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Alden Library requires swipe-in access after 10 p.m.

During the beginning of the fall semester, Alden Library announced they will be requiring ID checks and swipe access starting at 10 p.m. to keep the library space for the OU community. Alden staff guarantees that the new policy does not relate to any instance that may have happened in the past; the switch to require swipe-in access comes from extra safety precautions to ensure student employees are set up for success while working at night, Joey Walden, student coordinator, said. 

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Q&A with Ohio Democratic Chair

The Post sat down with Liz Walters, chair of the Ohio democratic party, to talk about the election in November, what issues will be on the ballot, and more.


OU offers limited sexual health resources

Students at Ohio University's main campus have limited access to resources regarding reproductive and sexual health. Currently, OhioHealth Campus Care, located at 2 Health Center Drive, is the only on-campus location for OU students to get STI testing. OU’s ‘Be Informed Bobcats’ website includes information about the local and national sexual health resources available to OU students.


BSO operates under tight budget

 Prior said BSO is working with a tight budget to pay the staff and materials for families and the orientation itself to run and what they are paying now is close to the bare minimum. Other institutions with more flexible budgets are able to provide more perks, Prior said.


Rising temperatures in Bentley Hall

Bentley Hall has been experiencing higher temperatures as a result of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning, or HVAC, complications, which has made learning environments challenging for students and instructors.


Increasing COVID-19 cases as classes resume

While the most common strain of COVID-19 in the United States is currently EG.5, or Eris, James Gaskell, Athens County health department commissioner, said. It is predicted to be replaced by a more contagious strand called Pirola within the next few months, according to experts. 

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