WOSU News Archives For: October 27, 2008

Cheating Prevails on College Campuses

12:00AM
October
27, 2008

A team of professors from the Ohio State University Newark is working to identify the psychology behind students who don’t cheat in their schoolwork.They found students who score higher on tests of empathy, courage, and honesty are the least likely to cheat. But studies show 50 to 80 percent of college students have cheated at some point, leaving honest students in the minority.

Campaign Rhetoric Prompts Use of Four-Letter Word

12:00AM
October
27, 2008

In the final days before an election, the campaigns intensify the rhetoric heats up. WOSU commentator Jerolyn Barbee says all that rhetoric has an unfortunate by-product.

Presidential Candidates Court Ohio Voters

12:00AM
October
27, 2008

With polls showing the race in Ohio is close and swinging to Democrat Barack Obama, Republican John McCain started the final full week of the 2008 campaign in the Buckeye State. McCain rallied in Lancaster southeast of Columbus before heading to Northeast Ohio today.

Woman watches foreclosed home sold at auction

12:00AM
October
27, 2008

Every Friday at the Franklin County Courthouse the sheriff’s department holds an auction to sell the county’s foreclosed properties, most of them are houses. WOSU attended an auction earlier this month