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  • Open Stage Night Showcases Local Talent

    As the clock struck 8 p.m. on Nov. 17, 2017, Bruce Dalzell took a seat on the stage, strummed his guitar, introduced himself and welcomed the audience to Open Stage Night at The Front Room Coffee House. With a guitar in hand, he began to play, covering Bruce Springsteen’s...
  • Dancing The Jitters Away

    “I wanna learn shim sham. Why you wanna? So I can shim sham with you.” The opening lyrics to “ The Shim Sham Song” by The Bill Elliot Swing Orchestra play as Kathryn Presler and Taylor Hostler count off, “Five. Six. Seven. Eight.” The dancers around them follow their...
  • Winter is Here Early for Ohio University

    As thousands of Ohio University students passed through the Baker University Center escalators Wednesday afternoon, many heard a familiar tune throughout the student center: the Game of Thrones soundtrack. “Winter is Here,” a new event organized by Ohio University’s University Program Council, was held outside the Baker Theater from...
  • Rolling With The Times

    It’s Friday night on Palmer Street. Strokes of blue light with accents of pink are painted across the canvas of the lanes. The patterns created by the light dance enthusiastically, accompanying the music that fills the room with a deep bass. The clattering of pins as they fall to...
  • Andy Grammer Delivers Upbeat Performance at Memorial Auditorium

    Pop music fans of all ages packed inside Ohio University’s Memorial Auditorium on Monday night, laughing and dancing to the pre-show music coming from the speakers. Fans waited not-so-patiently for 33-year-old pop icon Andy Grammer to appear on stage and blow them away. As Grammer took the stage, the...
  • Fishnets And High Heels: A Look Into The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    On Thursday, students with bright red letter V’s flooded dozens of Snapchat stories. On Friday,  men and women in fishnet tights and high heels strutted up and down West Union Street. On Saturday, fans of the cult classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, stood in a line that spilled...
  • Finding Harmony

    A shared love of singing became much more than just a hobby for members of Ohio University a cappella groups the Leading Tones, Title IX, Section 8 and the Picardy Thirds. They aren’t just ensembles or student organizations, but families. Kate Mickey, a junior and member of Title IX,...
  • Tales From The Tabletop

    Every week students from across campus meet in the Living Learning Center to fight dragons, explore creepy mansions and talk with ghosts to determine the cause of the ghost’s murder. Those brave warriors are the members of a special organization: Ohio University’s very own Bobcat Tabletop. The thick rule books...
  • Midnight Madness Gives Viewers An Original Theater Experience

    The lobby of Kantner Hall was filled to the brim with theater students and viewers at 9:30 p.m. on Friday. These students and viewes assemble weekly around the same time to reserve a sought-after seat in the Hahne black-box theater, as it only seats 50 people. This is so...
  • Five New Shows To Catch This Fall

    The leaves on the trees are starting to change and the Emmys just aired, which means new fall television series are on their way. Check out these new shows worth watching and give them a chance!   Young Sheldon (CBS) Fans of “The Big Bang Theory” will love the...
  • Review: “Gimme Shelter”

    On December 6, 1969, hundreds of thousands of young people gathered at the Altamont Speedway, a race track located east of San Francisco, for a free music festival featuring The Rolling Stones. On September 18, 2017, Athens locals and Ohio University students alike filled The Athena Cinema to witness...
  • Review: “The Last Waltz”

    “This movie should be played loud,” flashes across a screen in the Athena Cinema as the sounds of gritty guitars and heavy drums bellow from the surrounding speakers. As the film “The Last Waltz” begins, Rick Danko, Garth Hudson, Richard Manuel, Robbie Robertson and Levon Helm take the stage...
  • 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...

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