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Eight Ohio University College Republicans protested state representative candidate Sarah Grace due to an alleged bank account discrepancy on Thursday afternoon. The protest was sparked by reports of a $5,800 discrepancy that reportedly happened when Grace was the East Elementary Parent Teacher Organization treasurer. Athens City Schools superintendent Tom Gibbs said in a press release Friday “the discrepancies between… Read More
Preparations are under way at Ohio University for the annual Honey for the Heart Parade. Students and Athens residents are teaming up to build large puppets out of recycled materials. The OUtlet’s Abby Grisez went into Baker University’s Trisolini Gallery to see what goes into the puppet process. The Honey for the Heart Parade will take… Read More
Ohio University’s dean of students Jenny Hall-Jones has a new way of connecting with students: golf cart karaoke. She rides around, picking students up, and has them sing with her. WOUB’s Abby Grisez rode along for one of these sessions.
The 18th annual Ohio Pawpaw Festival took place throughout the weekend of September 16th-18th. WOUB’s Abby Grisez reports on this year’s shortage of the fruit, as well as the festival itself.
A group of doctoral students have created a tiny car for the world’s first ever nanocar race. The race will take place October 14th and 15th in Toulouse, France. Abby Grisez reports for The OUtlet.
International Week took place at Ohio University from April 10 through April 17. This annual event gives traditional students the opportunity to learn more about international students and their cultures. Abby Grisez reports for The OUtlet at WOUB News.
Amanda Hobson is an investigator in Ohio University’s Title IX Office. She also has the ability to see ghosts. Abby Grisez reports for The OUtlet at WOUB News.
Ohio University freshman Maddie Sloat was in high school when she was made aware of an issue many people don’t think about: lower income women sometimes have difficulty affording feminine products. Maddie started a new organization on campus to try and help combat that. Abby Grisez reports for The OUtlet at WOUB News.
The Athens Police Department has been investigating an alleged serial rapist since mid-January. Many students at Ohio University have been uneasy since that news came out, and have changed some of their behaviors when walking alone at night. Abby Grisez reports for The OUtlet at WOUB News in the first part of her two-part series on… Read More
OUtlet reporter Abby Grisez rode along with an OU police officer during a typical Saturday night to find out more about what the department is doing to keep the campus safe. Since mid-January, the department has stepped up patrols after linking several sexual assaults that occurred over the past decade to one suspect. Listen to the second… Read More
International Women’s Day takes place each year on March 8. Ohio University celebrated that, along with Women’s History Month, on March 13. According to the OU Women’s Center website, “the International Women’s Day Festival provides an opportunity for the campus community to highlight women’s and girl’s achievements, to reflect on women’s status today, and to… Read More
Ohio University has a new Vice President for Student Affairs. Dr. Jason B. Pina will start his new position June 13. President Roderick J. McDavis made the announcement in an email to students and staff Thursday evening. Pina is currently the Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Dean of Students… Read More
The McArthur Village Electric Aggregation measure passed in Vinton County on Tuesday by a close margin. The village will now purchase electricity on a community rate due to the 205 people who voted for the issue, compared to the 193 who voted against it. In other races, Margaret Knox won the right to run against… Read More
The unofficial results for the Meigs County primary election have been tallied. Prosecuting attorney incumbent Colleen Williams lost to James K. Stanley. Stanley received 3,184 votes, while Williams received 1,627. Incumbent Randy Smith beat Meigs County Court bailiff and probation officer Larry D. Tucker in the race for the Republican county commissioner nomination. Smith will… Read More