Posts By By France Griggs Sloat

View From the Front: Alumni Take On Terrorist

April 2, 2002 |


Kevin Garfield always wanted to be a soldier. So armed with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and an ROTC commission in 1998, Garfield strode off to do his part. His tour took him around the world, and … Read More

Art Education

April 2, 2002 |

Robert Flischel likes to tell about the days he tagged along with his father on weekend plumbing repair jobs in some of the older Cincinnati Public Schools buildings. While his dad worked on the pipes, the young Flischel explored the … Read More

Leap of Faith

April 2, 2002 |

Joanna Brown walks across campus in her military fatigues. Her black, well-shined boots thud softly. Her green backpack, loaded with books, blends in with the drab hues of her uniform. Suddenly, the voice of a male student breaks the silence.Read More

Profile: Tom Finke

April 2, 2002 |

As a child living on the west side of Cincinnati, young Tom Finke just wanted to fly—a desire endlessly fed by his home’s location beneath the flight paths of the nearby international airport.

“I used to sit in my backyard … Read More

Worldly View

April 1, 2002 |

Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga from Honduras, who is on a first name basis with the Pope, told an audience of University students that they can make a difference in a world that appears beaten down by war in the Middle … Read More

The Boot and the Booty

April 1, 2002 |

Last year was a record-setter for campus police: 10,144 parking tickets issued and 125 cars given the boot—the automotive handcuff that gets clamped onto tires of cars with three or more outstanding tickets. While the flurry of tickets frustrates many, … Read More

Terror On Campus

April 1, 2002 |

A packet from the U.S. Immigra-tion and Naturalization Service (INS) landed on the desk of Kathy Hammett, director of international student services, in early February—six months after the start of classes.

Inside were the names of the foreign students allowed … Read More

Telling a Dead Man’s Tale

April 1, 2002 |

Dead men tell no tales, so Don Douthit speaks on their behalf. Armed with two degrees from the University—a bachelor’s in mortuary science in 1986 and a master’s in criminal justice in 1989—Douthit presents himself as an expert witness in … Read More

Cash Advances

April 1, 2002 |

Back in 1972, before the advent of computers, getting cash was very personal—everyone had to go inside a bank and talk to a teller—but not always convenient. If you couldn’t get to a bank while it was open, you risked … Read More

A New Hope for Groundhog’s Day

April 1, 2002 |

Hope Stephan completed a master’s degree in business administration last year with plans of becoming publisher of a small newspaper. She got a little more than she bargained for, though, when she was hired by the Punxsutawney Spirit. Now, she’s … Read More