the "Bat Rally" Tuesday outside of 29 Park Place on Ohio University's campus, a
significant number of the 300-plus attendees in the student-heavy crowd held
signs that simply stated, "Respect. I support the RA (Resident Assistant)
You've probably heard the old saw,
"the more things change, the more they stay the same." You might have
even heard it in French (Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose). I can't think of anywhere where that applies more than Athens, Ohio.
While state Sen. Lou Gentile attempted to remove language from a
transportation bill that requires out-of-state college students to
obtain an Ohio driver's license and vehicle registration in order to
vote, the new rules passed the chamber regardless. Late Wednesday, Ohio
Gov. John Kasich line-item vetoed the measure.
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College student's lawsuit against the university over his suspension due
to text messages sent to a female HTC classmate is proceeding through
the federal court system.
More than 300 Ohio University students,
faculty and community members gathered on campus late Tuesday afternoon
to protest President Roderick McDavis, his administration, and the
university's funding priorities following McDavis and his wife's recent
move to a secluded home on Athens' South Side.