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History Comes Alive At The Black History Month Live Museum

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Ohio University students, faculty and staff celebrated more than 400 years of African-American history Tuesday afternoon in the Baker Student Center. The Ohio University Black Graduate Student Association (OUGBSA) organized the inaugural Live Museum. “It’s called a live museum so people can engage in the museum and learn more about historical figures,” said Ebony Porter,… Read More

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Tellebration Celebration in Athens

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Storytellers from around the world gathered at the Athens Public Library Thursday night to share their stories about the Appalachian region. Tellebration Celebration is an annual event that takes place each year one week before Thanksgiving around the globe. This is the third time in five years the Athens Public Library has hosted it. Amy… Read More

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Tuscarawas County Unofficial Election Results

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Unoffical election results are in for Tuscarawas County. Republican Kerry Metzger kept this county commissioner seat  getting 14,857 votes while his opponent, Democrat John Miceli recieved 9,175 votes. Local school districts have had mixed success in passing their respective levies. Voters approved a 6.9 mill levy for Newcomerstown Exempted Village School District by a margin… Read More

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A Look at ‘Obamacare’ One Year Later

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It’s been one year since the launch of the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 154,668 Ohioans selected a plan during the first enrollment period. Cathy Levine, Executive Director for Ohio’s Universal Health Care Action Network (UHCAN), said Obamacare has greatly improved the… Read More

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Smartphone Apps For Better Parking and Traveling Available For Download

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Three new mobile applications are available for Ohio University students, faculty and staff to make parking and traveling around campus easier. The ParkMobile app launched on campus during the summer semester. This app allows users to pay for university meters from their smartphones. Marty Paulins, Director of Transportation and Parking at Ohio University, said that… Read More

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O’Blenness Memorial Hospital To Host 3rd-Annual 5K

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The third-annual Ohio Health O’Bleness Hospital "Race for a Reason" takes place Saturday along the streets of Athens. Once again, Ohio Health O’Bleness Hospital has teamed up with Ohio University’s Athletes in Action and the Sports Administration Graduate Program to sponsor the entire race. Tara Gilts, Ohio Health O’Bleness Hospital Director of Development, said that… Read More

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African Culture Week Celebrates 50 Years Of African Studies At Ohio University

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Ohio University’s African Student Union and African Studies Program have teamed up to sponsor this years African Culture Week. The week-long event highlights many aspects of African culture such as music, dance, sports and games. Many speakers are featured throughout the week, including human rights activists Elsa Chyrum. The African native will conclude African Culture… Read More

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OU Residence Assistants Soon To Be Limited To One Campus Job

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A recent policy clarification from Residential Housing regarding the maximum amount of hours a student can work each week may restrict resident assistants from having other jobs on campus. Limiting students to a 20-hour work week has been a campus policy for several years. However, Ohio University's Human Resources department wanted a definite number from… Read More