Midterms bring historic change

With a multitude of close races coming to an end, the midterm elections mark a historic cycle By Joseph Nichols, Pat Gainor and Logan Davis, Staff Writers Ohio’s 1st District Cincinnati Councilmember Greg Landsman (D) upset incumbent Ohio Representative Steve Chabot (R) to win Ohio’s 1st Congressional District last Tuesday. After a spirited campaign battle that cost both parties a collective $11 million in advertising, Landsman gained 62% of the vote in Hamilton County, which includes Xavier. With 95% of the votes in,  the Democrat received 117,000 votes compared to Chabot’s 71,000. Warren County gave  Chabot a 2:1 advantage, but … Continue reading Midterms bring historic change

West faces criticism and lawsuit after comments

By Logan Davis, Staff Writer Kanye “Ye” West has been under scrutiny after being accused of making antisemitic comments on social media in October. West tweeted on Oct. 8: “I’m going death con 3 On JEWISH PEOPLE.” The tweet has since been removed by Twitter, and his account was restricted, meaning the account was not banned but West currently cannot post tweets.   A week before, at his brand Yeezy’s show at Paris Fashion Week, West dressed models in shirts with the phrase “White Lives Matter” on the back.  Celebrities took to social media to share their thoughts.  “All America has … Continue reading West faces criticism and lawsuit after comments