On Wednesday the Future Educators at OUZ distributed school supplies and winter weather accessories for students and teachers at John McIntire Elementary. Megan Moore, a student in the organization, says they've been collecting donations from both students and faculty, and from area businesses.
"They're gonna go through the stuff themselves and pass them out to the teachers who need new markers that are dried out by now. It's the second half of the year so a lot of things are...
The Bobcats arguably had more to play for Tuesday, but the Golden Flashes went out strong in their final game this season. Ohio took a 6-3 lead, but Kent State outscored them in the final three quarters to win 44-13 at Peden Stadium.
The Bobcats (6-5, 3-4 MAC) postseason hopes took a major hit, but they are still alive for a bowl bid with a win next week against UMass at home. Kent State's (4-8, 3-5 MAC) season came to a close with their second straight victory.
The class of 2013, their family and friends, listened guest speakers give words of encouragement as they end this chapter in their life and endeavor on a new one.
"Be curious for the rest of your life and cherish the people that you went through this experience with because you'll know them for the rest of your lives," said Michael Kline, former professor at OUZ.
A former history professor and an alumni of Ohio University, Kline received the alumni leadership award...
Ohio University issued a crime alert following a rape.
A female student says on Saturday at 4 a.m. she was in the parking lot of Christ the King church at the corner of Mill and Stewart Streets when she was approached by a man with a large knife. The man forced her to walk to a small outbuilding where he raped her.
The suspect is described as a black male between 19 and 24 years old, six foot to six foot four inches tall, he is skinny with broad shoulders. The man fled on foot...
Ohio University is warning students to watch out for a man wanted in a sexual imposition case.
The suspect is a white male in his early 20's, approximately 6'0 tall weighing 150-160 pounds with short blonde hair. Authorities say he was wearing a grey fleece top with hood over a dark ball cap, blue jeans and black tennis shoes.
Authorities said that the suspect grabbed and pushed a female student in the lower Seigfred parking lot near Sunnyside and Maplewood Drives and then a...
While the Princeton Review recently recognized Ohio University as the second ranked Top Party School in America, the company is also calling it one of the Best Colleges in the Midwest.
It based its recommendations on the excellence of academic programs offered at these higher institutions. The Senior Vice president of Publishing says it's a great place for students to earn an undergraduate degree.
Ohio University officials say it's the institution's mission to provide students...
The Athens Police Department is issuing a warrant for the arrest of an Ohio University football player, who was allegedly involved in a weekend burglary and stabbing.
Officers were dispatched to the scene of the apparent burglary Sunday morning at 159 Mill Street. The victim's statement explained that an unknown man was standing in his bedroom late Saturday night. The victim shouted something to the suspect and startled him, causing the man to break through the home's glass door.
More than fifty students from Ohio University will travel to New Orleans to help the Gulf Coast Region.
Fifty-four students raised over $10,000 for travel expenses and lodging to make the trip to New Orleans, Louisiana. While there the team will help victims of Hurricane Katrina and assist in the clean-up efforts from the off shore oil leak in the Gulf.
While the students don't know how much they'll get to assist with the Gulf leak they do know there's still work to be done from...
The Ohio University Police Department is on the lookout for two white males who allegedly sexually assaulted another male student earlier this week.
Officers say the victim was at an off-campus party where he was served multiple drinks. They say the young man remembers blacking out and waking up to one man holding him down while the other man proceeded to rape him.
He was treated at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital and released.
An annual block party, known as High Fest, just off Ohio University's campus gets out of hand Saturday night.
The Athens Police Department says the event was under control for a majority of the day, until a large amount of bottles were thrown in the street between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. Lieutenant Dave Williams says a fire was started around this time as well, using chairs and trash cans. The Ohio University Police Department assisted officers in clearing the area and telling...