Greetings! My name is David Burgett and I am a senior journalism major at Kent State University. I grew up in Lorain, Ohio, just down the road from Lake Erie. I came to Kent State with the goal of being a television reporter, but found a more fitting niche along the way as a weathercaster. [...]
Not just a plant: A small look into invasive flora in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga River
The Cuyahoga River runs for about 100 miles through Northeast, Ohio and through one of just 419 national parks in the United States. For decades and even centuries now invasive flora have existed in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) and the Cuyahoga River. In the CVNP during the year 1986 a study found that [...]
Northeast Ohio native aspires to paint entire Cuyahoga River
Susan Check is an alumnus of Kent State University and used to live in Tallmadge, Ohio — just a stone's throw away from the crooked river. Over the last five and a half years, she has painted about 40 sections of the Cuyahoga River. Her goal is to be "discovered" one day so she can proudly display [...]
Jamie Sipps- HiHo Brewing Co.
“Sustainability is kind of in my blood at this point.”- Sipps Less than five miles away from the city of Akron sits the suburb of Cuyahoga Falls. A small community that sits right along a portion of the 100 miles of the roaring Cuyahoga River. Parallel to the river sits Front Street, a street bustling [...]
30 Years later Akron-natives remember Gorge Metro Park, Cuyahoga River
Clear blue skies blanket the Earth, while the warmth of the sun radiates onto my skin. I can’t help, but feel at peace as I walk along the trails of the Gorge Metro Park in Cuyahoga Falls. It feels like the literal definition of perfect fall day, and with each step I take I feel [...]
Rising Global Temperatures show trend in hurricane season, local ecosystems
We see it everywhere. It is in the news, in our social media feeds, in our weekly conversations and, depending on your view, it could be unfolding right before our eyes. Climate change is a controversial topic within our society and pressing political issue around the world. When we think of climate change two main [...]
A new Pollution Trend could hit Cleveland
Residents all across northeast Ohio have heard the legendary story, at one time or another, of the Cuyahoga River catching on fire. The famous 1969 fire, which debuted in Time Magazine, was not the first time the Cuyahoga River caught on fire. It was actually the thirteenth time in Cleveland’s history that the river ignited. [...]
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