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: March 19, 2013
Ohio State University has fired women’s basketball coach Jim Foster. Foster’s dismissal came after the team had a losing record in the Big Ten Conference and failed to qualify for the NCAA tournament.
An eastern Ohio woman ousted as a Cub Scout den leader because she is a lesbian has joined the effort to overturn the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.
The teenager who killed three classmates in Northeast Ohio last year has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Former State Representative Clayton Luckie has reported to prison to begin serving a sentence for skimming more than $100,000 in campaign funds for personal use.
State lawmakers are asking some of the state’s largest business groups for suggestions on how to cut the state income tax and also avoid the need to increase sales tax revenue.
Ohio’s private nonprofit job creation agency says it has turned over its private financial records to the state auditor to comply with a subpoena.