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A look at uncommon university jobs, Women’s and LGBT centers begin virtually and more

Here are some of the atypical jobs offered by Ohio University, a transition to online appointments for the Women's and LGBT centers and much more. Start your Friday here.

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Uncommon university jobs offer individual experiences

You might be familiar with the more common jobs offered to students at Ohio University, such as working in Culinary Services. However, there are plenty of under-the-radar jobs that employ smaller staff numbers but also give more unique positions. From working in the Music and Dance Library to being an orientation peer adviser at International Student and Faculty Services, here are the unique experiences offered by OU’s unseen jobs

Women’s Center, LGBT Center begin the semester virtually

Offices within the Division of Diversity and Inclusion, including the Women’s Center and LGBT Center, will begin the Spring Semester virtually due to a rise in COVID-19 cases. While both centers continue to offer resources to students in virtual format, multiple in-person events have been lost. Read more here

Men’s Basketball: Toledo scouting report and how to watch

Ohio is riding high on a nine-game winning streak, but it’s about to face another team on a hot streak. The Bobcats will face Toledo on Friday night in The Convo in a clash between the top two teams in the Mid-American Conference. Ohio hasn’t beaten Toledo in the regular season since 2016. Here’s a scouting report and how to watch

New dog park in Nelsonville being considered by city officials

While planning is still in early development, the city of Nelsonville is looking to clear space for a new dog park. The current biggest concerns of the Nelsonville community are costs, as funding for the project has not been finalized. Athens, Nelsonville’s neighbor, currently has two dog parks, to which residents have seemingly responded positively. Here’s The Post’s report.

Save the Trees or I’ll Break Your Knees: The detriments of food waste and how you can help

Food waste goes beyond the leftovers you toss in the trash, and its consequences may be more vast than you realize. The carbon footprint left behind by food waste as well as the damages it has on Earth’s land and water are all substantial. Fortunately, there are ways for everyday people to help with this environmental issue. Read more

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