Alejandro Figueroa Santiago is a news writer for The New Political and a junior studying journalism with interests in politics and environmental issues. Although a Puerto Rican native, Alejandro lives in Columbus and has spent his summer as an intern for 2Rogues Media, a small podcast production company.
If he isn’t rewatching episodes of The Office on Netflix, you’ll find him taking care of his bonsai tree, daydreaming about his next big hiking adventure, or looking for a good bargain at the local thrift store.
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Current Athens County Commissioner Charlie Adkins and challenging candidate Bill Hayes answered community-submitted questions in a virtual debate hosted by the League of Women Voters of Athens County on Tuesday night.
Athens City Council discussed parklets — outdoor seating for businesses — during Monday night’s virtual committee meeting.
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Gran Ranchero plans to open a second location Uptown in addition to its East State Street restaurant.
The sit-down authentic Mexican restaurant, known for its margaritas, hopes to occupy the space previously held by China King at 21 S. Court St.
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The Ohio University Student Senate officially began its 2020-2021 Senate session during its first general body meeting Wednesday night.
Ohio University’s LGBT Center director met with Graduate Student Senate on Tuesday to discuss issues affecting Ohio U’s LGBT community and the center’s ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion.
President Donald Trump addressed thousands of supporters about multiple issues, most notably the Supreme Court vacancy, at a rally at the Toledo Express Airport on Monday evening.