The Carroll News

Letter to the Editor

Jennifer Maltese

February 27, 2020

This letter is in response to Sophia Maltese’s “Sports Don’t Matter” column from the Feb. 13 issue.  Wow, well written but I strongly disagree. If you look closely at anything you can find the bad. There is divisi...

Letter to The Editor: Sports Matter, From the Mom of the Writer

Jennifer Maltese

February 15, 2020

  Dear Editor: Wow, well written but I strongly disagree. If you look closely at anything you can find the bad. There is divisiveness and scandal in all things on earth including art, music, literature, government,...

Give Social Justice in Film and Literature its Due

Joseph McCarron and Ronie Rafael Altejar

November 26, 2019

As two students that currently sit in Tom and Bo classes (one in the class to be mentioned, one who was planning on taking) we are deeply frustrated with the decision to rescind the class “Social Justice In Film and Literature...

History of Drag Shows on Campus

Ai-Chin Chen, Class of 2018

September 19, 2019

Dear Editor(s), With regards to the utmost issue at hand - removal of drag shows by university policy - I would like to point attention to university history under clerical presidency about the issue. Before former unive...

An open letter to President Michael Johnson

Erin Kelly, Class of 2019

September 12, 2019

Dr. Johnson,   It greatly pains me to hear of the cancellation of the annual drag show event sponsored by the LGBTQIA+ Allies over what essentially seems to boil down to the pacification of White Nationalists on campus....

Letter to the Editor

David Young, Adjunct Lecturer of English

April 11, 2019

I was not surprised by the putrid rhetoric in Declan Leary’s most recent column, but I feel the need to address two matters that he either chose not to acknowledge or of which he was unaware. The term “zine” has a long history...

Letter to the Editor

Kaley Capron, Class of 2021

April 11, 2019

Letter to the Editor In response to the piece, “Loud and Way too Proud”, I would like to start off by saying we have not been loud or proud enough when supporting the LGBTQIA+ community. As a Senator for the class of 202...

Letter to the Editor

Omar Meza, Class of 2018

April 11, 2019

Declan, In response to your most recent column, “Loud and Way Too Proud.” Let’s take a moment to shift our perspective just a little bit. I hope that isn’t too much of me to ask, I wouldn’t want to strain your mind...

Letter to the Editor

Mannie Brown, Class of 2019

April 11, 2019

On Tuesday March 26th, I had the opportunity to sit on a LGBTQ+ Speaker panel and share my experience as a Black, queer person at JCU. I was asked if I had faced any other discrimination toward my gay/queer identity other than...

Letter to the Editor

Wesley Olin, Class of 2019

March 28, 2019

In the centerfold of The Carroll News every week, the editorial staff prints a notice that urges readers to respond to their opinion pieces if they “disagree with any of the commentary in this section.” This notice is wha...

Letter to the Editor

Joseph Bialek

March 28, 2019

One of the most disturbing facts about our capitalist nation is the misappropriation of funds directed to the salaries of entertainers. Everyone should agree that the value an athlete, movie star, talk-show host, team-owner, et...

Letter to the Editor

Francis Boccuzzi, Graduate Student

February 13, 2019

At the center of the Catholic faith stands the concept of vocation. A vocation should be understood as a process of living and reflection leading to a life that God intends for us. This spans farther than the priesthood, and instead...

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