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Owning an animal on campus is not a walk in the park. Having an animal on campus, if you live in the residence halls, is against Ohio University policy. But that doesn’t mean students aren’t trying to get around this rule. One tactic is registering your pet as an Emotional Support Animal. Emotional Support Animals,… Read More
Walking down West Union Street, fences are still up and construction is ongoing, despite the fact that more than two years have passed since the November 2014 fire that gutted five buildings. The good news is only two buildings are left to be completed. “We are no longer talking years, we are no longer talking… Read More
The Gathering Place, a place of support for adults coping with mental illness, celebrates it’s 40th anniversary next Thursday. The celebration includes an open house and art show to exhibit and sell members’ work. The Gathering Place hosts 20-30 “members” each day battling a range of mental illnesses such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia,… Read More
The Ohio baseball team defeated the Buffalo Bulls (10-17, 4-5 MAC) winning 3-1 and 6-5 in Sunday’s doubleheader. The Bobcats lost the first game of the series on Friday, 9-3, but came back with a vengeance after Saturday’s game was postponed due to a “real feel” temperature of 27 degrees. “We had to bring some… Read More
The Ohio University Police Department has issued a stream of public urination citations during this year’s fests. Ohio University Chief of Police Andrew Powers said public urination is one of the violations that can contribute to a party being classified as a nuisance party under Athens City Code. Sections 9.14.01 through 9.14.99 of the Athens’… Read More
On this episode of Meet the Artist, WOUB’s Nicole Schneider talks with Ohio University Professor of Art John Sabraw about his eco-conscious paintings. Sabraw’s work, which uses paint created from iron oxide extracted in the process of remediating polluted streams, has been featured in Smithsonian, New Scientist and the Discovery Channel. Visit this link to view episodes… Read More
Once again, Athens steampunk enthusiasts gathered for the annual Steampunk Spectacle Masquerade Ball, held Sept. 26 at Central Venue. WOUB’s Nicole Schneider attended the event, which featured creative costumes and props, as well as music from local band Boys of the Hock.
On this episode of Meet the Artist, Athens musician Liz Pahl talks about her recent musical activities, her website (www.lifes-soundtrack.com) and how she balances artistic endeavors with family life. The video was produced by WOUB student Nicole Schneider. Visit this link to view other shows in the Meet the Artist series.
In this clip, WOUB’s Nicole Schneider talks with Riley Engle, president of Ukulele Club at Ohio University. Engle, a transfer student from Ohio State University, decided to start the club in January 2015. The club, which now includes a half-dozen members, hopes to start performing at OU’s Front Room and Donkey Coffee in the near… Read More
On this episode of Meet the Artist, WOUB’s Nicole Schneider talks with 13-year-old Athens, Ohio, pianist Anthony DeLuca. DeLuca, who has been playing piano since age six, is a regular performer at Cutler’s Restaurant in the Ohio University Inn. While most teens would be self-conscious about performing in public, it doesn’t seem to faze DeLuca,… Read More
In the second installment of WOUB's video series Meet the Artist, Nicole Schneider talks with Athens resident and Ohio University graduate student Emily Beveridge.
Beveridge's work focuses on elements of nature and storytelling, with animals regularly featured in her paintings.
In this video, WOUB’s Nicole Schneider talks with members of comedy troupe Black Sheep Improv and captures a bit of the group’s recent rehearsal and performance. Based at Ohio University, Black Sheep Improv consists of two groups that perform free shows every Thursday night at the Baker Center Theater. In addition, the troupe regularly offers… Read More
Sandy Plunkett started his career in New York City as an artist for Marvel and DC Comics.
His work has been seen in issues of Spider Man, X-Men, The Rocketeer, Conan the Barbarian, Spectre and many other comics, as well as numerous concert posters, album covers and political cartoons.
Currently based in Athens, Ohio, Plunkett sat down to talk with WOUB's Nicole Schneider about his past work and upcoming projects.
Did you know Ohio University has a Quidditch Club? WOUB’s Nicole Schneider visits team members at OU’s Walter Field House for a tutorial on the popular Harry Potter game.
The second annual Steampunk Spectacle kicked off its weekend-long activities last Friday at ARTS/West, featuring dance performances, vendors and an art exhibit. WOUB student Nicole Schneider files this report.