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Ohio State announced a new partner for concessions at university athletic venues that officials expect to be more lucrative than the deal it will replace. OSU announced Tuesday that Levy Restaurants will enter a seven-year contract for all of the university’s athletic venues, including the Schottenstein Center, a change from its 15-year agreement with Sodexo Inc., a company that has been accused of violating workers rights. Xen Riggs, OSU’s associate vice president for business advancement, said in a Tuesday email the way the contract is structured, the vendor doesn’t buy the contract, and that it is mostly based on commissions. The percentage can vary depending on the facility, type of event, premium sales and catering. OSU gets 42 percent commission from Levy based on gross sales less the sales tax, Riggs said. The contract with the Chicago-based Levy Restaurants details $8 million to be reinvested into the university infrastructure, however Riggs said the specific details of where, when and how that will be invested has yet to be determined. The university press release said the contract
includes a $2 million allocation toward improvements of the Schottenstein Center’s infrastructure and $6 million for food service enhancements for all facilities, which includes rebranding, new signs and equipment upgrades. “Through this new, seven-year agreement with Levy, Ohio State has an opportunity to work with a recognized leader in premium sports and entertainment dining to take our overall experience to the next level,” said Riggs in a press release sent out on Tuesday. Sodexo spokesman Greg Yost said in a Tuesday email the new deal came as a disappointment. “Sodexo is proud of the services we provided to The Ohio State University ... especially our leadership on Zero Waste at Ohio Stadium, and we are disappointed the university decided to go in a different direction with its food and beverage program for the Jerome Schottenstein Center and Ohio State University Athletic Venues,” Yost said. Some OSU students have protested OSU’s affiliation with Sodexo in the past because of alleged workers’ rights abuses by the company, and its contract is set to expire on June 30. Sodexo welcomes the opportunity to serve OSU and its fans in the future, Yost said. Riggs also stated in the press release the new commission rate with Levy Restaurants is expected
OSU football starts with spring practice OSU coach Urban Meyer yells out instructions during the Buckeyes’ first spring practice at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center March 5.
to be 43 percent, compared to the current rate of 32 percent with Sodexo. OSU’s current concession agreement with Sodexo returned $3.5 million in commission after generating $11.4 million in gross sales for the 2012 fiscal year. With this new contract, the university expects to see about $1 million more. “The university is committed to keeping food and beverage prices affordable and any increases would be determined by changes in market conditions, just as they have in the past, and no increases will occur as a direct result of our new vendor or contract terms,” Riggs said. However, some students said they would not be affected by the change. “I never bought food at the athletic venues before,” said Matthew Berno, a first-year in pre-mechanical engineering. Berno also said he had never heard of the alleged workers’ rights violations. The new contract will go into effect July 1 and will provide concessions to all major sports venues on campus, including Ohio Stadium, Bill Davis Stadium, French Fieldhouse, McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion and Jack Nicklaus Museum. Ryan Cooper contributed to this article
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The traditionally male-dominated fields of math and science appear to be staying that way at Ohio State. OSU is last in the Big Ten in percentage of women faculty. These numbers are disappointing to some, but others say there’s more to the data. Richard Petty, chair of the OSU Department of Psychology, said low numbers of women in these fields can be discouraging to students. “In higher education, I think it’s really important for students to see people like themselves, because in college this is where you’re preparing for your career,” he said. “If there are no female engineers, classmates or professors that you see, that sort of sends a very implicit message to you that maybe this isn’t where you’re supposed to be.” Minorities can also fall into a “stereotype threat,” which Petty said happens when someone is concerned that their group might not perform as well as others and they feel they are representing this group. “So if you’re the only woman in a math class, all of the sudden you start to think, ‘Oh I’m representing all of the women here so I better really do well or people will think women are not very good,’” he said. “And then you get very
anxious and it consumes your thoughts and you don’t do very well.” He said this threat can be combatted with something as simple as a professor assuring the class that historically men and women do equally well, or if the individual recognizes the threat and realizes it is inaccurate. Allie Lawson, a fourth-year in chemistry, said she has noticed the low number of female professors and students in her classes. “I remember quite a few times in the chemistry department where I’ve felt blatantly out of place as a woman,” she said. She added that her male peers sometimes make rude comments to her, and one male student told her he was surprised to see a girl in a science building. It is stereotypes and biases like these that need to be addressed, Petty said. Explicit bias and open discrimination is becoming rarer because it is socially unacceptable. But implicit bias, which is often subconscious, is still prevalent. Implicit bias is when people think they aren’t biased, but in tests they are seen to value a man’s work more than a woman’s. Jill Bystydzienski, professor in and chair of the Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, said OSU’s 33 percent female faculty is on track with the national average of about one-third of college faculty being
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More than 100 parking spaces have been out of service in the South Cannon Garage since the appearance of a hole on the upper floors. The top two floors of the garage, located near the Wexner Medical Center, are closed due to a hole caused by concrete spalls, or concrete breaking into smaller pieces in the roof, said Sarah Blouch, the director of CampusParc, a private company that took over operations of Ohio State’s parking operations in September. “As soon as we discovered this, we shut down the parking and called in our engineers,” said Blouch in an email. “They have been out and are working with some companies to evaluate the best approach to fix the hole so we can use (those) levels again.” Blouch said the affected floors were closed on Feb. 22 after the hole was discovered. The garage is expected to be closed for a major restoration from July to April 2014, which is when the hole will be repaired if a safe and effective way to fix it is not identified before then. The two top floors will remain closed until the restoration project is underway if a way to repair it is not identified before July. Part of the restoration will be repairing concrete spalls and applying a
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The roof of the South Cannon Garage near OSU’s Wexner Medical Center is blocked off to cars Feb. 28 due to a hole in the concrete.
