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Opinion: Long and Garfield Building Does Not Have to be Demolished

Kathleen Bailey Kathleen Bailey Opinion: Long and Garfield Building Does Not Have to be Demolished

An Open Letter to Columbus Development Director Steve Schoeny in response to the demolition plans announced for two buildings on the city’s Near East Side. Director Schoeny, I took a look at the building today. I can only give a layman’s opinion but it appears to me that the part of the building that collapsed is a […]

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Opinion: Women’s March on Washington Continues Movement for Equality

Natalee Brown Natalee Brown Opinion: Women’s March on Washington Continues Movement for Equality

Like many other “nasty women” out there, I’ve been listening to people call me bossy since around age four. In the ‘80s, little girls were encouraged to play with Cabbage Patch dolls and watch Disney movies. We were expected to be sweet and agreeable, not to boss around the rest of the kids in the […]

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Opinion: Establishment Politics Will Not Solve the Challenges Our City Faces

Will Petrik Will Petrik Opinion: Establishment Politics Will Not Solve the Challenges Our City Faces

I am an elected member of the Franklin County Democratic Party (FCDP) Central Committee. On Wednesday evening, I got an email on FCDP letterhead with an announcement from Columbus City Attorney Rick Pfeiffer. His message to the Democratic Party Executive Committee was that he will not be seeking re-election for City Attorney. He closed with […]

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Opinion: OSU Attack Requires Deeper Thought and Understanding

Ibrahima Sow Ibrahima Sow Opinion: OSU Attack Requires Deeper Thought and Understanding

On Monday, November 28th, 2016, the first thought that came to my head as news from the Ohio State University campus was first being reported, was “my school is under attack”. This is different from the thoughts of many other Muslims, who were thinking “please let them not be Muslim”. The idea that as a […]

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Opinion: Protect Ohio Families, Sign NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio’s Petition

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Opinion: Protect Ohio Families, Sign NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio’s Petition

Nobody likes abortions. Nobody wants an abortion. Pro-choice people don’t wake up every morning craving the blood of the innocent. It’s a sad fact that safe and legal abortions have always been and will continue to be necessary. But that’s what you get when impoverished and working class women (the majority of abortion-seekers) have little […]

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Editorial: You Helped Raise Over $16,000 for Charity in 2016

Walker Evans and Anne Evans Walker Evans and Anne Evans Editorial: You Helped Raise Over $16,000 for Charity in 2016

Did you attend a Columbus Underground event in 2016? If so, you helped us to contribute a combined total of over $16,000 to nine different local nonprofits this year, and we’re incredibly thankful for your support in those endeavors. When we first debuted our Urban Living Tour and Best Bites event series in 2014, we […]

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Opinion: 5 Takeaways From The Holy Chicken Incident

Michael Jones Michael Jones Opinion: 5 Takeaways From The Holy Chicken Incident

Morgan Spurlock’s website lists his occupation as “writer, director and producer”. It could just as easily note, “raconteur, merry prankster and provocateur” based on past history. What hasn’t always been clear is his investigative methodology and the lengths that he is willing to go to prove a point. Spurlock’s announcement last week that his four […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION