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6:00 pm
Thu October 25, 2012

Wilberforce University Officials Answer Student Concerns

Wilberforce University school officials met with students today to address their concerns about the school's alleged mismanagement.

More than three hundred of Wilberforce University's 510 students held a protest on Wednesday and threatened to withdraw from the university and transfer to Central State.

Students say the school is spending down its endowment while also letting the living conditions in the dorms decay.

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Music
11:08 am
Thu October 25, 2012

Tombstone Tremblers Live on Kaleidoscope

Tombstone Tremblers

The Tombstone Tremblers have had their current lineup since early 2012 and have been working hard honing their garage rock sound throughout the year.  The band recently completed recording an EP, which will be released later this year and is planning on a full length follow-up in 2013.  The Tombstone Tremblers visited the WYSO studios to share some songs from their forthcoming album and perform live.  They spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about recording their EP and plans for the new year.

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Election 2012
10:48 am
Thu October 25, 2012

US Senate Candidates Have Final Debate in Southeast Ohio

The candidates in Ohio's U.S. Senate race are preparing to meet in the final debate of their heated campaign.

Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown and GOP state Treasurer Josh Mandel face off again Thursday evening in a Cincinnati TV studio. In Columbus last week, Mandel called Brown a liar, and Brown said the Republican can't be trusted.

Mandel has depicted the 59-year-old veteran Democrat as a career Washington politician, while Brown has described his 35-year-old challenger as opportunistic and more concerned about his next office than doing the job in the one he has.

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Election 2012
7:05 am
Thu October 25, 2012

Portman Objects to the President's Auto Industry Comments

Ohio's Republican senator says President Barack Obama is distorting Republican Mitt Romney's position on the auto industry bailout, a key issue in the pivotal state.

Sen. Rob Portman says President Obama’s comments have been "reckless and irresponsible."  Portman particularly objected to the president’s speech in Dayton , on Tuesday in which he said there might not still be an American auto industry if Romney had been president.

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Politics
9:45 am
Wed October 24, 2012

Obama, Biden Visit Crowd Of 9,500 In Ohio

President Obama addresses a crowd of over 9,500 at triangle park in Dayton, Ohio on Tuesday.
Credit Emily McCord

President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden campaigned in Ohio Tuesday. At Dayton’s triangle park, he urged supporters to vote early and worked to fire up the base two weeks before the election. Mr. Obama accused Republican challenger Mitt Romney of being all over the map on foreign policy, education, and hit him hard on his position on the auto industry.

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