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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,...

One of Netflix's most recent and popular releases is driving viewers nuts with phenomenal actors playing the worst characters.

“I Care A Lot” seesaw characters drive viewers crazy

Patrick Kane, Staff Reporter March 19, 2021

I’m a firm  believer that characters make a story, not necessarily the plot. A story can have a weak plot held together by duct tape but be saved by having interesting characters with depth. In contrast,...

Stop by the Market Hall for an americano from Rising Star Coffee then grab a seat in the many corners of the building.

Cleveland’s best study spots for students

Elle Weber, The Carroll News March 18, 2021

Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States, many John Carroll students can remember going to a coffee shop and spending hours completing assignments. The sound of the cafe surroundings, the music,...

Many of Hughes' 1980s film characters were specifically created for his muse, Molly Ringwald (pictured above).

Make this John Hughes marathon your weekend’s plan

Nasya Stevenson, Staff Reporter March 18, 2021

Calling all John Hughes and 80s film fans! Over the weekend, I went back in time and had a John Hughes triple feature marathon. I am inspired by the love stories in two of the films. After rewatching them...

One app is getting honest with consumers about the ingredients in their every day products that could cause serious damage and health issues.

Think Dirty app gets honest with consumers

Ella Schuellerman, Arts & Life Editor March 12, 2021

Think Dirty is an app that helps lead the charge in giving consumers honest evaluation on the health, safety and ethical practices of household, personal care and beauty products. According to the California...

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