Monthly Archive: September 2017

Sep 30

Your Friendly Neighborhood Gender Sexuality Alliance

By Johny Rodriguez, West Campus Staff Writer “People are like ‘Oh, it’s the gay group’, and it’s not, actually,” says Michael Flatt, sociology professor and faculty advisor of the Lambda Gender Sexuality Alliance on Cuyahoga Community College’s West Campus. Lambda’s objective is to shine a light on matters of prejudice while trying to create a strong, safe, and welcoming environment …

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Sep 30

Back-to-School Tips

By Daniela Cacho, West Campus Staff Writer, with quotes from Alexis Haywood, East Campus Staff Writer Winter in Cleveland is brutal, so spending the days outside once the sun finally comes out is addicting. This makes planning for school a lesser priority. Putting away the sunglasses and switching to reading glasses can be difficult, but with some easy-to -follow …

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Sep 30

Saving Shark Week: If we let sharks go extinct, Shark Week will die, too.

Story and photo by Fiona Hughes, West Campus Editor-in-Chief Shark Week was months ago, so it may seem like old news, but sh arks still need our attention. “An estimated 100 million sharks are killed annually,” according to USA Today and shark researchers. “We’ve absolutely annihilated the species on a global scale,” says Demian Chapman in National Geographic’s August 2016 issue. …

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Sep 30

The Cost of a Hurricane

 By Richard Monastra, West Campus Staff Writer The costs of Hurricane Harvey are equivalent to over 25,000 free Associate’s degrees for Cuyahoga Community College students. Harvey is estimated to cost as much as $160 billion. That includes lost wages, property damage, and economic losses. Rebecca Quiroga, a college student in Texas, had to deal with property damage firsthand. Her …

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Sep 28

Connect 2 Campus

Story by James P. Whitfield, Metro Campus Associate Editor Connect 2 Campus is an event that gives students the opportunity to learn about academic programs, campus resources, and student clubs and organizations at Cuyahoga Community College. This event took place September 13 at Metro Campus and East Campus. It’s always an exciting event because students are interacting with each other and …

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Sep 28

Connecting the Classrooms to Careers

By Tracy Hudson, Metro Campus Editor-in-Chief The Career Center has rolled out a new workshop, Classroom to Career. The workshop focuses on what students need to do to be career-ready, based on what the National Association of Colleges and Employers says students need to do to be prepared for a successful transition into the workplace. Classroom to Career …

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Sep 28

Women’s Volleyball

By Fiona Hughes, West Campus Editor-in-Chief, and Tre’Vion Beverly, East Campus Staff Writer It’s been a rough start for Cuyahoga Community College’s women’s volleyball team, with an overall standing of three wins to 11 losses, as of September 15. But it’s not all bad. “Two of our girls have made the National Leader Board for the NJCAA [National …

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Sep 28

A Free Meal is Closer Than You Think

By Dylan Doyle, East Campus Editor-in-Chief A wider selection of goods than ever before is now accessible to students on Cuyahoga Community College’s East Campus. This is the result of an expansion of the partnership between the Greater Cleveland Food Bank and Tri-C. Toiletries like paper towels, deodorant, and even laundry detergent are now accessible–free of charge–for any student …

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Sep 28

Let DergeeWorks Work For You

By Lore Smith, East Campus Associate Editor You may be wondering what DegreeWorks is. Put simply, DegreeWorks helps students review their academic progress toward graduation. The online degree audit system displays an easy-to-read report summarizing the elements of your degree you’ve completed as well as those you still need. It provides information on how each requirement was satisfied and …

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Sep 28

Mind and the Music

Story  by Tracy Dawn, West Campus Associate Editor Have you ever been in a bad mood, turned on your favorite music, and become instantly uplifted? This phenomenon is not uncommon. In fact, millions of people use music to alter their mood. Music taps into the parts of our brains that deal with emotion and mood. The meter, pitch, timbre, and …

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