Local Beekeeper Mike McAvoy

  Story and Photos by Alexandria Polanosky, Multimedia Editor   Mike McAvoy, an Athens resident and Professional Engineer, has an interesting side job: he is an avid beekeeper who maintains five different hives on his property. McAvoy is from Atlanta, Georgia where he grew up on a dairy farm and was first exposed to the…

The Future of OHIO’s Energy video

BOBCATS BEYOND GAS  put on a panel in Walter Hall in February where a group of outspoken and innovative members of the Athens and Southeastern Ohio community came together to discuss the future of Ohio University in terms of sustainability and climate change in the years to come. Currently the University’s Climate Action Plan states…

Anti-Fracking Benefit Show @ Casa

Photography by Gracie Umana, Multimedia Editor, and Alyssa Nedrow, staff photographer The Ohio University Sierra Student Coalition and Bobcats Beyond Gas held an Anti-Fracking Benefit Show at Casa Nueva on February 27, 2014,  to raise funds tell Ohio University that the students and community members are not happy with the proposed natural gas plant and…

Artist Profile: Bobby Avalos

 Artwork by Bobby Avalos, Words by Mathew Roberts During this first semester at Ohio University, we got to know Bobby Avalos. Bobby is a local artist, musician and caring peacemaker from Conneaut, Ohio. The art selected in this profile represents his love for watercolor painting and the sweet hymns of surreal naturalism. Most of his…