OSU Attack

Continuing coverage of the attack on Ohio State University on November 28, 2016 and its aftermath.

President-elect Donald Trump
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President-elect Donald Trump is promising to "heal our divisions and unify our country" as he prepares to meet with some of the victims of last week's car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University.

Concealed-Carry on Ohio University Campuses

Dec 7, 2016
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In light of the recent attack on Ohio State's campus, gun advocates and Republican congressmen are pushing for legislation allowing for concealed-carry on college campuses throughout Ohio. Today we will dive into the issue with voices from all over of the gun debate.

Esther Honig

On Monday, a group of armed civilians walked through the Ohio State campus as part of a demonstration for open carry at state universities. In light of last week's attacks, when an OSU student carried out a car and knife attack that wounded 11 people, this group believes that more gun owners on campus could stop or prevent a similar situation.

Esther Honig

At the Abubakar Assidiq Islamic Center on the Columbus's West Side, over a hundred people from around the city gathered for Friday afternoon prayers. The themes of the sermon? Communication between parents and their children, and the issues of radicalization and Islamophobia.

Messages of support and solidarity have been left by passerby at the Ohio State University student union after Monday's attack.
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As the Ohio State University campus gets back to its routine following Monday’s attack outside of Watts Hall, some students, faculty and staff may need more time to recover.  University officials are offering more counseling services to help in the healing.


Funeral services for Abdul Razak Ali Artan, the Ohio State student who carried out Monday's attack on campus, were held Thursday afternoon. Artan was shot multiple times by a police officer moments after the attack began.

In the wake of Monday’s attack, students from the Ohio State University are adding a unique perspective to a bill that would lift the automatic concealed weapons ban on college campuses. 

Esther Honig

Columbus Police and the FBI say an ongoing investigation into Monday's attack at Ohio State still has hours unaccounted for in its timeline of events.

Ohio State University

As Ohio State University recovers physically and emotionally from Monday's attacks, hundreds of people gathered at St. John Arena Tuesday night for a vigil that emphasized the campus's strength in unity.

Ohio State Attack and ISIS

Nov 30, 2016
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Tuesday afternoon ISIS claimed credit for the attack by 18-year-old Abdul Razak Ali Artan at Ohio State University. Today we will discuss the events that took place on campus, the methods used by ISIS, and the response of the Muslim community in central Ohio.