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Let's hope that the Athens' Superintendent doesn't appeal to an "abundance of caution." Abundance of caution = too much caution = overly cautious = timid = cowardly. No matter what he decides 50% or more of local parents are going to be angry and upset. Therefore, the Superintendent shoul…

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When in doubt: subsume to fear.

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The headline for this article (Preliminary survey results show families favor 'blended learning') is misleading. First, the survey conducted was highly unscientific - and therefore of questionable value. 30%, 30%, 40%. It might as well be 33% in each category. Or, differently, 60% of the …

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Open the schools. We can not let COVID-19 rule our lives. I hope the Athens school superintendent doesn't fall back on the "abundance of caution" cliche. Abundance of caution = much caution = too much caution = timidity = cowardice. Calling for an "abundance of caution" = admitting coward…

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Buncha Virtue Signaling nonsense. Athens City Council should rather keep Athens' roads fixed. Get the schools open in the Fall. Manage the budget. Fix our water system before the certain-to-come catastrophic failure. Make sure citizens trash (not compost) picked up. What is gonna CHANGE i…

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This is great news! Now, we won't be bothered with reading inspirational stories about exceptional students with grit, determination, personal excellence, overcoming the odds, tenacity, vision, creativity, etc. Yes, this plan by OU - and other American universities - to race to the bottom…

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Will the football players be required to wear masks, use social distancing, etc.? Or does the virus make special accommodations for football? “Hey guys, theses are football players. Let’s leave them alone and go attack academic classrooms.”

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The Eye commented on Athens Voice 6-10-20

'It’s not just that someone doesn’t graduate in a ceremony or have prom- someone could die. The stakes of doing it wrong = death. How many older educators and vulnerable locals are willing to die [because of] OU? Will K-12 kids get detention after the teacher is put on a ventilator. ' The…

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The Eye commented on Athens Voice 5-28-20

Attention local businesses: if you want us to continue to support your businesses you must follow the preferences of your customers. Demand that all customers wear masks, then lose those customers who choose to not wear masks . You enforce, we don’t support.

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1. All students PAY for sports. 2. Students who come to Athens come for an education and the beautiful campus. (It is counterproductive to cut groundskeepers. Nellis, despite all his protestations of pride of and inspiration from the Bobcat Family, has no idea of what makes/made OU tick.)…