Here’s what you need to know for Thursday, March 2, 2017:
- Ohio University’s interim president isn’t willing to try and drop the charges faced by 70 protesters arrested in Baker Center on Feb. 1. (The Post)
- Faulty electric wiring caused last Sunday’s fire at the Carriage Hill Apartments, an Ohio Fire Marshal spokesperson said. (The Post)
We’re two days out from the start of Spring Break, and many Bobcats are wrapping up midterms today and tomorrow.
If you’re one of those Bobcats, and you're looking to maintain your well-being, consider going to a guided meditation session today in the ARC at 2 p.m.
Or maybe you need more intellectual stimulation. In that case, two immigration attorneys will be giving a talk in Baker at 1:30 p.m. today on immigration issues related to President Trump’s recent executive orders.
Unrelated, but important: OU’s Course Catalog for Fall 2017 was released this week. Get to planning.
Cooler today. Partly cloudy with a high of 44 degrees and wind. (Courtesy of Scalia Lab)
Sports and Game Times
The men’s and women’s basketball teams will head to Cleveland during Spring Break to take a shot at the MAC conference title. The men’s team is a bit of an underdog, and the women’s team has some work to do. (The Post)
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The parent company of Kay Jewelers and Jared the Galleria of Jewelry is in hot water after more than 250 women claimed the company was a “hotbed of sexual harassment." (USA Today)
Antarctica is the hottest it’s ever been: a research base there recently reported a record-breaking 63-degree day. (Yahoo!)