Cleveland State University over the summer

By Anna Toth   CSU Joins #WeAreIn Campaign CSU pledged to fight climate change by joining the #WeAreStillIn Campaign, a direct response to President Donald Trump pulling the United States out of the Paris Agreement. The Paris Agreement, originally signed by 195 countries, aims to keep rising temperatures “well below 2 degrees Celsius” and transition …

Women’s volleyball team slated to repeat as Horizon League Champions

By Mike Comodeca   The Horizon League coaches once again voted the Cleveland State Vikings women’s volleyball team the 2017 preseason favorite to win the conference championship for the second year in a row. Four teams received first place votes from the coaches with Cleveland State receiving four, Green Bay three and UIC grabbing one …

CSU Film School set to complete August 2018

By Beth Casteel With the announcement  of the upcoming school of film and media, replacing Cleveland State University’s film, television and interactive media program, few details have been given regarding its progress. Until now. The new school is still in its beginning stages. Frederic Lahey, the head of the film school, has been in and …

Bans under Trump’s administration justify political worries

By Savannah Lewis   Last November, my friends and I sat around the TV watching in disbelief as Donald Trump became our president. During this time, we made jokes that were tinted with the real fear of losing our rights and protections as American citizens. We weren’t sure what the outcome of this man’s presidency …

New program offers emergency assistance to students

By Anna Toth   Cleveland State University is adding to the ways it helps students with Dash Cash -- an emergency aid program meant to help students in financial crisis. Dash Cash was started with a $260,000 Dash Emergency Grant from the Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates, a nonprofit focused on furthering higher …

Grace Kauth Is Horizon League Nominee for NCAA Woman of the Year

By Adam Schabel   Former Cleveland State volleyball player Grace Kauth has been named a nominee for the NCAA Woman of the Year award. She was nominated for the award by CSU. According to the NCAA, the award is meant to honor leadership, excellence in athletics and academics, and community service of female college athletes …

Athletic Director Mike Thomas Named to NCAA Men’s Basketball Oversight Committee

By Adam Schabel   Cleveland State Athletic Director Mike Thomas has been named to the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Oversight Committee, according to a statement released by CSU. NCAA.org states that the Men’s Basketball Oversight Committee makes sure that the oversight of men’s basketball is being accomplished properly. The committee also focuses on improving …

CSU Poetry Center book nominated for Literary Award

By Beth Casteel “A Bestiary,” a poetry book written by award winning author Lily Hoang, is a memoir that uses fairytale-like stories to discuss the complex relationships between people from changing perspectives. She wrote this nonfiction piece while using vivid imagery to describe these complex relationships while giving readers a sense of self-awareness. Published by …