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Music as Medicine During The Black Plague


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Host Jackie Wolf talks with Dr. Christopher Macklin, Assistant Professor of Musicology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, who has been studying the use of music and medicine in the Middle Ages, and more specifically the Black Death. From 1346-1352, the disease killed approximately 1-in-3 adults in Western Europe. Dr. Macklin is interested in… Read More

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NAMI Ohio: Schizophrenia


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Tom Walker of the Nation Alliance on Mental Illness of Athens talks with Brandon W. Fitch, a program annotator of the Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra, about his experience living with schizophrenia, his hallunications, and the methods of treatment for his disorder. For more information on NAMI Athens, visit: http://NamiAthensOhio.org  

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Preview: Logan, Jackson Ready For Battle With SEOAL Title On Their Minds [w/VIDEO]

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In the dwindling SEOAL, with only fives teams remaining, it’s always possible that the conference championship could be on the line in Week 7. That’s exactly how both the Logan Chieftains and Jackson Ironmen feel coming into this heated matchup Friday night when the Chieftains (3-3, 1-0 SEOAL) travel to Jackson (6-0, 1-0). Jackson head… Read More

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Ridges Returning for OU Homecoming Bash

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For many Ohio University alumni, Homecoming Weekend is a chance to reconnect with old friends, relive past glories and return to a town they called home for four years (possibly more, in some cases). For orchestral folk-rock band The Ridges, it means a few different things.

The group got their start in Athens, took their name from a local landmark and the members are made up of OU alumni and current students. This Saturday, they hope to reconnect with old friends and make new fans during a homecoming show at Casa Nueva.