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Backdrop Artist Series Episode 2: CAAMP

Backdrop Artist Series Episode 2: CAAMP

When Taylor Meier and Even Westfall met in sixth grade, they could have never imagined that ten years later they would not only still be friends but have their own folk band. Infamous for their weekly performances at Casa Nueva’s open mic night, the duo who call themselves CAAMP, are putting the finishing touches on

Backdrop Q & A: Ryan Lombardi

Photo provided by Ohio University. Interview transcription by Briana Ekanem.  Ryan Lombardi, Ohio University’s vice president for the past seven years, is moving onto Cornell University in just a few days time. During his career as a Bobcat, Lombardi has changed the way students think about administration at a university. Along with Jenny Hall-Jones, Lombardi was

Q&A: The Post’s Jim Ryan and Emma Ockerman

Editor’s note: Jacob DeSmit has written, edited or designed for The Post throughout his three years attending Ohio University. He is currently a member of The Post‘s design team. Photo provided by Patrick Connolly (For The Post) Last Friday, The Post, Ohio University’s student-run newspaper, finalized its pick for next year’s editor-in-chief. The result? The Post

Q&A: Horseshoes & Hand Grenades

  If cigarette-and-whiskey voices over fiddles, harmonicas, banjos and guitars tickle your fancy, strap on your boots for the coming weekend. Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, the five-man, beer swindling, bluegrass band from Stephen’s Point, Wisconsin, is coming to Southeast Ohio to play Hocktoberfest at the Hocking College. Flex musician Russell Pedersen sat down with Backdrop

Q&A: Fitz and The Tantrums Interview

By Kyle Ellis | Photo – Wednesday, Nov. 13 — Templeton Blackburn Memorial Auditorium will come alive with the unique sound of Fitz and The Tantrums. The Los Angles band is on tour across the US and Europe promoting their latest studio effort, “More Than Just A Dream,” with opening act, Capital Cities. After