A Laboratory Newspaper at Cleveland State University

March 5, 2009

The Cleveland Stater is published online and in print by students enrolled in classes in the School of Communication at
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Caitlin Fertal

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Zalika Adams
Sarah Baker
Jeremy Bader
Matthew Grassi

Stephani Rowe
Mike Soltesz
Eric Sever
William F. Vida
Maggie McKinley
Howard Mahoney
Bryan D'Andrea
Eric Sever
Lisa Heinrich

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By Jeremy Bader

Finding a parking space at Cleveland State may have gotten more difficult over the past year, but the number of tickets written and fines collected by University Parking Services has dropped significantly. Chuck Wiersma, Director of Parking Services, explains that the reduced citations may be a result of the economy, individual fines being less, or simply less students paying their fines.

Presidential candidates to visit campus in late spring -By Howard Mahoney

In an exclusive interview with The Cleveland Stater, Board of Trustees Chairman Ronald Weinberg provides updates on the presidential search.

Student petitions against Russell Athletic -By Bryan D’Andrea

Senior Jim Matzorkis is organizing a student petition in order to convince the university to stop all deals with Russell Athletic, a sports apparel company, that has drawn allegations of violating workers’ rights in Latin American factories.

Those without shelter -By Jon Wysochanski

walk across campus can be chilling during the winter months; just imagine the chill for a moment if you called a sidewalk home. Rosh Hale doesn’t have to imagine. The sidewalk on the corner of East Ninth and Superior is his home and his reality.

Black History Month at CSU

Fashion rountb

Fashion and hair show honors first African American millionairess, Madam C.J. Walker- By Stephanie Rowe

Soul food at Viking Marketplace- By Lisa Heinrich

Panel discusses relevance of Black History Month- By Stephanie Rowe

•Sometimes it’s okay to be a nerd- By William F. Vida
•Prof. Lin named ASNE Fellow-By Matthew Grassi
•Professors speak on benefits of alternative healing practices and cultural remedies - Eric Sever
•Influential Clevelanders advise law students- By Jon Wysochanski
•Comic books value discussed- By Mike Soltesz
•Nance reaches out with Praxis- By Zalika Adams
•Students support spring safety, alcohol awareness- Caitlin Fertal
•What you’ve been missing in C-town
By Maggie McKinley
•A day to be Irish-By Lisa Heinrich
•Cleveland festival creates film fever By Caitlin Fertal

•Student perspective on campus construction -By Jeremy Bader

•Middle East expert discusses U.S. policy in the region-By Mike Soltesz

•GLBT group pulls double duty raising funds- Eric Sever

•Vikings clinch third seed-By Matthew Grassi
•CSU women net five in a row, set school record for league wins - By Sarah Baker
•Men’s soccer adds five local stars, three All-Americans- By Sarah Baker
•Swim team falls short of Horizon League Crown -By William F. Vida


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