Carter G. Woodson & Madam C. J. Walker Extravaganza

CSU Black Studies department offers virtual programming By: Trinity Stevens In a normal year, the Cleveland State University student center atrium would be filled with a diverse student body. Where each February the Carter G. Woodson & Madam C. J. Walker Extravaganza would take place. Considering the continuing COVID-19 pandemic this was not to be …

Second Careers: Two Tributaries in African Art

Cleveland Museum of Art exhibit honors culture & inspires reflection   By: Abigail Jarvis The Cleveland Art Museum hosting “Second Careers: Two Tributaries in African Art” will be available to view until March 14th, By: Abigail Jarvis The Cleveland Museum of art is well known for its insightful exhibitions and many opportunities for artistic interpretation. Currently, …

Shuffle along to Karamu…virtually that Is

Free virtual concert available all of Black History Month By: Trinity Stevens The Karamu House on East 89th Street has been serving the greater Cleveland community for over 100 years. While their in-person venue remains closed because of the pandemic, Karamu continues to live up to its mission: “producing professional theatre, providing arts education, and …

Recognizing African-Americans that are making a difference in their communities

By: Nicki Wiggins Throughout the Cleveland area, there are influential Black men and women that are making a difference in the lives of young people. Beatrice Parker; Source: Beatrice Parker Mrs. Beatrice ‘Bea’ Hammett-Parker is a local dance instructor who not only teaches people the art of dance, but also provides children with the opportunity …

Cleveland State receives ‘silver’ rating for sustainability progress

By: Jenna Thomas Every three years, Cleveland State University submits a sustainability report to The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The Association rates universities on a scale of gold, silver, and bronze based on several criteria.  With over 900 universities taking part from 40 different countries, the AASHE’s evaluation is …

Ohio budget looks promising for higher education

By: Jenna Thomas Every two years, the Ohio state legislature spends months piecing together the state’s budget. In the early days of February, Governor Mike DeWine outlined his intentions with the budget, providing high-level goals and priorities. Some major investments this year include small business aid, infrastructure including public broadband access, and attracting new residents …