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Presentation On Students Rights Movement At OU Set For Thursday

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Two Ohio University alumni, photojournalist Ken Steinhoff and journalist Carol Towarnicky will give a presentation Thursday evening at 6 p.m. in Porter 108 about the emergence of women’s rights on this campus in the 1960s and 1970s. During that period, Ohio University students participated in demonstrations against the war in Vietnam that sometimes included tear… Read More

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Ohio University’s Annual Halloween Blockparty Means An Increase In Police And Caution From Administration


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Ohio University's annual Halloween block party is this Saturday and Athens Police are prepared for the massive amount of people. "We're old hat at Halloween, so our plans haven't changed significantly over the years," Athens Police Chief Tom Pyle said.  "We still bring in a sizable outside assisting force from various agencies around the state."… Read More

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Communities Still Waiting To See Progress On Dealing With Thousands Of Abandoned Homes

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There are so many vacant, abandoned and boarded-up empty houses in the United States that dealing with them is now almost an industry in itself. Scott Smith sells a Michigan-made product called Home Illusions, which he says he’s marketing to landlords and municipalities. Smith: “Basically we manufacture a vinyl graphic in the form of a… Read More

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Ohio University To Hold ‘Campus Conversations’ Event On Sexual Assault Issues

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Ohio University will be holding a discussion forum on sexual assault, consent and bystander intervention Thursday. The Campus Conversation event will be set up in "World Café" style, with participants free to come and go. Tables will be set up around the room with facilitators at each, aiding in conversation and answering questions focusing on… Read More

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County Commissioners Consider Whether To Accept Donated Land

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The Athens County Commissioners debated Tuesday whether it was worthwhile to accept a donation of an approximately 7-acre plot near Coolville. The land, located off Wilman Road, belonged to Velma Cubbison, who died in September 2012. Robert and Vicki Cubbison, of Lynden, Wash., are executors of her estate. Commissioner Chris Chmiel visited the plot with… Read More