Members of the Ohio University chapter of College Republicans want you to remember that yes, Pat Kelly is still in jail. With help from a donation from an unnamed College Republicans alum, members of the group bought the website ispatkellystillinjail.com to remind everyone that the former Athens County sheriff, convicted in 2015 of 18 of the 25 counts brought against …
Since Obama’s re-election in 2012, Republican leaders have been gearing up for the next election, ready to take back the White House. One thing the party lacks, though, is a consistent candidate on whom the majority agrees. As of now, at least 10 GOP hopefuls have thrown their hats in the ring, both officially and unofficially. Wednesday, Rand Paul announced …
As some residential assistants plan to organize themselves into a union, Student Senate offered official support during Wednesday night’s meeting. Senate passed a resolution to support RAs unionizing, with five members of Senate that are RAs abstaining from voting due to conflict of interest. Members of Senate have started to organize RAs to join the American Federation of State, County …
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This week, on Athens Happens, we discussed a lack of broadband internet access in the Athens area, how some residents deal with the lack of service, and what local organizations and state legislators are doing to improve connectivity across the county. https://thenewpolitical.com/2019/12/13/podcast-athens-happens-the-lack-of-broadband-access-across-the-county/
As the semester winds down and finals week draws to a close, so does my tenure @TheNewPolitical. I am so grateful to have been steward of such a great publication with even greater writers.
I thought I'd highlight some of the work done this semester:
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City Council voted unanimously Monday to approve controversial funding for the Baileys Trail System, located in Athens County, after several months of debate and changes to the bill’s language.
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This year, 31% more Ohio University students utilized drop-in counseling at Hudson Health Center by week ten compared to 2017, according to Paul Castelino, director of counseling and psychological services at Hudson Health Center.
Athens Happens is a weekly news podcast brought to you by TNP reporters. This week, tune in to hear about the decline in parking meter enforcement.
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.