September 4, 2017 Regina Barton and Victoria Bartlett

“There is no point in having a student body on campus if competing ideas are not exchanged and analyzed and respected by each other.” Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) uttered this thought-provoking statement during a recent Senate hearing focused on free speech and political bias on college campuses. Conclusions made from…

September 2, 2017 Brad Johnson 19Comment

The University of Cincinnati is at it again.   The University of Cincinnati has yet again expressed its disdain for conservative thought. On Saturday, September 2nd — while most of us welcomed the return of College Football Saturdays — the official University of Cincinnati Twitter account (@uofcincy) published a study…

September 2, 2017 Tom Ferrall

Ohio College Republicans offer more than campaign work. I was recently asked by one of my former campaign supervisors to write a few paragraphs about my political experience. The purpose of this request, he said, was so that he could show his current and future interns about the value of…

August 30, 2017 Cody Rizzuto 1Comment

Free speech is an issue all Americans should be able to get behind. Liberal bias on college campuses is not a new occurrence. Almost daily we see stories of liberal propaganda in the classroom or the systematic tamping down of conservative thought. Universities should be, as advertised, a battleground of…

August 23, 2017 The Editorial Board

STATEMENT: An official from the University of Cincinnati’s Political Science Department reached out to the Cincinnati Republic last night to apologize for the error made in the planning of the UCivic event. They assured us the problem was being solved, and indeed, it has been. At least one Republican candidate,…

August 22, 2017 Brad Johnson 4Comment

*Editor’s Note: Since the publication of the article, the necessary steps have been taken to invite a diversity of opinion into the event. While this event was not sponsored by the University, it is being held on campus. We are extremely glad the University of Cincinnati corrected this error, and…

August 14, 2017 Thomas Zimmerman

Go stand in it. As Bearcats and Musketeers make their way back to Cincinnati for the beginning of Fall semester, it won’t be long until some of us start to feel suffocated in the “concrete jungle” of the city. While Cincinnati has some awesome sights to see — from Over…

August 9, 2017 Brad Johnson 1Comment

Extortion with governmental backing is still extortion. Wednesday morning, the members of City Council finally voted on whether to approve the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital expansion in Avondale. By a vote of 6-3 — with Yvette Simpson, Wendell Young, and Charlie Winburn all abstained from voting, effectively voting “No” — the…

August 1, 2017 Brad Johnson 1Comment

The Western Hills Viaduct is crumbling. Cincinnatians were horrified — but not shocked — to hear that a piece of the much maligned Western Hills Viaduct had broken off a few weeks ago. The slab of concrete fell onto a truck stopped at a nearby traffic light. The bridge was reopened…

August 1, 2017 Kennedy Copeland 1Comment

Gun ownership transcends identity politics. Concealed-carry permits are on the rise, especially among women and black Americans. The changing of the gun narrative is underway. As reported by the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, there are now more than 500,000 valid concealed-carry license holders in the state. With Ohio’s population around…