campus 2 students earn award, scholarship for promoting peace danielle seamon Lantern reporter firstname.lastname@example.org An Ohio State Sikh student whose composed response to an online attack on her facial hair gained international attention last fall is one of two students honored for their active peacemaking. Balpreet Kaur, a second-year in international development studies and neuroscience, and Hana Strickland, a third-year in political science and international studies, were the first recipients of OSU’s Undergraduate Peace Award, a new award that honors undergraduate students actively working on peace and justice in the Columbus community, said Hannah Bezeredi, president of the Undergraduate Peace Studies Society and a fourth-year in public affairs. The Peace Studies Society awarded the recipients each a $500 scholarship for tuition and fees. They were honored in a ceremony Friday at the Mershon Center for International Security Studies following a lecture by David Cortright, director of policy studies at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, called “Winning Without War: Human Security Strategies for the 21st Century.” Nominees were able to either self-nominate themselves or be nominated through an online application. A committee of five undergraduate students from the Peace Studies Society was able to award three recipients from the dozen applications received, said Bezeredi, but settled on only two recipients this year. “We were really looking for students who were actively working on peace and justice, and although we did receive a number of really quality applications, we only really wanted to go with two that we felt were actively working,” Bezeredi said.
Parking from 1A waterproofing membrane to keep salts and corrosives from deteriorating the concrete slabs, Blouch said. The cost of fixing the hole and how exactly to go about doing that was still being assessed Tuesday, Blouch said. While the hole is new, the deteriorating condition of the garage has been noticed before. “The garage is 40 years old, which is not ancient in terms of garages, but it has seen lots of wear and tear,” Blouch said. “It had a major restoration in 2003, but as with all things, continued use contributes to continued deterioration.” Administration and Planning spokeswoman Lindsay Komlanc said the last restoration of South Cannon Garage was operated by Paragon Constructors, Inc., and lasted from 2001 to 2003. OSU employees are allowed to park on the ninth floor of the 12-level garage and above. With only the ninth and 10th levels available for employees to park, some have found the closure inconvenient. “We used to have four floors and now we’ve got two, and they kept squeezing different faculty and staff’s parking spaces, here and there,” said Anthony Wang, a research operation manager at the Wexner Medical Center. “Every time they do that, people will just come and try and couldn’t find a spot.”
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Balpreet Kaur, a 2nd-year in neuroscience and international development studies, smiles for a photo Sept. 30. Kaur was honored for her “contributions to religious dialogue and interfaith understanding,” according to a Peace Studies Society press release. She was nominated by her friend, Amanda Miller, a second-year in pre-medical laboratory science, who said Kaur “doesn’t realize what she’s done for people and what she’s inspired in people.” In September a Reddit user under the username “european_douchebag”
Wang said he has had to leave for work a half-hour earlier to secure a spot in the parking garage. The ninth and 10th levels of the garage, where employees are allowed to park was pretty full with cars on Monday morning at about 9:30 a.m. Monday, while many vacant spots remained on the lower levels. Jan Lockman, a research associate at OSU’s Comprehensive Cancer Center at 300 W. 10th Ave., had a difficult time finding a spot Monday at about 9 a.m. “We used to be able to park in this garage, from seven and above,” Lockman said. “Almost anytime of the day you come, seventh and eighth is not full in this garage.” Lockman said the closing of the visitor-only 12th Avenue Garage led the university to reduce the parking levels for employees in order to accommodate visitors. That garage reopened on Jan. 1. “Now the (12th Avenue) Garage is open again, but we don’t see them letting us go back to seventh and eighth,” Lockman said. In June, the OSU Board of Trustees finalized a deal to lease all parking operations and assets to QIC, Global Infrastructure, an Australia-based investment company, for $483 million. CampusParc handles the day-to-day tasks of the campus parking operations.
