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On Thursday evening, a student group at Ohio University called "F*** Rape Culture" marched from Baker Center to College Gate bearing a dorm room mattress. The group choose to hold a "mattress march" after hearing of Emma Sulkowitz. Sulkowitz is a Columbia University senior who was allegedly raped in her dorm room. Sulkowitz pledged to… Read More
Not much is to be said about this week’s TVC-Hocking clash between Wahama and Trimble. Everyone knows what this game means: a rivalry, the league title potentially on the line, and a chance for Wahama to redeem itself after last year’s 12-7 loss to Trimble, the team’s sole conference loss. In last season’s contest, it… Read More
It’s the game where one of southeastern Ohio’s premier teams will face one of the northeast Ohio’s best: It’s Athens versus Steubenville. “We’ve been looking forward to this game to bring some notoriety to ourselves,” Athens head coach Ryan Adams said. “We’re going into a place that’s got a great football history.” Steubenville’s football tradition… Read More
Ohioans seeking coverage under the federal health care law can soon set up appointments with local counselors to help walk them through the process in person. Health care advocates including Get Covered America Ohio announced plans Thursday for a website they say will serve as a scheduling tool to make it easier for people to… Read More
For the second time, the Ohio University Marching 110 has been awarded the top spot in the CollegeSports-fans.com “Best College Marching Bands” rankings. After listing Ohio University at the top of its list in its 2007 rankings, the website’s staff decided it was time to publish an updated list of the best college marching bands in the… Read More
With beer now on tap and wine bottles ready for uncorking, Fluff Bakery and Catering on Court Street is doing a bit of revamping of its business model, including absorbing its Rickshaw Thai restaurant into the downtown eatery. Rickshaw Thai, which was located in the Eclipse Company Town in The Plains, served dinner at that… Read More
For the second time, the Ohio University Marching 110 has been awarded the top spot in the CollegeSports-fans.com "Best College Marching Bands" rankings. After listing Ohio University at the top of its list in its 2007 rankings, the website's staff decided it was time to publish an updated list of the best college marching bands… Read More
Two of today's top comic actors, Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader, give fine dramatic performances as troubled siblings in the new film The Skeleton Twins.
WOUB contributor Scott Pfeiffer says the movie will strike a deep, true chord in anyone who has a brother or sister.
Game Preview: Point Pleasant, Parkersburg South Ready For Battle With Class AAA Playoff Implications
This season the Point Pleasant Big Blacks are on a five-game winning streak to begin the season and are looking to keep the streak going on Friday night against Parkersburg South. Defense has been the key for the Big Black victories, as the team has allowed just 25 points this season, an average of just… Read More
AEP Ohio is planning to pull the plug in the heart of Athens' Uptown district tonight. The electric company will force a power outage on Court St. from Union St. to Washington St. The power outage is expected to last from 6 PM to 11:00 PM. Please refer questions to the AEP Ohio customer service… Read More
Did you know Ohio University has a Quidditch Club? WOUB’s Nicole Schneider visits team members at OU’s Walter Field House for a tutorial on the popular Harry Potter game.
An author with ties to Lancaster will be reading from her new novel at Ohio University Lancaster on Oct. 8. Laura Wettersten taught music at Saint Mary’s school in Lancaster before becoming a librarian and author. Her first novel for young adults, My Faire Lady, was published this summer by Simon & Schuster. Her presentation… Read More
Sheridan’s dominant defense versus Maysville’s high-octane offense: something has got to give. The Panthers are averaging north of 46 points per game while the Generals have given up only 13 points through five games, shutting out four teams in the process. “Their offense is something you can’t replicate in practice,” Sheridan head coach Paul Culver… Read More
Conference play is set to begin in the SEOAL and the Jackson Ironmen and Warren Warriors are no strangers to each other’s company. In fact, Jackson has made it a running trend to come out on top, winning the previous 13 meetings between the two schools – dating back to 1999. Jackson’s main focus to… Read More
The all clear was given for residents to return to their homes last night in the Keystone Furnace and Charles Lewis Roads area of Jackson County, Ohio following a natural gas line rupture earlier in the day. An initial report came in at 4:14 p.m. Wednesday that a tractor hit a gas line. Tennessee Gas… Read More
The Cleveland Clinic and other hospitals around Ohio are advising residents to tell doctors on their next visit if they've traveled to West Africa, where the Ebola virus is believed to have killed thousands. Hospitals in Ohio and around the country have been outlining plans as officials in Dallas deal with the first Ebola… Read More
Officials say Ohio residents disposed of more than 10.5 tons of unwanted prescription drugs during Saturday's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Ohioans were able to safely dispose of unwanted prescription drugs at more than 200 locations around the state Saturday as part of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's drug take-back initiative. Ohio residents disposed… Read More
State environmental officials have tallied more than 46,400 aboveground storage tanks as a deadline passed to register them. Officials say they're still registering thousands more. In Charleston on Wednesday, tank owners questioned the state Department of Environmental Protection about upcoming steps. DEP's stakeholder meeting is covering proposed rules for a new law regulating… Read More
The sole possession of second place in the TVC-Ohio is on the line Friday night, as the Meigs Marauders (3-2, 2-0) travel to Nelsonville-York to take on the Buckeyes (3-2, 1-0). The Marauders will roll into Nelsonville-York fresh off of a massive 49-28 conference win over River Valley last week. Their offense, which fought the… Read More
The halfway mark of the 2014 season has come and gone and there have been no conference games in the SEOAL up to this point. That will all change this Friday, however, when conference play begins for four out of the five teams in the SEOAL. 1) Jackson Ironmen (5-0, 0-0) The regular season is… Read More