Today is Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. Here’s what you need to know. 

News from The Post:

Student Senate will vote to express support of a bill to ban LGBT discrimination. (The Post)

Here’s how to meal plan on a budget. (The Post)

Learn about how student demands led to the creation of OU’s African-American Studies program. (The Post

Good Morning,

SpaceX successfully launched Falcon Heavy yesterday.

Falcon Heavy’s successful launch puts SpaceX even further ahead in the space expedition as it is aimed to be a reusable rocket. The rocket is also a prototype model to eventually send crewed missions to Mars.

Though the rocket has no human occupants this time, SpaceX’s Elon Musk put his Tesla on board, playing David Bowie’s “Space Oddity.” 

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Athens Weather 

You may have a good reason to stay in bed today, there will be a high of 34 degrees and a winter weather advisory until 4 p.m. (Courtesy of Scalia Lab)

Scores and Game Times 

The Bobcats bested Akron on the basketball court last night with a score of 99 to 75. (The Post)

You might also want to know… 

Trump is planning a military parade. (Washington Post)

Earthquake in Taiwan kills two, injures more than 200. (CBS)

Medical marijuana bill unanimously passes in Virginia Senate. (Newsleader)