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Members of Athens City Council met with leaders of the Baileys Trail System project Wednesday at Chauncey-Dover Community Park, where the system’s Chauncey trailhead is located, to hike a newly constructed portion of the trail.
Ohio University Vice President Provost Chaden Djalali addressed Student Senate about the importance of transparency from the administration amid a university-wide budget crisis and its efforts to modernize the university’s academic infrastructure.
Parking enforcement saw a general decline in citations issued in 2018, according to the 2018 annual Athens Police Department report, but still issued over 10,000 tickets for expired meters citations.
The Baileys Trail System — 88 miles of mountain bike-optimized trail — is estimated to cost between $11 million and $12 million.
Athens City Council passed an ordinance Monday evening to rezone portions of the Uptown area to not require that business reserve parking spaces for patrons, but businesses can maintain current spaces for customers if they choose.
Joel Newby, a Democrat who recently announced his campaign to challenge Republican Representative Steve Stivers for Ohio’s 15th Congressional District, plans to pave his way into the halls of Congress by overcoming the political partisanship of Washington.
Remember to keep an eye out for our weekly updates on the Adobe workshops! There will be one more next semester to finish this year’s series. @AdobeStudents #AdobeCCN #Sponsored
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ICYMI: More than 100 students gathered on College Green on Monday afternoon to demonstrate against Ohio University’s handling of what some say is an ongoing budget crisis. https://thenewpolitical.com/2019/11/26/photos-students-take-to-college-green-to-protest-budget-crisis/
I covered the @ufunfacts rally today on College Green, hearing from faculty and students alike about their goals for Ohio U’s budget crisis. Excellent reporting by @TheNewPolitical staff, especially @SarahEDon, @NolanACramer, @ProsserMaggie, and @Eric_Boll_ for live coverage. https://twitter.com/TheNewPolitical/status/1199102390256975878
Many students and faculty members met on Ohio University’s College Green on Monday afternoon to protest impending faculty cuts amid a university-wide budget crisis. https://thenewpolitical.com/2019/11/25/students-rallied-against-ohio-u-budget-crisis-at-president-nellis-doorstep/