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Tri-C Professor Explains Why Ohio is Important in this Presidential Election

By Bronson Peshlakai Political Science Professor Sonja Siler said Ohio is important in the presidential election because of it being a swing state. Since the early 1960s, a U.S. president has never won the election without the support of Ohio. Because of that Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have been criss-crossing the Buckeye State in …

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Students Talk About Passionate Issues in Anticipation of First Lady’s Speech at Tri-C

By Bronson Peshlakai While a line forms outside the Cuyahoga Community College Recreation Center, some students talk about issues they are passionate about. The doors are open, and people are now filing into the gymnasium. The First Lady is anticipated to address a packed house around 5:15 p.m. Refresh your brower here for more updates …

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College Prepares For First Lady Visit This Afternoon

Doors Open At 3 p.m. for Rally; First Lady to Speak Around 5:30 By Bronson Peshlakai First Lady Michelle Obama is visiting the Cuyahoga Community College Metro campus Monday, just 10 days after the president visited the Cleveland State University campus just blocks away. Parking has been designated in Lots 8, 10 and 11. Lot …

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City Councilmen Urge Public Forum to Discuss Background Check Policies

Terminated Student Ambassador Offered Job Again, She Declined By Bronson Peshlakai and Portia Booker Cuyahoga Community College officials are now backpedaling on a background check/drug screen policy, after heightened awareness of the policy was published by the Tri-C student newspaper The Voice, and two Plain Dealer articles. The Voice first reported of Tri-C Metro student …

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New Policy Looks Into Past of New Hires at Tri-C

Student Ambassador Fired For Criminal Record Dating Back 16 Years Ago WINNER — 2013 Ohio Excellence in Journalism, 2nd Place, Best Print News Story, Two-year College Category By Bronson Peshlakai and Portia Booker A harsh reality could be in store for students with a criminal mark when they seek an on-campus job. In January, Cuyahoga …

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Madeleine Albright Speaks to Sold Out Tri-C Scholarship Supporters

By Bronson Peshlakai Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright spoke of education, world issues and of her life to a packed audience at an annual fundraiser at Cleveland’s Renaissance Hotel Oct. 2. Albright is the third former U.S. Secretary of State, and one of many celebrities who helped raised millions of dollars for the Cuyahoga …

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Global Icon Will Speak to Local Leaders to Raise Money For Student Scholarships

Former U.S. Sec. of State will likely speak about education, world issues “Madeleine Albright speaks with humor, insight, and eloquence about her life and career.” – The Washington Speakers Bureau. By Bronson Peshlakai People called her “Madame Secretary,” the first woman to be a U.S. Secretary of State, and she will offer insight and wisdom …

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Shots Fired Near Tri-C Metro Campus During Summer

By Bronson Peshlakai Seven basic police academy recruits seemed to be potential danger during the summer after a series of gunshots rang out near the Cuyahoga Commmunity College Metro campus PE track, situated south of the gymnasium. According to the incident report, the cadets and three instructors were using the track for an evening training …

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BREAKING NEWS: Congress Reaches Deal To Keep Student Loan Rates The Same

Student loan rates are to remain at 3.4 percent after Republicans and Democrats strike a deal in Congress June 27. The agreement keeps interest rates frozen on subsidized Stafford loans rather than doubling the rates on new loans approved from Sunday moving forward. President Obama had been touring the nation’s colleges and universities in the …

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Campus Police Assists Presidential Visit

By Amy Miler When most people hear the title “Campus Security”, they are usually less than impressed. A nod of the head, coupled with an audible dismissal, is status quo. However, as most students at Cuyahoga Community College are aware, our campuses are patrolled by state-certified police officers. No “soy cops” here. This was especially …

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