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Data from office of institutional effectiveness reveals surprising lack of low grades and dropouts

Data from office of institutional effectiveness reveals surprising lack of low grades and dropouts

Rachel Scully, Campus Editor April 14, 2021

When students worldwide were forced online due to the pandemic, many questioned what the future held for higher education. Some predictions made by Inside Higher Ed in May 2020 predicted that colleges...

While students were able to take a mental break from school work, some still wonder if it was truly enough.

Was Easter break enough?

Rachel Scully, Campus Editor April 7, 2021

JCU students took a much-needed break for Easter after working through the semester without the annual spring break. While many enjoyed their time off, some students question whether this break will be...

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Alan Miciak promoted to executive vice president of university

Rachel Scully and Laken Kincaid April 1, 2021

Alan Miciak, the former dean of the Boler College of Business, has stepped into a new role as the executive vice president of JCU, a new position at the University.  “It's an exciting position to...

Campus Column: Have we canceled forgiveness?

Campus Column: Have we canceled forgiveness?

Nicolette Noce, Campus Editor March 31, 2021

With Holy Week upon us and cancel culture all over the internet, I think an important connection must be drawn.  Cancel culture is the practice of ostracizing those who have fallen out of accordance...

JCU ranked No. 3 of top 25 colleges in Ohio regarding income in first year post-grad

JCU ranked No. 3 of top 25 colleges in Ohio regarding income in first year post-grad

Nicolette Noce, Campus Editor March 30, 2021

John Carroll University is ranked No. 3 out of the top 25 colleges in Ohio, according to  GradReports, a college ranking platform that ranks colleges based on median alumni earnings in the year following...

After being forced into online classrooms in the spring, students are now choosing to utilize online learning instead of in-person classes.

Why students prefer to zoom in

Laken Kincaid, Staff Reporter March 25, 2021

Some students at John Carroll University prefer to Zoom into class rather than attending in-person, even when they are on campus. This issue has bewildered professors who say they want to teach to a classroom...

To the woman who helped me discover myself as well as the beauty of writing.

Readin’ with Rachel: A tribute to women in writing

Rachel Scully, Campus Editor March 24, 2021

All my life, I knew I wanted to make a difference in the world. When I was 6, I wanted to be a famous singer or celebrity like Britney Spears or Rihanna (Yes, I wrote that in my American Girl Doll...

Unabridged Q&A with Mike Scanlan and statement from the Board

March 21, 2021

These questions were distilled from interviews with students and sent to the administration and Board for answers. Below are their responses. Please note the two statements - the first from the Board and...

Students are wondering how the the Boards recent decision will affect the university.

The potential impact of handbook amendments on JCU’s national ranking

Nicolette Noce and Laken Kincaid March 21, 2021

Newly passed amendments to the Faculty Handbook that make it possible to remove tenured professors without cause in a time of “budgetary hardship” have some concerned that this change in University...

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Professors want to know why students are not showing up to in-person classes

Laken Kincaid, Staff Reporter March 18, 2021

With Zoom readily available, professors are finding it rare to teach to students in-person. Ever since John Carroll University transitioned back to in-person learning for the spring semester, faculty have...

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Campus Column: The best day of the year is upon us

Nicolette Noce, Campus Editor March 17, 2021

The feast of Saint Patrick is a day full of traditions I hold close to my heart. Saint Patrick is celebrated for his success in bringing Christianity to the country of Ireland around the year 432. He died...

JCU faculty share their thoughts on the tenure situation.

JCU faculty faces tenure troubles

Laken Kincaid, Staff Reporter March 11, 2021

John Carroll University faculty is in uproar after the administration approved new amendments, which grant them the ability to fire tenured faculty during “financial hardship.” The decision created...

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