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Labor Movement: Will ‘Right-To-Work’ States Attract More Businesses?

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The Ohio Valley region once helped give rise to the labor movement. Now it’s shifting toward what’s known as right-to-work law. West Virginia and Kentucky have passed right-to-work laws and Ohio is considering a similar bill. One of the big selling points for right-to-work proponents is that the law can attract new businesses. But opponents… Read More

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Trimble Forces Federal Hocking’s Winless Regular Season

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The Trimble Tomcats played spoiler on Federal Hocking’s senior night as they dismantled the Lancers by a score of 67-25. It was the final game of Federal Hocking’s regular season, its last chance to avoid a winless season. It was going to be a hefty bill to pay, facing the team with the second best record… Read More

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Athens School Supply Drive Garners 30 Volunteers

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Martin Luther King Junior Day, Ohio University’s Campus Involvement Center organized a school supply drive to benefit Athens County schools. An event was held Saturday, January 28 to package the supplies collected. Community Engagement is a department within the Campus Involvement Center. Assistant Director of Community Engagement Barbara Harrison has worked for the university for… Read More

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Fearing Career Damage, Women Did Not Report Alleged Professor Harassment

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In their reports to an investigator with Ohio University’s Office of Equity and Civil Rights Compliance, women who allege they were victims of sexual harassment by English Professor Andrew Escobedo say they feared for their professional and educational careers when choosing not to fight his “advances” or report him. The ECRC released a Memorandum of… Read More