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Ohio State Students Welcome New President

Michael Drake
Ohio State's newly-named president received a welcoming from students at Ohio Union Friday afternoon.
31, 2014

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.

OSU Basketball Hopes To End Freefall

Thad Matta has guided the Buckeyes to two Final Fours, including an appearance in the national championship game in 2007.
January 23, 2014

The OSU men’s basketball team is mired in a four-game losing streak and hopes to turn things around Thursday night against Illinois.

OSU Says Enforcement Of Tobacco Ban “Going Well”

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10, 2014

It’s been 10 days since OSU started enforcing its campus-wide tobacco ban. So how is enforcement going?

OSU Eyes New Arts District

Plans call for Sullivant Hall, Wexner Center for the Arts and Mershon Auditorium to serve as the entrance to the district.
30, 2013

Ohio State University wants to spend as much as $200 million over the next decade to create an arts district at the center of campus.

Columbus Officers Deny Wrongdoing In Excessive Force Lawsuit

In the lawsuit, 21-year-old Joseph Hines of Jackson, Mich., accuses officers of a "brutal, unjustified physical attack" that led to a three-day hospitalization and permanent scars.
December 19, 2013

Columbus police officers accused of using excessive force on an Ohio State University student admit punching the young man up to seven times, spraying mace in his face, and hog-tying him, but say they did nothing wrong.

Widow In Elevator Accident Can’t Sue OSU

James Higgins while helping convert a former Holiday Inn into the Lane Avenue Residence Hall.
December 17, 2013

The wife of a man crushed to death by an elevator in a closed hotel near Ohio State University’s campus won’t receive state compensation after Ohio’s Court of Claims denied her negligence claim.

Comic Fans Flock To New OSU Library

The Billy Ireland Comic Book Library and Museum holds millions of pages of art work.
14, 2013

Comic book lovers have a new paradise. It’s not the Batcave or the Fortress of Solitude; it’s a new cartoon library and museum, tucked into a nondescript building on the Ohio State University campus.

OSU Falls Short Of Other Big Ten Schools In Research Money

OSU spent $934 million on research in fiscal 2012 - the fourth-largest amount among the dozen Big Ten universities.
9, 2013

The university in Columbus spent $934 million on research in fiscal 2012 – the fourth-largest amount among the dozen Big Ten universities.

Gordon Gee Named Interim President At West Virginia University

Ohio State University president emeritus Gordon Gee has been appointed interim president at West Virginia University
6, 2013

Gordon Gee is returning to West Virginia University as interim president, five months after controversial remarks led to his retirement as president at Ohio State University.

OSU Fired Two Cheerleading Coaches For Sexual Harassment

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18, 2013

A new analysis of Ohio State University records shows two cheerleading coaches were fired earlier this year after being accused of sexual harassment.