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WOUB Makes Changes in Student-Run Sports Department

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WOUB Public Media is cancelling two student-produced shows, dismissing student journalists, and implementing a corrective course for leadership in its student-run Sports Department. The radio show FaceOff and the television program The Bobcat Sports Showcase are cancelled immediately. These decisive actions were taken after WOUB employees learned of demeaning gender-based incidents that created an unacceptable… Read More

Waterford Headed To State Championship

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For the second time in school history, the Waterford Lady Wildcats (27-1) are heading to the girls Division IV state title game after defeating Cornerstone Christian (23-5) 52-42 after a hard fought four quarters. The Lady Wildcats did not lead until halfway through the second quarter, but this was a lead they would never relinquish. Waterford… Read More

Gillian Welch, here with partner David Rawlings, will headline Saturday, June 4 at the 2016 Nelsonville Music Festival.

Gillian Welch Announced as Saturday NMF Headliner

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Stuart’s Opera House has announced the latest addition to its 2016 Nelsonville Music Festival lineup: Grammy-nominated Gillian Welch, who will headline on Saturday, June 4. Welch and her partner and guitarist David Rawlings are no strangers to Athens County, having performed at Stuart’s Opera House back in 2003. She first appeared on the scene as a… Read More

Film strips

Athena Cinema Introduces “Open Caption Mondays”

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In conjunction with Disability Awareness Month, The Athena Cinema is introducing a new initiative to expand accessibility options for deaf and hard-of-hearing patrons. Many theaters, including the Athena, already offer the option to view films with closed captions but this new option will introduce weekly screenings on Mondays of some new release films with open… Read More