Halloween attractions to visit in Cincinnati

By: Aiyana Moore ~Staff Writer~ With Halloween a couple of weeks away, costumes have begun to fly off the shelves as people desperately plan how to spend the spookiest night of the year. Cincinnati’s wide variety of programs during the Halloween season offer something for everyone, from costume contests to haunted houses and even pumpkin picking. Luckily for Halloween lovers, Cincinnati is home to several of the scariest haunted houses in Ohio. The Dent Schoolhouse on Harrison Ave. offers tours of the haunted building with an emphasis on the local legend about the schoolhouse’s grisly past. Check out Dent Thursdays and … Continue reading Halloween attractions to visit in Cincinnati

Rivalry Week

By: Nick McGill ~Sports Editor~ Men roll past Cincinnati and Butler, fall to St. John’s Xavier men’s basketball went into the Crosstown Shootout on Feb. 18 looking to spoil the Cincinnati Bearcats on their home court. After narrowly escaping with a victory at Cincinnati, the Musketeers upset No. 19 Butler at home before losing by one to St. John’s on the road. As the Musketeers took the floor at Fifth Third Arena, the hostile crowd booed. Way in the back corner of the upper level behind the Xavier bench, a small army of X-treme fans raucously cheered on their Musketeers. … Continue reading Rivalry Week

Crosstown Shootout

Previewing the city’s biggest rivalry By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ Feb. 18 marks another chapter in one of the greatest rivalries in all of college basketball as Xavier men’s basketball takes on its crosstown rival, the University of Cincinnati (UC) Bearcats. The matchup between Cincinnati’s two premier college basketball programs dates back to the 1928 season when UC came to play at St. Xavier College’s state-of-the-art Schmidt Fieldhouse. After taking a hiatus for roughly 15 years, the two schools began an annual meeting in which Cincinnati would dominate for the next half of a century. However, Xavier has responded justly, … Continue reading Crosstown Shootout