While the numbers reinforce our own beliefs about the character and uprightness of the average UK student, the realization was too late for national media sources, many of which used UK’s presence in the tournament to misrepresent UK students as aggressive, even violent rioters.
What better way to celebrate Earth Day than to proudly show the UK community just how green your thumbs really are? As much as I love sticking it to the man, Earth Day is coming ever nearer and with it, a resurgence in our national and local dialogue about what we are doing to our […]
Most people watch and love sports for the stories. They love them for the upsets. But for me, there’s no disappointment in sports like having to watch an upset. We love an underdog story, right? It’s the little guy triumphing over Goliath. It’s Ralph Macchio defeating William Zabka of the Cobra Kai dojo at the […]
Where are the bells of liberty? This past week should have been a watershed moment in American politics; a moment so appalling and disturbing that every American ought to have stopped in their tracks and reevaluated their outlook on government, and our democracy specifically. For years, Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been a lonely voice in […]
Hailing from Cincinnati, the energetic string quartet Rumpke Mountain Boys is regarded by many as one of the best bluegrass bands in Ohio. Rumpke has cleverly dubbed their music as “trashgrass,” according to band member Jason Wolf. The term plays off the name of Rumpke Waste & Recycling Co., which is based just outside of […]
In the mess of retconning, rewriting and reworking that is “X-Men: Apocalypse,” a solid piece of good news has appeared. Director Bryan Singer announced via Twitter that newcomer Lana Condor has been cast to play Jubilation Lee, known more commonly as “Jubilee.” Jubilee is a pretty old character, as far as longevity in the comics […]
Comedy Central announced Monday that South African comedian Trevor Noah will succeed the beloved Jon Stewart as host of “The Daily Show”. Like many fans of the show, I thought the decision came out of left field. I didn’t even remember seeing him appear on the show, but when I was surfing YouTube Monday—where I […]