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The News That Keeps Us Onward On

The Carroll News

The News That Keeps Us Onward On

The Carroll News

The third floor of Dolan Hall now features a study lounge with whiteboard walls.
An updated Dolan Hall: New renovations bring academics and accessibility to dated dorm
Nick Sack, Editor-in-Chief • June 9, 2022

Dolan Hall’s renovations bring a much-needed facelift to the traditional “Dirty Dolan” nickname that students gave to the building. Undoubtedly, JCU Residence Life is hoping to give first and second year students a more up-to-date and accommodating residence.  In addition to ResLife’s virtual walkthrough of Dolan Hall which was uploaded to their Instagram page, The Carroll News got an exclusive...

Recycling plan causes controversy in University Heights
Recycling plan causes controversy in University Heights
Laken Kincaid, Managing Editor • June 5, 2022

On Feb. 1, 2022, Mayor Michael Dylan Brennan of University Heights proposed, what he calls, a “people first” budget. Yet, there is debate over the mayor’s proposition regarding his expected measures for sustainability for the city. City council members had a problem with the recycling portion of Brennan’s plan because, according to detractors, it was over budget and may not reflect what citizens...

The Carroll News says goodbye to JCUs retiring faculty.
JCU's retiring faculty: Spring 2022
Laken Kincaid, Managing Editor • May 25, 2022

John Carroll University welcomed many new members of the community to its campus during the 2021-22 school year. However, with the end of the spring semester, some faculty members are leaving their positions after extensive careers, each with unique stories behind them. JCU reports that those who are retiring this semester have contributed a combined 700 years of teaching and service to the university....

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YES: Molly Sims.
Met Gala 2022 fashion review
Corinne McDevitt, Social Media Editor • May 6, 2022

Look, I am not trying to be a pretentious a-hole but sometimes I just can’t help it. The Met Gala has come and gone and once again it has refreshed my rage and hatred for modern red carpet attire.  There are few things on this earth I feel more passionate about than historical fashion. When I heard that the theme for this year’s event was “Gilded Glamour,” inspired by the looks of the...

Political Science Professor Colin Swearingen
Lyme disease increasing in Northeast Ohio due to climate change
Moira Anderson, The Carroll News • May 6, 2022

John Carroll University Professor Colin Swearingen is in healthy shape, usually going on runs multiple times a week and staying active with his family. Naturally, it came as a great surprise when he started noticing last October that he couldn’t get past three minutes of continuous running when he was used to doing a full two miles without stopping.  “It’s just that I couldn’t go on, and...

Schuppels Scoop: cherishing time and The Big Chill
Schuppel's Scoop: cherishing time and "The Big Chill"
Claire Schuppel, Arts & Life Editor • May 6, 2022

As my second year of college comes to an end, I’ve had a lot of thoughts about how quickly time has moved during this phase of my life. It is simultaneously heartbreaking and exciting; the fear of becoming a “real adult” juxtaposed with the joy of growing up. During my premature mourning period, I have found comfort in the 1983 comedy “The Big Chill” which is about a group of old college...

Abortion-rights protesters participate in a candlelight vigil for reproductive freedom and abortion rights outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Sunday, June 26, 2022.
From Obergefell to Roe, human rights aren't up for debate
Laken Kincaid, Managing Editor • June 27, 2022

I knew I was going to be a political science major when I was a junior in high school. At the time, it was because I was interested in what happened behind the velvet curtain of the American government;...

Esmeralda Bravo, 63, sheds tears while holding a photo of her granddaughter, Nevaeh, one of the Robb Elementary School shooting victims, during a prayer vigil in Uvalde, Texas, Wednesday, May 25, 2022.
"Thoughts and prayers" aren't enough to stop another travesty
Laken Kincaid, Managing Editor • May 27, 2022

Today, while I was working at my internship inside my claustrophobic cubicle, I was forced to ask myself a difficult question: how much weight does the word “another” carry? At around 4 p.m., while...

Abortion-rights protesters participate in a candlelight vigil for reproductive freedom and abortion rights outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Sunday, June 26, 2022.
From Obergefell to Roe, human rights aren't up for debate
Laken Kincaid, Managing Editor • June 27, 2022

I knew I was going to be a political science major when I was a junior in high school. At the time, it was because I was interested in what happened behind the velvet curtain of the American government;...

Abortion-rights protesters demonstrate outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Saturday, June 25, 2022.
SCOTUS strikes down Roe v. Wade
Patrick Kane, World News Editor • June 26, 2022

On Friday, a pivotal moment in American judicial history took place: the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Dobbs in Dobbs v. Jackson’s Women’s Health Organization. This move overturns the previous decisions...