City Council passed an ordinance to enter into a contract to start designing a shared-use path for bikers and walkers along Columbus Road. However, there is no timeline for the completion date.
Athens City Council voted on a resolution to support a ceasefire in Palestine during their meeting. Several Athens residents and Ohio University students were attending the rally to show support for taking American troops out of Gaza and mourning for those who have died.
Senate discusses two bills introduced by its Governmental Affairs and Environmental Affairs Commissions.
The Black History Month Committee hosted an event to highlight African American studies research. The event included awarding two students the Rev. Dr. Francine C. Child Service Justice Scholarship Endowment and showcasing faculty in the African American Studies Department’s research.
A press conference was held Thursday to address the $500,000 grant the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded to the Sustainable Ohio Public Energy Council. The council will put the funds toward aiding farmers and small businesses’ projects and ensuring it is energy efficient.
A new medical facility is currently being constructed along Columbus Road and will be completed by April. With the addition of the facility, it will add nearly 160 new jobs with an average salary pay of $130,000.
The senate heard a presentation from Assistant Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Development & Inclusion Tia Jameson, which included some concern for the disconnect between student-athletes and campus.
The event will be held in the Baker Center Atrium, located on the third floor, and will consist of a ribbon-cutting ceremony, a DJ, raffle baskets, food and drinks, as well as some tables with resources for those who menstruate.
In the presentation, Fallon and Metzger explain the goals, practices and student jobs among many other aspects of the Academic Achievement Center.