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Buckeye News Now: Chinese New Year, Cleveland Browns unveil new logo

February 26, 2015
Chinese New Year celebrations ring out on campus but students are also celebrating the arrival of March. Lantern TV Meteorologist John Banghoff tells us whether the warmer temperatures are here to stay through Spring. This week’s episode of Buckeye News Now looks at Governor John Kasich’s State of the State address, along with Undergraduate Student Government President, Celia Wright’s mission to involve Ohio State students in Title IX hearings. We bring you more on Ohio sports including Buckeye basketball and a discussion on the Cleveland Browns’ logo change. Tune in to Buckeye News Now for more campus news for the week!… Read more

Buckeye News Now: Ohio State campus remains open despite negative wind chills

February 19, 2015
With classes remaining open despite wind chills at minus 22 degrees, many students were left wondering what it takes for classes to be cancelled. Lantern TV Meteorologist John Banghoff brings you the answers regarding The Ohio State University’s school closing policy in this week’s Buckeye News Now. Most students will be trying to avoid the frigid temperatures but Buckeye hockey is taking to the ice this weekend. We take a look at how both men’s and women’s hockey are gearing up for two big series’. The men’s ice hockey team will be competing against that team up north while the women face-off against Minnesota-Duluth for a home ice advantage. We… Read more

Buckeye News Now: Thompson delivers slam, bike lanes to be added off-campus

February 12, 2015
OSU Men’s basketball nabs a win against Penn State Wednesday night with senior forward Sam Thompson (12) leading the team. That’s not the only win for Ohio State Athletics this week; the athletic department is in the process of offering cost-of-attendance scholarships to student athletes in order to cover miscellaneous costs of attending college.
The University also looks to upgrade elevators on campus and students can expect to see bike lanes appear on some off campus roads. Roads around campus might get a little slippery this weekend as Lantern TV meteorologist, John Banghoff, warns in his weekend weather roundup. As Valentine’s Day weekend nears, Ohio State celebrates a beloved tradition… Read more

Buckeye News Now: 27 new recruits sign with Ohio State

February 5, 2015
In this episode of Buckeye News Now, Sports Director Hayden Grove takes a deeper look into Ohio State football’s newest recruits and what the coaching staff has to say about taking on one of the top ten classes of the season. We also take a look at what the football team’s successful season has done for merchandise revenues not only for the university but also for local bookstores on and off campus. Buckeye News Now also updates you on the class action lawsuit facing two local towing companies. Additionally the show features a safety demonstration from the Columbus Division of Fire and Wexner Medical Center as part of National Burn… Read more

Buckeye News Now: Obama’s address, Charlie Hebdo panel, and the OSU quarterback trifecta

January 22, 2015
In this week’s Buckeye News Now, we bring you highlights from President Obama’s State of the Union address. He addressed civil rights, middle class economics, and increasing access to a college education for Americans. We also bring you an in-depth discussion on Charlie Hebdo. We brought Jenny Robb of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, and Lindsey Ritchey, who studied abroad in Paris, France, at the time of the attacks, into the Lantern TV studio for a conversation on what it was like to be in Paris at the time of the terrorist attack, ethics, and the status of international free speech. Another discussion featured in our show is… Read more

Buckeye News Now: Aftermath of National Championship Celebrations

January 15, 2015
From Arlington, Texas to Columbus, Ohio, Buckeye fans across the country were celebrating Ohio State’s eighth National Championship victory on Monday night. Lantern TV reporters were in the midst of the action and bring you the latest on post-game campus celebrations. You’ll also hear from Head Coach Urban Meyer on what the future holds for the National Championship team. The university and Taco Bell partnered to offer 1,000 free student tickets for Buckeye fans heading to Dallas. Since the National Championship game was scheduled for Monday night, some students chose to miss the first two days of classes in order to attend, risking disenrollment. In other news, John Kasich (R)… Read more

Emails indicate Ohio State knew about ‘Midnight Ramp’ tradition

December 10, 2014
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A string of emails from 2009 indicate that Ohio State officials might have known about the OSU Marching Band’s “Fesler Night and Midnight Ramp” tradition several years before Jonathan Waters became the band’s director. OSU spokesman Gary Lewis sent documentation of these emails to The Lantern Thursday morning. The emails detail correspondence between OSU Marching Band leadership, University Police and the Office of Student Judicial Affairs. The emails address an alcohol-related incident that occurred the night of the Midnight Ramp event in 2009. The incident prompted police involvement and a meeting between the three departments to discuss the future of the tradition. The documents also show that the band was… Read more

Buckeye News Now: Barrett involved in domestic dispute

December 10, 2014
Our show opens with why Columbus police were called into J.T. Barrett’s apartment and features new developments in Jon Waters’ case. Also, the Buckeye football team is playoff bound and students share their reactions. Ferguson and Eric Garner protestors and finals week stress busters all make an appearance in this semester’s final episode of Buckeye News Now.… Read more

Situations at Florida State, North Carolina a reminder of potential campus emergencies

December 7, 2014
It was gut-wrenching. The bangs didn’t register as gunshots — until a frantic librarian was heard calling 911. That’s how Sarah Evans, a fourth-year in sport management at Florida State University, described her growing fear as she realized her life was in danger. Evans was just 30 feet around the corner from an entrance to Strozier Library when an armed gunman opened fire in the library on Nov. 20. In the midst of attempting to discern what was happening, she saw a man bleeding on the ground behind a desk. “I was just standing there, frozen kind of … and that’s when I was like, ‘Holy crap, I gotta get… Read more

Buckeye News Now: Karageorge remembered for passion as his teammates prepare for Big Ten title

December 4, 2014
This week’s episode of Buckeye News Now brings you an update on the developing story of missing OSU football player Kosta Karageorge’s death. In national headlines, Ferguson protestors take to campus streets and we speak to Ohio State police on how to stay safe after a recent bomb threat was made at the University of North Carolina and a gunman opened fire at Florida State University last month. We also bring you our weekly weather and sports roundup.… Read more