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April 8, 2015 Opinion
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Louisville: land of the independent and home of the weird

As quickly as Louisville pushed me out, it pulled me in again. Louisville is a city with an inviting twang and hospitality with flair. Louisville prides itself on feeling independent from the rest of Kentucky. In the 2008 presidential election, [...]

April 3, 2015 Opinion
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After long wait, Kendrick Lamar delivers

How does someone follow up a critically and commercially acclaimed album? Many musicians had to do it- just ask Nirvana, Adele or a myriad of other artists. The latest artist that had to deal with the quandary was Kendrick Lamar. [...]

April 3, 2015 Opinion
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Why Matt Youse should come to OWU

My brother, Matt, is a senior in high school. He just received his letter of acceptance to OWU a few weeks ago, and even though I know OWU is not his first (or second…) choice, I’ve decided to make a [...]

April 2, 2015 Opinion
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April 1, 2015 Opinion
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It happens at home, too

Growing up as a Jewish woman, I was always surrounded by other Jews. I went to Hebrew school, a Jewish overnight camp, the Jewish Community Center and part of a large, vocal Jewish family. So being Jewish was part of [...]

April 1, 2015 Opinion
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An American crisis: police brutality

During the racially heated 1960s, civil rights characterized a decade of social combat. This time period also saw plenty of physical conflict that was taken to the streets. Black and white photos of black and brown people being mangled by [...]

March 31, 2015 Opinion
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Thoughts from a conflicted Cincinnati baseball fan

The 1970s Cincinnati Reds were one of baseball’s great lineups, and versatile star Pete Rose was one of their leaders. Near the end of Rose’s 26 year career in the Majors – when he was a manager not a player [...]

March 31, 2015 Opinion
Singer Drake Bell with his guitar. Photo courtesy of Drake Bell's management.

Bishop Bash

By: Matt Cohen and Ben Miller   We went into Bishop Bash with skepticism like most people on campus. After reading the Yik-Yak feed, hearing the bad reputation of Drake Bell and looking at the lack of Instagram followers of [...]

March 30, 2015 Opinion

Festival season

The time for flower crowns and crowded campgrounds is upon us once again. Spring is coming; we are ditching our coats and gloomy winter playlists for the sunny music festivals across the country. Festival season is a rare and coveted [...]

March 27, 2015 Opinion