posted a picture of Kaur on Reddit.com without her knowledge. The caption read, “I’m not sure what to conclude from this,” in reference to Kaur’s facial hair and turban. Kaur’s response garnered international attention, and her story was picked up by various news outlets, including Jezebel, Huffington Post, Yahoo!News and CNN. “I’m not embarrassed or even humiliated by the attention (negative and positive) that this picture is getting because, it’s who I am,” Kaur wrote on Reddit. Since then, Kaur said the media attention has been dying down, and she is now “getting (her) life in order.” Kaur said she feels “incredibly humbled and awkward at the same time” about receiving the Peace Award. “I don’t like getting awards, but it was a wonderful opportunity that (Miller) nominated me for it,” Kaur said. Strickland was awarded for “her work in promoting peace education and curriculum,” according to a Peace Studies Society press release. Since the age of 9, Strickland has been involved in the Children’s International Summer Village Program (CISV), an organization that advances cross-cultural understanding and global friendship. Through CISV, Strickland creates educational curriculum and activities on the subject of peacemaking, and she is now the national junior representative for the organization. Strickland applied for the award at the encouragement of a CISV worker and member from the Central Ohioans for Peace, an organization aiming “to bring together people who believe in using nonviolent methods to build and sustain a peaceful world,” according to the organization’s website. “I feel very honored. I know that a lot of students at Ohio State also hold a lot of similar ideas and beliefs that I do, and I just feel very honored and blessed that I’ve been chosen for this award,” Strickland said. The Mershon Center and Central Ohioans for Peace funded the award.
OSU expands role for Communications VP ally marotti Editor-in-chief email@example.com Ohio State’s Office of University Relations announced that Melinda Church, vice president for University Communications, will expand her role. Church will be the sole vice president of University Communications, filling the void Tom Katzenmeyer, senior vice president of University Communications, left when he was appointed president of the Greater Columbus Arts Council. “Melinda Church is going to lead communications going forward,” said university spokeswoman Gayle Saunders on Tuesday. “She has been part of University Communications since January of 2012, but she stared her tenure with the
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women. She said one explanation for this is the low number of women in the science, technology, engineering, math and medicine (STEMM) fields. According to the “2012 Status Report on Women at OSU” by The Women’s Place, which advocates for and analyzes OSU policy relating to women, the College of Nursing has the highest percentage of female tenure-track faculty at 90 percent, while the College of Engineering and the Natural Math and Science division both come in with less than 20 percent of women faculty. However, OSU is doing better than some other Big Ten schools in terms of STEMM faculty. Northwestern University reported 11.6 percent female tenure-track faculty in its engineering programs in 2011. The University of Illinois 2007-2008 “Report of the Provost’s Council on Gender Equity” listed less than 10 percent of women in its College of Engineering, and at the time it also had more than 20 percent female faculty in sciences, math and information sciences and biological sciences. To compare, OSU has roughly 43,000 undergraduate students and about 2,900 regular tenure-track faculty, according to OSU’s statistical summary from fall 2012. Northwestern has about 8,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 full-time faculty, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has almost 32,000 undergraduate students and roughly 1,871 tenure and tenure-track faculty, according to their respective websites. Tenure-track faculty are professors who are guaranteed consideration for tenure. Bystydzienski said this bias can be found among people of all genders. “It’s not just men. There’s research that we all have these biases. We inadvertently can evaluate the work of a male and a female differently,” she said. One of the issues women face in the workplace is the ability to socialize with their peers and superiors, Bystydzienski said. “Men might socialize more or play sports or something, and sometimes women can break into those clubs, but most of them often do not. They actually have less access to these social networks where decisions are made, issues are discussed,” she said. She added research of STEMM graduate school students has also showed this effect. “The male graduate students bond with the male professors, they’re part of the club, they get
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New season, same mission DAN HOPE Oller reporter firstname.lastname@example.org After finishing 12-0 in 2012, Urban Meyer’s second season as Ohio State’s football coach is underway. The Buckeyes kicked off their first practice of the spring football season Tuesday, practicing for two and a half hours on the indoor fields at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center. Meyer said his players had “good attitudes” Tuesday. “I knew we would have good attitudes. What I’m concerned with is just development of some players,” Meyer said. “After day one, I can’t give you a whole lot because I don’t know.” Tuesday’s first practice, which the media was allowed to watch, gave a preliminary glimpse into what the depth chart could look like this fall before OSU opens the season against Buffalo on Aug. 31. Defensive realignment The Buckeyes are replacing seven starters from last season on defense. One of the four returning starters, rising junior outside linebacker Ryan Shazier, was limited in Tuesday’s practice as he recovers from what Meyer said he is “99 percent sure” is a sports hernia. That meant eight new players took the field with the firstteam defense Tuesday. The Buckeyes ran a 4-2-5 nickel defensive formation Tuesday, a formation Meyer said the Buckeyes will use often on defense this year. “If you look at our schedule, we’re going to be in a lot of nickel,” Meyer said. With many starters being replaced, Meyer said the defensive line and linebackers are the areas of his roster that must develop the most this spring. The Buckeyes will have four new starters on the defensive line in 2013. The first-team line Tuesday consisted of rising sophomore defensive ends Noah Spence and Adolphus Washington and rising junior defensive tackles Michael Bennett and Joel Hale. With Shazier limited, the two linebackers on the field with the first-team defense were rising junior Curtis Grant and rising sophomore David Perkins. The Buckeyes have three returning starters in the secondary: rising redshirt junior cornerback Bradley Roby, rising senior Christian Bryant and rising redshirt senior C.J. Barnett. They were joined on the first-team defense Tuesday by rising junior cornerback Doran
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OSU rising senior safety C.J. Barnett (4) and members of the OSU football team warm up before a practice Tuesday at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center. Grant and rising redshirt freshman Tyvis Powell, who played the “star” defensive back position in the nickel. Meyer said Powell, who redshirted last season, “earned the right” to start the spring season getting work with the first-team defense. “I really like him,” Meyer said of Powell. “He’s a 6-foot-2 guy that’s done everything right.” On the offensive side of the ball, the Buckeyes have 10 returning starters, only needing to fill a hole at right tackle. On Tuesday, rising sophomore Taylor Decker took first-team reps at the position. Braxton Miller’s offseason and first day of spring football Rising junior quarterback Braxton Miller worked out one day during OSU’s winter break with “quarterback guru” George Whitfield Jr., well-known for his work with many prominent quarterbacks including current NFL starters Cam Newton, Ben Roethlisberger and Andrew Luck. Meyer said he was glad Miller took time in his offseason to work toward becoming a better player. “I’m glad Braxton did it … instead of sitting there playing video games, he’s out there working on fundamentals at quarterback,” Meyer said. Meyer said that training showed in Tuesday’s practice.
