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: June 24, 2010
“Think the un-thinkable.” That’s what an advocacy group for low-income Ohioans is urging state legislators to do when it comes to plugging the projected $4 to $8 billion hole in the next state budget.
This spring saw the passage of one of most contentious pieces of state legislation in recent history. The immigration reform bill known as SB1070 passed in Arizona and spawned countless discussions nationwide about race, ethnicity, and the legal rights of immigrants. The document also spawned countless boycotts of all things “Arizonian”. WOSU Commentator Stacia Kock points out that knee-jerk, twitter inspired boycotts can backfire.