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Generational Activism

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Activism has long, historical roots in the United States that are sewn into the Constitution. The right for individuals to peaceably assemble has, and does, pave the way for groups to achieve political goals. But has activism changed? The OUtlet’s Juli Holbert takes a look at how different generations view protest and activism. Nina Richner,… Read More

Athens March For Our Lives

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Hundreds of people in Athens joined thousands of others calling for stricter gun control as part of March For Our Lives events taking place across the country Saturday. The Athens March For Our Lives was organized by the Ohio University College Democrats. The crowd gathered in front of Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium; marched from East Union Street,… Read More

Scores Arrested in Athens during Protest Over Trump Travel Ban

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ATHENS, Ohio — About 70 people who were protesting President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations were arrested at Ohio University Wednesday night. The university said the protesters were arrested and charged with criminal trespass after they refused to leave a sit-in demonstration inside the student union building. The protest began at roughly 4:00 p.m. on… Read More