Increasingly noisy restaurants annoy customers

Double Major: Students with children balance children, childcare and academics

NSFW: Pornography is a taboo topic for many, but conversations about erotica are common for those who study the genre

Athletic minds: College sports helped Battelle scientists prepare for professional challenges

Baseball bonds: Newark host families help players feel at home

Students find justification through ‘Grace’: Interprofessional program provides real-world experience and a helping hand

Style on wheels: College student travels country in Threads for Teens truck

More than dance: Students gain confidence while preparing for dance show

One Direction the tie that binds fans

Golf courses score birdies with habitat improvements

Big cleats to fill: Carbone looks back at 28 years as a Bobcat

Duty to report: Penn State scandal raises important questions about school policy

Crossing the court: Four men’s dedication draws up success for Bobcats


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I worked for The Columbus Dispatch as a general assignment features intern during the summer of 2013. I wrote stories on daily and weekly deadlines and pitched the ideas for most of my published stories.

PostI  became involved with this independent daily publication before even picking my freshman classes at Ohio University and have since worked as a stringer, staffer and assistant section editor. I’m the 2013-14 assistant managing editor.

I credit my experience with the Herald Times for providing the backbone of my journalism knowledge. In three-plus years working for my hometown semiweekly, I wrote news and sports stories, features and columns, shot photos and video and designed pages.

The Alpena News was my first intern experience. I wrote local news coverage and shot photos and multimedia. I also stayed the night in the publisher’s spare bedroom in between shifts.



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My name is Jim Ryan, and I'm a breaking news reporter for The Oregonian and OregonLive in Portland. I'm an Ohio University graduate from Gaylord, Michigan.

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