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You can eat ‘Game of Thrones’-themed Oreos; Tantrum Theater is moving to Athens

Today is Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Here’s what you need to know:

Good morning, 

Spring might be here, but winter is coming — in the form of Game of Thrones-themed Oreos.

The popular HBO series premieres its eighth and final season April 14, and the new themed cookies are building on the hype, featuring insignias depicting House Lannister, House Targaryen, House Stark and the Night King.

 “At Oreo, we are always looking for new ways to playfully tap into emerging trends and pop culture," Oreo brand manager Kamila De Maria told USA Today. "Game of Thrones is one of the most talked about TV shows of a generation, so partnering with HBO was a great way to bring something unexpected to our classic cookie as a tribute to the show’s legacy."

The Oreos hit the shelves on Monday, and supplies are limited. Look for dark packaging featuring Oreo spelled out in the classic Game Of Thrones font.

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News from The Post:

An Ohio University-affiliated theater is moving from Dublin to Athens. (The Post)

The Forward Ticket won the Student Senate election. (The Post)

Performers will represent multiple cultures at the World Music & Dance Concert on Friday.  (The Post)

Scores and Game Times:

Here’s how Ohio softball fared in its doubleheader against Kent State on Tuesday. (The Post)

Ohio baseball took on Morehead State on Tuesday. (The Post)

Ohio softball’s Morgan Geno broke a school record this week, and she’s also the Mid-American Conference’s co-Player of the Week. (The Post)

Podcasts from The Post:

Hosts DJ and Jayse chat about conflict resolution advice on this week’s episode of Tea’d. (The Post)

Athens Weather

Spring is back. It’ll be sunny with a high of 64 degrees today. (Courtesy of Scalia Lab)

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