Category: Student Life

Chronicles of current and former Tri-C students

True Life: The Journey of an Immigrant

By John Kay, West Editor-in-Chief America is the land of opportunity, enriched freedom, and enlarged social and economic liberties. For these reasons, America has become the nation of immigrants. Many immigrants swarm to the U.S. for a variety of reasons contingent around the chance to live better lives; that is such the case with Tri-C …

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Phi Theta Kappa Regional Convention – Diamonds in the Rough

By: Brian Edger, West Associate Editor This year was North Central State College’s turn to host the annual Phi Theta Kappa Regional Convention and what a success it was. The event started a day prior to the conference with Mansfield Reformatory hosting the many chapters in Ohio. Allowing for an evening of fellowship with like …

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Tri-C Student Leaders Advocate for Pell Grant and the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act in Washington D.C.

By: Hannah Lovejoy, West Staff Writer A delegation of student leaders from Cuyahoga Community College just returned from Washington D.C. where they spent four days discussing critical issues that impact community college students. The student government visited Ohio members of Congress to advocate on behalf of their fellow students for increased federal investment in higher …

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For Veterans, By Veterans

By: Aaron Moorman, Social Media Editor As diverse as the Tri-C student population is, there are many different subcultures represented amongst our college community. Of those, students might occasionally go unnoticed as military veterans by their peers. It can sometimes be difficult for veterans to find a way to fit in. Even if it isn’t, …

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True Life: Owner of Melt Bar & Grilled Got His Start at Tri-C

By: Daniela Cacho, West Campus Writer The traditional grilled cheese sandwich has slipped into mediocrity and inasmuch rendered a relic in the realm of dining, that is until “Melt Bar & Grilled” opened its doors in Lakewood, Ohio. Even the Columbus area is not immune to this trend and it can be felt northward from …

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Deaf Culture Awareness

By: Tammy Merritt, West Staff Writer During this time next year, the deaf community in the state of Ohio will officially be recognized, should a bill be passed. Senate Bill 27 would observe the days between March 13th and April 15th, as Ohio Deaf History Month. Presently, the bill has been passed by Senate and …

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Bang Bang You’re Dead!

By: Alaina Bradley, East Staff Writer On March 24, 2017, Tri-C creative arts department at Eastern Campus presented Bang Bang You’re Dead!, a play addressing bullying and gun violence in schools. This play was directed by Pamela Harwood and written by William Mastrosimone. The play opens with Josh, the lead character played by Derek Amato, …

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“Tommy LiPuma, Music Producer and Philanthropist, Dies at 80”

By: Molly Black, Metro Staff Writer Less than two months after his annual talk to a classroom of Tri-C’s Metropolitan Campus’s Recording Arts & Technology students, local philanthropist and multi-Grammy-winning music producer, Mr. Thomas (Tommy) LiPuma died in hospital in Manhattan, on March 13, 2017. He passed away after being hospitalized for pneumonia, according to Billboard Magazine. “Students were in awe of Tommy,” said …

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CAMPUS POLICE ARE HERE FOR EVERYONE’S SAFETY

Written By: Professor Zimmerman News Writing class:  Brittany Cleveland, Fiona Hughes, Kelley Notaro, Jonathan Stanton and Christopher Thomas A guy sitting on a bench was acting weird; he made a student feel uncomfortable, and she called campus police. In fact, the man wasn’t a danger to anyone, but he was moments away from a diabetic …

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The Land of the Diverse and Segregated

By: John Kay, West Editor-in-Chief Diversity, as a word, is often misinterpreted and has become a cliché that provides a false sense of integration. A look at the most diverse cities will change one’s opinion on the status of desegregation in America. Diversity is not the equivalent to integration—and in many cases the more diversified …

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