Category Archive: Western Campus

News for or by the Western campus contributing staff and editors.

Oct 25

Sally Kurowski Retires After 31 Years at Tri-C

By Richard Monastra, West Campus Staff Writer “My grandfather always stressed the importance of education,” said Sally Kurowski,Director of Developmental Education and Learning Services at Cuyahoga Community College. “I am fortunate to be the first in my family to earn a college degree.” Kurowski’s love of learning only grew from there. “When I thought about what I wanted to …

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Oct 25

Surviving Hurricane Irma

By Tracy Dawn, West Campus Associate Editor To say Hurricane Irma was devastating is an understatement. Florida residents were urged to evacuate in all parts of the state. Some people were unable to leave, living a nightmare while they were forced to stay and “wait it out.” “The first thing that was depleted was gas and water,” said Laura …

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Apr 25

Learning Culture with “Culture Shock”

By: Daniela Cacho, West Staff Writer   Tri-C’s Western Campus held their own multicultural event titled “Culture Shock” in the north galleria. Students put together tables with displays of countries they originated from and international clubs Tri-C West sponsors. Student Noelle Abuoun, is part of the Japanese club at Tri-C West. She truly enjoys Japanese …

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Apr 25

Getting the College Community Moving with “Exercise is Medicine”

By: Jordan Johnson, West Staff Writer   On April 11, 2017, the Galleria of Tri-C’s Western Campus was full of people learning how to improve their lifestyle by making healthier choices at the semi-annual “Exercise is Medicine” event. Held every April at the Western Campus and every November at the Eastern Campus, this free event …

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Apr 25

It is OK to ASK for HELP

By: Tammy Merritt, West Staff Writer   Life can be challenging, confusing and tiresome with all its joys, pain, lessons and triumph. When one falls down, one must get back up. Throughout life there is sowing and there is reaping what you sow. Now what falls in the center of it all is being human, …

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Apr 25

More American Than African

By: Donald King   What color says America What hue would pass the test. Who would claim that status, And disregard the rest.   And why not I, a descendant of slaves, Should not my spirit soar. For knowledge that our blood was shed, Whenever our country was engaged in war.   And while engaged …

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Apr 25

Gradfest Prepares Students for Graduation and Life After Tri-C

By Hannah Lovejoy, West Staff Writer With the end of the spring semester fast approaching, countless students are preparing for graduation. Graduation can be a stressful time for many. Deadlines, interviews, jobs, and more responsibilities, all loom over students heads. Luckily, Gradfest is the perfect remedy to help sort out the concerns of some students. …

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Apr 25

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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Apr 10

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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Apr 10

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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