WOSU News Archives For: May 26, 2008

Events Around Central Ohio Remember Veterans and Their Families

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12:00AM
May
26, 2008

On the square in downtown Newark this afternoon, veterans and other volunteers read the names of 880 men who lost their lives in service from the Mexican War to the present.

Is Technology Too Ubiquitous?

12:00AM
May
26, 2008

A new study indicates that texting – the art of punching truncated words into a cell phone – can actually improve children’s literacy. A British professor says texting encourages kids to use their imaginations to come up with creative abbreviations. WOSU Commentator Elizabeth Martinez, says new technology might encourage some creativity.. but it can stifle social interaction.