Last August, I took my first Uber car. I went to a bar on High Street in Columbus to see a show I was invited to. Like any responsible adult, I didn’t want to drink and drive, so I got dropped off and planned on calling an Uber to go home. I wasn’t sure what to expect; the service isn’t …
Since last August, there has been speculation that Vice President Joe Biden is flirting with the possibility of starting a late entry into the 2016 primaries to become the next president of the United States. For me, this has filled me with excitement because Biden is someone I know I can get behind and offers a common ground between the …
When Gov. John Kasich vetoed a budget provision that would make voting harder for out-of-state students, there was praise from Democrats across the state. The provision would have made it so anyone with an out-of-state drivers license who wished to register to vote must purchase an Ohio drivers license, which would have effectively been a poll tax. Yet there’s more …
In the lead up to the 2016 presidential race, the Democratic side has remained relatively quiet. Hillary Rodham Clinton is considered a strong contender for 2016 due to her vast amount of experience and popularity. As a result of this superiority, Democrats haven’t been lining up to challenge her in the primaries next year. Yet since being elected to the …
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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced he tested positive for COVID-19 after taking a mandatory rapid test Thursday morning before a scheduled meeting with President Donald Trump, who was visiting Ohio.
Ohio University will begin the fall 2020 semester online, with classes taught remotely from Aug. 24 to at least Sept. 27 in the first phase of a return to campus, according to an email sent to Ohio U students July 31.
The Ohio University Judicial Panel will not reopen applications for the upcoming Student Senate election, according to a Tuesday press release.
The Midwest Coalition of the American Association of University Professors published a letter July 15 calling for universities to further address systemic racism on campuses. A conference held July 23 further addressed the concerns outlined in the letter.
The state representative for Athens County and majority whip in the Ohio House of Representatives commented Friday on the arrest of House Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford), and said he has not been contacted by investigators related to the case.
Ohio University officials hosted a virtual forum Wednesday evening to answer questions regarding the university’s fall semester adaptations to the coronavirus pandemic.
Professors challenged Ohio U’s plans to reopen in the fall due to the potential impact of COVID-19 spreading in and around Athens while also discussing the impact of not coming back on the university’s budget.
Ohio University announced Wednesday all study abroad and programs and travel experiences are canceled for the upcoming fall semester. Students who have already paid a deposit for a program will be given a refund.
Carlo DeNiro, an Ohio University student, rescinded his campaign for Ohio University Student Senate President after multiple anonymous sexual assault allegations were made public on social media.
Although Independence Day had passed, a meeting between two demonstrations in Athens made sparks fly the following afternoon on Court Street. A Black Lives Matter protest formed in response to a Defend the Police rally scheduled Sunday at noon.