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  • Pro-ISIS messages on Youngstown State rock prompt shock, anger

    11/23/2015 4:43:42 PM PST · by Lera · 25 replies
    WKBN ^ | 11/23/15 | Amanda Smith
    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Fear of terrorism has swept much of the west in the wake of the Nov. 13 attacks on Paris, and Monday, that fear hit home for Youngstown residents. Youngstown State University Students rallied to re-paint the school’s famed rock Monday afternoon to cover over a message supporting terrorist group ISIS written earlier in the day, but not before it sparked shock and outrage. Multiple viewers submitted messages to WKBN with photos of the rock, which is located outside the school’s Kilcawley Center and is frequently used to advertise for events on campus. One side said, “YSU...
  • Youngstown State University Hours To Avoid Obamacare Rule

    11/30/2012 8:42:29 AM PST · by Lorianne · 10 replies
    Education News ^ | 30 November 2012
    Youngstown State University will limit the hours of non-union part-time employees to ensure that the university is not required to provide them with health insurance coverage under Obamacare. YSU, a public institution in eastern Ohio, announced to employees earlier this month that it is restricting part-time employees, including adjunct professors and lecturers, to 29 hours a week or less. Under the Affordable Care Act, the university will have to provide health insurance to full-time employees, classified as anyone working 30 hours or more per week. According to an email sent to English department employees, which was obtained by The Huffington...