Lack of information on requirements create problems for conditionally accepted international students

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was originally posted on International Student Voice Magazine. The story was written by Sirui Lu, an international student from China at Ohio University. In the article, Lu calls to attention the issues that surround conditionally accepted international graduate students at OU. Lu is a guest writer for Speakeasy Magazine. This story…

Students arrested during OU Board of Trustees Meeting

  The Ohio University Board of Trustees voted in favor of implementing the Guaranteed Tuition program yesterday. In reaction, students, including those who participated in the #RaiseHellNotTuition protest on Thursday, marched from the meeting in Walter Hall to College Green. On College Green, they gathered to hold a demonstration by the Civil War Monument. By…

OU students speak out and march to protest tuition raises during #RaiseHellNotTuition

At noon, Ohio University students gathered at the bottom of Baker Center to participate in the #RaiseHellNotTuition demonstration.  The Ohio University Student Union organized the demonstration to protest next year’s potential rise in tuition rates through the OHIO Guarantee tuition program, or Guaranteed Tuition.  The Ohio University Board of Trustees will vote on possible hike…

“The Big O”: A discussion about sex and sexuality attracts hundreds of curious students

On Thursday, Sept. 18, Ohio University’s Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium filled to the brim with attendees interested in learning about sex, sexuality, masturbation and the primary focus of the event, the female orgasm. Assistant Dean of Students for Campus Involvement Charlene Kopchick said that the program was a way of presenting positive sexual behavior to…

InfamOUs: Last year’s most notorious controversies

As bright-eyed, eager freshmen settle down in Athens, the town that will be their home for the next four or more years, feelings of excitement, anxiety, freedom and homesickness will develop among them. Many of them have probably heard rumors of what Ohio University is like, and it is almost guaranteed that all of them…