Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and healthcare organization OhioHealth launched a 24-hour sexual assault helpline Friday as part of April’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This marks the first statewide, confidential helpline for victims of sexual assault in Ohio. The helpline, which began taking calls Friday, will be available for survivors of sexual assault all across Ohio. It will remain staffed …
About 70 men marched in high heels in protest of sexual assault on Saturday, one week after the alleged rape on Court Street that drew international headlines. “Making a commitment to end violence against women is more than just spending a Saturday morning with your friends walking a mile in women’s shoes,” said Dr. Susanne Dietzel, director of the Ohio …
While Student Senate President Nick Southall’s recent controversial tweet has gained criticism, it also serves to raise an important philosophical question. Southall recently tweeted, “Driving through Athens at 8:30 on Sunday morning is hilarious. I want to stop every girl I see and say ‘your dress is a little wrinkly’.” He deleted his tweet shortly after posting it, but it …
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Ohio University will eliminate 81 university positions because of the budget crisis and financial challenges brought on by the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to a Tuesday press release.
Ohio University will no longer require applicants to submit ACT and SAT test scores for first-year applicants. The university who had previously made it optional for incoming freshman, have now made it permanent.
Ohio University has made public recommendations for reopening its Athens campus for the fall 2020 semester, which President Duane Nellis accepted at the Board of Trustees meeting Friday.
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Ohio University leadership released a statement Monday afternoon condemning anti-Semitism, after a swastika was painted on the campus graffiti wall on Richland Avenue.
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) reported an additional 35,430 jobless claims for the week of June 6, bringing the state’s total to 1,327,843 jobless claims in the past 12 weeks.
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PHOTOS: Black Lives Matter protesters march through Athens