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“Settling Ohio: First Nations and Beyond” Conference on Tap This Weekend


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The early settling of Ohio and the Northwest Territory will be the focus of a conference Feb. 21st and 22nd at the Baker Center Ballroom at Ohio University. Through a series of speakers, the conference will examine the early Native Americans who inhabited the region plus the onslaught of new settlers coming to the region… Read More

Voters cast their ballots on Election Day in McArthur, Ohio.

Voter Registration for St. Pat’s Primary Closes Tuesday

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The deadline to register to vote for the first-ever Ohio presidential primary on March 17 in Tuesday. Early voting begins Wednesday. The most recent stats show there are 7,730,676 registered voters in Ohio, out of a population of nearly 11.7 million people. As of February 08, 2020 there are 7,730,676 registered voters in Ohio, up 6,237 from the… Read More

Security personnel arrive near the site of an attack near the Bagram Air Base In Parwan province of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. A powerful suicide bombing Wednesday targeted an under-construction medical facility near the Bagram Air Base, the main American base north of the capital Kabul, the U.S. military said.

WATCH: Will Short-term Deal Between U.S., Taliban Pave the Way for Afghan Peace?

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The U.S. has reached a short-term agreement with the Taliban that could pave the way for ending the war in Afghanistan that has endured for nearly 20 years. Under the plan, U.S. forces and the Taliban agree to a temporary cessation of violence and a phased approach to the withdrawal of American troops. But is… Read More

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Ohio University Alumnus Qui Nguyen’s ‘She Kills Monsters’ Opens Feb. 20

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Ohio University’s School of Theater is hard at work preparing for the first show of 2020, She Kills Monsters, a play written by Ohio University alumnus Qui Nguyen. “The show’s about searching for one’s identity. An older sister needs to come to terms with the loss of her younger sister, and in order to do… Read More

A student walks to class on the campus of Shawnee State University, on March 16, 2006 in Portsmouth, Ohio.

US Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over Transgender Pronoun Dispute

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PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — A judge has dismissed a professor’s lawsuit against a small, public university in Ohio that rebuked him for not addressing a transgender student using the student’s preferred gender terms. Nicholas Meriwether’s federal lawsuit alleged that Shawnee State University officials violated his rights by compelling him to speak in a way that… Read More

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WOUB Student Recognized in National BEA College Student Media Competition


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Experiential learning opportunities at WOUB set Thomas Garverick up for success ATHENS, OH – Thomas Garverick admits he teared up a little bit when he got the news last week that he was recognized with an “Award of Excellence” in the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) National College Student Media Competition. The 22-year old was selected… Read More