The New Political traditionally does not make formal endorsements for Ohio University Student Senate races. We feel as though choosing one ticket over another would compromise our integrity in covering these campaigns. Instead, we produce a critical analysis of each ticket, comparing and contrasting their platforms in an effort to help voters determine for themselves what would be most beneficial …
Athens—In an effort to salvage a disappointing year in student activism, the Ohio University Student Union has launched a last-minute Student Senate ticket to gain back the any sort of relevance they once had. “Given that we were absolutely nowhere when tuition was increased, when a serial rapist in Athens was reported and when Black Lives Matter displays were defaced, …
Student Senate ticket UNITE is hoping to bring together students and faculty of Ohio University together. “Unite was founded on the disconnect we see within the student body as a whole,” said Hannah Clouser, UNITE’s presidential candidate and the current treasurer of Student Senate. “While Student Senate has done really great things this year to rebuild our image and work …
Student Senate debates began Thursday with an hour-long executive debate between the tickets Impact and UNITE in Front Room hosted by the Senate Elections Committee. UNITE was represented by presidential candidate Hannah Clouser, vice presidential candidate Courteney Muhl and treasurer candidate Steve Lichtenfels. Impact was represented by presidential candidate Jordan Kelley, vice presidential candidate Alexis Apparicio and treasurer candidate Kiera …
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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.