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April 9, 2009

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By Howard Mahoney

In an exclusive interview with The Cleveland Stater Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson discusses the Ohio brain drain, the health care industry and Northeast Ohio’s green future. Just days after delivering his 2009 State of the City address last month, and debate surrounding the location of a Cleveland Medical Mart and concern over a stagnant national economy, Jackson wants the students of Cleveland State University to feel encouraged with local job prospects.

Candidates debate tuition, U-Pass -By Jeremy Bader

With the Student Government Association elections scheduled April 13-15, candidates are campaigning to win the support of their peers. Four candidates for the SGA took the opportunity to let voters know about their positions on various issues and make their case as to why they will be the best choice. There are two candidates in the fray for the position of president of the SGA. Only one of the candidates, Abdul Ameen, was present in person for the debate. His challenger Mohammad Faraj was absent and was represented in the debate by his proxy Richard Thomson.

CSU welcomes back its first All-American swimmer -By William F. Vida

Three times a charm for Junior Jakub Dobies who won his first and school’s first All-American honor during the Division I NCAA tournament on March 27, in College Station, Texas.

Senator is working on comprehensive health care reform bill -By Jon Wysochanski

A panel of speakers at a Journal of Law and Health lecture series held on April 1 at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law agreed that insurers need to stop competing to avoid chronically ill patients and discussed solutions to the failing system, including a health care reform bill that should be introduced to the Senate by July.

Say "yay" or "ney, but do not forget to vote- By Zalika Adams

Its time to vote again! Vote for or against Cleveland State’s Universal Pass, better known as the U-Pass, April 13-15. This square sticker was applied to a little more than 4,200 VikingCards, this spring semester. The students that registered for at least one credit at Cleveland State University’s main campus has the opportunity to vote “yay” or “nay” for the U-Pass. It costs students inevitably $25, whether they use the pass or not.

•Symposium celebrates women and spirituality- By Stephani Rowe
•Business team takes a stand at HR games-By Zalika Adams
•Library holds first Read-in day - By Tara Chalmers
•$475,000 grant to support “Engineering Across the Pipeline” - By Matthew Grassi

•From temporary to extraordinary- By Cheryl D'Mello

•Obama’s budget increases allocation for student loans- By Jeremy Bader
•EarthFest offers green education - ByCaitlin Fertal
•Men’s Chorus brings spirit of Broadway to Cleveland - By Jon Wysochanski
•The Seagull mixes comedy with a tragedy -By Mike Soletz
•Art Show honors students and gives unique opportunity to display talent-By Mike Soletz
•CSU alum discusses her book on Afghanistan’s women By Caitlin Fertal

•IMS&S enhances media on campus -By Lisa Heinrich

•Does poetry intimidate you? You’re kidding, right?-By William F. Vida

•What you've been missing in C-town-By Maggie McKinley

•Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies return to Cleveland-By Maggie McKinley

•Cleveland experience includes a winning team-Matthew Grassi

•Women’s tennis set for UIC showdown-By Sarah Baker
•Vikings sweep double headers- By Sarah Baker
•Students have high expectations for the 2009 Indians- By Bryan D’Andrea
CSU welcomes back its first All-American swimmer -By William F. Vida


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