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A student walks to class on the campus of Shawnee State University, on March 16, 2006 in Portsmouth, Ohio.

Shawnee State University Investigating Three Suspected Coronavirus Cases


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PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (WOUB) — Three Shawnee State University students are being tested for coronavirus (COVID-19) after traveling outside the country over spring break, the university announced. The students, their roommates, and anyone who may be in contact with them are being quarantined. Shawnee State University is working with the Portsmouth City Health Department, and said… Read More

A student walks to class on the campus of Shawnee State University, on March 16, 2006 in Portsmouth, Ohio.

US Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over Transgender Pronoun Dispute

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PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — A judge has dismissed a professor’s lawsuit against a small, public university in Ohio that rebuked him for not addressing a transgender student using the student’s preferred gender terms. Nicholas Meriwether’s federal lawsuit alleged that Shawnee State University officials violated his rights by compelling him to speak in a way that… Read More