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Columbus Dispatch sign
07 November 2021

As a published author of scholarly and popular writing for more than 50 years, I expect criticism. I’ve received my fair share. But never have my words been...

Lantern article
06 November 2021

Editor's Note: This article is in no way intended to trivialize the death of Chase Meola. We send our condolences to his friends and family and understand...

Racism with no sign through the word
27 October 2021

In the past two months, the state of Ohio actively retreated from its commitment to promote equity and combat racism in its schools. The reactionary march...

Politics written on a chalkboard
21 October 2021

On Columbus City Council 

I’ve chosen not to follow the mini-election next week very closely. On the one hand, none of the...

Governor DeWine
13 October 2021

The saga of Gov. DeWine’s Covid failures progresses. [...

Big O logo of OSU
08 October 2021

As a retired Ohio State University professor and 17-year homeowner in Columbus’ University District, I have encountered the steadily increasing numbers of...