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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Six ‘Hidden’ Places on YSU’s Campus

By Tyler Rothbauer Each profile in this story details a ‘hidden place’ on the campus of Youngstown State University. Although some of these locations are in plain sight, the ‘hidden’ aspects are detailed in the story below. Archives and Special Collections, Maag Library Maag Library is named after the late William F. Maag Jr. Maag […]

Fall 2017 Stories

DACA Disbanded: What It Means for Youngstown

By Jordan Unger YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio: Nearly 50 people stood in silence on the evening of Sept. 14, carrying flickering, battery-powered candles. They allowed one another a turn to speak their minds. The group formed a circle around the rock outside of Kilcawley Center on Youngstown State University’s campus, which was painted with messages of hope and support. The […]

Image banner for the Humans of Youngstown story by Jennifer Rodriguez. The banner features the words Humans of Youngstown as overlay text, and the six images are broken up into two horizontal lines, with three images on each line. Line 1, Image 1: Chris Huntley, Founder of Cuzin’s Lawn Care, with his son at Huntley's YSU graduation ceremony. Line 1, Image 2: Joseph Napier,Founder of YoLife Media; Line 1, Image 3: Rebecca Ann Banks, YSU grad student. Line 2, Image 1: Graig Graziosi, reporter for the Vindicator newspaper; Line 2, Image 2: Lisette Encarnacion, Host and Model; Line 2, Image 3: Ciera Parish, Corporate Attorney.
Fall 2017 Stories

Humans of Youngstown

Humans of Youngstown By Jennifer Rodriguez YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio: The city of Youngstown is made of interesting, hard- working, talented and motivated human beings. Like any other city, it is the characters of the people who reside in Youngstown making the city what it is. From the growing streets of downtown to the thriving university, all […]

The Fall 2017 Digital YO Team

Tyler McVicker

I was born in a hospital, and from that point forward I have been alive. Eating nearly every day, I hope to finally find fulfillment in my life. I later found out I had a love for two things, Mario and Journalism. I spend my days in modern time playing Mario and doing Journalism. I […]

Fall 2017 Stories

Are YSU Football Athletes in Danger?

By Alexa DeVore YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio: The National Football League was caught under fire and put to blame after a recent autopsy sought out how deceased New England Patriot, Aaron Hernandez, suffered from a severe form of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. During the mince of committing suicide, Hernandez was in the trial process for conviction of murder […]

Fall 2017 Stories

The Canadian Football League

By Alexa DeVore   This article focusing on the differences between Canadian and American Football leagues is a subsection of the main article, Are YSU Football Athletes in Danger? Canadian football has different rules for the way they play the game. It is all up to how the Canada league decides to play their games. […]

Fall 2017 Stories

Multiculturalism and The Muslim Community at YSU

By I’yonna Taylor-Smith YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio: The Muslim community at Youngstown State University continues to rise every semester, along with the global negative effect of Islamophobia. Students at YSU, who practice Islam, are bridging the gap between Islam-practicing and non-Islamic practicing. Every semester at YSU, there have been multiple forums for minority students and university community […]