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The Eagle: Review

The Eagle: Review

Henry Loeb, PR Team

January 23, 2019


Filed under Opinion

In OTR, we are fortunate to have a lot of options for restaurants to choose from. This week I chose to eat at The Eagle for my birthday with some of my friends and family. The Eagle is a restaurant with four locations in the tri-state area, they are open for lunch and dinner seven days a week. This is ce...

Review: Bo Burnham’s ‘what.’

Review: Bo Burnham’s ‘what.’

Josh Moore, Fact Checker

January 18, 2019


Filed under Opinion

“What.” was created and produced by Bo Burnham. It was released on Youtube for free and is currently on Netflix as of January 2019. The show opens very strongly with a sort of blending of sounds and music constantly changing in tone and style. The brilliance of the opening relies on the fact...

The taste of Cincinnati

The taste of Cincinnati

Gabby Khodadad, PR Team

January 18, 2019


Filed under Opinion

As we are all aware, Cincinnati is known for their brunch and lunch destinations. So, why not give a review for one of Cincy’s most popping brunch restaurants: The Taste of Belgium. The Taste of Belgium has various different locations in the “hip” parts of the city including, OTR, Clifton, ...

Review: “You”

Review: “You”

Megan Soellner, Copy Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

 Netflix has recently come out with a show titled “You.” According to Lifetime, the network that provides the show, the first episode was released on Sept. 9 of 2018. The rest of the season was released periodically until the tenth episode was aired in November. Netflix is known for providi...

Want some love? Get a Dog!

Want some love? Get a Dog!

Charlotte Weiss, Business Staff

January 16, 2019


Filed under Opinion

WOOF WOOF. Although half of the world’s population has a dog according to the Society for Consumer Research and author Steve Dale, some still have reasons to not purchase a fluffy friend. But, everyone should have a dog. While dogs—and especially puppies—can be difficult to take care of when they ...

New year brings new laws

New year brings new laws

Deeya Prakash, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

2018 brought in a surge of gun activism. With the tragic mass shootings such as the shootings in Parkland, Santa Fe, Pittsburgh, and most recently, the Thousand Oakes massacre, advocates for gun reform spoke out, urging for reform. However, despite these horrific events, the nation has not made ...

Retail therapy reduces stress

Retail therapy reduces stress

Grace Zhang, Copy Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Like any typical high school girl, I love shopping. It could be new clothes, accessories or shoes, but with a satisfying swipe of the credit card, I make my way out with my purchases as if the swipe had also swiped away the day’s problems. Now, do not get me wrong. As much as I love getting new item...

Ohio House Bill 258

Ohio House Bill 258

Allyson Bonhaus, Editor-in-Chief

December 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Ohio House Bill 258 passed by Ohio’s Senate on Wed., Dec. 12 amending the abortion cut off with from six weeks to around 12 weeks. Instead of detecting heartbeat by transvaginal ultrasound (detects at about six weeks) to abdominal ultrasounds (around 12 weeks). The bill makes it illegal to perform an abor...

Christmas is focused on presents

Christmas is focused on presents

Charlotte Weiss, Business Staff

December 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way. Over the years, Christmas has become more materialistic. The focus has changed from spending time with people one cares about, to opening gifts and getting items. I will admit that I do enjoy to receive presents and open them on Christmas, but I enjoy...

Review: Netflix’s ‘Dumplin’

Review: Netflix’s ‘Dumplin’

Jessica Lu, Social Media Director

December 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Summary: Plus-size teenager Willowdean (Danielle Macdonald) is the daughter of a former beauty queen, an idol in their pageant-obsessed town. Ever since she was little, Willowdean was raised by her beloved aunt Lucy. Lucy had a full-figure as well and taught her love herself for who she was (as well...

Sugar n’ Spice and everything nice

Sugar n’ Spice and everything nice

Gabby Khodadad and Henry Loeb

December 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In Cincinnati, we are fortunate to have a lot of options for brunch to choose from. This week we chose to eat at Sugar n’ Spice in Bond Hill. Sugar n’ Spice is a well-known breakfast tradition in Bond Hill. They are open for breakfast and lunch seven days a week. This is certainly not a gre...

How to ace midterms

How to ace midterms

Deeya Prakash, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

This article is purely satirical and not meant to be interpreted literally. Read at your own risk. Everyone nowadays is going on and on about the midterm exams. “When should I start studying? How long should I study for? Which classes should I delegate most of my time for?” are all questions t...

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