“I thought Braxton Miller had one heck of a day,” Meyer said. “His fundamentals and his footwork were not very good last year, but it was fantastic today.” Meyer made it clear, however, that Miller’s learning still comes from his offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. “The quarterback guru working with Braxton is a guy named Tom Herman,” Meyer said. Early start to spring football The Buckeyes will practice twice this week before resuming practice after OSU’s spring break. Meyer said it is the first time he has scheduled practices prior to a school’s spring break, but said the schedule is working out well thus far. “So far I love it,” Meyer said. “We felt it was really important, especially with this outfit, to get the 20-hour work week as often as we can. So we have a 20-hour work week this week, that means Monday, Wednesday and Friday, we get a significant amount of meeting time. Then when we get back, we’re going to go Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday again. Why? Because we get three days of a lot of meeting time … Monday, Wednesday, Friday will be four-hour meeting days.”
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Buckeyes topple Indiana in Bloomington on Senior Night ANDREW HOLLERAN Photo editor email@example.com
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OSU junior guard Aaron Craft handles the ball during a game against Indiana on March 5 in Bloomington, Ind. OSU won, 67-58.
Assembly Hall. Senior night. Facing an Indiana team — ranked No. 2 in the country — that was playing to secure its first outright Big Ten regular season title since 1993. Everything and then some seemed to be up against Ohio State in Bloomington, Ind., Tuesday night. But the No. 14-ranked Buckeyes overcame it all, upending the Hoosiers, 67-58. With the win, OSU (22-7, 12-5 Big Ten) remains alive in the race for the league championship. If Indiana (25-5, 13-4 Big Ten) loses at Michigan Sunday and the Buckeyes beat Illinois, Thad Matta’s squad will hold a share of the Big Ten regular season title for the fourth-consecutive season.
It was junior guard Aaron Craft and sophomore guard Shannon Scott that got it done for OSU down the stretch. Indiana had a 43-40 lead with about 13 minutes left, but a 19-7 run powered by OSU’s guards all but put the game away. Craft, pressured heavily for the majority of the second half by Indiana’s do-it-all junior guard Victor Oladipo, hit tough shot after tough shot. The guard known for his scrappy defense scored 15 points, six of which came in the final seven minutes. Scott was a thorn in Indiana’s side nearly every time the Hoosiers had the ball. The sophomore guard had four steals and contributed to a number of other Indiana turnovers. Scott added eight points — most of which came as a result of his defensive effort — while dishing out three assists and grabbing three rebounds. Visit thelantern.com to read the rest of this story.
With Big Ten championships looming, Ryan preaching discipline ETHAN DAY Lantern reporter firstname.lastname@example.org With four of the top 10 teams in the nation competing in the 2013 Big Ten Championships this weekend, the road to a conference title will not be an easy one for the Ohio State wrestling team. The No. 6 Buckeyes posted a 5-3 record in Big Ten play this season, earning victories against Michigan, No. 14 Illinois, No. 23 Wisconsin, Indiana and No. 16 Northwestern while suffering losses to three higher-ranked opponents — No. 1 Penn State, No. 2 Minnesota and No. 4 Iowa. They did not face No. 12 Nebraska, Michigan State or Purdue. “We have to perform to our best,” said 141-pound sophomore Hunter Stieber. “The Big Ten is stacked with five of the top teams in the nation. It’s a smaller bracket so there’s going to be more of a chance for one team maybe than others. It’s going to be tough.” OSU is one of only four teams to have a seeded wrestler in each weight class. Six Buckeyes were voted in by the conference’s coaches as top five preliminary seeds for the championships. Redshirt sophomore Logan Stieber (133) and his younger brother Hunter Stieber earned No. 1 pre-seeds
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OSU 165-pound freshman Mark Martin wrestles Penn State junior David Taylor during a match on Feb. 10 at St. John Arena. OSU lost, 29-18. after going undefeated in the regular season. Logan Stieber, who missed most of January with a leg injury, posted an impressive 19-0 record and will be in search of his second consecutive Big Ten title. Hunter Stieber boasted a 27-0 record and led the team with 10 major decisions. “I feel pretty good (about the tournament),” Hunter Stieber said. “It’s the end of the year so it’s exciting. This is what we’ve been training
