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Podcast: The Campus Chimes (episode 2)

October 16, 2014
The Lantern’s Grant Miller is joined by Matt McGreevy to discuss Ohio State men’s hockey’s weekend split with Providence, and Geoff Hammersley stops into the studio to debate where the Ohio State football season will go from here. All that plus a roundup of the entire OSU athletic landscape on this week’s The Campus Chimes. … Read more

Opinion: No one is safe on- or off-campus around Ohio State

October 13, 2014
I am just your average student. I live off campus in an apartment. I often spend weeknights at the library and weekend nights out around Columbus. And when I finish my homework or leave the party I’m at, I walk home.  Recently I took my usual walk down Pearl Street back to my apartment at about 7 p.m. As I reached the intersection of 17th Avenue and Pearl Street, a cop pulled up next to me and asked me to please be careful walking alone. I was thankful he stopped. I felt protected knowing that a higher authority, this police officer, was looking out for me.  However, when I really… Read more

The Scarlet Scoop: Columbus ranked No. 1 opportunity city

October 3, 2014
Forbes recently ranked Columbus as the No. 1 opportunity city in America. According to Forbes, Columbus may be one of the easiest places in the country to make your mark.… Read more

Fewer arrests for drinking violations on campus

September 26, 2014
Students are either drinking less alcohol on campus or are doing a better job at hiding it. Data from the 2013 annual campus security report and annual fire safety report — the most recent one — show that fewer students were arrested or received disciplinary referrals for illegally having alcohol at Ohio State. The most recent year with compiled data, 2012, showed 172 people were arrested on campus for alcohol law violations. Three were inside residence halls, according to the report. The same year, 1,917 people received disciplinary referrals on campus related to alcohol law violations, 1,891 of which took place in residence halls. Student Life spokesman Dave Isaacs said… Read more

Buckeye News Now: James Franco and the Freshman 15

September 18, 2014
Ohio State gets a taste of Hollywood and the Freshman 15 myth is debunked in this week’s Buckeye News Now episode.… Read more

Ohio State launches office to connect community with volunteer options

September 15, 2014
An out-of-body experience helped an Ohio State official develop one of the university’s newest initiatives. OSU’s Office of Volunteer Relations was partially inspired after Andy Gurd, chief operating officer of the OSU Alumni Association, realized there was no official route for volunteering through OSU during a speech he gave at an alumni club event in New York, he said. “As I’m speaking to the club, I almost had an out-of-body experience that I really hope that nobody raises their hand and says, ‘Hey Andy, how do I volunteer at Ohio State?’ because I really didn’t know the answer — and I work here,” he said. The Office of Volunteer Relations… Read more

Crime brief: Breaking and entering reported at Ohio State building

June 4, 2014
A man not affiliated with Ohio State reported breaking and entering at the USDA Storage Building on West Case Road. The incident reportedly occurred sometime between May 22 and May 27 and was reported May 27. Stolen property included a copper “heat exchanger” and “metal and copper filings,” valued at $280 total, according to a University Police report. A male staff member reported criminal trespassing at Taylor Tower Saturday at about 1:30 a.m. An 18-year-old man was arrested in the incident. On Friday at about 2 a.m., a male staff member reported offenses involving underage persons at Smith-Steeb Hall. There were four reports of criminal damaging between May 27 and… Read more

Body found at CVS identified, death likely accidental

June 2, 2014
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The man found dead last week outside a campus-area CVS Pharmacy has been identified as Delaware, Ohio, resident Edward Hunter. The 30-year-old was found behind the pharmacy between two dumpsters, and a CVS employee called 911 to report the death Wednesday afternoon. A doctor at the Franklin County Coroner’s Office did not give specifics on the manner or cause of death, saying Monday the case is “pending” and a full report would likely not be completed for six to eight weeks. Sgt. Loucious Hollis of the Columbus Police said Wednesday that foul play was not suspected. “(It was) not a homicide. We don’t know what the cause of death is,… Read more