WOSU News Archives For: March 27, 2013

Ohio State’s Gee Plans To Recommend Tuition Freeze

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Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee says a tuition freeze for out of state students is impossible right now but students may receive financial help.
3:23PM
March
27, 2013

The president of Ohio State University says it’s not possible to freeze tuition for out-of-state students at the moment but the university can help those students with scholarships.

Northwest Ohio County Condemns Two Amish Houses

Dudley Township in Kenton County
Dudley Township in Kenton County
8:52AM
March 27, 2013

Over the pleas of the local Amish community, a northwest Ohio health board is going ahead with plans to condemn two newly constructed Amish homes because they don’t have required septic systems for their outhouses.

Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage Likely Won’t Decide Issue in Ohio

Supporters of gay marriage rally outside the United States Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Supporters of gay marriage rally outside the United States Supreme Court on Tuesday.
8:21AM
March
27, 2013

The eyes of supporters and opponents of gay marriage were on the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday. That’s because the justices are considering a legal challenge to California’s ban on same-sex marriage. No matter how the justices rule, it’s not likely to have a quick legal direct impact on whether Ohio allows same-sex marriage.

Bike-Riding Banned On The OSU Oval Beginning April 17

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OSU students, faculty and staff will 'Honor The Oval' beginning April 17th
3:05AM
March
27, 2013

University officials are calling it “Honor The Oval.” Starting April 17, the Ohio State Oval will be restricted to pedestrians only. Bicyclists and skateboarders will have to dismount and walk across the heart of campus.