for all year. I’m ready for it. I’m excited to wrestle.” Earning No. 4 pre-seeds were redshirt junior Nick Heflin (174) and sophomore Andrew Campolattano (197). Heflin holds an overall record of 12-3 while Campolattano went 15-8. Senior Nikko Triggas (125) and sophomore Cam Tessari (149) were awarded No. 5 pre-seeds after finishing the regular season with records of 17-10 and 13-7, respectively. Rounding out the lineup for OSU
are redshirt sophomore Josh Demas (157), redshirt senior C.J. Magrum (184), freshman Mark Martin (165) and freshman heavyweight Nick Tavanello who earned sixth, eighth, ninth and tenth pre-seeds, respectively. Coach Tom Ryan said that in order to have a shot at a conference championship, the team will have to improve the way it trains. “Overall, I just think it’s discipline, that’s definitely a problem for us,” Ryan said. “The discipline of rest, the discipline of warming up right, the discipline of being ready to compete at a high level. We have to do all the little things right.” Redshirt sophomore Matthew O’Hara (174) agreed that the team needs to work on some areas but feels confident that it can come out of the tournament victorious. “Conditioning has been kind of a problem for some people, so we’ll have to work on that,” O’Hara said. “We’ll have to get that under control. But we definitely have the talent, so it’s definitely in our grasp. We’ll be able to do it.” The Buckeyes’ first match is set to begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Assembly Hall in Champaign, Ill. The Big Ten Championships will conclude on Sunday.
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Stewart’s move to film a detriment to fans Patrick Cooley Lantern reporter email@example.com Most years I look forward to the summer months, a time devoid of 8 a.m. classes and endless hours of homework. But this summer I will be missing something I greatly cherish -- Jon Stewart’s role as a satirical newscaster on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.” Beginning in June, the “news” host will take a 12-week hiatus, which he announced Tuesday, to direct the non-comedic drama “Rosewater,” the true story of an imprisoned Iranian journalist, for which Stewart also wrote the screenplay. I hope fans of Stewart’s political satire will join me in saying, “Please don’t do this, Jon.” Seriously, he’s got a good thing going, having started out as a mediocre stand-up comic and a failed MTV host, and going on to become a cultural icon capable of attracting hundreds of thousands to a rally in the nation’s capital. He shouldn’t ruin that by trying to become something he’s not. This isn’t the first time a comedian has stepped off the stand-up stage to take a gig with a more serious tone. Adam Sandler took serious roles in cult drama “Punch Drunk Love,” and the pseudo-serious “Spanglish,” although neither film made anything resembling a splash at the box office. Robin Williams, one of the funniest men who has ever lived, is also noted for taking non-comedic roles. He was nominated for an Oscar for playing an unconventional poetry teacher in “Dead Poet’s Society,” and won Best Supporting Actor for portraying Matt Damon’s mentor in “Good Will Hunting.” But Stewart is a horse of a different color. First of all, unlike Sandler and Williams, he’s never had more than a bit part in a box office moneymaker. His most successful acting role in film to date is as Sandler’s roommate in “Big Daddy,” for which he appears on screen for about five minutes. In addition, Stewart’s previous writings hardly impress. While he has penned best-sellers, they’ve all been comedic, and I doubt many buyers came
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Jon Stewart (right) interviews President Barack Obama (left) on ‘The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.’ Stewart announced March 5 he will take a 12-week hiatus from ‘The Daily Show’ to direct a non-comedic film. from outside his core constituency of “Daily Show” viewers. “Rosewater” is his first screenplay. “The Daily Show” host is certainly capable of being insightful and poignant, but it remains to be seen how he will fare when his work is meant to be taken seriously, and must stand on its own. There isn’t much precedent for the success of comedic actors who take time apart from their hit TV shows to try their hand at writing and directing. Did you see Josh Radnor’s “Liberal Arts?” No one else did either. The film’s theater run earned less than $1 million. Don’t get me wrong, there have been notable successes. Terry Gilliam, of “Monty Python” fame, went on to direct films such as “Brazil,” “The Fisher King” and “12 Monkeys,” which critics adored. But none were as serious as “Rosewater” is intended to be, and Gilliam didn’t try his hand at directing until the “Monty Python” era was long finished. “The Daily Show” is still in its prime.
