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Ohio politicians support DeVos as secretary of education

Ohio politicians backing Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos received campaign funds from her family, raising questions from Ohio University education students.

Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, was among the 50 senators to cast their… 539 more words


Ohio schools to lose funding under proposed budget

Fifty-five percent of Ohio schools are subject to lose funding, including four Athens County schools, under Gov. John Kasich’s proposed 2018-2019 budget.

The budget calls for reduced funding if a school district has lost more than 5 percent of its students in the past five years, beginning in fiscal year 2018. 452 more words


Students react to campus closure

Miranda Carver snuck into her residence hall bathroom to take a shower, despite the boil order in Athens Thursday morning.

“People are saying there’s a boil order, but people drink dirty water from Mexico all the time,” Carver, a freshman studying astrophysics, said. 434 more words


Ohio University Athens campus reopens after water main break

ATHENS, Ohio (WDTN) — Ohio University has reopened it’s Athens campus after a large water main break shut it down on Thursday.

The University resumed normal operations at 8 p.m. 110 more words


McDavis years brought new amenities to campus

The landscape of Ohio University has changed throughout President Roderick McDavis’ administration.

Notable projects include new Baker Center, built in 2007, renovated dining halls and several residence halls. 596 more words


Ohio EPA contemplates legislation to terminate national EPA

Three United States House of Representative members proposed new legislation Feb. 3 that would dissolve the Environmental Protection Agency.

The latest action taken by the House on H.R.861 was a reference to the House Science, Space and Technology committee for further consideration. 467 more words


Antiquated Love

It happens every time. When I pass a shop full of old, rusty gems, I can’t help but venture inside. I love seeing what every antique store has to offer. 217 more words