Halloween Countdown with Molly Weir: Day 14

Oct. 14  In my previous articles, I explained the history of jack-o’-lanterns, trick or treating, and costumes. However, I realized that I never explain the actual history of Halloween itself. This article will explain just that. To begin, the word “Halloween” actually means “hallowed evening.” In early European celebrations, it was known as All Hallow’s…

Giving Back: The Jenna Curry Story

She traded a jersey and shoes for a clipboard and a whistle. Jenna Curry’s sports career was going right on track as she blossomed in two sports in high school. Playing for Sissonville High School in West Virginia, Curry was a standout as goalkeeper for the Indians for four years, earning back-to-back 1st Team All-State…

OU’s rape culture awareness leads to change

Ohio University no longer turns a blind eye to the rape culture on its campus. Notoriously ranked as a top party school, OU takes action to combat the rape culture that once flew under its small-town radar. Increased dialogue about rape culture on OU’s campus caused discussion, awareness and improved education. Much of the dialogue…