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Wednesday, August 21,2013
Campus NEWS

Apps old and new help students avoid risk of productive activity

By Evan Peter Smith
The new school year is about to begin at Ohio University, which means students will soon have to find new ways to kill time while sitting in lecture halls, staying up late or otherwise procrastinating. For the modern student, the smartphone has taken the place of old-school doodling or thumb-twiddling, bringing with it a wide range of apps to pique one's interest - some more useful and practical than others.
Wednesday, August 21,2013
Campus NEWS

OU kids’ camp gets two grants

Kids on Campus (KoC) has secured two federal grants that will channel more than $1.7 million over the next five years to the after-school and summer-enrichment program for Athens-area elementary school children and teens, according to a news release.
Wednesday, August 21,2013
Campus NEWS

Students, while you were gone, you missed this, this and that

The Athens NEWS’ annual break in review...

By Jim Phillips
Welcome back, returning-from-summer-break reader persons. Did you have fun on your vacation? Looks like you got a little sun! Now you must sit down and let us fill you in on all the big news that happened in Athens while you were off skipping through the lawn sprinkler.
Wednesday, August 14,2013
Campus NEWS

World Youth Day gets splash of rainbow colors

OU LGBT Center director attends global event as part of advocacy team

By Erica Mowry
One of the individuals responsible for organizing a recent pilgrimage to Brazil to relay a pro-LGBT message is the recently appointed director of Ohio University's LGBT Center, 31-year-old Delfin Bautista.
Sunday, August 4,2013
Campus NEWS

OU-hosted program gives foreign journalism professors crash course in U.S. media

By Elizabeth Cychosz
Scholars from 16 nations around the globe arrived in Athens in July to discuss journalism and learn about media practice in the United States. In less than two weeks, they will be leaving again, after having traveled throughout the country, experiencing its diverse cultures and media outlets.
Sunday, July 21,2013
Campus NEWS

OU gradually gets handle on West Green A/C crisis

Venues shuffled for Bobcat orientation, causing a bit more confusion than usual

By David DeWitt
Bobcat Student Orientation (BSO) at Ohio University featured a number of confused parents and students asking for directions Thursday morning and afternoon as air conditioning outages forced another day of shuffling event venues around.
Friday, July 19,2013
Campus NEWS

Changes forced by A/C outages on West Green add confusion to Bobcat orientation

West Green buildings begin cooling comeback today

By David DeWitt
Bobcat Student Orientation (BSO) at Ohio University featured a number of confused parents and students asking for directions Thursday morning and afternoon as air conditioning outages forced another d
Wednesday, July 17,2013
Campus NEWS

A/C relief in sight for West Green?

Not today apparently

An Ohio University official reported Wednesday that OU expected to have air conditioning restored to the West Green sometime today (Thursday). However, the university's daily online "alert" about the heat emergency on the West Green this morning indicated no change in the situation.
Monday, July 15,2013
Campus NEWS

University says west-campus A/C emergency being addressed

Says temps in still-open buildings 'within normal ranges'

Ohio University issued an update on the air conditioning emergency on its west campus Monday morning that suggested the situation wasn't quite as dire as the first campus alert Sunday evening made it sound.
Sunday, June 30,2013
Campus NEWS

Look out, Macbeth; a tree’s on the move

On Friday, contractors hired by Ohio University accomplished the noteworthy task of relocating a 79-foot-tall Virginia pine from the site of the now-demolished Wolfe Street Apartments, to a new home on nearby Race Street.
 
 
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