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Wednesday, August 20,2014
Campus NEWS

Car-sharing program comes to OU

Swipe your card, and voila, car opens and you ride away

By Conor Morris
Ohio University has a new commercial car-sharing program coming to the Athens campus this fall. Specifically, two cars will be available for do-it-yourself rental, for as short a time as an hour or as long as seven days, from Lot 120 outside of Porter Hall, near Baker University Center.
Wednesday, August 20,2014
Campus NEWS

OU Student Senate prez denied speaking role at freshman convocation

University official says there's nothing unusual about that

By Conor Morris
The Ohio University administration has denied a request by Student Senate's president to speak briefly at the annual President's Convocation ceremony this Sunday for first-year students.
Wednesday, August 20,2014
Campus NEWS

Top 15 Twitter accounts every student should follow

Two student reporters, two student lists


First it was MySpace, and then it was Facebook. Now the endless uploads of selfies and diary entries are floating throughout the Twitter universe.
Wednesday, August 20,2014
Campus NEWS

Land bought for River Gate apartment complex

By Conor Morris
Two parcels containing the New Life Assembly of God church in Athens – right next to the River Park and River's Edge apartment complexes near Ohio University's South Green – have been purchased for $1.7 million.
Wednesday, August 20,2014
Campus NEWS

Ridges workshop seeks ideas from community

OU officials talk stablization package for worst-off historic buildings; nine to 10 buildings could see necessary repair work start by this winter

By Conor Morris
"Where would you take a picture if you were making a postcard for the Ridges?"
Wednesday, August 13,2014
Campus NEWS

OU has plan to make sure every student has a bed

133 students currently don’t have rooms

By Conor Morris
Ohio University currently has more housing deposits from students, about 8,268 as of Tuesday, than it has current space for those students, which sits at about 8,151 beds on its Athens campus. OU starts its fall semester in 11 days.
Sunday, August 10,2014
Campus NEWS

Big OU fraternity gets its own house

House on N. College St. cost $1.35 million

By Conor Morris
One of the largest fraternities at Ohio University closed on a $1.35 million deal last month to purchase its own fraternity house at 8 N. College St. The members of Phi Kappa Psi aren't moving far, though.
Wednesday, August 6,2014
Campus NEWS

Trustees talk enrollment at Hocking

By Conor Morris
The Hocking College Board of Trustees at its meeting Tuesday discussed low final enrollment totals for its summer semester, as well as the challenges the school faces with current enrollment progress for the autumn semester of 2014.
Sunday, August 3,2014
Campus NEWS

Ohio AG applauds OU’s sexual assault outreach program

By Conor Morris
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine stopped by the Ohio University Women's Center Thursday morning to discuss the progress of an outreach program designed to offer 24-hour service to victims of sexual assault and rape in Athens, Meigs and Perry counties.
Wednesday, July 30,2014
Campus NEWS

OU pond gets full dredging makeover

Removal of sediment will allow pond to return to original depth, clarity

By Kaleb Carter
The product of nearly two weeks of dredging (scraping off and removing silt and muck off the bottom of Emeriti Park pond) sits in two huge bags situated between the Ohio University's Ping Center and the new Walter Fieldhouse along South Green Drive.
 
 
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