All Sides with Ann FisherAuthor: WOSU Public Media
21 Oct 2018

All Sides with Ann Fisher

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All Sides with Ann Fisher is a two-hour daily public affairs talk show designed to touch all sides of the issues and events that shape life in central Ohio.

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    Ohio High School Graduation Requirements

    The State Board of Education has asked the Ohio General Assembly to extend alternative graduation requirements while school districts help students adjust to the tougher new rules established two years ago. The alternative requirements permit students to do service projects or meet other benchmarks besides test achievement for graduation. But state lawmakers haven’t yet voted on the proposed extension, leaving some students and school districts in limbo. Today on All Sides: What it takes to graduate from high school in Ohio, now and in the future.

  • Posted on 19 Oct 2018

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    The Power Of Small Acts Of Kindness

    Poet and activist Cleo Wade gave a moving TED talk last year about the power of small acts of compassion and bravery. Wade and social psychologists alike agree that acts of kindness and gratitude affect everyday lives in important ways, spreading feelings of happiness and reducing depression and anxiety. Today on All Sides, how acts of kindness affect individuals and society. Cleo Wade is speaking at YWCA's fall fundraiser .

  • Posted on 18 Oct 2018

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    Issue 1 Drug Sentencing

    Issue 1 on the November 6 statewide ballot would amend the state constitution to lessen criminal penalties for drug possession. Proponents say that the changes would lower the prison population and increase addiction treatment options. Opponents caution about amending the constitution, saying that the change would tie the hands of judges, especially those managing specialty drug courts. Today on All Sides, the pros and cons of Issue 1.

  • Posted on 18 Oct 2018

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    The Fate Of The Columbus Crew SC

    Major League Soccer announced last week that the league wanted to keep the Columbus Crew SC in Columbus. The plan involves a major investor groups interested in buying the team. A year ago today, when Crew owner Anthony Precourt announced his plan to move the club to Austin, Crew fans were crestfallen and angry. Now, they are jubilant. But nothing’s official yet. Today on All Sides, the future of the Columbus Crew.

  • Posted on 17 Oct 2018

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    Tech Tuesday: OSU Esports, Telephone Scamming And More

    Ohio State is adding a new varsity sport to its lineup: competitive video gaming. OSU is among the first major universities to announce a varsity esports program. OSU also is creating a curriculum in tandem with the varsity sport for students seeking careers in the business. And researchers will study the relationship between the brain and body of esport competitors. Today on Tech Tuesday: college level esports, telephone scams and more.

  • Posted on 16 Oct 2018

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