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Fashion has historically been a means for folks to facilitate and express cultural elements through identification and unification. Queer fashion specifically has helped LGBTQ+ individuals recognize, meet and connect with other members of the community. The OUtlet’s Delaney Murray and Juli Holbert explore and define queer fashion through the decades. “Queer fashion” has always existed,… Read More
In LGBT spaces, respect for asexual identities can be a hit or miss. But being respectful goes beyond welcoming ace people into events and flying their pride flags; it has as much to do with ace folk’s sexualities as it does with truly taking their experiences into account. Meet Aspen Wilson, a former Ohio… Read More
This is the February 13, 2018 broadcast of The OUtlet from WOUB News. This week, our reporters feature a student who will be running across the country to raise money for cancer, and a unique music group at Ohio University. Trying to listen to a specific story? See the time codes here: Illona Heartman –… Read More
This essay is one of an occasional series written by students who are new to Athens, Ohio. Moving to the United States is a long process, even if you only plan on staying a limited time. Applying for a visa, scheduling your new life and learning how to express yourself in this new language is difficult…. Read More
This is the February 6, 2018 broadcast of The OUtlet from WOUB News. On this episode, our reporters cover the process of turning iron sludge into paint, a commercial model who is also a student at Ohio University, the new paid parental leave policy for OU grad students, and a late night performance produced by… Read More
This is the November 7, 2017 broadcast of The OUtlet from WOUB News. This week is our election special. OUtlet reporters break down the Meigs County Jail Levy, Issue 2, The Athens County Board of Education race, and the Athens Cannabis Ordinance. Keep up with all the election results on WOUB’s Facebook page.
This is the October 24, 2017 broadcast of The OUtlet. On this week’s show, one reporter will tell you what goes into making the Honey for the Heart parade such a success. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and one group of friends is supporting a fellow mother in her battle with the disease. The… Read More
This is the October 17, 2017 broadcast of The OUtlet from WOUB News. On this week’s show, we’ll tell you how an event on Ohio University’s campus impacted survivors of sexual assault. One of our reporters sits down with former Ohio governor Ted Strickland. Athens County will have the opportunity to vote on decriminalizing marijuana… Read More
This is the October 3rd, 2017 broadcast of The OUtlet from WOUB News. On this week’s show, our reporters will tell you about a new shop in Athens that is serving up more than just smoothies. Better Bystanders Week took place on Ohio University’s campus. Hear the interesting way they commemorated the event. And one… Read More
An Ohio University freshman has ran three marathons and plans to run 47 more: one in each state. She began her marathon plan two years ago and didn’t stop running, even when she learned she had hypothyroidism. Just days after Colleen Murnane’s first marathon in Cuyahoga National Park in October 2015, she faced her diagnosis…. Read More
For this special edition of The OUtlet–We’re taking you behind the scenes so our reporters can share what challenges and experiences they faced this semester while producing content for the show.
This week on The OUtlet–We’re giving you all the details on Athens Beautification Day this coming Sunday. We’ll also tell you about the economics of fest season at Ohio University.
This week on The OUtlet–We’ll share with you the highlights of the International Women’s Day Festival. We’ll also tell you what to expect from the Athens Film and Video Festival.
This week on The OUtlet–We’re bringing you some safety tips for fest season at Ohio University. Also, we’ll talk about the efforts Athens County is making to fight global warming by becoming an energy efficient community.
Martin Luther King Junior Day, Ohio University’s Campus Involvement Center organized a school supply drive to benefit Athens County schools. An event was held Saturday, January 28 to package the supplies collected. Community Engagement is a department within the Campus Involvement Center. Assistant Director of Community Engagement Barbara Harrison has worked for the university for… Read More
This weeks show features stories about the “No Wall No Ban” protest on Ohio University’s campus last Wednesday, Feb. 1st. As well as part one of OUs search for a new president.
By: Elise Hammond Students and members of the Athens community came together to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. through the arts at Casa Nueva on January 19. The lineup of performers, participating in the Creative Arts as Activism social justice themed open mic night, advocated through singing and poetry. The first act of the… Read More
This week on the OUtlet, reporters talked about how Athens City residents are feeling now post-election. We’ll also tell you about new transgender healthcare opportunities on Ohio University’s campus.
This week on the OUtlet, our reporters created some great stories revolving around both local and the national election.
A Lancaster drag group is bringing drag culture to Southern Ohio. WOUB’s Abby Grisez goes in-depth on why Miss Onyx Ohio is more than meets the eye.
This week on the OUtlet, we’re giving you all the details on the creepy clown sightings around the area and telling you the highlights of President Roderick McDavis’s career.
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
This week on the OUtlet we’re taking you inside the Blackburn Spencer Scholarship Pageant and a new Celtic music group that’s making an impression around campus.
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.