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Protesters on the steps of the Athens County courthouse for a second day:
Another group of protestors outside the courthouse here in Athens. Crowd seems larger than yesterday. @TheNewPolitical 4
Sidewalk graffiti spotted along Court Street in the Whit’s/Chipotle area expressing support for Black Lives Matter. @TheNewPolitical
More than one hundred protesters lined the sidewalk outside of the Athens County courthouse Saturday afternoon in memory of George Floyd, a black man who was by killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis.
Protestors that were previously outside the courthouse are now marching through College Gate @TheNewPolitical
Small protest forming in uptown Athens in relation to the George Floyd demonstrations happening across the country today. @TheNewPolitical
Congrats to former staff reporter @_abbyneff for placing in the top 20 in the @Hearst Breaking News Competition for coverage of a College Green protest last fall.
The Ohio University Board of Trustees granted President Duane Nellis more power, halted an increase in tuition, rejected a collective bargaining agreement and approved the creation of five new academic programs Monday during its video conference meeting.
Nicolas “Nic” Marc-Andrew Paredes, a 2019 Ohio University alum and a former Student Senate historian/assistant chief of staff, sent this Letter to the Editor in response to budgetary cuts at Ohio University.
Ohio University union members, students, professors and other supporters protested at a car rally Wednesday against the university’s recent announcement that more than 140 employees will be laid off at the end of May.
Bernhard Debatin, an Ohio University professor and the director of studies for the Honors Tutorial College journalism program, sent this Letter to the Editor in response to the university’s firing of faculty members due to budget cuts.