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Opinion

Hazing rules a start but more is needed

Editorial

Collin Wiant was an Ohio University freshman who was pledging Sigma Pi in 2018. Hazing activities and other decisions made by fraternity members killed him. It took the loss of another life — Stone Foltz, who was a Bowling Green State University sophomore pledging Pi Kappa Alpha this year — ...

Help is available for local Domestic Violence victims

Editorial

You may have seen the purple signs cropping up around the area announcing that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, with a phone number that people can call if they are a victim or know someone who is. That there even is a Domestic Violence Awareness Month is a sign of progress. ...

Help is available for local Domestic Violence victims

Editorial

You may have seen the purple signs cropping up around the area announcing that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, with a phone number that people can call if they are a victim or know someone who is. That there even is a Domestic Violence Awareness Month is a sign of progress. ...

National School Lunch Program feeds millions of children

Letters To The Editor

To the editor: Seventy-five years ago, President Truman signed the National School Lunch Act, forming the National School Lunch Program, which—in turn—paved the way for the creation of other programs like school breakfast, afterschool meals, summer meals, and more. School nutrition ...

Learn what the sounds of fire safety really are

Editorial

Sunday wrapped up National Fire Prevention Week, and in observing the occasion, Ohio’s state Fire Marshal Kevin Reardon suggested we should all “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety.” One could be forgiven for asking what fire safety sounds like, but Reardon makes a good point. “It’s ...

My Secret Strawberry Patch

Local Columns

On those rare occasions when I keep a secret from my wife, I knowingly do it at my peril. So it was with my Secret Strawberry Patch. One difference with this secret was that I told it to everyone else in the family. “Did Grandma find the strawberries yet?” grandsons would whisper ...