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Animation conversation focuses on filmmaker, technology in field Matthew Lovett Lantern reporter firstname.lastname@example.org Cinematic animation is generally associated with the ever-appealing cartoon films that serve to entertain us, but this is not the type of animation Ohio State history of art professor Ron Green deals with. “We all know what animation is, right? Cartoons,” Green said. “True, but I’m thinking of animation more broadly; making inanimate things move, like sprockets and gears.” To an audience of about 40 individuals consisting of students and OSU faculty members, Green discussed the implications of technological developments on society through film history in an hourlong lecture at the Wexner Center for the Arts’ Film/Video Theater on Tuesday. If we go back through the “story of making inanimate objects move,” Green said, we eventually understand that “this phenomenon must have an external power source, that is its ultimate animator.” Much of the lecture was dedicated to the work of British filmmaker Humphrey Jennings. Jennings produced documentaries during World War II, making connections between wartime and the industrial age, such as in his short films “Listen to Britain” (1942) and “Diary for Timothy” (1945). Green showed an excerpt of “Listen to Britain,” noting the use of smokestacks in the film. “The industrial smokestacks form the funnels of (a ship), a war machine that rules the waves,” Green said. “The war machine in ‘Listen to Britain’ is sublimely positive — or is it?” “Diary for Timothy” may indicate that negative aspect of the “war machine.” Green said that in the film, Jennings “is equally infused with the machine’s orchestration of everyday life.” Jennings begins to question the side effects of technology, Green said. “Injured coal miners are compared directly to injured soldiers, insisting that the injuries of coal miners had been an unacceptable condition of everyday life,” Green said. “Not just in wartime, but for the past five centuries.” Coal becomes for Jennings the “fuel of the war machine,” Green said. The idea of industry as an element of the war machine, as presented
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I’m certainly not bashing Stewart, I think he does great things on “The Daily Show.” He makes young people more interested in the politics that will shape their lives and uses humor to put things in perspective. He and fellow faux-newsman Stephen Colbert have proven that jokes can be a powerful tool, can be used to expose hypocrisy and can generate interest in important issues. So come on, Jon, your show is the most successful news(?) program on television, it’s making you untold amounts of money and turned you into a household name and an important figure in the political world. When you’ve retired from “The Daily Show” and moved on with your life, that will be the time to try writing and directing, but for now, stick to what you’re good at. Don’t condemn us to an entire summer with John Oliver as “The Daily Show’s” eight-week guest host.
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OSU history of art professor Ron Green spoke at the Wexner Center for the Arts March 5. by Jennings, is epitomized in his book “Pandaemonium,” Green said. The book is a compilation of observations about the impact of the Industrial Revolution. Green’s lecture brought in students who were intrigued about its subject, knowing little about the topic. One such student was Anthony Schwab, a fourth-year in film studies. Schwab is enrolled in an experimental cinema course, and his interest in avant-garde cinema brought him to the lecture. Schwab said he was interested in how this type of cinema “relates to machinery, computers, the digital age — that sort of thing.” Chris Wittum, a second-year in film studies, is enrolled in a cinema course of Green’s and was interested in the lecturer’s philosophy on technology. “You get a lot of dreary philosophies regarding technology, and I think this ties in well with the fact that he’s working in art,” Wittum said. “It’s fundamentally positive, I think.”
Sarah Kay has been writing poems since before she could use a pen. “Before I could physically write, I would chase my mom around the house and yell ‘Poem!’ And I would make her sit down and write it down for me,” Kay said. When she was 14, Kay took her poetry to the stage for the first time when she signed up for a poetry slam. Since then, she has become known around the world for her spoken word poetry. Kay visited Ohio State Monday night to perform some of her poetry and talk about her life and work as a poet. The Ohio Union Activities Board-sponsored event “An Evening with Sarah Kay, Spoken Word Poet” began at 7:30 p.m. in the Archie M. Griffin West Ballroom in the Ohio Union. The event was free for OSU students with a valid BuckID. Kay said spoken word poetry is very different from written form poetry. “There’s something about that poem that would not give you the same meaning on a piece of paper as it does in a live performance,” Kay said. “There’s all of these things that you have to work with in performance that you don’t have when you’re just working with a piece of paper.” Kay performed about 10 of her poems at the event, which were a mix of some of her most well-known works and some that she said were new. Between her spoken word performances, Kay talked about a wide variety of personal topics including her family, her work as a poet and the travels on which her work has taken her. These stories served as transitions between her performances and gave context for the audience to better understand and appreciate her poetry. Kay also told the audience about her work with Project VOICE, an organization she co-founded in 2004 that, according to its website, “celebrates and inspires youth selfexpression through spoken word poetry.” Kay said her work with Project VOICE has taken her all over the globe. “I’ve gotten to go to a lot of very special places and share this art form and learn from people and teach them as well,” Kay said. At the end of the event, Kay opened up the floor to the audience for a short Q-and-A session, during which she answered several questions from students and offered advice to the budding poets and writers in attendance. “What advice do I have for someone who wants to start writing or get back into writing? Stop being scared of yourself,” Kay said. “It’s OK to write bad poems.”
