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With many itching to start traveling again, take these five tips into consideration when planning your next adventure.

Five tips on smart travel for college students

Makayla Kampas, The Carroll News April 16, 2021

In the middle of spring break season and as summer approaches, students are itching to get out of their local area, but this does not come without risk. Although John Carroll University has announced...

The name Operation Varsity Blues was dubbed by the FBI as the perfect investigation title when covering their high-profile college admissions scandal.

How a college student feels about the college admission scandal

Ella Schuellerman, Arts & Life Editor April 15, 2021

Created by the filmmakers behind the infamous “Fyre” documentary about the epic failure of Billy McFarland’s Fyre festival, the new documentary “Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions...

This week in Kaitlin's Column, Kaitlin talks about her college career drawing to a close and how The Carroll News has been a constant throughout her experience.

Ready for the Rennaisance

Kaitlin Ryan, Social Media Editor April 15, 2021

I have said it before, and I will say it again: I am an intensely nostalgic person.  I often get lost reminiscing about listening to John Mayer’s “Continuum” during the summer of 2007. I long...

Some brands have made the change to start showing real bodies and beauty in their campaigns and products.

Are brands finally ditching Photoshop and showcasing true bodies?

Corinne McDevitt, Staff Reporter April 15, 2021

The fashion industry can be a wonderful world of creativity, expression and style. Unfortunately, it can also be a place of misleading images, dangerous ideals and exclusion. The fashion industry has long...

This month, Arts & Life Editor Ella Schuellerman compiled an upbeat and spunky playlist that is ready to brighten anyone's day.

April curated playlist

Ella Schuellerman, Arts & Life Editor April 1, 2021

Listen up, get up and start moving! Spring is back, and it’s packing a refreshing punch. It’s safe to say that everyone is feeling the surge of energy and optimism as the days get warmer and the nights...

Krispy Kreme is offering free donuts to customers who show their vaccination card.

Companies offering COVID-19 vaccination incentives in Cleveland

Corinne McDevitt, Staff Reporter April 1, 2021

Some say that the best things in life are free. Free food tastes better, free things suddenly become things we absolutely want and need. We can all agree that getting things for free is a great feeling....

Does anyone else get a weird feeling when they head back to their hometown? To me, it feels like my town is frozen in time and I keep getting older.

Why does my hometown feel different after going to college?

Ella Schuellerman, Arts & Life Editor March 31, 2021

High school was filled with unique memories. During my sophomore year, I used to tally, in my planner, the number of times a particular girl wore a puffer vest to school. I spent my junior year learning...

What does it mean to be a woman this year? What ways can we celebrate ourselves and other women year round?

What it’s like to be a woman

Ella Schuellerman, Arts & Life Editor March 25, 2021

Women’s History Month is supposed to be the one month out of the year where the world celebrates women for their social, economic, cultural, political and personal achievements. The thing is, this...

Protests erupt around the world in wake of Sarah Everard's death.

JCU responds to astonishing sexual harassment statistics from U.K.

Laken Kincaid, Staff Reporter March 25, 2021

Ever since Sarah Everard’s kidnapping and murder in early March, the world has been set ablaze with fear. Everard, 33, was walking home on March 3 from the town of Clapham to Brixton in London when she...

Check out Staff Reporter Nasya Stevenson's list of beauty trends we can expect to see hopping off the runway and sprouting up this spring.

Beauty trends sprouting this spring

Nasya Stevenson, Staff Reporter March 25, 2021

The New York Fashion Week spring and summer collections debuted in the September 2020 shows. Ever since the beginning of the pandemic, face masks have become a necessity. Unlike trends of the past, masks...

The 2021 Academy Awards will be broadcast live from two locations in Los Angeles on April 25.

10 things you should know about the Academy Awards and the 2021 nominations

Ella Schuellerman, Arts & Life Editor March 25, 2021

The 2021 Oscars will take place on April 25 in Los Angeles but will be broadcasted live from two different spots in the city: the Dolby Theatre, the award ceremony location since 2001, and Union Station,...

Finding my personality

Finding my personality

Kaitlin Ryan, Social Media Editor March 25, 2021

If you are like me, then you love a good personality test. Answering a series of questions and receiving a generic statement that describes you well brings a great sense of validation. And no,...

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