Open up those committee meetings!
When I start to think, “Hey, I’m not that old,” the one thing that will snap me out of that silly fantasy is the realization that I’ve been at The Athens NEWS for EVERY SINGLE ONE of our Best of Athens Readers’ Choice Awards. And there have been 30 of them, counting this year’s.
A popular parlor game following the 2016 presidential election involved competitive analysis of what factors led to Donald Trump’s stunning defeat of Hillary Clinton in the Electoral College and consequently the presidential election.
The Republican-dominated Ohio General Assembly appears to be out of control, or more likely they’re under the control… of corporate, business and right-wing lobbyists and special interests.
With the constant cacophony of political noise, one can get lost in angry abstractions and lose track of the human component. Sitting in this editor’s chair, covering the recent election, I certainly needed to guard against that malady, the reflexive sectioning of different groups of people …
Dear Ohio University students, if you’ve been seeing fliers or social-media pages trying to persuade you and fellow students to vote against a local school levy, you can be forgiven for thinking this is satire. The spelling and grammar are so atrocious, the reasoning so embarrassing, the att…
Remaining the loyal, invested Cleveland Browns fan has been difficult in recent years, I can’t lie to you. Well, that is sort of a lie, in that it’s hardly ever been easy, and for the past few years, it’s nigh been impossible.
After you arrive at Ohio University, you’ll soon notice a disparity between how this university is referred to by the administration and its communications and advancement staff on the one hand, and by nearly everybody else on the other.