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Faces throughout the Nation

  Photo by Max Catalano Ohio University junior Michael Mayberry took a semester off of school to travel more than 10 thousand miles over the course of six months. Throughout his travels, his focus was exploring the diversity among the American people. Averaging 55 miles per day, Mayberry conquered his expedition in a nontraditional manner

The Drop

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Interlaced with Community

Photo by Jilly Burns The single-family home at 379 Elizabeth St. is the 15th house constructed through the Habitat for Humanity program in Nelsonville, Ohio. However, when the build began in 2013, the project presented a new experience for Athens County’s Habitat branch. It was the first of the local initiatives to be sponsored by

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Just a Pizza History

Photo by Sarah Wagner *Editor’s note: After reporting on the story concluded, the writer was offered and accepted a job at Franco’s Pizza. Biting into a slice of New York-style pizza from Franco’s Pizza is like entering into a new chapter of Athens history. Instantly, each taste bud gives over to complete euphoria as the

I Do, OU

The week of their wedding in October 2014, Sarah and Bryan Cassell found themselves driving under the gleam of a double rainbow on their way into Athens from Boston. When the Ohio University alumni took their wedding photos a few days later, a bald eagle flew by a few feet in front of them. Just

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Scenes from the African Dance Technique Flash Mob

African dance is a mixture of movements and music. Within traditional African culture, dance serves a multitude of social purposes, including religious, spiritual and recreational. Each dance communicates the communal values and social relationships of the people. At Ohio University, professors Zelma Badu-Younge and Pascal Younge incorporate the importance of the music as well as

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Interlaced with Community

Photo by Jilly Burns The single-family home at 379 Elizabeth St. is the 15th house constructed through the Habitat for Humanity program in Nelsonville, Ohio. However, when the build began in 2013, the project presented a new experience for Athens County’s Habitat branch. It was the first of the local initiatives to be sponsored by

Ailment Abroad

I am dying. That’s the only plausible explanation for why I am feeling like this.  My chest is tight and aching, my throat feels like it has been gradually closing since I arrived, and my nose is so blocked that no oxygen seems to be traveling to my lungs. Worst of all, I feel like

Entertainment

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Local Breakaway Music Festival Drops Huge EDM/Hip-Hop Lineup

Image provided by Prime Social Group The Breakaway Music Festival is making a return to Columbus this year with a lineup that hip-hop and EDM fans won’t want to miss. Prime Social Group (known for putting on Country Night Lights and #FEST) and Peerless Management have teamed up to bring Breakaway back to Columbus. The festival is set to

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Experiencing Culture through Movement

  Photo by Amanda Damelio The arts are more than just a form of expression; they are used to learn about different cultures. That belief takes center stage during the lessons music Professor Paschal Younge teaches to his students. Both Younge and his wife, Zelma Badu-Younge, associate professor of dance, share a passion for the

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The Witch Review

Photo provided by the Athena Cinema Premise The Witch presents itself as a New England folktale from the 17th century. After a religiously zealous man and his family are exiled from their church and community, they make their way to a field near the forest and build a home there. However, in addition to the struggles they

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Local Breakaway Music Festival Drops Huge EDM/Hip-Hop Lineup

Image provided by Prime Social Group The Breakaway Music Festival is making a return to Columbus this year with a lineup that hip-hop and EDM fans won’t want to miss. Prime Social Group (known for putting on Country Night Lights and #FEST) and Peerless Management have teamed up to bring Breakaway back to Columbus. The festival is set to

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Urinetown Reivew

Photos by Steven Pozz Premise A collaboration between the Ohio University Theater Division and School of Music, Urinetown is a musical that focusses on the themes of an unsustainable and economically-imbalanced society. In the fictional setting of Urinetown, a catastrophic drought has caused a serious water shortage. To combat the shortage, a corporation known as

Sports

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Family Takes the Field

Photo by Spencer Hawk It’s the 1980s, and the Ohio softball team takes the field against Eastern Michigan. Rona Huber stands at first base, ready for the next play. The batter squares up for a bunt and the ball pops into the air. Huber sprints toward the plate; the catcher goes up for the catch.

Sex & Health

Students in Distress

  Wake up — time for class. Grogginess and a complete lack of motivation falls over his resting body like a thick wool blanket. While listing off countless responsibilities and commitments for the day ahead of him, knots of anxiety and tension form in his chest from the mere thought of having to leave his

Blogs

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Real Simple Delights: Vegan doughnuts

Welcome to Real Simple Delights! We are two college students, Praveen Gopallawa and Chloe Graffeo, looking to bring you scrumptious recipe ideas that fuel your body with energy the right way, are affordable and can be made within the restrictions of a dorm room. Occasionally we will be bringing you recipes that can be made

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