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Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein continues her campaign trail in Cleveland

Jasmine Gallup, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2016

As voter satisfaction with both the Democratic and Republican nominees for President plummets to its lowest point in two decades, Ohioans may be interested to know that the Green Party’s Dr. Jill Stein will be continuing her grassroots campaign for the presidency this Friday, Sept. 2, at 6 p.m., in ...

Grief at a distance

Following the shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Cleveland held several events.

Aquene Kimmel, Staff Reporter

August 19, 2016

Two weeks after the most fatal mass shooting in American history, I started crying in the middle of an interview, sitting at a table across from the Einstein’s in the University Hospitals (UH) atrium. For the rest of this eventful summer, no other news story hit me as hard as the shooting at Pulse n...

Cleveland remains insecure about RNC security

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

April 8, 2016

The 2016 Republican National Convention is just months away, and many different offices, businesses and individuals are busy gearing up. Cleveland remains insecure about event security Cleveland Police Union President Steve Loomis recently told Cleveland.com that he is “very, very concerned” about how be...

Two boys’ hoverboards stolen in Akron

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

March 18, 2016

Two boys’ hoverboards stolen in Akron Over this past weekend, two boys aged nine and 12 had their hoverboards stolen while they were outside playing with them. The first robbery occurred on Friday, March 11, around 3:30 p.m. A teen (around 17 years old) approached the 12-year-old and demanded...

Megabus eliminates some services in Cleveland

Anne Nickoloff, Director of Print

February 5, 2016

Megabus eliminates some services in Cleveland As a result of low gas prices, Megabus has cut services which offered rides from Cleveland to Columbus and Cincinnati. In an interview with cleveland.com, Sean Hughes, the director of corporate affairs for Megabus North America, said, "It wasn't perform...

Cleveland Catch-Up: Burglaries, the RNC and Progressive Field

Adithi Iyengar, Copy Editor

January 29, 2016

Teens arrested after burglaries Three teen boys were arrested after a University Heights woman walked in on them burglarizing her home. Police report that the teens were also suspected in two other burglaries. In one them, a woman caught the burglars and was able to chase one teen down. He begged...

Cleveland’s millennial population multiplies

Anne Nickoloff, Director of Print

January 22, 2016

Cleveland’s millennial population multiplies According to a new study by the Cleveland Foundation, the millennial population in Cleveland, and in its surrounding suburbs, has increased substantially during the ‘fifth migration,’ also known as the re-urbanization of metro areas that has happene...

Family killed in house explosion

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

January 15, 2016

Family killed in house explosion A home in Northfield Center, Ohio, was aflame when firefighters arrived around 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 11, responding to reports of a gas explosion. A neighbor living across the street said the explosion was large enough to shake her house, according to reports from Fox 8. Due to the large fire still going on, they were not able to immediately ent...

One year later, Tamir Rice’s family, supporters still seeking justice

Jazmine Kirkland, Contributing writer

December 4, 2015

One year later, Tamir Rice’s family, supporters still seeking justice On Sunday Nov. 22 at a prayer vigil marking one year since their son was fatally shot by a Cleveland police officer, Tamir Rice’s family told activists to continue demanding for justice. Black Lives Matter activists and on...

Ohio’s constitutional amendment voting results

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

November 6, 2015

Redistricting redone Issue 1, approved with 77.7 percent of the vote, is a new state constitution amendment that created an Ohio Bipartisan Redistricting Commission consisting of seven numbers: the governor, the state auditor, the secretary of state, someone appointed by the speaker of the House of ...

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