book http://wvxu.org en Exploring the ways the Chicago Cubs have impacted history and society http://wvxu.org/post/exploring-ways-chicago-cubs-have-impacted-history-and-society <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sports historian </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Scott Rowan</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has written a fascinating book looking at the ways the </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Chicago Cubs</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> have altered politics, society, race relations, innovation, entertainment, vices and baseball. He’s on the phone with Mark Heyne to talk about </span><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Cubs-Quotient-Chicago-Changed-World-ebook/dp/B00IJMZM0Y/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1403619162&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=the+cubs+quotient" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>The Cubs Quotient: How the Chicago Cubs Changed the World</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 05:00:20 +0000 Mark Heyne 28496 at http://wvxu.org Exploring the ways the Chicago Cubs have impacted history and society The fascinating history of Oxford's Western College for Women http://wvxu.org/post/fascinating-history-oxfords-western-college-women <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><strong>Western Female Seminary</strong>, which opened its doors in 1855, later became <strong>Western College for Women</strong>. The first college in the country to have an artist-in-residence, Western attracted national attention when it hosted civil rights training for Freedom Summer 1964. In 1974, the college became part of Miami University in Oxford. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 28631 at http://wvxu.org The fascinating history of Oxford's Western College for Women Local man writes about his service during the Vietnam War in "Welcome to the Nam" http://wvxu.org/post/local-man-writes-about-his-service-during-vietnam-war-welcome-nam <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Possibly a first for </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Around Cincinnati</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">: our interview with local author and Vietnam veteran </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Rod Jordan</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has a surprise ending. His book,</span><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Welcome-Nam-Rod-Jordan/dp/1493187082/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1402941305&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=welcome+to+the+nam" style="line-height: 1.5;"> <strong>Welcome to the Nam</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, talks about his time in country as a grunt in the Marines and how the death and devastation he witnessed has stuck with him his entire life. Brian O’Donnell talks with the author about why he finally decided to write the book, and sets up the final surprise.</span></p><p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 05:00:30 +0000 Brian O'Donnell 28344 at http://wvxu.org Local man writes about his service during the Vietnam War in "Welcome to the Nam" Author Austin Kleon says "Show Your Work" to get yourself noticed http://wvxu.org/post/author-austin-kleon-says-show-your-work-get-yourself-noticed <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Mark Perzel 28243 at http://wvxu.org Author Austin Kleon says "Show Your Work" to get yourself noticed "Reporting Under Fire" from journalist Kerrie Logan Hollihan http://wvxu.org/post/reporting-under-fire-journalist-kerrie-logan-hollihan <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 13:02:16 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 27445 at http://wvxu.org "Reporting Under Fire" from journalist Kerrie Logan Hollihan