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OSU Issues Ebola Reporting Procedures

Doctors work in West Africa to combat the deadly Ebola outbreak.
31, 2014

Ohio State University issued Ebola reporting guidelines for staff and students today.

Candidate For Ohio House Takes Issue With OSU’s ‘Sophomore Rule’

Yard sign for Ohio House candidate urges repeal of OSU's rule requiring all sophomores to live in campus dorms.
October 23, 2014

Usually when candidates target college students they focus on issues like rising tuition or jobs after graduation. But one candidate for the Ohio House is trying to win votes with a unique issue: OSU’s upcoming rule that all sophomores live in dorms.

OSU Makes Policy Changes To Meet Sexual Abuse Settlement

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The university provided its first quarterly update Wednesday to the U.S. Department of Education under a September settlement agreement. The pact ended a federal inquiry into the school's handling of sexual abuse cases.
October 16, 2014

The university provided its first quarterly update Wednesday to the U.S. Department of Education under a September settlement agreement. The pact ended a federal inquiry into the school’s handling of sexual abuse cases.

Researcher: Tax Phosphorous To Reduce Algae Threat In Lake Erie

Algae at Grand Lake St. Marys
Algae-saturated water at Grand Lake St. Marys in northwest Ohio
6, 2014

When a toxic algae bloom forced Toledo to shutdown its water supply for several days, state and local officials vowed a quick response. A state task force recommends cutting phosphorous run-off from fields and lawns by 40 percent. Among possible options, a new tax. Phosphorous and nitrogen are key ingredients for growing corn and other [...]

Reported Sexual Assaults Prompt OSU Safety Notice

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Pearl Street near 15th Avenue. Columbus Police say two week-end sexual assaults occurred about three blocks apart on Pearl
29, 2014

After three reported week-end sexual assaults, Ohio State University campus police issued a safety alert for students and staff. Campus and Columbus police say none of the three assaults appears to be linked to a single suspect.

Ohio State Agrees To Fix Title IX Compliance Problems

Ohio State said it is working to ensure its sexual harassment and assault policies are in line with Title IX laws.
11, 2014

The U.S. Department of Education said Ohio State University is taking steps to address issues with its sexual harassment policies. The Education Department found some of its procedures violated Title IX rules.

Alumni Band Members Push Trustees To Rehire Waters

Former band members play outside the OSU Board of Trustees meeting Friday morning.
29, 2014

About 100 former members of the Ohio State University Marching Band protested and played outside the OSU Board of Trustees’ meeting Friday.

OSU Kicks Off Season Full Of Questions, New Players

Braxton Miller is a two-time Big Ten Player of the Year. He'll miss the entire 2014 season after re-injuring his surgically-repaired shoulder.
29, 2014

For the first time since 2011, the OSU football team will open a season without Braxton Miller as its starting quarterback.

Former OSU Star Files Second Lawsuit Over “Road Rage” Charges

Stillwagon is suing for the usually-secret evidence presented to the grand jury that issued his indictment.
August 26, 2014

Jim Stillwagon, a fixture on the 1968 OSU football team that won the national championship, has filed a lawsuit against the Delaware County prosecutor’s office for what Stillwagon’s attorney calls “cooked up” charges.

OSU Confirms Braxton Miller Is Out For Season

Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller re-injured his shoulder Monday. Published reports indicate he is out for the season.
August 19, 2014

Ohio State says quarterback and two-time Big Ten Player of the Year Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season after reinjuring his throwing shoulder.