A Laboratory Newspaper at Cleveland State University

June 10, 2009

The Cleveland Stater is published online and in print by students enrolled in classes in the School of Communication at
Cleveland State University.

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Jonathan D. Herzberger

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By Jonathan D. Herzberger

Fenn Tower, a recognizable landmark of the CSU landscape, has undergone some additional cosmetic changes of late.

New CSU president to receive $85,000 per year for housing

By Emily Ouzts

As president of Cleveland State University, Ronald Berkman will receive a monthly housing allowance of more than $7,000 – enough to pay for an entire year’s stay at either of the university’s student residence halls.

Chemistry professor discovers breakthrough cancer treatment

By Vince Fratiani

Just as Sir Alexander Fleming unexpectedly discovered penicillin while studying bacteria more than 80 years ago, Cleveland State University’s Dr. Michael Kalafatis has discovered a potential cure for cancer while studying blood coagulation.

Routine experiment goes wrong at Stilwell Hall

By Nick Camino

Rest assured that all of the proper safety measures were taken by a Cleveland State University graduate student, the Cleveland Fire Department and the department’s hazmat team when a routine science experiment caused an unusual chemical reaction forcing Stilwell Hall to be evacuated on Friday, May 22.


Guest reporting from COM 328:

Simple steps to avoid crime at CSU By Jon Wysochanski

By the numbers: Analysis shows campus crime locations By Zach Bauguess

Class, but no U-Pass By Eduardo Otero

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