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Fall ‘10 enrollment

The freshman class this year not only has the highest enrollment in 18 years, but they are also the most academically competitive class on record. CSU has been doing a lot of things to help the school have a positive image in the urban college community.

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Photo feature: The BIG REVEAL

The new Student Center at CSU held its grand opening on Sept. 8. The festive event was attended by students, faculty and staff.

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BODIES: The Exhibition takes over East Fourth Street

Downtown Cleveland and East Fourth Street has gotten a face lift, and a new show in town that is attracting visitors. The Bodies: The Exhibition is seen as both captivating and fascinating, with different exhibits within the whole exhibition showing viewers and visitors the effects of alcohol, diseases and overeating has on the human body.

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Women’s Volleyball Starts Season With a Bang

The women’s Volleyball team has started the season undefeated, winning three tournaments and are expected to give a strong performance in the Horizon League.

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Former Viking Star Now a Champion

Down Under, J’Nathan Bullock, a former CSU Viking athlete, is making his alma mater proud.

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Media research crosses the globe

Bartholomäus Wissmath, a media psychologist on a research visit from the University of Bern in Switzerland, is collecting data for his study of the perception of immersion among users of digital media such as video games and virtual reality devices. Wissmath has been collaborating with two CSU professors, Cheryl Bracken and Paul Skalski, for several years. They have been working on when media becomes real for users, but the distance between Cleveland and Bern can sometimes be inhibiting to their research.

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Viking Tennis Adds to Already Great Teams

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Revealing the new Student Center

The numerous hours of man power and student anticipation finally culminated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony during the grand opening of the new Student Center, on Sept. 8, appropriately titled “The Big Reveal.” In a symbolic gesture, all the guests were gifted a USB flash drive in the shape of a “key” to the building.

Video: "Student Center Grand Opening"

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Sotomayor charms CSU during her visit

Sonia Sotomayor concluded her visit to Cleveland with a reception downtown. During thunderous applause and a standing ovation to her speech, she walked off the stage in the direction of the audience. Before her security detail was able to intercept, she had enveloped Brenda Vera’s mother in a hug. The hug conveyed encouragement, support and empathy as she spoke quietly to her in Spanish. The exchange was comfortable, giving everyone around them the feeling as if no one she meets is ever a stranger.

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College of Education implements UTeach

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Mearns promoted to provost

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Poster exhibit displays student engineering, medical research

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Special Feature on Community

Cleveland State University is growing up. Walk a block or two down Euclid Avenue and you will see the progress the university has made in a short time. All of it is part of CSU’s master plan.

Yes, CSU has a thriving community. But it will have to be nurtured if it is going to grow along with the master plan. Many issues will need to be addressed.

“What issues?” You ask.

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- Adam Burr

Campus, Community Grow Together
K-12 School to Close Educational Gap
Campus Plan Expected to Draw Students
Perceived Campus Safety Threats Conflict With Reality
Green Space Integral to CSU
Students Offer Ideas to Improve Campus, Nearby Neighborhood
Community Development Group Talks Improvement
Downtown Businesses Try to Stay Afloat
Campus Food Important to Students