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.
Do Away With The Electoral College?
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Ohio is, once again, one of the biggest prizes in this year’s presidential election. That’s due in large part to the Electoral College, the centuries-old method based on candidates winning electoral votes. One of the biggest proponents for doing away with the system is Alex Keyssar, a professor of history at Harvard University and the author of several books on American politics.
During a recent visit to Columbus, WOSU’s Steve Brown spoke with Keyssar about why he thinks the Electoral College is so antiquated. Click the play button above to hear their conversation.