Today Monday, April 8th, 2024

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UPC hosts Q-and-A with 'Dance Moms' stars

Payton Daugherty | April 8, 2024

Ohio University’s University Program Council, or UPC, hosted a Moms' Weekend event Saturday featuring Kelly Hyland and Christi Lukasiak, two moms from the Lifetime reality show “Dance Moms” and hosts of the podcast “Back to the Barre.” Members of UPC Luke Vannus, a junior, and Emily Osborne, a sophomore, moderated a Q-and-A with the two moms using their own questions as well as questions from the audience. Click here to read more.

An International Gathering 

Emma Reed & Megan Van Vlack | April 8, 2024

Ohio University’s International Street Fair takes place off of College Green April 6, 2024. Click here to view the gallery.

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World Music and Dance Concert transports audiences across cultures

Carly DeLuca | April 8, 2024

Friday night, the College of Fine Arts hosted its 12th annual World Music and Dance Concert, part of the Global Arts Festival, from April 1-6. The concert took the audience around the world, intending to introduce people to new cultures with traditional music and movement. The concert’s directors were Zelma Badu-Younge, director of the School of Dance and a professor of dance, and Paschal Yao Younge, a professor of music education. The two worked on nearly every aspect of planning the concert since last fall, from fundraising and teaching the students to preparing to perform themselves. Click here for the full story.

Communication and Culture: World Central Kitchen workers' deaths a war crime

Kaitlyn Markert | April 8, 2024

Opinion: Seven humanitarian aid workers were killed in Gaza by an Israeli strike last week. The World Central Kitchen, or WCK, team was traveling in a de-conflicted zone in armored vehicles branded with WCK’s logo. Despite the team coordinating its movements with Israel Defense Forces, the vehicles were attacked while leaving the Deir al-Balah warehouse where it had unloaded more than 100 tons of food brought to Gaza on the maritime route, according to a WCK statement. Click here to read more.

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Costume Designers Guild launch pay equity movement

Logan Humphrey | April 8, 2024

After the months-long actors and writers strikes in 2023, costume designers are now stepping up to end a decades-long battle for equal pay and gender equity. In early 2024, the Costume Designers Guild, or the CDG, launched Pay Equity Now, a movement focusing on achieving pay and gender equality among designers within the film and television industry. The co-chair of the Pay Equity Now Steering Committee, Ariyela Wald-Cohain, said, “Costume design has historically been viewed as ‘women’s work’ and due to the lack of understanding of our job, there has been a lack of respect for our craft.” Click here to read the full story.

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