• Making Millions

  • Columbus Businessman Joins the Board of Trustees

  • Restoring Hope to Ex-Convicts

  • BeeHive Productions Brings Youngstown Bass at B&O EDM Show

  • Making Millions

    Making Millions

    University Receives Second Million Dollar Gift   By Jeff Brown Local entrepreneurs Flor and Elba Navarro are donating $1 million to Youngstown State University. Their donation will create an endowment to increase campus employment opportunities for students, as well as funding a $100,000 scholarship the …

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  • Columbus Businessman Joins the Board of Trustees

    Columbus Businessman Joins the Board of Trustees

      By Justin Wier   Paul McFadden, president of the YSU Foundation, tipped the governor’s hand in appointing Samuel Grooms to the Youngstown State University Board of Trustees. Grooms’ meeting with Gov. John Kasich was moved from Wednesday to Thursday, but Grooms received a call …

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  • Restoring Hope to Ex-Convicts

    Restoring Hope to Ex-Convicts

    By Samantha Phillips Reentering society can be difficult — two-thirds of prisoners in the United States are rearrested within three years of release — but several organizations in the Mahoning Valley are working to make it easier. More than 40 agencies came to Youngstown State …

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  • Summer Classes Suck

      You’re probably not reading this. If you’re one of the few students here for summer classes, you’re likely already upset you’re forgoing vacation time. Picking up a Jambar might not be your first priority. And we don’t blame you, summer classes seem designed to …

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  • BeeHive Productions Brings Youngstown Bass at B&O EDM Show

    BeeHive Productions Brings Youngstown Bass at B&O EDM Show

    By Gabrielle Fellows The B&O Station in Youngstown is starting off a summer full of outdoor concerts on May 20 with headlining electronic dance music act TrollPhace. TrollPhace is a nationally touring bass music artist based in Los Angeles and is signed to Columbia Records. Supporting …

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  • Campus Mourns the Loss of Eric Stone

      By Justin Wier and Samantha Phillips Many students and faculty across campus are struggling to cope with the loss of Youngstown State University student Eric Stone. Stone, a junior engineering student, passed away while playing basketball in the Andrews Student Recreation and Wellness Center …

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  • Community Leaders Discuss Positive Developments Within the City

    Community Leaders Discuss Positive Developments Within the City

      By Justin Wier   Youngstown City Council brought community leaders from across the city to the McDonough Museum of Art on Youngstown State University’s campus Wednesday night to talk about the positive things they’re doing.   The first citywide town hall meeting featured all …

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  • Unity in the Comm.Unity

    Unity in the Comm.Unity

      By Jeffrey Bash   The Unity Community Foundation, known as Comm.Unity, is a new organization coming in July that aims to provide counseling, education and organization for LGBTQ individuals in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties. Tim Bortner, current president of YSUnity, created the program …

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  • PNC Reaches Out to YSU Students

    By Justin Wier   Earlier this semester, Youngstown State University finalized an agreement with PNC Bank to provide banking services on campus. The Jambar spoke to Liz Ferrilli, relationship manager for PNC’s University Banking division, and YSU Bursar Gloria Kobus about what the agreement means …

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  • Letter From the Editor: One For the Road

    By Graig Graziosi This is my final Jambar editorial.   Not only that, but this is the final editorial of The Old Jambar. Next year’s Jambar will print less but produce more, and it’s very exciting.   Traditionally, this letter would be a goodbye letter …

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