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Editorial: Cherish Your Democracy

Editorial Staff

March 22, 2019

Filed under Opinion

It should not be surprising that our staff is incredibly supportive of those who get involved in the democratic process. Just recently, enthusiasm for our democracy was powerfully illustrated by the newest ranks of impassioned...

Be Not Afraid: College Life as a Catholic

Kyle Rossier, Guest Columnist

March 22, 2019

Filed under Opinion

This column may be about what it means to be a Catholic on a college campus today, but I hope that it can reach my fellow Blue Streaks who may not be Catholic or not even Christian. With the news and reports about the Catholic...

On an Evening in Roma

On an Evening in Roma

March 22, 2019

The Kardashians are a Threat to Capitalism

Joseph Kukral, Op/Ed Editor

March 22, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Just recently, Kylie Jenner, one of five daughters from the famed E-network reality television series “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” was named the youngest self-made billionaire in the world. Forbes magazine pegged Jenner’s...

Wealth is No Excuse for Cheating

Kathleen Mackey, Managing Editor

March 22, 2019

Filed under Opinion

U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling broke the news last Tuesday of what is being called the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the Justice Department. As the story has unfolded, we’ve learned that 50 people were charged...

The Twisted Conservatism Behind Privatized Healthcare

Joseph Kukral, Op/Ed Editor

February 13, 2019

Filed under Opinion

As more progressive candidates enter the 2020 presidential race, it is doubtful that any other issue will be more heavily debated than healthcare. In fact, during the 2018 midterm election season, healthcare was brandished as...

Ariana Grande Continues to Empower with “thank u, next” Album

Kathleen Mackey, Managing Editor

February 13, 2019

Filed under Opinion

“I find it interesting that this has been one of the best years of my career and the worst of my life.” As Ariana Grande stood onstage in December to receive the honor of Billboard’s Woman of the Year, she acknowledged the...

Exposing Frauds

Olivia Shackleton, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Have you ever felt like you do not deserve to be in a position you hold or that you did not truly earn that position? Maybe you feel this way when you land an incredibly competitive internship or get elected to be president of...

Bill Nye Sucks

Bill Nye Sucks

February 13, 2019

Editorial: Milestone for JCU Women

Editorial Staff

February 7, 2019

Filed under Opinion

John Carroll University prides itself on being comprised of “men and women for and with others,” so it is hard to believe there was once a time in the institution’s history when the student body did not include women. It...

Pacific of Plastic

Joseph Kukral, Op/Ed Editor

February 7, 2019

Filed under Opinion

A lesson that humanity repeatedly fails to learn is the tragedy of the commons.  An important concept in social science, it describes a situation where a public resource is exploited by a group of individuals acting in their...

Stop Killing Print

Olivia Shackleton, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2019

Filed under Opinion

The Carroll News launched its new website, carrollnews.org, last week. It has been very exciting to work on a project that will hopefully benefit our organization and increase our readership. But with the creation of our own online...

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