Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
For the first time in more than 30 years, Columbus City Schools has proposed closing high schools. The district faces a budget deficit and enrollment has been on the decline. But the growing popularity of high school specialization and school choice also play a role in the closure decisions.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman delivered his 15th State of the City address, last night, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. And education headlined the speech.
Columbus City Schools Board of Education’s newest member Mary Jo Hudson joined the board for her first meeting last night.
The number of people dying from heroin overdoses in Ohio has increased exponentially. State lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow an addict’s family or friends to give a drug that can halt an overdose. Some medical experts worry expanding the drug’s availability could cause other problems.
Columbus city officials have been getting an earful in the past week. More than 1,000 people called Columbus’s 311 line complaining about the city’s snow removal efforts after last week’s storm.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. will settle a federal sexual harassment lawsuit for nearly $1.5 million. The complaint alleges the company created a hostile work environment at its Polaris offices.
Ohio State’s newly-named president Michael Drake was formally welcomed today by students and staff at the Ohio Union. As WOSU reports, Drake got a lesson from students on how to be a Buckeye.
It took six months, but Ohio State University Board of Trustees narrowed the field of presidential candidates down to one man they say has all of the skills necessary to lead one of the nation’s largest public institutions. Trustees, Thursday, tapped University of California Irvine Chancellor Michael Drake as OSU’s 15th president.
Hailing a cab is no longer the only option for a quick ride in Columbus. A change to the city charter allows black car rides – or livery service – to be available on-demand. Workers in the niche market say it’s what clients want. But some in the taxicab industry say it encroaches on their customers.