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"Are You Laughing or Crying?": Adventures Vol. 11

Heights and I have never gotten along.

I have vivid memories of spending ten minutes gripping the railings of the high dive at Oberlin College as I tried to convince my 10-year-old self to take the plunge, and I spent more hours of my childhood crying as my parents tried to convince me to ride roller coasters at Cedar Point than I’d like to admit. 485 more words


OU to assist on-campus students hoping to vote in Athens with email documentation

For the first time, Ohio University will be taking advantage of technology to assist students living on campus who wish to vote in Athens.

To vote in Ohio, one has update their voter registration form with their current address each time they move within the state.  588 more words


Ohio University alumnus to spend first year out of college driving Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

Isaac Wilker drives a giant hot dog for a living.

Wilker, a 2016 Ohio University alumnus who studied business administration in the Honors Tutorial College, is spending his first year out of college on a one-year assignment driving the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile across the southeast region of the United States. 484 more words


Athens County anti-fracking charter determined ‘invalid’ by Ohio Supreme Court

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled against the validity of a proposed anti-fracking charter in Athens County for the second year in a row on Sept. 13. 571 more words


Be Present

Every child with a sadistic streak has had the experience of stepping on an ant hill and watching the ants run in frantic motion from the disaster left behind. 235 more words

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The World on Acid

History is a dirty business, especially mining history. In the late 1800s there was an epidemic of mining that continued into the 1950’s, and today, those mines are leaking acid into the Ohio ecosystem. 423 more words

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New clothing store to open on West Union Street as construction continues

A revamped West Union Street is set to include a new restaurant, a clothing store and more.

A clothing retailer is set to open Friday, following the  573 more words