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The Greater Cleveland Food Bank continues its work under the shadow of COVID-19

Megan Gawronski, Contributing Reporter

September 19, 2020

Many public institutions have had to undergo drastic changes in the wake of the pandemic, and food banks are no exception. The Greater Cleveland Food Bank, northeast Ohio’s largest food bank, has been working hard to rise to the challenge presented by COVID-19. In the past seven months, the food bank has ...

Opioids: The silent crisis during a global pandemic

Collin Wong, Web Editor

April 24, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic approaches its peak, Ohioans suffering from opioid use disorder (OUD) face a crisis of their own. Allegra Schorr, president of the Coalition of Medication-Assisted Treatment Providers and Advocates of New York State, says that the opioid epidemic and COVID-19 pandemic have “c...

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Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

December 7, 2018

Medical marijuana harvest kicks off in Eastlake Bringing potential Ohio patients one step closer to medical marijuana access, workers at Eastlake’s Buckeye Relief are harvesting thousands of marijuana plants this week, reports. The plants will be sent off later this month for te...

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Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

November 30, 2018

Ohio House proposes constitutional amendment about constitutional amendments reported that a proposed constitutional amendment that would make it harder to alter the state constitution was introduced on Wednesday by Ohio House members. Sixty percent of Ohio voters would, under the r...

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Jackson Rudoff, Opinion Editor

November 16, 2018

Rep. Marcia Fudge considering bid for House Speaker Rep. Marcia Fudge (D), who represents District 11 in the United States House of Representatives, told on Wednesday that she is considering running for Speaker of the House against current Democratic leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California...

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Emily Young, Copy Editor

November 9, 2018

Record voter turnout for 2018 gubernatorial election On Tuesday Nov. 6, Ohio voters turned out in record numbers to vote in the 2018 midterm elections. In the gubernatorial race between Democrat Richard Cordray and Republican Mike DeWine, preliminary tallies showed 4,307,665 votes cast, according...

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Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

October 26, 2018

Cleveland woman pistol-whipped during robbery During a Tuesday night home invasion, a robber pistol-whipped a 31-year-old woman after dragging her into her own bedroom, reported. The woman told police that at her home on Fairfax Avenue, she heard a knock on the door and opened it to find a man standing just outside and pointin...

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Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

October 12, 2018

Cleveland State University hosts final gubernatorial debate On Monday, Oct. 8 Cleveland State University hosted the final of three governor’s debates between Republican candidate Mike DeWine and Democratic candidate Richard Cordray. The two main candidates, both former Attorneys General for the ...

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Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

September 14, 2018

Lakewood to host women’s rally next month The Ohio Democratic Party announced plans for its “Grab them by the Midterms” rally next month in Lakewood, reported. The rally’s goal is to promote political enthusiasm amongst women for female Democratic candidates in the upcoming mid...

A City With No Future

Anmol Nigam, Photography Editor

September 16, 2016

On the border of University Circle was once was a thriving city. Now, the City of East Cleveland is struggling to breathe. A drive down what was formerly known as “Millionaires’ Row” once brought images of elegance and wealth. Today, it is a portrait of decay and neglect. Right by the East Clev...

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