Cleveland: Is it Really the Most Miserable City in America?
In the middle of a national economic crisis, which affects nearly every American in some way or another, Forbes Magazine released its annual feature Feb. 18 listing the 20 most miserable cities in the U.S.
Cleveland holds the unsavory position at the top of the list that highlights numerous unflattering statistics about the metropolitan areas that millions of Americans call home.
CSU Leads Revitalization Effort
Cleveland State is leading an effort to revitalize the Cleveland Metropolitan area through the Northeast Ohio Ecosystem Consortium (NEOECO). NEOECO currently has two projects underway – a study of the West Creek Reservation and a look at how best to utilize vacant land in the city.
In September 2009, NEOECO received a $270,000 exploratory grant from the Urban Long-Term Research Areas Project funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation and the Forest Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Scholar Recounts Little-Known Slovene Battles of WWI
Although it was inspired by the author’s personal experience as an ambulance driver during World War I, Ernest Hemingway’s “A Farewell to Arms” is a fictional account of the battles of the Soča-Isonzo. Until 2001, Hemingway’s novel was the only book published in English about these battles.
Little has been taught about these battles in English, said Dr. Vladimir Rus, a scholar of Slovenian studies.