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  • November 9Joe Biden wins the 2020 presidential election
  • November 7Matt Meyer '22 is elected Student Government President

November curated playlist

This month, Campus Editor Rachel Scully has compiled the perfect playlist for the upcoming holiday and week off for John Carroll students and staff. While the holiday is going to look a bit different this year, the warm mood, good food and music tunes should remain the same.
November 21, 2020

In need of a November playlist but aren’t sure how to feel as the socially distanced holidays approach? The Carroll News has you covered! Check out this month’s folk playlist for some super warm vibes:   “Without...

Our top hot chocolate recipes for the weekend

Needing a late night sweet or perfect addition to your breakfast in bed? Here are our most delicious, decadent hot chocolate recipes.
November 20, 2020

It’s that time of year. Fresh snowfall, knit scarves, crackling fire and hot cocoa. Nothing says the holidays quite like a bubbling cup of molten chocolate. The sweet aroma of the beverage makes us want...

Styles’ historic moment and flak that followed

Cover Look:
Styles wears a Gucci jacket and dress. Photographed by Tyler Mitchell, Vogue, December 2020
November 19, 2020

Harry Styles made history as the first man photographed solo for the cover of American Vogue in the upcoming December issue. The British pop singer was styled by Camilla Nickerson and photographed...

Change of turkey festivities and dirty dishes

Thanksgiving hosts all over the country are preparing for the calm before the dish storm.
November 18, 2020

I have been asked time and time again by my mom, “Ella, should we have Thanksgiving this year?” She asks me as if I have the answers to all the tough questions of this year. While I admire her...

Movie theaters facing uncertainty and closures

Closures of movie theaters across the world are posing the question: What is the future of the movie watching?
November 18, 2020

Regal Cinemas has temporarily shut down again because of COVID-19. The company released a statement saying that they will be closing all 536 movie theaters across the United States. The pandemic has...

Local coffee company transitions to employee-owned

One of the coffee shop's most popular locations for John Carroll students is the Coventry Rd. cafe (pictured above). Until further notice, however, dining-in is not allowed and all coffee orders are to-go.
November 13, 2020

State mandated closures and economic hardship this year have detrimentally impacted small businesses in Northeast Ohio. Phoenix Coffee Company, however, has decided to keep moving forward, despite these...

Sustainable and ethical brands to support

Sustainable and ethically-sourced fashion has become increasingly popular in recent years. Consumers don't just want to look good anymore, they want to feel good and do good too.
November 12, 2020

Today, one of the top priorities for fashion lovers is ethical practice and sustainability efforts within a brand’s mission. Fashion trends are not limited by what is “in” or “out” for a season....

Insta-worthy hidden gems: Blue Sky Brews

The cafe interior gives off a warm atmosphere full of plants and comfortable seating with details of modern art throughout, including a neon sign of their name. 
November 12, 2020

This week's Insta-worthy spot is Blue Sky Brews. Tucked away in Little Italy, the fresh cafe is located at the corner of Murray Hill and Edgehill. According to their website, Blue Sky Brews is "A familiar...

Why soaking up a daily dose of Sunny-D is important

A wonderful local option for John Carroll students to unplug is taking a walk or jog around the nearby Shaker Lakes (pictured above).
November 11, 2020

Moving my body has gained new meaning as I have gotten older. When I was 8 years old, it meant going outside until sundown with my brothers, running around the yard and making forts in the trees. At...

Grande positioning her new sound with “Positions” debut

Grande positioning her new sound with
November 9, 2020

Ariana Grande is considered one of the best artists in this generation. She has extraordinary range and vocals often compared to Mariah Carey. Grande’s sixth studio album, “Positions,” was released...

Brands building space for diversity and inclusion

In today's fashion industry, diversity in age, ability, gender and race are only a few of the sectors brands are trying to hit when marketing to a wide array of potential consumers.
November 6, 2020

As we approach  2021, the world and its priorities definitely have changed. While many changes have not been for the better, thankfully, one positive change is that brands are taking responsibility to...

Finding peace in slowing down

A statue memorial of the Hindu god Genesh, the elephant-headed deity was displayed at a reflection pond. Here, teachers and visitors would leave food for the gods such as nuts, coconut and leaves.
November 5, 2020

  When I was a little girl, I had a cassette tape in my bedroom. I had it set up underneath my window, propped up next to a bin full of my excessive Webkinz collection. For some reason, I can...

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