First-time voters in the Cincinnati region weigh-in on presidential election

By Sophie Austin Each election season, many young adults take a monumental step by voting for the first time. This year, first-time voters are casting their ballots when polarization, racial tensions and a global pandemic are at the forefront of political discourse. Some first-time U.S. voters, however, were eligible to cast their ballot decades ago,Continue reading “First-time voters in the Cincinnati region weigh-in on presidential election”

In Ford lawsuits case, Supreme Court argues over the power of state courts (Updated)

By Sophie Austin The Supreme Court grappled with the limitations of court authority in an oral argument Wednesday over a case involving two car accident lawsuits filed against Ford Motor Co. Throughout the argument, the court’s justices wrestled with multiple factors, including where the plaintiffs live and were injured, that could help determine whether MinnesotaContinue reading “In Ford lawsuits case, Supreme Court argues over the power of state courts (Updated)”

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, Ohio environmental groups adapt to physically-distant era (Updated)

By Sophie Austin In December, Green Umbrella, a sustainability alliance in Cincinnati, announced its plans to launch impact teams aimed at collaborating with other groups to effect change in local communities. By mid-March, the group, like many Americans, had to adjust to build on their work from home. For many at the alliance, that meantContinue reading “Amid COVID-19 pandemic, Ohio environmental groups adapt to physically-distant era (Updated)”

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, Ohio environmental groups adapt to physically-distant era

By Sophie Austin In December, Green Umbrella, a sustainability alliance in Cincinnati, announced its plans to launch impact teams aimed at collaborating with other groups to affect change in local communities. By mid-March, the group, like many Americans, had to adjust to build on their work from home. For many at the alliance, that meantContinue reading “Amid COVID-19 pandemic, Ohio environmental groups adapt to physically-distant era”

AU Pride leader says activism is the key to change

By Sophie Austin Max Miller-Edwards protested outside of the White House on Thursday, during the same night that President Donald Trump accepted his party’s presidential nomination, capping off the Republican National Convention.  Miller-Edwards, a junior majoring in political science at American University, plans to vote for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in November.  “Trump is disastrousContinue reading “AU Pride leader says activism is the key to change”

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