College students may be eligible for SNAP benefits

By: Jenna Thomas On April 6, the Greater Cleveland Food Bank partnered with Lift Up Vikes! to host a webinar on the expansion of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)―formerly known as food stamps.  Before the expansion, it limited eligibility to specific groups, including students: Younger than 18 and older than 49.Attending school less than …

CSU 2.0 explained, Part 4: New campus expansions, restructuring athletics, and more

By: Connor Mahon One two artistic renderings of Rhodes Tower presented in the CSU 2.0 announcement Facebook Live event, Graphic by: Connor Mahon CSU 2.0, a five-year plan for the future of the university, was unveiled via Facebook Live on March 26. Today, we are inspecting the fourth of four themes that make up the …

Board of Trustees votes unanimously to extend President Sands contract through 2026

By: Maggie Phillips The Board of Trustees believes Harlan Sands has improved the campus community and will continue to lead CSU in the right direction, Source: https://www.csuohio.edu/president/in-news On March 18, the Cleveland State University Board of Trustees voted unanimously to extend University President Harlan Sand’s contract until June 2026.  Sands has held this position since …

CSU announces HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge as Spring Commencement Speaker

By: Maggie Phillips Marcia Fudge at her first press conference as HUD Secretary, Graphic by: Jack Brancatelli On March 26, Cleveland State University President Harlan Sands announced newly appointed U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge will be the commencement speaker for the spring 2021 graduation ceremony. Graduation is May 15 at Progressive Field- …

CSU 2.0 explained, Part 3: 4,500 new students, addressing regional needs, and more

By Connor Mahon CSU has set an ambitious goal of increasing enrollment by 4,500 students by 2025. That is a 27% increase to the student body, By: Connor Mahon CSU 2.0, a five-year plan for the university, was unveiled via Facebook Live on March 26. Today, we are inspecting the third of four themes that …

CSU 2.0 explained, Part 2: Increasing financial aid, residential students, curriculum changes, and more

By Connor Mahon Euclid Commons is one of two residence halls at CSU, which combined house just 10% of the student body. Goals to raise this to 20% in the next 5 years have been proposed, By: Molly Bregar CSU 2.0, a 5 year plan for the future of the university, was unveiled in a …

CSU 2.0 explained, Part 1: College reconsolidating, faculty hiring, and investments in research

By Connor Mahon The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences is one of the colleges being reconsolidated, By: Connor Mahon CSU 2.0, a five year plan for the future of the university, was unveiled in a Facebook Live on March 26. Today, we are taking a closer look at the first of four themes …

CSU 2.0 unveiled, what does it mean for students?

By: Connor Mahon Cleveland State University President Harlan Sands unveiled plans for CSU 2.0 on Friday morning to the CSU community, By: Molly Bregar Friday morning, Cleveland State University President Harlan Sands presented the blueprint for CSU 2.0 which is “an aggressive, growth-oriented plan for emerging from the global pandemic a stronger, more-focused institution.”  CSU …

Dozens of Cleveland State student workers affected by minimum wage violations

By: Jenna Thomas Student workers at CSU have been directly affected by American Campus Communities minimum wage violation, By: Molly Bregar When the campus shut down a year ago, many student workers were laid off. Slowly after, orientation leaders, library staff, resident assistants and other student employees were brought back into their roles. In August …