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Lady Spartans Lock Down Westfall To Advance In Playoffs

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It’s that time of year ladies and gentlemen, it’s the playoffs. This is what the players have worked for all season long. Now, there’s only one goal left in every team’s mind: making a deep postseason run and winning a state championship. Alexander Lady Spartans took one big step towards reaching the ultimate goal of… Read More

Single-User v. Multi-User Bathrooms: The Ongoing Battle

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Everybody has to use the bathroom. In recent years, Trans people have been in the center of conversations about bathrooms. News stories have covered topics ranging from school policies to state regulations. Ohio University recognizes that students sometimes struggle when determining where to go. Every time Rae Main has to enter a public bathroom… it’s… Read More

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The Ongoing Impact of Gay Dating Apps

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Whether you’re looking for “the one” or a one-night affair, dating apps are a useful tool for meeting other people casually or romantically. For members of the LGBTQ community, dating apps have entirely changed the dating scene. Some users may have experiences that leave them swearing off dating apps forever. Brie Sivy, a 20-year old… Read More

2018’s 48-Hour Shootout: Up-Close and Personal With the Winning Teams

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The 2018 48-Hour Shootout has come and gone, leaving in its wake a number of impressive short films that were cobbled together in a matter of only a (literal) couple of days February 2 through February 4, 2018. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke to each of the ranking teams from the competition, trying to get in… Read More

PHOTOS: Adyn’s Dream 2018 Ohio University Stage Benefit


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On Saturday, February 10, 2018, Americana orchestra The Dustbowl Revival, Columbus’ own Doc Robinson, and Cincinnati’s The Tillers performed an intimate on-the-stage-with-the-audience in Ohio University’s Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. The show was a benefit for local spinal muscular atrophy benefit organization Adyn’s Dream. WOUB’s Zane Wilson photographed the event, and his work is below. 

Hunters check over 186K deer in state’s hunting season

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – State officials say hunters checked more than 186,000 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2017-2018 hunting season, over 4,000 more than last year. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says the 186,247 deer harvested compares with 182,169 deer checked in during the 2016-2017 season. The department says regulations the past three seasons have… Read More

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Marshall University Receives $2.1M Grant For Obesity Study

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Marshall University has received a $2.1 million federal grant to study obesity-related disorders. U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins announced the U.S. Health and Human Services grant. He said in a news release it will be used to help fund research at the university’s Appalachian Center for Cellular Transport in Obesity-Related Disorders. Jenkins… Read More

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Police To Escort Bodies Of 2 Slain Officers To Funeral Homes

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WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio police department will escort the bodies of two slain officers as they’re moved from a coroner’s office to separate funeral homes. Police in the Columbus suburb of Westerville haven’t announced funeral details for the veteran officers, 39-year-old Eric Joering and 54-year-old Anthony Morelli. Officials invited the public to line… Read More