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 …

Search begins for new university president

By Anna Toth   After the announcement of  President Ronald Berkman’s retirement, Cleveland State University selected a Presidential Search Committee to look for a new president. The Committee – comprised of 22 members from the CSU and greater downtown Cleveland communities – will spend the next few weeks hearing thoughts from the students, faculty and …

CSU student insurance offers healthcare alternative

By Danielle Leonard Cleveland State has its students covered with its own affordable insurance program, offered through CSU Health and Wellness to promote student health and prevent injuries and illness. Eileen Guttman, Supervisor of Health and Wellness, spoke about the benefits of student health insurance. “Compared to what is out there - except for Medicaid …