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 described as “trash,” and never have I been criticized with so much...

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 his murder and other campus crimes are critical issues that must be addressed. We...

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 backward constitutes a withdrawal from constitutional principles, American social...

Colorful map of Earth
19 October 2021

A new freely downloadable book

I would like to announce the publication of a book which presents the reasons why we urgently need immediate and drastic climate action The book may be freely downloaded and...

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 undergraduate and graduate student renters for years. This year, my wife and I...


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