Undergraduate Student Government elections concluded Wednesday night but several Ohio State students and organizations are still divided on the topic of divestment. According to the OSU divest website, Issue one, called for the university to cut financial ties from companies “complicit in Israeli human rights violations and the occupation of the Palestinian Territories.” Issue 1 was originally on the USG ballot but was removed by the USG Judicial Panel on a technicality. In a Wednesday press release, the Judicial Panel announced that Ohio state students would have the chance to vote on the issue in a special election later this month.This episode of Buckeye News now brings you both sides of the issue.
Lantern TV Meteorologist John Banghoff showcases your spring break weather across popular vacation destinations starting this weekend. Lantern TV also presents a men’s basketball BIG Ten Championship preview as well as an in-depth feature on one special member of the Ohio State football team. Jacob Jarvis, a teen stricken with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, spent the latter half of 2014 as an honorary captain of the National Champion Ohio State Buckeyes. We sat down with Jacob and his family to see just how he has changed following this past season and, as it turns out, a change in Jacob’s attitude has manifested itself into another great opportunity for the youngster.
Stay tuned for a look at 3D printing at Ohio State, Midway’s new ID policy, and hear First Lady Brenda Drake speak at a brunch on campus. All this and more in this week’s Buckeye News Now!