Friday, October 5, 2012
Big Bird gets a mention at Oct. 5 speech.
President Barack Obama made his most recent campaign stop in Cleveland this afternoon, greeting a crowd at Cleveland State University. It took him only a few minutes to incorporate “Big Bird” into his speech, in response to GOP challenger Mitt Romney's Wednesday debate comments he would eliminate federal support to public television. "Mitt Romney wants to let Wall Street run wild again, but he wants to bring the hammer down on Sesame Street," Obama told a cheering crowd. "Do you want me to save Big Bird?" The Plain Dealer reported following Obama’s 2 p.m. speech on No. 5. Obama incorporated this morning’s job report citing a 7.8 percent unemployemnt rate, into his speech. It represents the lowest unemployment rate since Obama took office …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Doors open at 11 a.m.
President Barack Obama's latest campaign appearance takes him to another college campus. The Plain Dealer reported Tuesday that the president will be at Cleveland State University on Friday. Doors open at 11 a.m., but the paper reported that an actual time for the event had not been announced. President Obama spoke at Kent State University last week. If you are interested in going, free tickets are available at the following Obama for America offices:
Saturday, March 26, 2011
Strongsville students find close-to-home location is convenient
The Brunswick University Center held its official grand opening celebration this weekend. Cleveland State University president Ronald Berkman announced at a celebration March 24 that CSU will begin offering two master’s degrees in education -- one in school administration and one in counseling -- at the new Brunswick University Center. Tiffin University is also a partner with Tri-C’s University Center. Highlighting the night was the completion of a large magnetized puzzle revealing a spectacular photo of the new building. The University Center opened its doors to the community to provide tours of the facility and college representatives were on hand to answer questions about the opportunities available. The Radio Disney Road Crew was on …
Sunday, December 26, 2010
Mustang swimmer takes two individual events in 36th annual Viking Invitational at Cleveland State.
Michael Meldon led the Strongsville swim team to a successful day at the 36th annual Viking Invitational at Cleveland State University's Busbey Natatorium with a pair of individual wins in the 200-yard individual medley and 100-yard fly. While it's nice to have an outstanding individual to count on, it's depth that carries the Mustangs. "The difference is we have 38 boys on the team compared to just 11 when I took the job four years ago," said Mustangs coach Tom Stacy during a break in the day-long event that featured 69 schools including Canisius from near Buffalo, N.Y. on Dec. 18. "And there is competition. They push each other so we are deep at all events. This is my fourth year, so the kids on this team know me and I know them. …