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Day in the life of a freshman

Sydni Bratthauar, Staff Reporter January 29, 2021

I visited John Carroll University in November 2019, before COVID-19 hit the United States.When I could finally move in after a semester of remote learning, I was nervous about how different my first year...

Keeping in touch has gotten me through the last year. Reaching out sometimes feels so difficult, but the payoff is worth it.

Vitality of human connection

Ella Schuellerman, Arts & Life Editor January 28, 2021

Across the country, hundreds of thousands of college seniors have had their final year — or the in-person aspect of it — cut short. We naively thought the virus was only going to affect our school...

You might want to write these down. You might catch on quick. Either way, this John Carroll slang will get you looking real slick.

JCU vocab everyone needs to know

Ella Schuellerman, Arts & Life Editor January 28, 2021

Knowing the lingo of your college campus is a vital part of making this new place your home away from home. John Carroll slang is like a language of its own. To help with the transition, here are the top...

Skin care is everything and most recently, a certain rock roller has been used as a top skincare tool. Use this idea that mixes hand painted crafts and skincare routines into the perfect gift.

Pun-derful homemade gifts for giving season

Corinne McDevitt, Staff Reporter December 11, 2020

Christmas time is fast approaching, and the hunt for the perfect Christmas gift has begun. If you are anything like me, you love searching for and making gifts. In the words of my personal hero Leslie...

Sometimes despite the success and all the big wins, people can't even applaud themselves.

Feeling like an impostor

Ella Schuellerman, Arts & Life Editor December 10, 2020

I have always been perplexed by the human mind and how each individual is intrinsically different from the next. Recently, I read up on the Enneagram personality test, a model of the human psyche that...

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 curated playlist

Rachel Scully, Campus Editor 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...

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

Our top hot chocolate recipes for the weekend

Corinne McDevitt, Staff Reporter 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...

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

Styles’ historic moment and flak that followed

Ella Schuellerman, Arts & Life Editor 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...

Thanksgiving hosts all over the country are preparing for the calm before the dish storm.

Change of turkey festivities and dirty dishes

Ella Schuellerman, Arts & Life Editor 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...

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

Movie theaters facing uncertainty and closures

Sydni Bratthauar, Staff Reporter 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...

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.

Local coffee company transitions to employee-owned

Elle Weber, The Carroll News 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 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.

Sustainable and ethical brands to support

Ella Schuellerman, Arts & Life Editor 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....

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