A lawsuit was filed in late October in federal court against Ohio University, alleging that the university fostered a “safe space” to allow a now-fired OU Police Officer to continue to sexually abuse a 15-year-old Athens County girl.
Jackie O’s Brewery in Athens last week revealed a unique beer brewed using yeast collected and reanimated from brewing barrels at an Ecuadorian monastery in collaboration with an Ohio University class and a visiting professor from a university in Quito, Ecuador. This particular yeast was fir…
The Ridges Advisory Committee met last week to hear updates from the Ohio University administration on several projects at The Ridges, including a consideration to contract with a private partner to create a new café at Lin Hall, and a “non-binding” request for proposals from private develop…
Ohio University reported Thursday evening that it has officially lifted the suspensions on some Interfraternity Council (IFC) fraternities and several other student organizations, and modified the status of many other student organizations that were under investigation for hazing.
Ohio University’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors is raising the alarm about the termination of non-tenure-track teaching staff members (sometimes referred to as “Group 2” faculty) in a time of ongoing budget cuts.
Ohio University’s director of Sorority and Fraternity Life visited Student Senate on Wednesday, Oct. 16, to discuss the recently suspended greek organizations at OU, saying some may be reinstated as soon as next week.
UPDATE: The university revealed today (Thursday) that it's also suspended two other fraternities in addition to the men's rugby club (as explained below) after allegations of hazing.
Images from Ohio University's 2019 Homecoming Parade this morning (Saturday, Oct. 12). The temperature hovered around 45-50 during the parade, but that didn't seem to dampen anyone's spirits. The streets of uptown were packed. All photos by Terry Smith.
Ohio University announced this evening (Thursday) that it has received a report of hazing allegations against the Marching 110, and has ordered band members to cease all "non-academic" activities while the university investigates that report.
A suspended Ohio University football player accused of felony-level stalking violated his bond last week after he was arrested by the OU Police Department.