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54 min ago | She Knows

Photographic evidence Benedict Cumberbatch was a nerd god at Comic-Con

Sara Dobie Bauer is a writer and book nerd in Phoenix, AZ. She is an Ohio University alum, which means her college experience was more fun than yours.


Related Topix: Benedict Cumberbatch, Phoenix, AZ, Entertainment

7 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Big Ten commissioner expects more autonomy

CHICAGO Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany said today that he expects the NCAA Division I board of directors to pass a proposed governance model that will give more autonomy to his league and the other four power conferences.


8 hrs ago | She Knows

Man Booker Prize: Why do Americans have to win everything?

Sara Dobie Bauer is a writer and book nerd in Phoenix, AZ. She is an Ohio University alum, which means her college experience was more fun than yours.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Entertainment

15 hrs ago | The Daily Herald

From the Archives - July 28, 2014

Girl Scout Kim Hoffman instructed her helper Jean Miller on how to build a kaleidoscope before her program "Experience Science" Wednesday afternoon at the Delphos Public Library.


Related Topix: Delphos, OH, Lima, OH, Fort Jennings, OH

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Diversity group names new president

Spreitzer has led the Michigan Roundtable on an interim basis for the past 10 months while former president and CEO Tom Costello spent the school year on a teaching sabbatical at his alma mater, Ohio University.


Related Topix: Scripps College

Cape Cod Times

Strong performances make 'South Pacific' memorable

The Chatham Anglers, playing baseball in the back fields of the Monomoy Theatre, aren't the only college students here on the Cape having the summer of their young lives.


Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, South Pacific, Musical Movies, Theater, Arts, University of Hartford, Musical Theater

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Save the beer: Climate change adds urgency to rallying cry

On a recent evening, two inches of rain soaked the city, overwhelming the combined sewer system and forcing human waste into the Chicago River.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Weather, Chicago, IL

Xenia Daily Gazette

Stoll, Montgomery to marry3:55 am

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Douglas and Molly Miller Stoll of Springfield.


Related Topix: Springfield, OH, Xenia, OH, Brown County, OH

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Loretta (Lettie) Kathleen Albright Muckley

Heaven welcomed Loretta Kathleen Albright Muckley on July 22, 2014. She passed away at St. Paul University Hospital, UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.


Related Topix: Albright, WV, Saint Mary's College, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Texas Woman's University

The Madison Press

Unger chosen as MPHS principal3:41 pm

Though Madison-Plains Local Schools had numerous applications for the high school principal's position, the board of education Thursday evening chose someone from their own back yard.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

Weirton Daily Times

Charles Brandt

BRANDT, Charles E. "Chuck," 77, of Columbiana, OH formerly of Wintersville, OH, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at his home.


Related Topix: Wintersville, OH, Steubenville, OH, Zanesville, OH, Boardman, OH, Celina, OH

WBEX-AM Chillicothe

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Hires Piketon Native

In her new position, Milam will provide legal education and information on agricultural issues to Ohio Farm Bureau members, monitor legal cases important to agriculture and review proposed legislation at the state and federal levels.


Related Topix: Piketon, OH, Agriculture, Science, Capital University, Pike County, OH

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Deseret News

When free speech and friendliness collide, some colleges are caught in the middle

After 15 years of mostly gentle persuasion, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education has announced that it is partnering with a major law firm on an aggressive litigation strategy to address First Amendment violations on college campuses.


Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Chicago State University

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Gee states need for cooperation

West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee says he will look for ways to reduce costs and increase effectiveness at the college, but added state leaders must free higher education from excessive and outdated regulations.


Related Topix: West Virginia University, Parkersburg, WV

Chillicothe Gazette

Best Yard Sale in Ohio seeks donations

Donations of items that can be sold in the fundraiser will be accepted between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Aug. 1 at the Shoemaker Center side door.


Related Topix: Chillicothe, OH

The Marion Star

Tuition on the rise at Marion Technical College

Students already strapped for cash to pay for a college education won't get much relief this year: Tuition at 11 of Ohio's 13 traditional, four-year public universities will rise this fall.


Related Topix: Ohio, Bowling Green State University, Ohio State University, Marion, OH

The Columbus Dispatch

Athens County to join Rt. 33 drug task force

Athens County law-enforcement officials said today they are joining the Fairfield-Hocking Major Crimes Unit to collaborate in investigating drug trafficking and related crimes along the Rt.


Related Topix: Drugs, Athens County, OH, Nelsonville, OH, Fairfield County, OH

The Advocate

Area man turns to new technology for aerial photography

A Granville businessman hopes to build an aerial photography business with the latest technology -- a "drone."


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Ohio, Cameras

She Knows

10 Nontraditional nookie songs for the freaky chick

Sara Dobie Bauer is a writer and book nerd in Phoenix, AZ. She is an Ohio University alum, which means her college experience was more fun than yours.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Suicide, Electronic, Watches

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Wabi Sabi provides night of firsts for festival

When the Wabi Sabi dancers of the Atlanta Ballet company graced the Ohio University-Lancaster Wagner Theatre stage Tuesday, they delivered an experience unique for the Lancaster Festival.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Canal Winchester, OH, Columbus, OH, Theater