COLUMBUS — Gov. Ted Strickland proposed a freeze on next year's tuition with only a 3 percent increase the following year as an exchange for a large increase in funding for Ohio's public colleges and universities. "Instead of a tuition increase of 9 percent - and that's what we've averaged in Ohio since 1996 - there would be absolutely no tuition increase next year," Strickland said.
Katie Hale beat Senator for Academic Affairs Preston Mitchum for executive director of the Undergraduate Student Senate in a sweeping victory for the I.O.U. - Improving Our University - ticket.
Green is the new pink. According to The Associated Press, a 2005 bill that called for pink license plates for all sex offenders failed after Mary Kay Cosmetics and advocates for breast cancer research objected to the color. Now, a new bill is being considered by the Ohio General Assembly that would require sex offenders who have used violence or preyed on minors to have bright green license plates on their vehicles.
Everyone always gets a good laugh when they see bright yellow party plates, but if a new law passes, another color of plates might make you walk a little faster. Legislation is in the works in Ohio that would require convicted sex offenders and child predators to place special license plates on their cars - fluorescent green license plates.
He sits in his apartment on an old, worn blue loveseat with a dirty sheet covering the cushions. His ankles are crossed and propped up on a coffee table that is littered with old Miller Highlife cans and ashtrays. In his apartment, he waits to work the shift he's been covering for more than a semester now at the Tri-Towers main desk, the one that starts at midnight and ends at 4 a.
Mick Jagger & David Bowie - "Dancing in the Street" On paper, it was a perfect storm of musical genius. David Bowie and Mick Jagger, rock 'n' roll legends and now hall-of-fame inductees. The song "Dancing in the Street," a Motown hit from the '60s written by Marvin Gaye himself.
During my undergraduate days at Ohio State, I was the second baseman and my buddy Scott Carney was the shortstop in what must have been the finest double play combination in Ohio State intramural sports history. Confirm this by asking anybody from our team, The Darryl Strawboyz - the team with the finest name in intramural sports history.
CHICAGO (MCT) — Daniel Lewis sat riveted to a computer screen while an animated figure marched into a virtual Cold Stone Creamery store and asked for ice cream. A tiny clock ticked away the seconds while Lewis tried to pick the right flavors and scoop the correct amounts.