September 2013 archive

Tri-C Celebrates 50 Years of Educating Students in County

Special Video Coverage of 50th Anniversary Celebration at Tower City By Dion Winfrey Metro Staff Reporter Cuyahoga Community College opened its doors to its first students October, 1963. The college was put in place to educate and train minorities, women, and displaced workers in the Greater Cleveland area and throughout Cuyahoga County. The facilities were …

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New President Back on Old Stomping Grounds

Johnson Wants His Administration Transparent By Bronson Peshlakai Metro Editor-in-Chief Cuyahoga Community College President Alex Johnson, 62, took his oath of office June 27 at a college board of trustees meeting making him the fourth president of the college in its 50-year history. “We will make certain that tuition remains affordable, and we will also …

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Building Named in Honor of Jerry Sue Thornton

Longest Serving President’s Legacy at Tri-C is Her Fundraising Ability By Bronson Peshlakai Metro Editor-in-Chief It was a short ride into the sunset as a retiree for Tri-C’s longest serving president. It was 79 days after leaving her post of 21 years as Tri-C District president, the college announced President Emeritus Jerry Sue Thornton will …

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Fifty-Year-Old Dream that Is Still Drumming for Justice

FROM WASHINGTON Commemorating the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom By J.C. Robinson Metro Staff Reporter WASHINGTON — What is the sound that can be heard around the world? Answer: the sound of feet marching for freedom. My last summer trip before the new school semester was attending the 50th Anniversary of the …

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Men’s Bball Team Have Thirst to be Champions This Year

Coach White: Team Has the Talent to Go Far By Charles Holmes and Bronson Peshlakai Metro Sports Reporter and Editor-in-Chief The Tri-C Basketball Team is already working hard at conditioning with a whole new team, except for returning player Conor Mabry. However, one key player that brought notoriety to the team last year has moved …

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A Glance at Some History and Future of the Student Peace Alliance at West

By Catherine Cesa Western Campus Staff Reporter Brittany Hoogenboom began the Student Peace Alliance four years ago at the Western Campus to promote peace in the Greater Cleveland community. She was president of the club for its initial year. “I wanted to start a club that could help to change our surrounding communities and teach …

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