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Ohio University's 92nd homecoming brings Alumni and Bobcat family members back to campus this weekend for a cornucopia of events. WOUB's Paola Santiago spoke with some people back in town for the festivities. Click here for the full schedule of Alumni and Homecoming Weekend events.
An Ohio University student group formed in the aftermath of a public sex incident that went viral on the internet marched through the streets of Athens for a second year to fight against “rape culture.” The group, F*** Rape Culture (FRC), aims at creating a safe environment free of sexual violence for all students. “It’s… Read More
With the recent breakout of measles and mumps, medical groups in Ohio are ramping up efforts to encourage immunizations. When it comes to the percentage of kids that are fully immunized—Ohio ranks near the bottom of the list. The National Immunization Survey says last year less than 2/3rds of kids in the state—between 24 months… Read More
A soggy, muddy morning didn't stop people from attending the first day of the 44th annual Bob Evans Farm Festival in Gallia county. The event kicked off 11 a.m. Friday and continues all weekend through Sunday night at 5 p.m. Food, entertainment, crafts, horse back rides, and farmyard fun are just some of the activities…. Read More
Health officials say the central Ohio mumps outbreak that resulted in nearly 500 cases of the contagious viral illness has ended. Columbus health officials say they've logged 484 mumps cases this year in central Ohio. That's 46 more than the total number of cases reported nationwide in 2013. Officials say the outbreak is considered resolved… Read More
Artist and Navy veteran Skip Rohde will visit the Ohio University Zanesville campus on Monday, Oct. 13 to share his artwork and discuss experiences from a trip to Afghanistan with the US Department of State in 2011. During his time in Afghanistan, he often attended large meetings of district leaders as an observer where he… Read More
The second annual Hocktoberfest was held Oct. 4, 2014 at Robbins Crossing, located on the campus of Hocking College. The festival, sponsored by Rocky Brands and Hocking College, featured a full day of entertainment, outdoor skill demonstrations and hands-on activities. Video produced by Marlena Scott.
Prof. Jon Barnett is a political geographer who investigates the impacts of and responses to climate change on social systems, with a focus on risks to human insecurity, hunger, violent conflict and water stress. He has done extensive field-work in the South Pacific, China and East Timor. Jon is convenor of the Australian national research network… Read More
PersonnelPlus is a professional employment service agency that has assisted businesses with traditional and non-traditional entry-level employment needs since 1983. The host a bi-annual banquet in honor and celebration of their partner businesses. Loring Lovett talks with Adult Services Director, Mark Cullison, about the upcoming banquet, and about the opportunities one has in becoming… Read More
The State Highway Patrol is adding more than three dozen new troopers in Ohio. The 38 cadets in Friday's graduation ceremony in Columbus are members of the 156th class at the patrol's academy. Academy participants spend months taking courses on topics such as criminal and traffic law, crash investigation, firearms and self-defense. Sgt…. Read More
Documents show Ohio State University is paying nearly $900 an hour for work on an investigation studying the culture inside its marching band. The Columbus Dispatch reports the university is paying the David Vaughn Consulting Group $460 an hour and the Arent Fox law firm $425 an hour. Both groups were hired as part… Read More
Ohio University will be seeking approval next week from its board of trustees to declare large amounts of property it owns on East State Street as surplus. In a memo to OU President Roderick McDavis and the board of trustees, Stephen Golding, OU vice president for finance and administration, wrote that the OU Office of… Read More
In 2013, the John Glenn Little Muskies fell to Tri-Valley in a hard-fought game by a score of 33-14. Even with that loss, John Glenn showed that they were no pushover, giving the Scotties a tough out, and even forced a few turnovers. The Little Muskies (4-2, 3-1 MVL) show that same quality this year,… Read More
The Parkersburg Big Reds tough schedule continues this Friday as they welcome in the Woodrow Wilson Eagles (3-2) to Stadium Field. The Big Reds (2-3) have already played, and lost to three of the top-five teams in the state so far this season. This week Parkersburg faces a quarterback in Wilson’s Brett Osborne, who recently… Read More