The Biological Sciences Greenhouse at OSU has been fortunate to have multiple bloomings of the Titan Arum, aka, the corpse flower. They have its smaller but also smelly cousin, the Voodoo Lily. From its bruise-colored bloom that resembles a corpse, to its stench of rotting flesh, this tropical flower masks its beauty to attract its pollinators.
WOSU News Archives For: November 2, 2005
Republican Columbus City Council candidate Eddie Pauline today stood outside City Hall and criticized incumbent city officials for spending money frivolously. Pauline and two other challengers are hoping to win council seats in next week’s election.
Efforts to spare the life of condemned killer John Spirko continue. Attorneys for Spirko have filed suit asking for additional DNA testing. Spirko is slated to die November 15th for the murder of Van Wert County postmaster Betty Jane Mottinger. Wednesday supporters of Spirko gathered at Ohio State University and called on Governor Taft to stop the execution.
An industry consultant says there will be no “soft landing” from the bankruptcy of auto parts supplier Delphi Corporation. Patrick Anderson, Principal of Anderson Economic Group in Lansing, Michigan says Ohio will likely be the state hardest hit by Delphi efforts to reorganize.