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WOUB’s ‘Our Ohio’ Provides Snapshot Into Lives Of Young Appalachians

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WOUB Digital · WOUB’s ‘Our Ohio’ Provides Snapshot Into Lives Of Young Appalachians Cameras are a profound tool for authentic self-expression. In taking a photo or recording a moment of time, we’re not only capturing images – we are also distilling our vantage point for others, often in the hope that we’ve communicated something about… Read More

Rumuors

The Cultural Significance of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ 43 Years Later

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WOUB Digital · The Cultural Significance of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ 43 Years Later In November of 1976 a bedraggled Fleetwood Mac completed the famously difficult recording of Rumours. Although the personal lives of the band members were in shambles, devastated by infidelity and drug use, the once underground group was on the precipice of something… Read More

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Ohio University Graduate Chuck Stewart Honored by SFJAZZ DRAFT

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Earlier this summer, SFJAZZ, the organization that has produced the San Francisco Jazz Festival for almost 40 years, unveiled a public installation made up of 31 large scale black and white photographs taken by Ohio University graduate Chuck Stewart in the windows of the vacant San Francisco Unified School District building in San Francisco’s Hayes… Read More

Mr. Tornado

Discussing Extreme Weather With Dr. Jana Houser In Time For ‘Mr. Tornado’

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WOUB Digital · Discussing Extreme Weather with Dr. Jana Houser In Time For ‘Mr. Tornado’ Ohio University’s Dr. Jana Houser has been fascinated with the weather since childhood. “For me, it really started when my second grade teacher presented a science unit about the weather and I was really captivated by it,” said Houser, whose… Read More

Mysteries of Mental Illness

Dr. Nicholas Allan On the History, Intention, and Future of Mental Health

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Every facet of our understanding of mental health has radically changed over the course of our history. The ways in which people have classified, understood, and, perhaps especially, attempted to treat mental illness varies greatly throughout time. From horror stories of overcrowded psychiatric hospitals prior to the widespread use of the antipsychotic Thorazine to the… Read More

Summer Showcase

A Guide to WOUB’s Sensational Summer Showcase


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Join WOUB for our Sensational Summer Showcase starting Friday, June 4! Kick off the summer right with the likes of beloved British veterinarian James Harriot (All Creatures Great and Small), Rick Steves’ European travels (Rick Steves Europe Awaits), a celebration of Fleetwood Mac founding member Peter Green’s musical legacy (Great Performances ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends:… Read More

Philly D.A.

Judge Gayle Williams-Byers and Prosecutor Keller Blackburn Discuss Positive Potential of Criminal Justice System

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WOUB Digital · Speaking With Judge Gayle Williams-Byers and Prosecutor Keller Blackburn The Institute For Criminal Policy Research found that the United States has the highest per capita incarceration rate of any country in the world, with some 698 people incarcerated for every 100,000. These numbers can be broken down further, revealing stark racial disparity… Read More

Hemingway

A Life Far Beyond the Scale of ‘Normal’: Dr. Bob DeMott on Hemingway’s Legacy

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WOUB Digital · A Life Far Beyond the Scale of ‘Normal’: Dr. Bob DeMott on Hemingway’s Legacy Dr. Bob DeMott said that throughout his 40-plus years teaching at Ohio University, there wasn’t a year that went by that he didn’t teach something by legendary American novelist Ernest Hemingway. “Hemingway’s work casts an enormous shadow, there’s… Read More

Copperheads

Bill L’Heureux Explains Why Baseball is Still America’s Favorite Pastime

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WOUB Digital · Southern Ohio Copperheads: Bill L’Heureux Deciding to cancel the 2021 season for the Southern Ohio Copperheads, Athens’ summer collegiate baseball team, was a difficult one for President and Chairman of the team, Bill L’Heureux. “We decided to cancel, even though some planning had gone in place. It wasn’t made lightly, but it’s… Read More

Loretta Lynn

Reflecting On the Importance and Impact of Loretta Lynn with Angela Opell Adkins

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WOUB Digital · Reflecting On the Importance and Impact of Loretta Lynn with Angela Opell Adkins Throughout the ‘60s and ‘70s, the country music industry was desperately trying to produce songs that would appeal to a wider demographic than the chiefly Appalachian and southern working class that the genre had sprung from. As it would… Read More