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OSU Says More Evidence Exists Of Band’s ‘Sexualized Culture’

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Ohio State University today released more evidence supporting the school’s claim of a “sexualized culture” within the OSU Marching Band. Ohio State wants a federal judge to dismiss the lawsuit fired marching band director Jonathon Waters filed against the university.
12:25PM
October 23, 2014

Ohio State University, Thursday, released more evidence supporting the school’s claim of a “sexualized culture” within the OSU Marching Band.

OSU Student Suspect In Weekend Rape

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Ohio State University police say a 19 year old student is a suspect in a reported campus rape last weekend.
11:17AM
September
16, 2014

Ohio State University police are investigating a reported rape they say involves a 19 year old student suspect.

OSU Kicks Off Season Full Of Questions, New Players

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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.
8:46AM
August
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

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Stillwagon is suing for the usually-secret evidence presented to the grand jury that issued his indictment.
8:29AM
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: No Record Of Police At “Midnight Ramp” March

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A band alumni group says dozens have witnessed police at the events, and the lack of documentation probably indicates it was just "one of those wink-and-nod cool traditions."
10:58AM
August
13, 2014

Ohio State officials say there is no recent record of campus police attending an annual ritual where marching band members entered Ohio Stadium in their underwear.

OSU Officials Were Not Mandated To Fire Band Director

Ohio State has announced the firing of OSU Marching Band director Jon Waters.
The attorney for fired OSUMB director Jon Waters said the university was not required to terminate him until Title IX.
1:07PM
August
7, 2014

The attorney for fired Ohio State University Marching Band director said the university did not have to terminate him.

Fired Band Director Says He Attempted To Fix Vulgar Culture

Ohio State has announced the firing of OSU Marching Band director Jon Waters.
Fired Ohio State Band Director Jon Waters says he tried to change the culture that included hazing and allegations of sexual harassment.
10:51AM
July
31, 2014

The fired Ohio State University marching band director says he was working to change a culture of hazing and inappropriate rituals among members when he was dismissed.

The 161st Ohio State Fair Opens

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The 161st Ohio State Fair opens.
5:00AM
July
23, 2014

The 161st Ohio State Fair opens this morning. Farm animals, homemade pies and the butter cows will of course be part of the fair. And vendors will also sell some new fair food featuring bacon and bugs.

OSU Rakes In $404 Million In Donations In Fiscal Year

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The donations reported in the fiscal year ending June 30 were just shy of the record $407 million in 2011-12.
9:02AM
July
22, 2014

Ohio State University says it took in a near-record $404 million in donations in the past 12 months.

OSU Moves To Host More Night Games

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Ohio Stadium opened in 1922 and has hosted night games for decades, but only recently received permanent lights.
8:24AM
July
18, 2014

Ohio State has hosted night football games in “The Shoe” for decades, but lights have always been trucked in. That’s changing as the school hopes for more exposure to recruits and national TV audiences.