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Athens Mayor Patterson Talks Infrastructure, Fire, Student Density and E. State St.

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First-term Athens Mayor Steve Patterson has faced some major issues since coming to office. Just recently, he has had to confront a major water leak, crumbling infrastructure, a major fire, the hiring of a new university president, increased student density in housing and a major resurfacing project on the ever-busy East State St. All have… Read More

Bobcat Unity Walk at OU

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Students and faculty marched around the Ohio University campus Tuesday afternoon in a show of unity. The attendees of the second annual Bobcat Unity Walk gathered in front of Alden Library under the motto: “Where there is unity, there is always victory.” Ohio University’s International Student Union (ISU) organized the walk in an effort to… Read More

Talking Roy Orbison With Todd Burge

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West Virginia-based troubadour Todd Burge discovered Roy Orbison the way most of Generation X did: via David Lynch’s bizarre arthouse comedy-horror movie Blue Velvet. “I was a big Dennis Hopper fan, from the Easy Rider days – and I’m not alone in saying that when I saw (Blue Velvet) it blew my mind,” said Burge. “The… Read More