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In today’s competitive world of higher education it can be difficult for soon-to-be high school graduates to decide which college is right for them. It can also be difficult for those potential colleges to set themselves apart from the competing schools, as the number of potential high school graduates dwindles. Located in an isolated area… Read More
By: Ali Ruscitto There are many different local bands around Athens, Ohio to check out, but how many do you know play “Gypsy Jazz” and Swing music? Actually, the “Gypsy Jazz” genre has grown, changed and even adapted from one social and physical location to the next. The genre began in Paris almost a hundred… Read More
By: Sarah Newgarde ATHENS, Ohio—Passion Works Studio is home to many artists of all abilities and the now infamous “Official Flower of Athens”, the Passion Flower. The goal of the flower is simple: allow all artists to express themselves however they choose. According to Program Director Nancy Epling, it all started as a sketch. “Carolyn… Read More
By: Lexie White Because there are no cat shelters in Athens, Ohio, local businesses have taken on the responsibility while working with the Humane Society. Hyacinth Bean floral shop is just one example. Among beautiful floral arrangements, garden decorations, and racks of clothing are adoptable kittens. Owner Polly Creech says the shop has had about… Read More
A nationwide survey by health insurer Cigna finds that loneliness is widespread in America. Millennials and people in Generation Z tend to feel lonelier than retirees.
Facebook has become ubiquitous in the last 14 years, but it may not dominate forever. Some technologists are already designing the next social networks — and they look a lot different.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s Republican governor has trimmed the number of properties he owns according to his annual financial disclosure report. Last year Matt Bevin reported that he owned at least a $10,000 interest in 12 properties, including two homes, five rental properties and three commercial properties. But in a report filed last month… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s Democratic Attorney General says more than 1.3 million Kentuckians were impacted by a privacy breach at Facebook. Andy Beshear said he sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg asking how many Kentucky residents had their personal information shared with a third party without their permission. Beshear said company officials… Read More
by Riley Harshman Bon-Ton announced earlier this month that they would be liquidating their company and closing all 267 stores nationwide. Stores included in Bon-Ton’s franchise are: Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, Elder Beerman, Herberger’s, and Younkers. The Elder Beerman located in The Market on State is leaving a 42,000 square foot hole in the community…. Read More
By Maggie Prosser Ohio University’s campus will close on May 4, driving students out of dorms and forcing daunting fees on those who choose—or need—to stay in residence halls after finals. Sophomore Tess Kazdin is a student employee at Jefferson Marketplace, which is the only culinary service staying open on May 5. She will stay… Read More