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Reform or Retreat?

Is the new health care bill a step back for women’s rights?

1 Comments · Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Obama campaigned as Pro-Choice, a fact which, upon his inauguration, prompted a sigh of relief from all those who wanted abortion restrictions abolished. But when the time came to step up with all his boastings of “change,” President Obama just couldn’t commit. Instead, he appealed to the majority, gaining support from anti-abortion Democrats who were needed to pass the health care reform.   

Events: Cincinnati Auto Expo

0 Comments · Monday, February 22, 2010
Tired of looking at your car all covered in dirt, salt and snow? Then come to the 2010 Cincinnati Auto Expo where cars have been cleaned, buffed and shined for your enjoyment. Exhibitors include Audi, BMW and Maserati. Thursday-Sunday.  

Get Involved: Help for Haiti Events

0 Comments · Monday, January 25, 2010
The crisis in Haiti doesn't go away just because it's not the top news story, or because the celebrity telethon is over. We've collected some local events so you can do your part to help relief efforts in Haiti. These aren't all, just some ways you can get involved.  

Events: Gaza Massacre Rally

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 12, 2010
For three weeks at the end of 2008, Israel inflicted airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, killing almost 1,500 Palestinians. The Gaza Massacre Rally starts at 1 p.m. Sunday in front of Hughes High School in Clifton and will go until approximately 4 p.m.  

'The Music Should Speak for Itself'

Female musicians discuss gender, Rock & Roll and the local music scene

2 Comments · Wednesday, May 6, 2009
We’ve all seen the bumper sticker: a simplistic drawing of a baby chicken above the words “Chicks Rock.” Well, that statement couldn’t be truer in the case of Lisa Walker and Margaret Darling, the female faces behind local bands Wussy and The Seedy Seeds, respectively.  

Music: N.E.R.D.

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 28, 2009
N.E.R.D. The University of Cincinnati’s campus is ready to rock out with Virginia Beach group N.E.R.D. The band, which describes themselves as Hip-Hop/Alternative, will be playing at 8 p.m. at Sigma Sigma Commons. Come support Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo and Shay Haley, who will be promoting their latest album Seeing Sounds. The event is free and open to the public.  

Margot and the Nuclear So and So's

Saturday • Southgate House

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Margot and the Nuclear So and So's must be so relieved that we've elected a president in office who can pronounce their name. But there are other things the band has to be thankful for, as the Indianapolis outfit is becoming a force to be reckoned with.  

Shopping Ain't All Bad

With everyone strapped this holiday season, deals abound

0 Comments · Sunday, November 30, 2008
I don't know about you, but I think what's happening to the economy is great. With gas ridiculously cheap, I can actually buy more of everything I don't need. Luckily, deals are popping up all over the place, and it would just be silly to pass up any of them. Let's celebrate the "season of savings."  

Holiday: Light Up The Square

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Downtown Cincinnati celebrates the holiday season in true Christmas fashion with the annual Fountain Square Christmas tree lighting on Friday. Ablaze with 20,000 twinkling lights, the tree will be topped off with a 5-foot-tall red star. This is the largest tree that's ever been on the square, measuring 60 feet. “St. Nick,” the mystery host, will be the entertainment. The tree lights up at 7 p.m. followed by fireworks.  

Events: Walnut Weekend

0 Comments · Monday, October 6, 2008
Gather your lil’ peanuts together this weekend for Hamilton County Park Districts, Walnut Weekend. The sixth annual event will be fun for all ages, and will include nut, tree and leaf identifications as you hike along the trails. Noon-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.