In his two years as director of the OSU Marching Band, Jonathan Waters was praised for using technology to develop complex routines that went viral on the web. Now Jon Waters is out of a job. OSU fired him after an investigation found what officials call “serious cultural issues.” Waters intends to clear his name.
Celebrating Olympian and OSU Icon Jesse Owens Part Two
Olympic Gold Medalist and former Buckeye Jesse Owens faced challenges in his sport and his time. He set an example for those who would come after him, and he left his mark on Ohio State University and the United States.
This segment profiles Owens’ performance in the 1936 Olympics in front of Adolph Hitler as well as the struggles with racism he faced in the U.S. following the games.