WOSU News Archives For May 2005

Asian Festival Features A Variety of Music

12:00AM
May
27, 2005

Taiko drumming and Suzuki flute are just two of many types of music that will be performed during the annual Asian Festival May 28th and 29thin Columbus.

Ohio State Sophomore Wins Funny Trophy

12:00AM
May
26, 2005

College can be a grind, going to classes, studying, taking exams. But, several hundred Ohio State students got a chance to chill out and laugh as student comedians vied to be the funniest person on campus.

Strike at Children’s Services Enters Second Week

12:00AM
May
24, 2005

Striking members of the Professionals Guild of Ohio turned out at Franklin County Commission meeting today. But, the group the left without addressing the commission about a labor dispute at Children’s Services.

Group calls on OSU to end rat research course

12:00AM
May
23, 2005

A national physicians group demands Ohio State drop a spinal chord research course or face a boycott by alumni.

Columbus Workforce Alliance Says Region Needs More Entry-Level Jobs

12:00AM
May
23, 2005

A Columbus coalition of non-profits says Central Ohio has too few entry level jobs to support a growing immigrant and minority population. So, the group wants city and county leaders to boost funding for more job training.

A possible woprk stoppage looms as talks between teachers and the Columbus Board of Education break down./

12:00AM
May
20, 2005

Talks between teachers and the Columbus Board of Education have broken down and the teachers’ union is threatening a work stoppage for this fall.

Blackwell insider trading trial begins with opening arguments

12:00AM
May
18, 2005

Jurors in the federal trial of an Ohio State University professor accused of insider trading heard opening arguments Wednesday.

Childrens Services workers go on strike

12:00AM
May
18, 2005

Franklin county social workers are on strike after failing to reach a new contract agreement with the county. The two sides remain committed to their positions. The pickets went up at 7:00 in the morning as some 500 case workers and other children services employees walked off the job.

Jury selection underway in Blackwell insider trading trial

12:00AM
May
17, 2005

Lawyers in the federal trial of an Ohio State University marketing professor accused of insider trading are picking jurors in US District Court in Columbus.

NCAA cites OSU athletics

12:00AM
May
16, 2005

The NCAA has found three Ohio State University athletic programs violated a total of 9 NCAA rules. Most of the allegations involve the men’s basketball team, but the women’s basketball team and the football team were also cited.