• X Ambassadors Deliver an A-Plus Show

    Hundreds of fans gathered in the Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium on Monday night to see alternative rock band X Ambassadors. The group gained popularity with their single “Renegades” in late 2015, and “Unsteady” is currently on the Top 40 charts. Rock group Northern Faces was successful at getting a seated...
  • Migos to Headline #15 Fest

    After the #Fest lineup was announced a few weeks ago, the grayed-out box on the lineup graphic left attendees wondering who the mystery headliner would be. The headlining artist on the ticket this year is Migos, infamous for its No. 1 song in the country, “Bad and Boujee” (“Raindrop....
  • #FEST Announces Phase One of Lineup

    For 15 years, Athens has been home to the nation’s largest collegiate music festival, The Number Fest, presented by Prime Social Group. With previous headliners including The Chainsmokers, G-Eazy and Kendrick Lamar, PSG never fails to bring big names to the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. This year, headlining...
  • ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ Drives Abuse Awareness

    Fasten your seat belts for the Lost Flamingo Theatre Company’s production of A Streetcar Named Desire. It is an intense ride. Written by Tennessee Williams in 1947, Streetcar follows troubled former schoolteacher Blanche DuBois, as she leaves small-town Mississippi and moves in with her sister, Stella Kowalski, and her...
  • One Hell of a Brewery

    Cameron Fuller was born into a winemaking family, but instead of following in their footsteps, he tapped into beer brewing instead. With no experience, he taught himself how to brew beer while he was a marketing student at St. Mary’s College of California. Fuller homebrewed for about five years,...
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show Reunites Fans at its Return to the Union

    On a chilly and rainy October night in Athens, hundreds of students anxiously awaited more than two hours in a line that wrapped from The Union Bar and Grille on West Union Street up to South Congress Street. The only thing worth waiting for in such dreary weather was the...
  • Take Part in the Art

    Amongst many peaceful hideouts on Ohio University’s campus, the Kennedy Museum of Art is one of the most quiet and serene. For 20 years, it’s been a place where visitors can escape the chaos of Court Street and let their minds run free within galleries of artwork by students,...
  • Bill Clinton speaks to Athens residents, students

    The area surrounding College Green early Tuesday morning was abuzz with thousands of students, faculty members and community members waiting in line for a rare opportunity to be in the presence of former President Bill Clinton. Attendees formed a line within hours of the event — stretching from College...
  • Sip of the Week: Donkey’s Pumpkin Chai Latte

    It’s finally fall, which obviously means… pumpkin. Pumpkin everything. Pumpkin drinks of all sorts are available at almost every coffee joint you can imagine… but how about spicing it up with some chai? This week’s Sip is Donkey Coffee’s pumpkin chai (which puts Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte to shame)....
  • Local Breakaway Music Festival Drops Huge EDM/Hip-Hop Lineup

    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...
  • Developing a Focus

    After two and a half years spent studying the ins and outs of business and countless hours sitting through accounting and economics classes, something unexpected happened to Rob Berry while he was studying abroad in Barcelona, Spain, last year — he developed a passion for photography that began to...
  • Metro Station Had Students Re-living Their Middle School Days at TBT Concert

    It’s been nearly a decade since Metro Station shook up the airwaves with their hit single “Shake It.” The band rolled into Athens Thursday with new tracks as part of Ohio University’s third annual Throwback Thursday (TBT) concert. TBT, put on by University Program Council (UPC) and the Black Student Cultural Programming Board...
  • Dish of the Week: Jackie O’s’ Athens’ Own Cheeseburger

    Jackie O’s definitely has a knack for brewing the best beer in town, but they also serve the best burgers to go with it. As the photogenic Athens’ Own was put in front of me, it almost looked too good to eat, but I couldn’t resist. It came complete...
  • What I Wish I Knew Before I Transferred

    Nearly every college student dreads the same question at family gatherings: “Do you have a boyfriend/girlfriend yet?” My family has heard the same “no” from me every year, so they hounded me with another question instead: “Have you figured out what school you’re going to transfer to yet?” is...