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.
Increasing Talk About Appointing Some Judges
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With this week’s defeat of two incumbent Ohio Supreme Court justices, there’s increasing talk of moving to a system of appointing some judges.
Voters rejected the idea of appointing appeals and state Supreme Court judges in 1987, but some skeptics have warmed to the idea, including newly-elected State Representative Mike Curtin.
Former Ohio House Speaker Joann Davidson is another long-time skeptic who says the idea of appointed judges should be debated again.
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