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The Mastrantoni Family Student Success Commons welcome students to study, visit the Career Center or the Academic Success Center.
(Photo by Aiden Keenan ‘22).

Grasselli Library continues renovations

Aiden Keenan, Photo Editor September 23, 2021
“It was time to reimagine a library to be more than a repository for books.”
A TikTok trend creates havoc on campus leading to everything from stolen soap dispensers to missing road signs.

“Devious licks” on JCU’s campus

Laken Kincaid, Campus Editor September 23, 2021

John Carroll University has been the subject of vandalism following the emergence of a TikTok trend called “devious licks.” The social media challenge revolves around students stealing items from campus...

CSDI staff and students enjoy an outing at Play CLE.

10 Years ago: CSDI changed their name

Taylor Anthony, Campus Editor September 23, 2021

In April 2011, it was announced that John Carroll’s Office of Multicultural Affairs would change its name to the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion, CSDI. The change was initiated after concern...

Students take a breath of fresh air as in person classes resume for the fall semester.

Students completely return to campus

Nasya Stevenson and Nicolette Noce September 23, 2021

John Carroll University students returned to campus for in-person classes on Aug. 30. The office of the Dean of Students sent out an email on July 15 regarding fall semester plans with consideration to...

JCU students cheer and dance during the Welcome Back concert.

COIN Performs Welcome Back Concert

Laken Kincaid, Campus Editor September 17, 2021

On Sept. 3, John Carroll University welcomed the bands Double Camp and COIN to campus for the University’s annual welcome back concert. This was one of John Carroll’s first in-person events for students...

Caroline Padden 25 and Clare Atheneos 25 share a conversation on the balcony of Dolan Science Center.

Perfect Study Spots on John Carroll’s Campus

Sophia Giallanza, The Carroll News September 17, 2021

Even though JCU’s campus is quite small, many of us have difficulty finding our perfect spot to relax. John Carroll’s 62 acre campus is full of quaint outdoor hideouts as well as comfy indoor relaxation...

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...

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

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...

Photo by Daniel Schludi on Unsplash

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...

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