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  • November 9Joe Biden wins the 2020 presidential election
  • November 7Matt Meyer '22 is elected Student Government President

JCU offering free rapid COVID-19 tests to students

JCU offering free rapid COVID-19 tests to students
November 16, 2020

John Carroll University is offering free rapid COVID-19 testing today and tomorrow for students living in areas surrounding campus. The university announced the testing in an email sent out by the Dean...

Who is Harry Gauzman?: An investigative report

While Gauzman never attended John Carroll, his name lives on in writing, solidifying his JCU legacy. 
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“Most universities have traditions that carry on and are passed down. Some live on forever and some fade away with the times, like Gauzman."
November 16, 2020

Harry Gauzman is a name surrounded by mystery in the JCU community. He was known as a popular writer for The Carroll News, but no one on campus at the time and no dust-covered records can place Gauzman...

96% of JCU employees’ major political donations were made to Democratic causes

The donations made to Republican campaigns or organizations by those who listed their employment as John Carroll University totaled only $280, while donations to Democratic organizations or campaigns totaled approximately $11,593.
November 11, 2020

506 out of 527 donations from those who listed their employer as John Carroll University were made to Democratic causes in this calendar year. The donations to Democratic organizations or campaigns totaled...

John Carroll Student Government announces 2021 executive board

Matthew Meyer was elected President of Student Government alongside his vice president, Margaret Skubik.
Matthew Meyer is elected President of Student Government.
November 11, 2020

John Carroll Student Government has elected a new executive board for the 2021 semester.  Junior Matthew Meyer was elected president of Student Government. “I am honored to be chosen to serve as...

Students share their thoughts returning to campus in the spring semester

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November 11, 2020

Editor's note: For more information on the JCU COVID-19 Task Force spring semester plan, check out this story.   This past week, the JCU COVID-19 Task Force announced that students will be returning...

JCU COVID-19 Task Force releases “return-to-campus” plan

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November 11, 2020

Editor's note: For more information on how students are feeling about the possible return to campus, check out this story.   The John Carroll University COVID-19 Task Force on Nov. 5 released...

Readin’ with Rachel: A paranormal experience I’ll never forget

Readin' with Rachel: A paranormal experience I'll never forget
November 11, 2020

With an incredibly hard week behind me, I started thinking about the “before times.” That is, life before COVID-19. With so much anxiety that surrounded the election, so much fear during the pandemic,...

Meet JCU Nutritionist Sharron Stovsky

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November 5, 2020

JCU Nutritionist, Shannon Stovsky will be returning to JCU on Friday, Nov. 6 to virtually meet with students for a second time this semester. Stovsky has been a licensed nutritionist for the last 25 years....

How the pandemic hit performing arts at JCU

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November 5, 2020

This semester, university extracurriculars have been hit hard. Many students and faculty worry that John Carroll University’s dozens of performing arts classes and extracurriculars will be stifled by...

Seasons of nostalgia

Seasons of nostalgia
October 29, 2020

To me, nostalgia is a feeling of sentimental affection and bittersweet longing for how life once was. My nostalgic feelings are most often tied to memories of fleeting moments, feelings and events of the...

JCU student hosts weekly meditation over zoom

Studies show meditation improves students' academic performance. (Photo by JD Mason on Unsplash)
Graduate student Theresa Schmidt hosts “Come to the Quiet” to offer relaxation during times of stress.
October 28, 2020

Without the pause that Fall Break usually allows for students, it may become more difficult to prevent burnout. Days may become more exhausting as a result of online learning. Luckily, there are plenty...

Remembering the Rev. Gerald Sabo, S.J.

Father Gerald Sabo was an associate professor of Slavic languages and literature. (Photo by Pierce Srail)
October 28, 2020

The Rev. Gerald Sabo, S.J., associate professor of Slavic languages and literature, passed away suddenly on Saturday, Oct. 24. He was 75 years old.  A Connecticut native, Sabo has been a dedicated...

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