WOSU News Archives For: October 24, 2011

Ohio State Students ‘Occupy the Oval’

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OSU student Andrew Lin holds a sign listing his grievances against the university. Dozens of students 'Occupied the Oval' as part of the national 'Occupy' movement.
24, 2011

A movement that originated on Wall Street made its way to Ohio State University this afternoon. Dozens of students and staff members occupied to Oval to express grievances against the university.

OSU Renames Cancer Center To Honor Stefanie Spielman

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The newly-renamed Stefanie Spielman Comprehensive Breast Center.
October 24, 2011

The Stefanie Spielman Comprehensive Breast Center is the only such facility in the Midwest.

Lawmakers Deadlocked On Primary Compromise

Democrats and their allies are trying to repeal the Congressional map approved by the Republican-led Legislature.
24, 2011

A compromise over two primaries looks hazy as both Republicans and Democrats point across the aisle.

“Occupy” Protests Come To Ohio State

Protesters say they'll occupy the Oval on the Ohio State campus Monday afternoon.
24, 2011

A group of students, faculty, and local residents says they’ll occupy the Oval Monday afternoon.

Did The United States ‘Win’ The Iraq War?

24, 2011

President Obama Friday announced the US plans to pull all of its troops out of Iraq by the end of the year. After 9 years, the deaths of 4,400 troops and $1 Trillion, did the United States ‘win’ the war in Iraq?

Central Ohio Families Survive Extreme Poverty

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Kia Ellis browses furniture for her new low-rent apartment. The Furniture Bank of Central Ohio furnishes homes for low-income people.
24, 2011

The number of Central Ohio families living in extreme poverty continues to climb. One in five Columbus-area children lives in extreme poverty. That means their family makes at most $11,000 dollars a year. WOSU tells the stories of three women who have to support their families on about a thousand dollars a month.