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U. Cincinnati Investigating Instructor Who Used the Term ‘Chinese Virus’ in Email to Students

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 1:30pm 9/20/2020 at 1:30pm

Has it occurred to you that many of the same people who are offended by this term, probably use all manner of derogatory terms for President Trump and his supporters?

CNN reports:

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Ohio State University Suspends 228 Students for Violating Coronavirus Rules

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 2:00pm 8/26/2020 at 2:00pm

This was basically all about student parties. Classes haven’t even started yet.

MSN.com reports:

Ohio State University suspended 228 students before...

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Wright State Economics Professor Says School Restricting Enrollment In Course Critical of Marxism

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 11:20am 8/11/2020 at 11:20am
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Economics Professor Evan Osborne of Wright State University in Ohio, wants to teach a course that is critical of Marxism, and claims he is being prevented from doing so.

He has been allowed to offer the course to honor students, but he wants to offer it as an economics elective, open to...

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Charges Pending Against Man in Photo Kneeling on Child’s Neck With Caption ‘BLM Now’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 9:00am 7/23/2020 at 9:00am
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In Ohio, the Clark County Prosecutor’s Office has charges pending against Isaiah Jackson, 20, the man accused of kneeling on a child’s neck in a photo.

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University of Akron Board of Trustees Cuts 97 Professors From Faculty

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 17, 2020 at 12:00pm 7/17/2020 at 12:00pm

More of this is coming to many other schools in the near future.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Budget ‘Bloodbath’ at University of Akron

The University of Akron’s Board of Trustees on Wednesday unanimously authorized the elimination of 97 full-time professors out of about 570 total in response to a projected enrollment decline and ongoing...

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Ohio Sheriff: ‘I am Not the Mask Police. I am Not Going to Enforce Any Mask-Wearing’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 7:00pm 7/8/2020 at 7:00pm
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Butler County, in Ohio, Sheriff Richard Jones announced he would not enforce the health department’s mask mandate:

“I can tell you this – I am not the mask police. I am not going to enforce any mask-wearing. That is not my responsibility. That is not my job. People should be able to...

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Antioch College Announces Stunning Budget Cut of $2.5 Million Dollars

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 6:30pm 6/25/2020 at 6:30pm

Like so many other schools, this cut was necessary because of the Coronavirus crisis.

YS News reports:

Antioch College announces $2.5 million budget cut; staff, faculty let go

Antioch College is cutting spending by $2.5 million in the coming fiscal year, which begins July 1. Eight staff employees, currently furloughed, are being laid off....

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Christopher Columbus Statue Being Removed From Columbus State Community College

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 19, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/19/2020 at 12:00pm

This is beyond parody. Is the school going to change its name as well?

NBC 4 in Ohio reports:

Columbus State Community College removing Columbus statue Friday

Columbus State Community College is removing the statue of Christopher Columbus beginning Friday morning.

The college says it will take an estimated eight hours to remove the statue.

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Students Demand Ohio State Cut Ties With Police, Spend Money on Diversity Center

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 10:00am 6/10/2020 at 10:00am

The next time someone at the school calls 911, maybe the operator should refer them to the school’s department of diversity and inclusion.

Campus Reform reports:

Thousands of students demand Ohio State cut ties with police, spend money on diversity center instead

The Ohio State University’s undergraduate student government sent a letter to administration...

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Student Govt. at Ohio State Asks School to Cut Ties With Columbus Police Department

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 8:00am 6/2/2020 at 8:00am

This is going to become a trend now. Campus activists are exploiting the riots.

Cleveland.com reports:

Ohio State student governments ask for university to cut ties to Columbus Police Department

The presidents of Ohio State University’s student government groups asked in a joint letter for university leaders to cut ties with the Columbus Police...

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Wuhan Virus Watch: Justice Department Warns CA Coronavirus Rules May Violate Religious Freedoms

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 9:00am 5/20/2020 at 9:00am
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Today’s update begins with some significant developments from the West Coast.

The U.S. Justice Department has just issued a warning that California could be violating religious freedoms in its plan to reopen the state after the coronavirus stay-at-home order.

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Petition Launched to Save Urbana University From Closure

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 15, 2020 at 12:00pm 5/15/2020 at 12:00pm

Unfortunately, in a situation like this, petitions don’t really matter, regardless of how many people sign them.

WHIO News reports:

Online community, petition created to save Urbana University

A growing community movement seeks to save Urbana University after last month’s announcement that the campus would close at the end of the spring semester.

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Ohio State to Pay Over $40 Million to Settle Suits From Students Who Claimed Abuse by School Doctor

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 11:30am 5/10/2020 at 11:30am

This relates to the high profile case of alleged abuses by Dr. Richard Strauss who killed himself in 2005.

NBC News reports:

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Ohio Gov.: Mandatory Face Mask Order Was “just a bridge too far”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 4:00pm 5/3/2020 at 4:00pm
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As states, cities, and towns are slowly moving to reopen, many are issuing mandatory face mask orders requiring the public to wear a face mask when not in their homes or cars (or in an open air area).  This, as you might expect, is not going over very well. ...

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Ohio University Laying Off 140 Employees Due to Coronavirus Crisis

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 3:30pm 5/3/2020 at 3:30pm

The school has had to pay out almost $18 million in refunds.

WBNS News reports:

Ohio University laying off 140 employees due to coronavirus pandemic

Ohio University announced on Friday that it is laying off 140 employees in response to the coronavirus pandemic, citing “extraordinary and material financial impact.”

The university says the employees are...

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Federal Judges Block States From Limiting Abortions During Wuhan Coronavirus Pandemic

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 1:00pm 3/31/2020 at 1:00pm
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***UPDATE: The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals temporarily reinstated the abortion ban in Texas:

The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a temporary stay on a ruling from a lower court that had blocked Texas from enforcing the ban. State officials argue the ban is intended to conserve medical supplies for health...

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Ohio Shuts Down Primary Voting Just as Polls Were About to Open

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 11:00am 3/17/2020 at 11:00am
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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine ordered polls to close due to health concerns over the coronavirus.

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