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Protestors Disrupt Columbus City Council Meeting, Call for Justice in Shooting Death of Tyre King

Walker Evans Walker Evans Protestors Disrupt Columbus City Council Meeting, Call for Justice in Shooting Death of Tyre King

This evening’s regularly scheduled Columbus City Council meeting was interrupted by approximately 100 protestors, who demanded justice in the wake of the shooting death of 13-year-old Tyre King on September 14th. While city officials asked the community for patience in the days following the incident until a full investigation could be completed, forensic reports unveiled […]

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Watch The First Presidential Debate, LIVE

Walker Evans Walker Evans

NBC News is streaming tonight’s first Presidential debate LIVE via YouTube, which makes it easy for anyone across the country to watch, regardless of whether or not you have regular tv access anymore. We’ll be following along with the debate here at CU, so be sure to tune in live for ongoing discussion, starting at […]

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Opinion: SWACO Expedited Processes for West Side Warehouse Fire Cleanup

Ty Marsh Ty Marsh Opinion: SWACO Expedited Processes for West Side Warehouse Fire Cleanup

I was disappointed by the inaccurate information presented recently by John Rush, candidate for elected office, in regards to the removal of waste following the unfortunate fire at a cold storage facility on Columbus’ West Side. SWACO was saddened to learn of the fire and the on-going impacts to the neighborhood. As the operator of […]

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Interview: Constance Gadell-Newton, Green Party Candidate for Ohio House District 18

James Payne James Payne Interview: Constance Gadell-Newton, Green Party Candidate for Ohio House District 18

Constance Gadell-Newton is the Green Party’s candidate for the Ohio House of Representatives District 18, which includes The Ohio State University’s campus, the Short North, and Downtown, among other areas. Gadell-Newton is running against the newly appointed Rep. Kristin Boggs, a Democrat; the Republican candidate has left the race. I met Gadell-Newton almost a decade […]

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Food Activists Rally to Influence Presidential Campaign

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Food Activists Rally to Influence Presidential Campaign

Food activists gathered on the OSU campus Tuesday to discuss how food policy should be incorporated in political discourse. The Plate of the Union, an event held by student groups and local and statewide advocates, rallied to talk about the impact of the current food system on the nation’s health and economy. “Food!” “Justice!” “Workers!” […]

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Trump Pulls Ahead of Clinton in Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Trump Pulls Ahead of Clinton in Ohio

On September 14th, Donald Trump pulled ahead of Hillary Clinton in the State of Ohio’s polls, according to aggregate data analysis site Five Thirty Eight. This marks the first time Trump has had a polling lead over Clinton since July 31st, and a much difference scenario than exactly one month ago when Five Thirty Eight […]

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Drug Price Relief Act Pushed to Next Year’s Ballot

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Drug Price Relief Act Pushed to Next Year’s Ballot

Months of litigation will keep a measure aimed at lowering the cost of prescription drugs off the November ballot this year. The Drug Price Relief Act, facing opposition from several groups, might make it to next year’s ballot if all goes well this time. The act is simple in intent — address the inflated drug […]

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