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A skateboarder is in the hospital for evaulation after colliding with a CATS bus at the Richland Avenue crosswalk on the West Green of Ohio University. OU Police are still investigating at the scene. Traffic on Richland Avenue is down to one lane. This is the second time a pedestrian has been involved in an… Read More
Organizers of the Uptown for the Holidays Gingerbread Competition are gearing up for another impressive contest, with entries to be displayed at the Athens County Historical Society and Museum and in Court Street storefronts beginning Dec. 2. “We are pleased that we have more entries this year, so it has grown,” said Jan Hodson, who… Read More
Federal Hocking basketball is going to look much different in 2014 than it did a season ago, as the Lancers welcome two brand new head coaches to the program. The varsity boys’ team will be under the direction of Eric Mitchell for this upcoming season, while the girls’ squad will be led by former boys… Read More
Ki Charm John Kim, a west-coast transplant to Southeast Ohio, is opening a sculpture show on Friday, Nov. 28, 5:30-9:30 p.m. at Majestic Galleries in Nelsonville.
John Kim's exhibit, Autonomy vs. Shame, will be on display through Dec. 22.
By Rebecca Darling “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.”—Henry David Thoreau Ever since I was young, I felt I would do great things. However, an elephant has been standing in my way, and its name is quite long. The name of my elephant is “Being Afraid to Open… Read More
Athens Bulldogs Boys Basketball Ibi Watson won’t be donning an Athens jersey this year, but the Bulldogs return many players that will have them atop the TVC-Ohio. Coach Jeff Skinner returns a group of seniors that went 18-4 last year, but only went to the district quarterfinals before falling to Warren, 81-64. But among the… Read More
According to the GoFundMe page for the Union Street Fire Employee Relief, more than $44,000 has been raised by 750 people in just eight days. Now Athens musicians are stepping up.
The first of three benefits has been scheduled for this Saturday at Casa Cantina, featuring 10 of Athens' best-known bands and 100% of the proceeds going to Union Street employees affected by the Nov. 16 fire.
Students at Beacon School are getting a lesson in dance after receiving a grant for the artist-in-residence program earlier this year. This is the fourth time Beacon School has received the grant, and the second year for instructor Lisa Moulton to work with the students at the school. Moulton works with students of all ages… Read More
The Director of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, Dr. Robert Stewart will be awarded The Medal of Honor from one of the world’s most storied institutions – Leipzig University. The German institution will impart its highest honor on Stewart while celebrating Founder’s Day – the university’s 605th anniversary – on December 2. Stewart’s recognition… Read More
Three students from the Ohio University Lancaster Theatre production of The Elephant Man have been nominated for the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship and another OUL student was nominated to compete in the Design Category at the 27th annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Regional Festival this January in Cleveland, Ohio. “I’m so proud of our… Read More
Ohio University will host a Pre-Kwanzaa Celebration at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3 at the Baker University Center Ballroom A.
Madafo, a storyteller and musician, will perform during the celebration.
After hours of protesting, nearly 100 Ohio University students finally got the result they wanted. Baker University Center officials agreed to keep the building open until students felt ready to go home. Students were left talking in smaller groups after the larger protest at 1 am. They spoke about their experiences, feelings, and how they… Read More
Tuesday night marks a home matchup between the Ohio men’s basketball team and Arkansas-Pine Bluff as the Bobcats (1-1, 0-0) will play host to the Golden Lions (1-4, 0-0). The Bobcats are coming off a loss in their first road game of the season. They fell to Florida Gulf Coast 79-62, and will be looking… Read More