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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
As the Homecoming Weekend approaches, the construction on campus continues. Ohio University's annual Homecoming Parade celebrating "The Bobcat Family Reunion" is Saturday at 10 a.m. Construction projects have been going on many places around campus, most notably College Green, the area near the Baker University Center and Park Place, and Union Street. The Baker Center… Read More
One year marks Ohio University students engaging in oral sex on Court Street. The intoxicated students were spotted and filmed by onlookers near Chase Bank and the video went viral. Sources from all over the world picked up the story and many were confused to if this act was rape or public indecency. This event… Read More
County clerks in West Virginia are being told to accept marriage applications from same-sex couples. The move Thursday comes after Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said his office would no longer fight a court challenge to the state's ban on same-sex marriages. Department of Health and Human Resources spokeswoman Allison Adler says the state registrar is… Read More
Throughout fall camp, the Ohio coaching staff raved about the depth that the Bobcats had this year and that it was much improved from recent years. Just six weeks into the season, the depth is getting tested. So far this season, eight major contributors for the Bobcats have missed time due to injury: RB A.J…. Read More
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
Numerous candidates for statewide offices are using "soft spots" this election season, featuring their children and catchy slogans. But, there is a deeper meaning behind these ads and some say they can tell us a lot about the election. This election season, three candidates used their children as key players in their campaign commericials. Professor… Read More
Hosts Kim Valentour and Francis McFadden welcome brother-and-sister Nate and Kathy Hayes to Studio B to talk about what the whole town is buzzing about: Athens Uncorked, the city's first wine bar. The group talks about opening a business, liquor licenses, favorite wines, and what to expect on the menu at Athens Uncorked. The Hayes'… Read More
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
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.
An event being held in northwest Alabama will look at ways to keep young people in Appalachia. The fall conference of the Appalachian Regional Commission will be held Thursday in Florence. The session will look at ways to keep young people in the region and prevent the loss of potential workers, community leaders… Read More
Two teams with two very different week six results are set to clash this Friday when Athens (6-0, 2-0) travels to Meigs (3-3, 2-1) for a TVC-Ohio bout. The undefeated Bulldogs are coming off a major win over another powerhouse school in Steubenville, while the Marauders suffered a 32-14 loss to conference rival Nelsonville-York. While… Read More