Articles by Helen Cestra

The final preparation

Procrastination. Caffeine. Anxiety. The Grasselli Library. That is life around campus right now. For most students, those words resonate heavily with them this week as they embark on the dreaded “Finals Week.” From Dec. 12 until Dec. 16, students will be deep into their studies, but there are a few things they can do to…

Genocide survivor to speak at John Carroll

Loung Ung is a Cambodian native who survived the Cambodian genocide during the Khmer Rouge rule in the 1970s, in which she lost her mother and father, as well as two sisters and 20 other relatives. The now Shaker Heights resident is an author and human rights activist who will be speaking at John Carroll…

From Tokyo to Cleveland

Mastering delicious and funky cuisine while staying true to a culture’s traditional dishes can be a tricky task for a chef. Chef Jonathon Sawyer, of East 4th street’s Greenhouse Tavern, has done just that. By combining the contemporary with the conventional, Sawyer has brought famous Tokyo fare right here to Cleveland, opening  his newest restaurant,…