Young students can appreciate the value of a college degree better than most people. The workforce is a cutthroat competition to enter, and it is an advantage to have paper-proof that you are smarter and more qualified for a job than the rest of the people that are applying. Unfortunately, sometimes a college degree just …

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Deerhoof has repeatedly been praised for their experimental nature, but they’ve never really caught my attention—up until now. It’s not clear what “evil” forces Deerhoof is facing on their latest album. Is it a political statement? Maybe they’re battling a platoon of mediocre and boring albums by other artists; who knows? Whatever their scruples, Deerhoof …

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Last week’s split with Valparaiso and Butler meant different things to different people. For those looking to see the Vikings vindicate their season, on national television, by beating a well-respected team, Saturday’s loss to Butler was wholly disappointing. However, for those fans that are already turning to the box scores to better understand what Cleveland …

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James Cameron has fired through opus upon opus of material. Never ceasing to amaze himself, he rose from the depths of Piranha II: The Spawning to triumph with movies like Aliens, Terminator, Terminator 2, Abyss and Titanic. After a blockbuster hiatus which saw Cameron filming underwater documentaries and co-developing digital 3-D, he returned with 2009’s big-blue, big-brother monster Avatar. The statement …

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Cleveland may have the worst pro sports teams, but when it comes to gifted talents, our city is not recognized enough for the talented writers, journalists, artists (studio and visual), filmmakers and other extraordinary individuals who reside in the area. To get great recognition in your hometown it takes networking, making a difference through mentoring …

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“We have to create and celebrate Black History everyday,” said Michael Williams, the director of the Black Studies Program. The Black Studies Program kicked off Black History Month on Feb. 3 with art gallery and talk with Cleveland-native visual artist Jerome T. White. This year’s Black History Month theme at CSU is “Expressions of Us.” …

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