Landmark Columbus Foundation goal is within reach
In just a little more than a couple of months, Exhibit Columbus will grace our city with a collection of installations by world-class architecture and design luminaries. Those installations will be the product of collaboration channeling visions of the public — local folks of all ages — who have been involved as never before.
Letter: Youth groups now can join efforts to keep area clean
From: Scott Keen
Mark Franke: Essential characteristics of public leaders
A group of friends were talking one afternoon about what we should look for in our elected officials. What characteristics must be displayed in a candidate in order to deserve our votes?
Michael Hicks: Money, illusion and the Indiana state budget
Indiana’s legislative session addressed some of the most vexing public problems the state faces: hospital monopolies, housing, collapse in college attendance and a slew of social issues. But one aspect of the session is worth considering above all else — the state budget — because of its broad effect on almost everything else.
Hats off to you, Class of 2023
How inspiring it is to see young people graduating, to hear them express their limitless optimism for the future, and to feel the energy and zest for life they bring with them as they begin their next chapters.
Bud Herron: The barriers we break, and those we don’t
My mother never met a Black person she didn’t like.
Niki Kelly: Bring on better candidates for president
I can’t be the only one out there who is looking forward to a second Joe Biden vs. Donald Trump race for president about as much as cleaning my toilet.
Quick takes editorial: Moving forward with reverence
The dedication of a memorial to a business leader who had deep affection for Columbus was a touching reminder of the deep cultural, civic and personal connections between our city and Japan.
Leo Morris: Property — imagine it anew
Imagine no possessions
Katie Blair: Attacks on abortion, gender-affirming care intertwined
In the Indiana Statehouse, our bodies have become battlegrounds as politicians seek to pass extreme bans on abortion, restrict access to birth control and medication abortion, and keep transgender people from accessing the care that they need.