Not impressed with college student voting

To the editor:As usual, David Ashenhurst never gets it right (see “Students have every right to vote here,” Aug. 17 edition).As a U.S. Air...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


And the soup boils over

And the soup boils over

In 2008, I flew to California to take a bar exam and on that flight I met a guy from Alabama.He was a former professional baseball player so I enjoyed...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Confession of a biased heart

To the editor:I hate white supremacists.Even so, a seed of me is in that camp.I despise Neo-Nazis.Yet my conscience condemns me.In struggling with gri...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Students have every right to vote here

To the editor:I leave it to others trolled directly to respond to the bulk of Tony Mealy’s caviling “No action on election complaints̶...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Thank you to the world’s Janets

Thank you to the world’s Janets

A one-room apartment, much smaller than my office, and in a terrible neighborhood. Three kids and a single mother. Nothing to speak of in the way of m...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Are we really doing this again?

Are we really doing this again?

I thought we were past all of this.Shame on me for being so foolish and naive to underestimate the inherent thirst for power — even at the risk ...

August 11th, 2017 |  


Celebrating indigenous people

Celebrating indigenous people

For many years, schools, businesses, and other big corporations shut down in observance of Columbus Day.The common misconception that has been the sta...

August 11th, 2017 |  


So much to cook, so little time

So much to cook, so little time

I had a call from Blake Hamer the other day. She wanted to know how to make cabbage and noodles so she could make it for her friend and herself for di...

August 11th, 2017 updated: August 11th, 2017. |  


Justice for sex-trafficking victims

Justice for sex-trafficking victims

It’s hard to believe, but children in Ohio — and across America — are increasingly being exploited and sold for sex on the Internet....

August 9th, 2017 |  


Thankful for Nord grant to help diners

To the editor:At the height of produce season, the Oberlin Weekday Community Meals program has received a wonderful and timely gift.Thanks to a grant ...

August 7th, 2017 |