UPDATE: More Star Power Coming to Tri-C to Win Votes for Obama

By Bronson Peshlakai It’s Cuyahoga Community College Western Campus’s turn to be in the limelight this Thursday when former President Bill Clinton and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Bruce Springsteen will campaign for Barack Obama in Parma. The event is scheduled to be held in the soccer fields, located west of the HTC …

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First Lady Wows Crowd at Tri-C Gymnasium

By Bronson Peshlakai In a rally held at Cuyahoga Community College’s Recreation Center, First Lady Michelle Obama spoke to an enthusiatic crowd who received her with energy and delight. She kicked off her speech by announcing that they were one vote closer to electing her husband as next president after she voted for him by …

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Motorcade Motorcycles Collide While Escorting First Lady

By Bronson Peshlakai Columbus television station TV 10 is reporting that two law enforcement motorcyclists riding in First Lady Michelle Obama’s motorcade collided around 4:15 p.m. today in Delaware County. Reports indicate the officers suffered nonlife-threatening injuries. The collision delayed the arrival of Ms. Obama to the Cuyahoga Community College Metro campus for a grass …

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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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