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Streak the Center pushed students out of their dorms and into a COVID-safe social environment full of music, games and more.

Streak the Center returns to JCU

Laken Kincaid, Staff Reporter March 4, 2021

The Student Union Programming Board hosted the Streak the Center event last Friday. While the event was canceled in 2020, Streak the Center reemerged with multiple activities and opportunities for students...

While some students can sleep in Wednesday without worry, others are not so lucky.

Class conflicts restrict students from campus-wide day off

Rachel Scully, Campus Editor March 3, 2021

John Carroll University administration requested that professors grant a day off from undergraduate instruction on Wednesday, March 3. However, some students and faculty are not able to partake in the...

John Carroll administration said that the Board serves to

Administration denies that Board decisions weaken JCU

"This will help to address structural cost issues in a less severe way than eliminating entire programs or departments, a harsher provision found in the current Faculty Handbook.”
Rachel Scully, Campus Editor March 3, 2021

John Carroll University administration provided a statement late Tuesday after John Carroll University’s Board of Directors approved new amendments to the Faculty Handbook, which allow the University...

John Carroll University Administration approved amendments to the Faculty Handbook on Monday changing tenure at JCU.

BREAKING: Board decision virtually eliminates tenure, faculty say

“It only has to happen one year, and they’ll claim it will happen for two more. And that would be budgetary hardship. And once you have budgetary hardship, you can fire anyone you want to fire, which means that effectively there is no more tenure at John Carroll University.”
Nicolette Noce and Rachel Scully March 2, 2021

John Carroll University’s Board of Directors approved amendments to the Faculty Handbook on Monday that grant the administration the freedom to fire tenured faculty members without cause if JCU faces...

JCU pioneers virtual theater workshop

JCU pioneers virtual theater workshop

London actors came to JCU to lead an interactive workshop.
Nicolette Noce, Campus Editor March 2, 2021

Actors from London, England, Zoomed into 27 classes in seven different John Carroll departments last week. Each actor led dozens of students in virtual interactive workshops.  Supported by the Hopkins...

Photo courtesy of Uchechukwu Ike

Q&A with Black Students in Action

President Uchechukwu Ike '22 and member Hugh Brown ‘23 tell The Carroll News what the organization means to them.
Rachel Scully, Campus Editor February 26, 2021

Black Students in Action is one of the many cultural institutions at John Carroll University providing safe spaces for students of all backgrounds. During this time of mass uncertainty and social change,...

Campus Column: Comfort zones in the COVID era

Campus Column: Comfort zones in the COVID era

Nicolette Noce, Campus Editor February 26, 2021

Comfort zones are the best. They are the places, people and environments in which we feel most ourselves and most safe. More times than not, our comfort zones become habitual and a part of our nature.  The...

Breaking: Academic VP Steven Herbert asks professors to take campus-wide day off

Kaitlin Ryan, Assistant Arts and Life Editor February 26, 2021

The University administration is requesting that professors allow a day off from undergraduate instruction on Wednesday, March 3. The announcement came as a memo from Academic Vice President Steven Herbert...

The three snowmen Rajakovich, Mirmohamed and Minutello created.

February snowstorm brings JCU students into the cold

Ann Walsh, Staff Reporter February 25, 2021

Last week,JCU’s campus along with the rest of Cleveland received a winter surprise: a snowstorm which dumped 8-10 inches of snow. Due to the high volume of snow, JCU was remote on Tuesday, Feb. 16,...

As JCU students continue their working on their studies, they are simultaneously working part-time to support themselves.

Students working their way through a pandemic

Laken Kincaid, Staff Reporter February 25, 2021

COVID-19 has proved to be not only physically and mentally taxing, but financially taxing as well. However, students and the JCU Career Center are striving to adapt to the new normal within their on-campus...

Student Government voted on legislative bills which impact future proceedings in various areas.

Student Government rejects bills to increase executive power

Sydni Bratthauar, Staff Reporter February 25, 2021

John Carroll University Student Government has been quite busy for the last couple of weeks. Legislative bills about the future of Student Government and the student body of JCU were recently reviewed...

Students of the Past: Jaclyn Tomsic

Students of the Past: Jaclyn Tomsic

Sydney Gamble, The Carroll News February 25, 2021

Editor's Note: This article is the start of Campus' new alumni series "Students of the Past" which will feature one JCU alum per story. If you would like to submit someone to be featured, please email...

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