Brian O'Neill


 Terrance Hayes.

Brian O’Neill: Poet Terrance Hayes’ way with words enriches many besides him

The poet who teaches at Pitt, and studied there too, just won a $625,000 MacArthur Fellowship. “Creativity is work,” he says.

1 day ago


Brian O'Neill: Hunters have bad aim to hike firepower

Some hunters want to go too far in the field with their firepower.

4 days ago


Brian O'Neill: Motorists, bicyclists creep toward truce on city’s busy streets

It’s getting a bit like an old Western, only instead of the farmers against the cattle ranchers, it’s the cyclists against the motorists.

1 week ago


Brian O’Neill: School volunteers show help equals hope

It’s a great library now, this little slice of wonder in Manchester PreK-8 that had been all but barren.

1 week ago


Brian O'Neill: All we ask is a modicum of decorum

A call to recognize "Random Acts of Rudeness" reveals a deep yearning that we all respect basic etiquette.

2 weeks ago


Brian O’Neill: Something stinks about how people act in public now

This page regularly runs “Random Acts of Kindness.” Might we get just as many letters if we went with “Random Acts of Rudeness”?

3 weeks ago


 Mayor Sophie Masloff in May 1989.

Brian O'Neill: Sophie Masloff was thinking young with tax cut

Mayor Sophie Masloff’s wage-tax cut is still with us, and so are more young workers.

3 weeks ago


Brian O’Neill: Militarization of police has its hidden costs

Events in Ferguson remind us of the G-20 and how a city withholds details of new gadgets and weaponry.

4 weeks ago



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