The Buchtelite

Pot falls short, Horrigan wins mayoral election

By Logan Lane and Sofia Syed

November 4, 2015


Filed under News

A day after the Nov 3. ballot, the unofficial results are in After a long and expensive path to the ballot, a legal battle over ambiguous wording, and a slew of commercials, ResponsibleOhio’s ballot initiative to legalize recreational and medicinal marijuana failed to pass. According to the un...

Legalizing marijuana, redistricting, barring monopolies

By Logan Lane and Paul Clifford

October 28, 2015


Filed under News

On Nov. 3, voters in the state of Ohio will decide whether to legalize marijuana (Issue 3), prevent future bills from encouraging monopolies (Issue 2), and make fairer, bipartisan redistricting (Issue 1).   What is issue 3? Issue 3, or The Ohio Marijuana Legalization Initiative, is an...

Killing Issue 2 would save Ohio: a response

October 13, 2011


Filed under Opinion

By: Matthew Balsinger On Tuesday, a letter by Nic Miller criticized opponents of SB 5, including myself, of lying and being intellectually dishonest. It’s time to set the record straight and show Mr. Miller that comments such as “SB 5 will destroy public unions and collective bargaining” as well as “SB...

Response to Kasich Critics

October 11, 2011


Filed under Opinion

By: Nic Miller Real conservatives at the University aren't non-existent, they just aren't very loud. The loud ones are the liberals. So it's time someone got loud. The latest shouting lib is Matthew Balsinger with his libelous, contradictory evaluation of our own Governor Kasich. I wish people coul...

Behold Emperor Kasich

October 5, 2011


Filed under Opinion

By: Matthew Balsinger During this past year in the great state of Ohio, we witnessed to the democratic process. In February, Emperor Kasich, along with many other villainous leaders in the Ohio government, steam rolled a bill through the legislature aimed at destroying the collective bargaining right...