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When being perfect just isn’t an option anymore

I have a friend, let’s call her Jen. Jen has always been used to being the best of everything she’s tried. She strives for perfection and always has since her childhood. It’s just her normal. But lately, that normal just isn’t possible anymore. Life is getting the best of Jen and she feels like a […]


Cleveland welcomes duo Tall Heights at Mahall’s

The vibe at Mahall’s 20 Lanes in Lakewood is the perfect location for musical duo Tall Heights to let loose. With an atmosphere akin to a 70’s vintage feel, the best known bowling alley in Cleveland welcomes friends and artists Tim Harrington and Paul Wright for their fifth show on their album release tour. The […]

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Co-written by KC Longley and Ashley Mott After 13 years in the dark, Plain White T’s returned to Fearless Records with the debut of their new sound, which is featured in their new album “Parallel Universe,” an effort released on Aug. 24 of this year. Plain White T’s independently released their own album in 2015, […]


Senior-entrepreneur opens store in Southpark Mall

Starting in November, senior and entrepreneur Tyler Hobel will have his own space in Southpark Mall dedicated to his business, Bloom Clothing Company, after winning retail space rent-free for six months. A fourth year student majoring in Organizational Leadership, Hobel has owned Bloom for a little over a year. Opening a business while in college […]

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Out-of-state student on why Cleveland isn’t all that bad

Californian student moves to Cleveland to finish education Cleveland, Ohio. It’s not somewhere that people generally think about when they decide to move across the country. It isn’t a top destination city that is bursting at the seams with tourists life San Diego or New York City. However, it was for me. Cleveland was, and still is, a way to escape the […]


Spending mornings with the Lord

I have been attending church since I was seven years old. Since then, I can’t even keep track of the amount of times I’ve heard my pastors tell me to start my day with God. I always understood why they were saying that. It makes sense, to start your morning off with prayer or reading […]