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[ a +e ] Find Sasquatch!, find eclectic shows Breanna Soroka Lantern reporter firstname.lastname@example.org The summer music festival season is closing in fast, and as a result many official lineups have finally been announced. These festivals are scheduled to take place in the coming months in all areas of the country. Each week, I’ll weigh in on an upcoming festival. Sasquatch! Music Festival is scheduled to take place May 24-27 at the famously scenic Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Wash. The festival has been known to have an eclectic mix of performers since its conception in 2002, and this year’s lineup is no different. Featuring both massive headliners and lesser-known musical treasures, this is the festival I would go to in a heartbeat if money and location were of no concern. If you are lucky enough to attend this already sold-out music extravaganza, here are some performers to keep an eye out for. Twin Shadow I’ve never been a huge fan of music ripe with synthesizers and electronic beats, but Twin Shadow, whose birth name is George Lewis Jr., is one of my exceptions. His vocals are raw and don’t sound like they’ve been messed with for hours in the studio, and there’s a dreamy overtone reminiscent of the 1980s in many of his songs that makes me feel like I’m living out my dreams of being a member of “The Breakfast Club.” Added points for once supporting a personal favorite of mine, Florence and the Machine, on tour. The Barr Brothers Folk groups seem to have a pretty solid place in the lineup of Sasquatch!, and one that should not be missed is this Canadian quartet. Its experimental recordings feature everything from the vibraphone to the harp, and I can only imagine how great it would be to see these instruments in use at a live show. The combination of a beautiful, mountainous backdrop and this group’s musical styling will easily work together to create an experience that I would only describe as magical. Imagine Dragons I’m a little late to the party with this band, but it’s one I can’t recommend enough to others who have missed out on it for so long. The band must be doing something right since it’s
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The Barr Brothers are slated to perform at Sasquatch! Music Festival, which takes place May 24-27.
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Death Grips This is a band from another genre, experimental hip-hop, I tend to avoid like the plague, and I’m almost appalled by how much I think you should want to see them. They are so noisy and all over the place, and I mean that in the best way possible. Sounding like a combination of hip-hop and electronic beats and who knows exactly what else, the Death Grips shouts most of its lyrics with no shame and even less regard for how it sounds to the audience. I don’t care if you listen to them and hate everything about them, the experience of being screamed at in the mountains by crazy electronica rappers should be enough to draw you in. Other notable musical acts in the lineup of Sasquatch! include headliners Mumford & Sons, The Postal Service, Vampire Weekend, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and the XX, as well as other performers Tame Impala, Japandroids and ZZ Ward. There are also several comedians slated to perform at the festival including personal favorite of mine Nick Offerman, of “Parks and Recreation,” and Jenny Slate, former “SNL” cast member.
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Poet Sarah Kay spoke at OSU March 4.
scheduled to appear not only at Sasquatch! but at other music festivals this year, like Kanrocksas Music Festival in Kansas and Northside Festival in Brooklyn, N.Y., to name a few. It is true that I have an unbelievable soft spot for anything even remotely related to indie rock, Imagine Dragons included, so I couldn’t imagine going somewhere they’d be performing and missing out on the show without hating myself.
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Ryan Lewis (left) and Macklemore (right) are slated to perform at Sasquatch! Music Festival, which takes place May 24-27.
Some audience members like Raybecca Elder, a second-year in English, appreciated hearing advice from such a well-known and respected poet. “One of my favorite things that she said was that you shouldn’t be afraid to write crappy poems, and not to be afraid of yourself,” Elder said. “I’ve heard that before, but I always think it’s good to hear that again.” MacGregor Obergfell, the lectures chair for OUAB and one of the event’s organizers, said in an email before the event that students might know Kay from her TED talk. The talk, from March 2011, has more than 2 million views on TED.com. TED talks are short presentations based on “ideas worth spreading.” Obergfell said that the popularity of her TED talk and of TED talks in general was one motivation for OUAB to bring Kay to campus. “This is an opportunity for OUAB to have an event that we really have never done before. With the success of TED talks on campus and off, plus a chance to showcase an art form we don’t often focus on, the decision to bring Sarah to campus was a fairly easy one,” Obergfell said. Elder said that she had seen Kay’s TED talk, but that she was glad she had the opportunity to see Kay perform live instead of on a computer screen. “I think it was really interesting to actually see her in person, and all the little commentary in between was really interesting,” Elder said. Before the event, Obergfell said he thought the way Kay would combine her performances with her speaking portions in between would add another element to the event. “The performance will be a great entertainment component, and the lecture elements will add an academic piece,” Obergfell said. An OUAB representative declined to comment on the cost of the event.
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CAMPUS PARTNERS is seeking and undergraduate or graduate student to fill the Student Directorâ€™s seat on the Campus Partners Board of Directors for the 2013 - 2015 term. If interested please fill out the application at www.campuspartner.osu.edu and return it to Campus Partners, 1534 N High St, by April 1st, 2013. Contact prosser.20@ osu.edu CONTRACEPTIVE RESEARCH STUDY Would you like to use an IUS (Levonorgestrel-Releasing Intrauterine System) as your method of contraception over the next 5 years? If you are a healthy, sexually active woman, age 16-35 and in a mutually monogamous relationship you may be eligible to participate in a research study. You will receive study-related exams, an IUS at no cost and be compensated for time and travel. If you are interested, please contact GenOBGYNDept@osumc. edu or 614-293-4365.
