Local seamstress talks creative process, history and Star Wars
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Local seamstress talks creative process, history and Star Wars

By Ryan Powers The Habitat for Humanity offices were empty except for one woman and some of her personally handcrafted Star Wars Amigurumi. The woman’s name is Amber Mendenhall, and her warm, laughing smile was welcoming on a cold Monday. Along with her cordiality, Mendenhall offered numerous lessons during her forty-minute conversation with Beta Fish … Continue reading

Local comic book artist Plunkett talks about inspiration, process
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Local comic book artist Plunkett talks about inspiration, process

By Morgan Olmstead Athens resident Sandy Plunkett is a self-taught comic artist who has worked with the groups Marvel, DC, IDW, and Dark Horse. Sandy was influenced as a child by the Marvel comics Daredevil, Fantastic Four, and Spiderman. Morgan Olmstead of Beta Fish Magazine sat down with Plunkett to discuss the creative process of illustration … Continue reading

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Local museum uses Minecraft to appeal to teens

By Austin Linfante When you think about museums, you probably think about a place filled with old, sealed-off artifacts and paintings and nothing technologically advanced. If that’s the case, the Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery is something different: it is incorporating the online RPG Minecraft into the museum. The museum, commonly known as OVMoD, began … Continue reading

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Verizon and AT&T Sound Off On Mobility at OU’s ITS Day 2013

By Mish Gajewski This morning Ohio University began its annual ITS Day with IT professionals Sean Davidson and Jamie Sullivan. The two kick-off speakers, while hailing from rival networks (Verizon and AT&T respectively), shared a similar focus in their conversation: mobility. Davidson, a Verizon senior service program manager, started his discussion by assuring the approximately … Continue reading

Registration deadline for research expo approaching
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Registration deadline for research expo approaching

Elizabeth Cychosz, ec194010@ohio.edu The deadline for the 2013 Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo is fast approaching. Those who are interested in presenting their projects should register online before Feb. 24. The annual expo seeks to draw undergraduate, graduate and medical students from all disciplines in the name of creativity and competition.  Students will present … Continue reading

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Southeast Ohio Astronomical Society to host Open Telescope Night

Samantha Thrush, st462210@ohio.edu This Friday the Southeast Ohio Astronomical Society will put on an Open Telescope Night from 7 to 9 on College Green.  This event is free, and you don’t need a telescope or a pair of binoculars to come and enjoy the fun.  Non-society-members are welcome.  As this is an outdoor activity, there is always … Continue reading