By: Alex Hale ~Staff Writer~ The Cincinnati Bell Connector, known for years as the Streetcar Project, will finally open after a long and heated public debate this Friday. The project is a long time coming, as the City of Cincinnati initially approved it in 2008. Two referendums aimed at halting the project were proposed in 2009 and 2011, but both failed, and construction officially began in 2012. However, progress was paused in 2013 when Mayor John Cranley, an avid opponent of the streetcar, was elected. Cranley forced a vote to cancel the project, which failed partially because of Council Member … Continue reading Streetcar to make awaited debut downtown
By: Lydia Reagan ~Feature Editor~ So you’ve chosen Xavier University. You’ve been moved into your new dorm, met your roommates and neighbors and want to get off campus to explore some of the local delicacies. Where do you go? You can check out these awesome places – some near, some far – and explore all that this great city has to offer. Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens Who doesn’t love going to the zoo? For about $20, you can see all the animals you can imagine and take a trip back to your childhood! You can check out the new … Continue reading THINGS TO DO IN CINCY
By: Emily Brennan ~Guest Writer~ With Halloween 2015 being nothing more than a riveting memory or ice-breaking anecdote to share in years to come, Xavier students are often left with a vacuum of fun that surrounds the city. However, this need not be the case. As fall rolls through Cincinnati and temperatures plummet, there are still affordable ways to enjoy the city. Sports The Bengals-Browns rival game is set to kickoff this Thursday at 8:25 p.m. Even if you’re not a fan of grown men throwing a ball around, what’s a better excuse to disregard your responsibilities and celebrate on … Continue reading So you think there is nothing to do in Cincinnati? Well, you are wrong.
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