WOSU News Archives For: August 17, 2006

Former OSU Chimps Should Be Moved Says Court Investigator

12:00AM
August
17, 2006

A court-appointed trustee in Texas is recommending the transfer of several primates formerly used for research at Ohio State University. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sued Primarily Primates, a San Antonio area sanctuary that took possession of 9 OSU chimpanzees and 3 monkeys last winter.

College papers increasingly targeted by national advertisers

12:00AM
August
17, 2006

Many college newspapers papers are thriving while large big-city papers are experiencing declining readership. Hip, local and run by students, college papers are seeing a spike in national advertising revenue. Companies like Ford and Wal Mart are increasingly targeting the papers for their appeal to 18 to 24 year olds. Ohio State University has one of the largest student papers in the country, and publishers there say readership and ad revenue are near record highs.

Ohio Sends Dollars with Students to Private Schools, Forgoes Review of Financial Needs

12:00AM
August
17, 2006

52 million state dollars went to Ohio students attending in-state private colleges last year. The Ohio Board of Regents distributed the college aid in nine-hundred-dollar chunks by way of the Ohio Student Choice Grant. The Board requires that every grant recipient be an Ohio resident attending one of the state’s 63 private colleges but does not require review of a family’s income.