Category : October 2017

October 2017

Big Leagues

FC Cincinnati’s Major League Soccer bid creates a city divided Liz Engel It’s late June in Cincinnati and the weather shows it. It’s hot and sticky inside Nippert Stadium on a Wednesday night, but the 32,000 clad in orange and blue don’t seem to mind. Right now, their team, and the city’s shining star, Futbol [...]

October 2017

Ringing Up the Vote, Doorbell by Doorbell

Ground game may be vital to winning Cincinnati mayor’s raceMike Boyer A good ground game is important not only in football but also in politics. And the ground game—political parlance for the nitty-gritty of phone banks and door-to-door campaigning—may be critical in this fall’s Cincinnati mayoral election between incumbent John Cranley and challenger Councilwoman Yvette [...]

October 2017

Football Games and “Candy Bombers”

“Big Bob” Redix and other veterans helped the U.S. win the first battle of the Cold WarPeter Bronson The U.S. Army and the Air Force were battling fiercely in Germany—but the only bomb was a football spiraling gracefully through the air into the outstretched hands of Bob Redix, who ran it over the goal line [...]

October 2017

Graceful Transition

The new Professional Training Division fosters a supportive, innovative environment that transitions ballet students into professional dancersJessica Baltzersen