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.
One Person Dead At University Area Dance Club
Police say a man was fatally shot by officers outside a Columbus dance club.
Columbus police said 22-year-old Jonathan D. Rodgers was killed at about 2 a.m. by two officers who had been working special duty at the Charlie Bear nightclub.
Witnesses told police that Rodgers was involved in a fight in the club went to his car to get a gun and fired at another man who had come out of the bar.
The officers confronted Rodgers and fired at him several times. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are still looking for the other man.
The club is near Ohio State University, but it wasn’t known if any of those involved were connected to the university.