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Russell, Loving lead Buckeyes to blowout of No. 16 Maryland, 80-56

January 29, 2015
Another slow start and another ink-drying night for D’Angelo Russell. It’s become the norm for the Ohio State men’s basketball team as the freshman guard filled up the box score and led the Buckeyes to a 80-56 win against No. 16 Maryland on Thursday night at the Schottenstein Center. Freshman forward Jae’Sean Tate said the victory was a result of OSU’s best performance of the season. “We had great energy from the start. I think this was the best start we’ve gotten off to in a while,” Tate said after the game. “Great energy off the bench, everybody just played hard and played their role.” Russell totaled 18 points, 14… Read more

D’Angelo Russell double-double leads Ohio State past No. 23 Indiana, 82-70

January 25, 2015
The script was the same, and for the second game in a row it was a happy ending for the Ohio State men’s basketball team. The Buckeyes started slow, trailing 9-2 in the opening minutes, but fought back at home to upset the visiting No. 23 Indiana Hoosiers, 82-70, on Sunday at the Schottenstein Center. Senior guard Shannon Scott said the recent success by opposing teams in the early going against the Buckeyes has been frustrating. “For some reason everyone starts out hot on us,” Scott said after the game. “I think we did a great job of not getting frustrated about that. I think we did a great job… Read more

45K celebrate homecoming of national champions

January 24, 2015
About 45,000 fans cheered for the Ohio State football team at Ohio Stadium on Saturday in what was the Buckeyes’ second public celebration at OSU after winning the National Championship in Texas. The first welcome event, meant to be just for students, was held at the Ohio Union on Friday. The event at Ohio Stadium included an appearance from the OSU Marching Band, crowd cheers and speeches, including Mayor Michael Coleman announcing in a video message that a street sign will be placed at Lane Avenue and High Street, naming it “The Undisputed Way.” Andrew Ginther, president of the Columbus City Council, presented the sign to Coach Urban Meyer at… Read more

Rev. Al Sharpton calls on students to continue civil rights ‘struggle’

January 15, 2015
Civil rights figure Rev. Al Sharpton called on today’s young generation to continue the activism for civil rights and carry on “the struggle” in a dialogue and discussion event presented to Ohio State students at the Ohio Union on Wednesday night. “In this time, with these challenges, do what Dr. (Martin Luther) King (Jr.) did in his challenges,” Sharpton told The Lantern in an interview after the event. “Do what Dr. King did…and lead to real change and lead to lasting change.” The college-age generation, Sharpton added, “has come into its own and we’re counting on them to continue to the struggle.” Sharpton earlier talked on stage to Jamal Watson,… Read more

Ohio State campus weddings the perfect marriage of fandom, meaning

January 13, 2015
Dressed in all white, the bride-to-be walked hand in hand with her fiancé through the Oval, nostalgic with Buckeye memories. “My husband and I are both Ohio State fans and have a huge affinity and passion for the university, so it couldn’t have been more perfect,” Ciana Krymskiy, OSU Alumni Association associate director of stewardship, recalled of her wedding. Krymskiy and her husband, a 2005 OSU alumnus, were married on June 8, 2013, at the Browning Amphitheater with a view of Mirror Lake. The ceremony was followed by a cocktail reception, dinner and dancing in the Performance Hall and Potter Plaza of the Ohio Union. Surrounded by friends and family,… Read more

Goal posts torn down, tear gas used, several arrested after National Championship win

January 13, 2015
While confetti rained down on the national champions in Arlington, Texas, tear gas filled the air in Columbus. Columbus Division of Police used pepper spray and a SWAT team deployed tear gas on High Street as Ohio State fans swarmed the campus area — High Street, Mirror Lake and Ohio Stadium in particular — in a celebration over a national title victory. OSU won against Oregon, 42-20, to win the National Championship on Monday night in Arlington, Texas. According to a Tuesday press release from Columbus Police, approximately 200 people were involved in a break-in at Ohio Stadium, which resulted in damage to an entrance gate and a goalpost being… Read more

Ohio State men’s basketball rebounds from loss; rolls Michigan 71-52

January 13, 2015
For the second night in a row, an Ohio State team put forth an impressive performance on national TV. However, there might not be any couches or dumpsters harmed this time around. The OSU men’s basketball team soundly defeated Michigan, 71-52, Tuesday night to bounce back from a close loss over the weekend at Indiana. “We just wanted to send a message,” senior forward Sam Thompson said. “Coming off of this weekend, we wanted to have a good performance, a good bounce back performance on both ends for 40 minutes. For about 36 minutes we did it, so we’re happy with today.” OSU (14-4, 3-2), which had trailed at the… Read more

Buckeyes run past Ducks to win first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship, 42-20

January 13, 2015
ARLINGTON, Texas — Ohio State’s 13th win in a row was the one that mattered most as the Buckeyes toppled No. 2 Oregon to win the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship under the lights in North Texas. After falling behind in the opening minutes, No. 4 OSU piled up 21 straight first-half points before sophomore running back Ezekiel Elliott led a second-half surge that culminated with a 42-20 victory. Elliott finished the game with a national championship game record 246 yards and four touchdowns Monday night at AT&T Stadium. Elliott said after the game that the Buckeyes had reached their goal, and he could barely believe it. “This is… Read more

Mistakes and mom: Columbus band belts out past teen angst

January 12, 2015
In an attempt to shine light on local music, The Lantern’s “Columbus’ Own” is a weekly series that will profile a new Columbus band each week. As the saying goes, behind every great man is a great woman. It’s a type of understanding that seems to elude some boys during the formative years, especially toward their moms. In the case of Columbus punk band Nuclear Moms, a teenager’s direction-less dissatisfaction toward his matriarch is the manifesto by which the band creates its music. “There was a lot of frustration with moms at the time, and that was back in high school,” bassist Alexander Blocher laughed, leaning back against his seat… Read more