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Confederate Flag Hanging Brings Powerful Message to Athens

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“It is time for us in this very belated moment to condemn this troubled flag to death,” John Simms, a Detroit multimedia artist who hosted the hanging of confederate flag at Ohio University Thursday said to several hundred people. The installation depicted a Confederate flag hanging from a 13-foot gallows. According to Sims, this symbolic… Read More

International Week Takes on New Meaning

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ATHENS, Ohio – Nearly 1,500 students from 14 countries make up the international student body at Ohio University. That diversity is what makes International Week special. And changes by President Trump’s administration are making this year’s event more important. International Week at Ohio University is an annual week-long celebration dating back to 1979. This year’s… Read More

West Union Businesses Suffer from Construction Whiplash

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ATHENS, Ohio — Just when businesses on West Union St. thought their construction headaches were over: bam! “I would say this is worse than what we had before; it’s directly in front of my store,” said Mary Cheadle, owner of Uptown Dog and 10 West Clothing about new construction that began this week. “You can’t… Read More

Ohio Controls Cherry Blossom Invitational

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ATHENS, Ohio — The Ohio Track & Field Team opened home competition this weekend hosting the Ohio Cherry Blossom Invitational against the University of Charleston, Rio Grande and Marshall University. The Bobcats walked away with 12 first place finishes dominating the scoreboard 103-25-21-21. Field Events The seniors shined in all events – appropriate for their… Read More