The Richland Wall: The Process of Creation

In the aftermath of the racially-charged vandalism that covered the surface of Ohio University’s (OU) Richland Wall, the community has since taken steps to prevent these acts in the future. However, the organization that created the original mural are still inflamed from the hate-filled defacement that sent a polarizing wave through the Athens community. Students … Continue reading The Richland Wall: The Process of Creation

Black Alumni Weekend (Ohio University)

Weeks of anticipation have finally brought upon this momentous weekend. One that’s among the most celebrated on campus and has made an amassed impact since its inception nearly 30 years ago. Black Alumni Reunion (BAR) weekend generates breathes of new energy and reveals an elk of black culture that’s often under represented. Which, has heightened … Continue reading Black Alumni Weekend (Ohio University)

Controversial Markings: The Richland Wall

Inklings of racial controversy were written onto the Richland Wall, leaving Ohio University students in a mass uproar. The incident that has arisen is the painting of racial slurs over a mural on the Richland Wall this past Tuesday. The mural, which symbolized a painting of an African Sahara, was covered with the silhouette of … Continue reading Controversial Markings: The Richland Wall