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On-Campus Housing at Ohio University – Delight or Despair

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ATHENS, Ohio – Residence hall life at Ohio University can make or break your mood during the semester. Ohio University Students are required to stay in halls through their sophomore year, if they’re not staying in a fraternity or sorority house. For those waking up in one of the older dorms, their views of Ohio… Read More

The Effect of E-Commerce in Athens


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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

Athens Food Banks, Pantries Help during Holidays

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Food is a cornerstone for the holiday season. For families struggling to feed themselves all year, Thanksgiving and Christmas can be especially difficult. Food insecurity in Athens County is the highest in Ohio, Athens County Food Pantry Outreach Chair Karin Bright said. More than 13,000 Athens County residents don’t know where their next meal is… Read More

Uncovering Personal Study Spaces on Campus

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ATHENS, Ohio — Midterms are over but finals are near for students at Ohio University. Doing well on those exams may have something to do with the personal study spaces some students have discovered. College students have long held that successful studying requires an environment that relaxes the brain, and some students at Ohio University… Read More