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International Women’s Day Festival

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International Women’s Day takes place each year on March 8. Ohio University celebrated that, along with Women’s History Month, on March 13. According to the OU Women’s Center website, “the International Women’s Day Festival provides an opportunity for the campus community to highlight women’s and girl’s achievements, to reflect on women’s status today, and to… Read More

Track and Field Garners 18 Spots on Academic All-MAC Squad

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18 Ohio University student-athletes from the track & field team earned spots on the Mid-American Conference Academic All-MAC indoor team. The honor is awarded to student-athletes who were proficient in both academics and athletics during their season. Each student-athlete selected must have partaken in at least 50 percent of their contests and held a 3.20… Read More

The West Virginia State Capitol at night

West Virginia Governor Signs 2 Substance Abuse Bills

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has approved two bills that address West Virginia’s substance abuse problem. The Charleston Gazette-Mail that the Democrat signed bills Tuesday dealing with regulation of opioid treatment clinics and availability of life-saving opioid overdose medication. One measure will regulate Suboxone and methadone clinics, which use medication-based treatment for… Read More

Ohio Splits Doubleheader with Kentucky


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Ohio Softball made history breaking an 18-year losing streak against the University of Kentucky with a 1-0 win in the first game of Tuesday’s doubleheader. In the first game redshirt junior, Savannah Dorsey, pitched a near perfect game only giving up one hit and no runs. “We had played our regional against them sophomore year, we… Read More

Regulators Set Votes on FirstEnergy, AEP Rate Deals

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio utility regulators have set votes on two proposed energy deals that have drawn national attention from consumer, business, energy and environmental groups. The power purchase agreements were submitted separately in December by Akron-based FirstEnergy and Columbus-based AEP. The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has added both proposals to its agenda… Read More

2016 Nuit Blanche Athens poster

Nuit Blanche Arts Fest Returns to Athens April 2-3


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Nuit Blanche Athens, an annual all-night arts festival, returns to Athens this weekend, taking place April 2 -3 at multiple locations around town, featuring international and regional guest artists. Nuit Blanche Athens’ 2016 theme, “Dreaming! Engaging! The Arts,” is spotlighting Ohio University and Athens community artists and their varied forms of innovation and imagination by… Read More