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Post Haste: Ohio University misses list of Chipotle delivery sites; Jackie O’s brings coffee to the keg

Don't count on Chipotle delivering in Athens this fall.

Good morning. Here's what you need to know for Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015:

Heartbreaking. Tragic. Unfair.

Those are all words that could be used to describe some news that broke Tuesday: Ohio University is not among the 40 college campuses that will have access to a new Chipotle delivery service this fall.

The burrito goliath announced yesterday it has entered into a partnership with the delivery service Tapingo to bring burrito bowls directly to students’ dorms.

Ohio State and Cleveland State are among the chosen ones. Chipotle announced it would continue expanding the service in the spring, but a list of potential new campuses is not yet available.  

That leaves plenty of time for some enterprising OU students to fire up a Change.org petition or start a Kickstarter campaign. We anxiously await the results.

Weather

Keep an eye out for scattered thunderstorms this afternoon. Calm winds and a high near 90. (Courtesy of Scalia Lab)

News

  • The Ohio Inspector General has once again requested records related to OU’s purchase of President McDavis’ new home. Here’s what that means: (The Post)

  • Jackie O’s just released a new beer. It’s a “barrel-aged coffee stout.” (The Post)

Scores & Game Times

Volleyball: Ohio knocked off no. 10 Kentucky last night. (The Post)

You might also want to know....

Washington State University announced Tuesday it would not allow professors to lower students grades for using potentially offensive language. The decision comes after a professor’s syllabus threatened to fail students for using “gross generalizations.” (InsideHigherEd)

Pope Francis announced Tuesday all priests will be given authority to forgive “the sin of abortion,” for the entirety of the Catholic church’s “Year of Mercy,” which begins this December. (CNN)

For more global news, check out The New York Times' daily briefing.

Athens bar specials tonight

Pawpurr’s Bar: Half-off drinks from 8-9 p.m.

The Pub: $2.50 domestic aquariums. $1.50 shot of the night.

Red Brick Tavern: $1 well drinks and domestics from 6-9 p.m.

Courtside Pizza: $0.50 slices until 9 p.m., $2 Blue Moon, $2 mixed drinks, $1.50 mixed shots from 4-9 p.m.

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Marching 110

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