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Former Ohio State doctoral candidate has degree revoked

A former Ohio State doctoral candidate, Jodi Whitaker, whose research was found to have inconsistencies in the variables data she published in a scientific journal, had her degree revoked Friday by the Board of Trustees. Whitaker conducted research on first-person shooter video games and their ...

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USG president, vice president sworn in

The swearing-in of the recently elected Undergraduate Student Government officials took place in the Ohio Union Tuesday night, and Andrew Jackson and Sophie Chang — the new president and vice president, respectively — used the time to map out their goals. The new administration of ...

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Transition underway as USG swearing-in approaches

As their swearing-in date of April 4 approaches, newly elected Undergraduate Student Government president Andrew Jackson and vice president Sophie Chang are mapping out their administration’s ambitions and aspirations in the coming weeks. Jackson, a third-year in Spanish and political science, and Chang, a third-year ...

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Andrew Jackson, Sophie Chang win USG election

Undergraduate Student Government’s next president will be Andrew Jackson, a third-year in Spanish and political science. Jackson and his running mate, Sophie Chang, a third-year in environment, economy, sustainability and development, were announced as the winners of the 2017 election Thursday night. With 45 percent ...

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USG campaigns kick off

The Undergraduate Student Government’s campaign season for the 2017-18 school year officially kicked off Wednesday night at 8 p.m., with four presidential campaigns on the ballot. Campaign season will last two weeks, with the voting opening on March 6 at noon and closing on March ...

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Kasich budget proposes tuition freeze

Ohio Gov. John Kasich unveiled his two-year budget proposal on Monday. The Republican’s proposal totals $71.5 billion, with $5.37 billion dedicated to higher education. If adopted, the proposal would impose a tuition freeze at all public universities and colleges in Ohio. The call to freeze ...

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Ohio State researcher’s study retracted from journal

OSU communication and psychology professor Brad Bushman speaks about the effects of video game violence at the Journalism Building Feb. 6. Credit: Logan Hickman / Lantern photographer

Research from an Ohio State communication professor was retracted from a scientific journal after two outside researchers found discrepancies in variables from the original experiment when they replicated the study. Brad Bushman and former Ohio State doctoral candidate Jodi Whitaker had their research on first-person ...

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