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Faculty and students at JCU are polarized over the vaccine mandate, creating a rift in the community.

JCU community reacts to vaccine mandate

Laken Kincaid, Campus Editor September 14, 2021

On Aug. 27, John Carroll University announced that all students must be fully vaccinated by Nov. 15. This announcement quickly followed the FDA approval of the two-dose Pfizer vaccine on Aug. 23. Through...

Biphobia runs rampant both inside and outside of the LGBTQIA+ community.

Biphobia and Acceptance in the LGBT Community

Laken Kincaid, Campus Editor June 17, 2021

After the legalization of same-sex marriage in June of 2015 in the United States, LGBTQIA+ pride month could finally be  a celebration of love for all. The movement was first spearheaded by activists...

Students and faculty wonder how a presidential transition will impact the current state of the university.

Miciak offers positive outlook for JCU as concerns over faculty tenure and the presidential search process linger

Laken Kincaid and Taylor Anthony May 25, 2021

On June 1, Alan Miciak will be inaugurated as the 26th president of John Carroll University. Facing a looming enrollment crisis in higher education, concerns over faculty tenure and questions surrounding...

The John Carroll Administration has created a plan to overcome approaching hardships.

JCU’s plan to tackle the oncoming higher education hardship

Laken Kincaid and Nasya Stevenson May 6, 2021

The student population of universities is on a downward spiral, effectively putting America into a higher education crisis. In fact, according to NPR, college enrollment fell 11% between 2011 and 2019....

JCU Students wonder if they can take their book writing dreams to new heights without the lofty price tag.

JCU book writing partnership draws criticism

Laken Kincaid, Campus Editor May 5, 2021

A new program at John Carroll has sparked controversy as students empty their pockets to follow their dreams. JCU’s Entrepreneurship program has partnered with Georgetown University’s New Degree Press...

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JCU’s involvement with vaccine rollout

Nicolette Noce, Campus Editor May 5, 2021

John Carroll University plans to return to primarily in-person learning in the fall. According to President Michael Johnson, the University will still utilize the HyFlex learning model, which will allow...

Executive Vice President Alan Miciak is set to begin his new role as president on June 1.

BREAKING: Alan Miciak to replace Michael Johnson as JCU President on June 1

Laken Kincaid, Campus Editor May 3, 2021

Effective June 1, JCU President Michael D. Johnson will be stepping down and will be replaced by Alan Miciak. An email from Chairman of the Board William P. Donnelly was sent to the JCU community the morning...

Keeping up with Kincaid: Why do I habit track?

Keeping up with Kincaid: Why do I habit track?

Laken Kincaid, Campus Editor April 29, 2021

I will be the first to admit that I do not take enough time for myself. I constantly bombard my schedule with various activities. However, I like my life this way. I prefer hustle and bustle to  inaction....

College students across the nation wonder if they can afford a higher education.

The debt crisis: How student debt impacts college graduates

Laken Kincaid and Rachel Scully April 29, 2021

Today, most college students face a similar problem: financing their education. With university prices skyrocketing, students find themselves with empty pockets. While both private and federal loans seem...

Springtime Snow: Sign of resiliency or cause for concern?

Springtime Snow: Sign of resiliency or cause for concern?

Sean Patterson, The Carroll News April 28, 2021

We know what April showers bring, but what happens when April snow suddenly and mysteriously blankets the quad? Should we be glad or worried about a disrupted climate? A couple days of springtime snow...

TJ Lindstrom selected editor-in-chief of The Carroll News

TJ Lindstrom selected editor-in-chief of The Carroll News

April 23, 2021

The Carroll News has selected former Opinion editor TJ Lindstrom as the editor-in-chief for the 2020-2021 school year. Lindstrom began writing for The Carroll News his first semester at John Carroll,...

Campus Column: Positive Affirmations

Campus Column: Positive Affirmations

Nicolette Noce, Campus Editor April 22, 2021

Recently, I’ve found myself in a downward spiral of negative thinking (yuck).  With a lot going on academically, personally and globally, it is hard to stay positive. I found myself thinking, “The...

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