All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘News’

  • Being Black at YSU

    Being Black at YSU

    By Justin Wier & Liam Bouquet   Sidney Watkins came to Youngstown State University from the Bahamas to study mechanical engineering. One day he went to a professor for help, and the professor said “a lot of you guys don’t make it in the engineering …

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    Penn National Gaming opened the doors to its Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown on Sept. 17. Penn National spent $250 million on the racino, which has 850 video lottery terminals, six different restaurants and a one-mile horse racing track with over …

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  • Youngstown Activists Stand Against Poverty

    Youngstown Activists Stand Against Poverty

    Recent data from the United States Census has shown that Youngstown is the city with the highest poverty rate in Ohio, standing at 40.2 percent, with 63.3 percent of these impoverished being children. Youngstown is devastatingly below the national average. The Youngstown City Schools provide …

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  • West Side Punks: Day One

    West Side Punks Connect is a three-day punk festival held in Lakewood, Ohio. The opening set for the West Side Punks this year was a band by the name of Fat Vegan. A vocalist with the stage name Richard Rotisserie fronts the band. Rotisserie was …

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  • Facebook Fit

    Lately, diet fads and exercise regimens seem to be bursting from Internet sites, television programs and magazine pages. The push to live healthy and to get up and move can be — at least partially — accredited to the massive distribution capabilities of the Internet …

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  • New Sports Broadcasting Track Comes to YSU

    Youngstown State University’s Department of Communication has introduced a new sports-broadcasting education track to its 2014 fall semester. The new track is aimed at students who are interested in pursuing careers in the field of sports media. Courses within the track have been in development …

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  • Tailgating with Ohio Democratic Candidates

    Fans of Youngstown State University met candidates for a Blue State on Saturday during pre-game tailgating at YSU. Gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald and running mate Sharen Neuhardt were at the event, as well as Ohio Supreme Court candidate Representative Tom Letson, D-Warren, and candidate for …

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  • ‘EVERY PENNY COUNTS!’ 45 students arrested on campus

    On Friday, 45 Youngstown State University students were locked up in a makeshift jail cell outside of Kilcawley Center as they attempted to get passersby to donate change so they could post bail and be released. The event, known as Jail N’ Bail, was held …

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  • YSU’s Blog about Blogs for Bloggers

    Social Media at Youngstown State is a blog designed to achieve a dynamic interactive approach connecting communication to administrators. The blog is the result of work done by Ross Morrone, assistant director of Youngstown State University’s Office of Marketing Communications. The blog is a resource …

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  • ‘You Can Absolutely Be World-Class in Youngstown’: Youngstown Business Incubator named best in the world

    ‘You Can Absolutely Be World-Class in Youngstown’: Youngstown Business Incubator named best in the world

    Tuesday morning, UBI Index held a global announcement event at the Youngstown Business Incubator, naming it the top university-associated business incubator in the world. Jim Cossler, CEO of the Youngstown Business Incubator, accepted the award. “What I hope this award does is put in the …

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