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  • Let The Games Begin

    Aspiring entrepreneurs, techies and gamers alike gathered in several venues around campus Sept. 14 to kick off the inaugural Ohio Business of Games Summit. This event marks the start of a push to make the state of Ohio the new hub for innovation and growth within the gaming industry....
  • Haffa’s Record Store To Close, Interest In Vinyl Still Thrives

    Walking into Haffa’s at 15 W. Union Street presents an ironic twist to anyone listening intently to the music being played. Surrounded by such a large selection of vinyl from artists new and old, visitors who wander into the store might not expect an iPod to be supplying the...
  • Community Moves

    Senior Sydney Sanders spent years training to be a dancer and chose to study dance at Ohio University to improve her technique and skills. But it was her internship with Factory Street Studio (FSS) that inspired her to focus her future on helping young dancers reach their goals. At FSS, a...
  • The Sound Crowd

    Sitting on a wheeled chair in the dimly lit campus studio, James Probel glides from the Rupert Neve 5088 mixing board to the desktop computer. He grabs the mouse and clicks play in the Logic Pro X software. The sound of bass guitar and drums played by the band...
  • Lost Flamingo Company Gives a Sneak Peek to Upcoming Season

    Lost Flamingo Theatre Company’s spring productions are right around the corner, with a lineup full of comedy, drama and everything in between. The student-run theatre company opens their new season with an energetic take on a cult classic. Heathers is the ’80s teenage angst movie we know and love...
  • 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...
  • A Green Screen

    As the theater lights dim and the screen illuminates, the Athena Cinema’s Sustainability Series begins to unfold. For the past six years, the biannual series hosted by Athens’ beloved local theater has inspired viewers to consider solutions to environmental issues and challenges. Twice a year, the Athena screens six...
  • Dustin Lynch gives Athens “One Hell of a Night”

    Despite the bleak weather outside, country fans flocked to campus Friday night to see country artist Dustin Lynch perform. The show started off with a bang and didn’t falter for a second. The lively music was accompanied by spectacular special effects involving strobe lights and fog. Opening for Lynch...
  • 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....
  • Artists on display at Donkey Coffee

      As you walk through the red-framed door of Donkey Coffee and Espresso, you see two square canvases spattered with gold and copper paint accentuating an otherwise ordinary white wall. Upon a closer look, you realize in the center of the canvases are coyote skulls. The artwork are a...
  • 20th Century Women Review

    Premise 20th Century Women dissects the lives of a struggling mother and a confused teenage boy and then pieces them back together with the new, spunky people that enter into their lives. Raised in the Great Depression, the mother, Dorothea (Annette Benning), cannot understand why her son, Jamie (Lucas...
  • #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...
  • Elle King Takes the Stage at Ohio University

    The Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium was abuzz Tuesday night with excitement and anticipation as concertgoers waited for Elle King to take the stage. Country singer Paul Cauthen opened for King with a selection of songs primarily from his album My Gospel. He greeted the crowd with a charming, “How...
  • Looking through a Different Lens

    Sixteen years ago, Elise Sanford took it upon herself to use what she knew — art and photography — to create a program that changed the way individuals were viewed and changed individual’s capacity to contribute to the community. The Athens Photo Project (APP) began in 2001 and, since...
  • Live from Studio C, It’s Fridays Live

    It’s 11 p.m. Thursday, and the members of Fridays Live are scattered around the room, patiently waiting for the final rehearsal of the night. The cast and crew have been in this room for hours, but no one is complaining. Cameras glide across the floor, cast members give their...
  • Virtual Reality: A Future in Reporting?

    On the second day of classes at Ohio University, the nervous freshmen in Dr. Robert Stewart’s Future of Media class saw something new and exciting: a demonstration by fellow peers in the game design department on how to use a virtual reality headset. In fact, the media arts and...
  • Theater Review: The Ladies Man

    Infidelity, the theme of popular television shows such as Scandal, The Good Wife and Mistresses, lends itself as the backbone of story lines to draw in audiences seeking steamy and rebellious entertainment. The “cheating husband that wants to have his cake and eat it too” is a familiar character today....

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