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According to the National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, one in every four women will be sexually assaulted during her lifetime. This sobering statistic represents something that in fact happens on our very own campus all the time. Young women are raped, abducted or assaulted entirely more frequently than we would like to believe. But Ohio State molly Tavoletti Police has recognized the firstname.lastname@example.org issue and created a program to aid women. Rape Aggression Defense is a national program of “realistic self-defense tactics for women … that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and risk avoidance, while progressing on the basics of hands-on defense training,” according to University Police’s website. The program recognizes that these violent acts are sometimes unavoidable and a harsh reality of the world we live in; however, through the proper mental and physical training, it hopes to prepare women to defend themselves against whatever may come their way. On Feb. 24, the student organization Changing Health Attitudes and Actions to Recreate Girls welcomed three officers from the OSU RAD program. The three-hour session was broken into two halves. The first was a PowerPoint explaining mental training involved in self-defense. University Police Officer Cassandra Shaffer began with the disclaimer, “Any girl who is assaulted in any way was not at fault. I don’t care what she was wearing, if she was drunk, it doesn’t matter. Assault is assault. Violence is violence. Our mission is simple: to ensure every woman makes it home alive.” She also explained that self-defense is 90 percent mental and gave us several helpful tips to protect ourselves. More often than not, making smart decisions and being aware of your surroundings can immensely prevent dangerous situations. The second half of the program featured some physical instruction. Although fists, elbows and knees are wonderful tools, the greatest weapon at a women’s disposal is actually her voice. Shaffer made the girls repeat the mantra, “If you’re yelling, you’re breathing. If you’re breathing, you’re alive.” RAD offers classes for free on campus. Visit its website at www.ps.ohio-state.edu/police/rad/.
Arguably the most divisive issue in American society over the past two decades has been global warming. American politicians stand on one of two sides when it comes to the issue: belief or neglect. Long before the 2006 release of former Vice President Al Gore’s documentary “An Inconvenient Truth,” skeptical politicians labeled the idea of “man-made global warming” as ridiculous and unfounded, despite overwhelming evidence against their claims. In 2003, Sen. James M. Inhofe, R-Okla., spoke to the Senate about the legitimacy of global warming, saying, “With all of the hysteria, all of the fear, all of the phony science, could it be that man-made global warming is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people? It sure sounds like it.” Despite years of mounting scientific evidence proving mankind’s effect on Earth’s warming climate, some prominent politicians still remain skeptical on the existence of climate change. In a campaign speech back in August 2011, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said, “Do I think the world’s getting hotter? Yeah. I don’t know that, but I think that it is. I don’t know if it’s mostly caused by humans.” While the number of global warming skeptics is dwindling, I still find myself in disbelief that a citizen holding political office in this country can make a logical argument claiming Earth’s warming climate is not man-made. The scientific data speak for themselves. Earth’s atmosphere is made up of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide that trap sunlight to keep the planet temperate. Prior to industrial advancement, Earth regulated its carbon dioxide levels naturally, but human development beginning in the 1760s has since disturbed this cycle, resulting in massive amounts of carbon dioxide being pumped into Earth’s atmosphere, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Since 1959, the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii has collected data on the measurements of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. The first measurement at Mauna Loa from more than 50 years ago showed the Earth’s atmosphere held 315 ppm (parts per million) of carbon dioxide, but measurements as
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Experts say global warming from the burning of fossil fuels for energy raises many questions about the future of the Arctic that span diplomacy, environment and the global economy. recent as January show a concentration of 395.55 ppm, according to the Earth System Research Library. Data derived from ice cores drilled from Earth’s poles show that in the last 400,000 years, Earth’s carbon dioxide levels never exceeded 300 ppm. So where has the extra carbon dioxide come from then? The EPA says fossil fuel emissions are the No. 1 culprit, from coalpowered industrial plants to gas-powered automobiles. Many environmental scientists contend that the extra carbon dioxide has thickened Earth’s atmosphere, increasing average global temperatures, melting ice sheets and increasing sea levels. Earth’s two main ice sheets reside at the planet’s poles, but the Greenland ice sheet in particular is losing mass at a far quicker rate than the sheet in the Antarctic, according to data from NASA. Data from scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory show that the Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets were losing more than three times as much ice in 2012 as they were in the 1990s. As sea levels rise, the EPA warns that coastal regions such as Florida, New Orleans and Northern Europe will fall underwater, displacing millions. . Political neglect within Congress on the reality of global warming will lead to dangerous, irreversible consequences for American and world populations if the leaders in Washington do not start reversing course
soon. During his second inaugural speech, President Barack Obama re-established global warming as a serious issue on his political agenda, saying, “We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations.” The president further addressed climate change and America’s need to start passing legislation now to save future citizens. “I urge this Congress to pursue a bipartisan, market-based solution to climate change … But if Congress won’t act soon to protect future generations, I will,” Obama said in his inauguration speech. The only way to reverse direction in America and start combatting global warming begins with the American people. Naivety, neglect, ignorance and incompetence can no longer be accepted as leadership qualifications for political candidates. In the global race for energy independence, America cannot afford to elect officials with such a strong disregard for overwhelmingly accurate scientific data. Each United States citizen needs to stand up for one another and elect politicians who will not look the other way while climate change remains a serious threat. As a whole, the American population must step forward and set an example for the rest of the world to follow, leading with a green fist to preserve the well-being of all humans, in the present and the future.
Molly Tavoletti is vice president media chair for the fitness group Changing Health Attitudes and Actions to Recreate Girls.
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