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New fraternity fit for gays, bisexuals

Delta Lambda Phi has officially joined the ranks of those that can be deemed full fraternities by both the National Board and Ohio State. The organization, which received its charter, said it is excited to provide a greek organization for gay and bisexual young men at OSU.

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Nobel Prize winner to give speech at OSU

The Ohio State community will be honored today with the presence of a Nobel Prize winner. Anthony Leggett, a professor of physics at the University of Illinois and a 2003 Nobel Prize recipient in physics, will be presenting his lecture, "You Can't Drink a Quantum Liquid," to the physics community, which is eager to learn more about Leggett's award-winning research.

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Holocaust victims remembered at vigil

With the assistance of the Ohio State Hillel Foundation yesterday, OSU students remembered the approximately 6 million lives lost during the Holocaust. For 24 hours, beginning Sunday evening, the Hillel Foundation held a remembrance vigil for all who lost their lives during the tragic Nazi campaign. A tent was set up with books containing the names of all who perished, candles for participants to light in remembrance and information about those affected by the event. The vigil began with a remembrance service before participants began reading the names of those who died.

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Artist entertains restaurant patrons with twisted creations

Ohio State student Matt Tyson works a part-time job, but his job is not the usual on-campus, food service or retail job common among many college students. He is better known by some as "Matt, the Balloon Guy." Tyson, a junior in mechanical engineering, began his journey to become "Matt, the Balloon Guy," when he was 14 years old. A friend in his church introduced him to balloon-twisting. "It looked fun and interesting, so another friend of mine and I went to the library and checked out a couple of books about it," Tyson said. After he learned the basics, Tyson - still 14 years old - went to work for an entertainment company, which he did not name. Even though he was young, Tyson learned early that working for the company was not where he wanted to be.

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