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Kathy Y. Wilson

This Is for You, Pretty Boy

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 18, 2006
This isn't for you. This is for all those thugs who blast on cops, devalue life and generally act like fools. This is for Dante "Pretty Boy" Person, who made the front pages for shooting Cincinnat  

Death Be Not Loud

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 21, 2005
Like sexuality, like God and patriotism, like voting and like getting to Cuba from America, the death penalty is complicated. Complicated in theory, not difficult when enacted. It's easy to flip a  

Cover Story: When They Reminisce Over You, My God

A journey through the secret life of wax

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 23, 2005
"They couldn't understand how I feel when I'm on the track board turnin' the knob switch/ Moms keep talkin' that ol' 'Get a real job' shit." -- Phonte, "All That You Are" When I say  

All Herald Kearney

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 23, 2005
Mark and Eric sittin' in a tree, t-r-a-d-i-n-g. Second comes senate, first comes mayor, then comes us maybe havin' a prayer. Right now Alicia Reece is somewhere tying off David Pepper. And I can't  

Meet Mayor Mallory

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 26, 2005
I knew of Mark Mallory when we were two nobodies very outside the arena of public opinion and scrutiny -- both, I think, scrapping to escape the long shadows of overachieving older siblings to find   

Cover Story: Start the Press!

The News Record and 125 years of journalism at UC

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 12, 2005
The smell of former basketball coach and talk radio lightning rod Bob Huggins isnÕt even gone when University of Cincinnati President Nancy Zimpher is in a late-September roundtable with th  

Cover Story: The Early News Hole

Belatrasco reports how UC got started

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 12, 2005
Even in its February 1880 beginnings as Belatrasco, the University of CincinnatiÕs newspaper of record seemed to have its finger on the newborn pulse of UC, albeit seemingly by accident and   

The Negro Speaks of Rivers

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 28, 2005
"I heard the singing of the Mississippi when Abe Lincoln went down to New Orleans, and I seen its muddy bosom turn all golden in the sunset." -- "The Negro Speaks of Rivers," Langston Hughes I h  

Cover Story: Powers Behind the Powerhouse Factory

Cool posters, cool art, cool artists

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 14, 2005
Arbiters of cool know it when they see it, especially when they're making it. The trick is not to act like it, not to be a postmodern poseur of style without the stability of substance. The pop  

Players' Ball

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 31, 2005
University of Cincinnati Coach Bob Huggins is a boozy hick, a (formerly) good basketball coach whose black talent doesn't graduate as successfully as they play. They might not even be able to read