Bexley City Council will consider a discrimination ordinance that would include members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. The move follows a lesbian couple who spoke out about a local wedding photographer who declined their business due to their their sexual orientation.
In-State Ohio State University Students Spared Tuition Increase
Ohio residents attending Ohio State University wonâ€™t see an increase in tuition this fall from the previous year. The universityâ€™s board of trustees voted unanimously Friday to freeze tuition at current levels for in-state students.
Non-resident students will see a 5 percent increase in tuition.
All students will pay slightly higher room and board fees in the coming academic year â€“ between 4.1 percent and 4.3 percent. The new rates will range from $9,800 to $11,500.
Ohio undergraduate students will pay $10,037 a year for tuition and fees – the same amount charged this past school year. However, tuition for out-of-state undergraduate students will rise to a total of $26,537 in tuition and fees. Graduate students will pay $30,968 a year.