock quartet's sound.
The Athens High School Drama Club, fresh from their featured appearance at the State Thespian Conference, is performing "Hello, Dolly!" at the Athens High School Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. this Thursday through Saturday, and 2 p.m. this Sunday.
Where the president of Ohio University lives is not as important as what the president does, OU President Roderick McDavis told Faculty Senate in an exchange Monday night over the situation with his residency at 29 Park Place and 31 Coventry Lane.
The former organizers of Hollaback Appalachian Ohio! are officially cutting ties with Hollaback! though they say they intend to continue fighting to end street harassment in southeast Ohio under the name People's Justice League, according to a news release.
The premise and "pragmatic solution" offered by Abe Alassaf in his April 2 letter to the editor suggesting that "the key to eliminating sexual assault on Ohio University's campus is allowing concealed carry of firearms," as well his comments and quotes in the article regarding rape culture, protests/rallies and speakers on campus is short-sighted and offensive.
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Renowned journalist and author Elizabeth Becker will speak as part of International Week at Ohio University this Friday to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Khmer Rouge occupation in Cambodia.