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Archive for December, 2019


University and Law Library to Close for Holidays

Cleveland State University and the law library will close Tuesday, Dec. 24 – Wednesday, Jan 1.

January 2 begins intersession hours and January 12 is the start of spring semester hours.

Intersession (starts Jan. 2)

Monday-Friday: 7am – 5pm

Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Spring Semester (starts Jan. 12)

Monday-Thursday: 7am – 11pm

Friday: 7am – 8pm

Saturday: 9am – 5pm

Sunday: 9am – 11pm

Winter Break Hours

The law library will be open today, Friday, Dec. 20 from 7am to 5pm.
The hours for the rest of winter break are as follows:
  • Saturday, Dec. 21: Closed
  • Sunday, Dec. 22: Closed
  • Monday, Dec. 23: 7am-5pm
  • Tuesday, Dec. 24 – Wednesday, Jan 1: Closed

Shine Well Initiative Through the Recreation Center

With exams winding down and winter break upon us, this may be the perfect time to refocus on wellness and self-care. The Recreation Center at CSU is offering the Shine Well initiative which looks at all aspects of wellness – developmental, emotional, environmental, financial, physical, social and spiritual. The site points you towards resources and services for each aspect of wellness, and encourages you to set goals using a Shine Well worksheet and planner.

Things to Do in Cleveland Over Break

Be sure to relax and have some fun over break. Besides seeing family and friends, here are a few things to do in Cleveland:

  1. See a play at Playhouse Square. A Christmas Carol and A Christmas Story are two notable offerings this holiday season.
  2. Ice Skating Rink at Public Square; daily through February 29. Get fresh air and exercise with a skate at the rink at Public Square–at night the square is lit up for the holiday season.
  3. Glow at the Cleveland Botanical Garden; now-through January 5. This year’s indoor and outdoor winter wonderland features gingerbread houses, tree displays, model trains, kid activities, an outdoor Garden Express train, a two-story tree, light displays, a Treetop Shop and Sweet Shop for young browsers, decorate-your-own-gingerbread, and more.
  4. Cleveland State Men’s Basketball, January 4 at 3pm v. Youngstown; Women’s Basketball (currently 9-1!), December 20 v. Erie 7pm; December 28 v. UIC 2pm; December 30 v. IUPUI 7pm–all at Wolstein Centr.
  5. A Christmas Story House; open daily. The house used in the popular holiday classic A Christmas Story has been restored to its original 1983 movie appearance. The house takes visitors on a nostalgic journey to the sights and scenes where Ralphie Parker dreams of nothing but receiving a genuine Red Ryder 200-shot Carbine Action Air Rifle for Christmas. In addition to the Christmas Story House, visitors can explore the museum where items from the movie are on display, more than 100 behind-the-scenes photos are featured and movie-related memorabilia can be purchased.
  6. Cleveland Monsters Hockey v. Charlotte; 12/28 7pm and 12/30 12pm, Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse.
  7. Cleveland Museum of Art Michelangelo: Mind of the Master exhibit; through January 5.
  8. Tobogganing at the Cleveland Metroparks; daily.
  9. The Black Nativity at Karamu House, 2355 East 89th Street. An annual Cleveland tradition, The Black Nativity, written by hometown literary master Langston Hughes, is a retelling of the Gospel according to St. Luke, set to the music and dance of the Black church.
  10. Wild Winter Lights at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo; 5:30pm-9:30pm on weekends through Sunday, January 5.

Angelin Chang Selected for Leadership Music 2020 Class

photo of Angelin ChangAngelin Chang, Professor of Law and Professor of Music (Piano), has been selected to the 2020 Class of Leadership Music, a nonprofit educational organization that provides “programs designed to further communications and understanding among facets of the entertainment business and to assist established leaders in their roles as decision makers.”  The 2020 Class will engage in a robust 8-month program that includes “on-site visits around the community, focusing on Songwriting/Publishing, the Artist, Production, Record Company, Live Music and Media.”  Leadership Music is in its 30th year, with over 1,100 alumni from the record industry and music organizations, as well as songwriters, musicians, engineers, agents, producers and distributors.  With C|M|Law, Professor Chang teaches Representing the Musical Artist, and has served on the faculty of the Great Lakes Sports and Entertainment Law Academy.  With the Department of Music, Professor Chang is also Coordinator of Keyboard Studies and Coordinator of Chamber Music.  She received a 2006 Grammy for Best Classical Performance-Instrumental Soloist (with orchestra) for her recording of Olivier Messiaen’s Oiseaux Exotiques (Exotic Birds) with the Cleveland Chamber Symphony, conducted by John McLaughlin Williams.