Streetcar Saga

One year ago, if you had searched for the most recurring word in Cincinnati political news, the number one result, possibly before “the” or “a,” would be “streetcar.” Perhaps this is an exaggeration, but it can’t be too far off the mark; last year at this time, local politics and the streetcar debate were interchangeable terms. Despite the fact that ground was broken and construction began as far back as 2012, the project nearly met its end after a slate of anti-streetcar candidates were elected last November. However, after much debate and allocation of private funding for construction, City Council … Continue reading Streetcar Saga

A Cincinnati Holiday Weekend

Stuck in Cincinnati overThanksgiving Break? Here are some fun, local events to keep you occupied before the final stretch of school work (even if most events are Christmas-themed). 105th Thanksgiving Day Race Participants can look forward to more than the typical run/walk through various neighborhoods of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. The race aims to bring family and friends together before Thanksgiving dinner begins. The origins can be traced back to 1908, making it one of the oldest races in the Midwest. The race begins at 9 a.m. and costs $36 per person. Fifty West Brewing Company Special new beer releases … Continue reading A Cincinnati Holiday Weekend

Dance marathon benefits children

By: Erica Lampert ~Staff Writer~ Xavier University Dance Marathon (XUDM) will kick off its year-round fundraising activities for Cincinnati Children’s Medical Hospital with the Cincinnati Benefit Concert for Children, featuring hip-hop artist Mike Stud, on Nov. 15. “We work tirelessly throughout the year planning various events, working with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, communicating with Champions Families and applying for donations and sponsorships,” President of XUDM Tory Kennedy said. The Student Activities Council is pairing up with the XUDM team to provide buses to this fundraising event. Tickets will be sold on Nov. 4 in Brockman and Kuhlman and on Nov. 11 … Continue reading Dance marathon benefits children