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Yes, global debt exists.

Nicole Spindler, Business & Finance Editor October 16, 2018

Last week, the International Monetary Fund released a news report saying that governments should continue to use the current strong economic growth to strengthen their finances. Despite these increases,...

Supreme Court to require tax on online sales

Supreme Court to require tax on online sales

Megan Grantham, Staff Reporter October 16, 2018

The United States Supreme Court is currently in the midst of a case that could potentially require consumers to pay sales tax on all online purchases. Amid arguments in the court case South Dakota v. Wayfair...

Taxation: The hallmark of civilization

Joseph Kukral, Op/Ed Editor October 16, 2018

Imagine two individuals living on neighboring land. Both procure their own food, each has built his own home and each provides for his own defense. Near their neighboring land is a river that floods every...

Trump’s assault on the rule of law

Joseph Kukral, Op/Ed Editor October 16, 2018

Upon receiving word of the verdict in the recent trial of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump solemnly told reporters, “I think it’s very sad what they’ve done to Paul Manafort.” He extended...

A college education guarantees nothing

Joseph Kukral, Op/Ed Editor October 16, 2018

ntly been described as a practical opportunity for Americans to attain a higher level of skill and livelihood; however, a careful study of the facts can liken that reality to a fantasy. Despite the documented...

Political correctness or pompous condemnation?

Joseph Kukral, Op/Ed Editor October 16, 2018

Considering the preponderant use of social platforms as well as the acute sensitivity of millenials, one must address the alarming, yet consternating issue of political correctness. Once considered a...

We Conservative Cavemen

Declan Leary, Op/Ed Editor October 15, 2018

There are a few consistent themes running through the many letters we have received in response to my columns, but there is one in particular that I would like to address this week, because it reveals...

The Death of Virtue

Declan Leary, Op/Ed Editor October 15, 2018

I’ve been writing a lot these past few weeks about what it means to be a man. Because it seems some people cannot appreciate a joke, and because of the paramount importance of this particular conversation,...

The Intellectual Hypocrisy of Border Wall Hysteria

Declan Leary, Op/Ed Editor October 15, 2018

When news first broke that the mock border wall would return to JCU this week, many of my colleagues at The Carroll News were excited to see a revival of such a controversial campus event — controversy...

Drag Queens and Jesuits

Declan Leary, Op/Ed Editor October 15, 2018

About a year and a half ago, it came time to inform my family where I had decided to go to school. None of them had ever heard of John Carroll University, so their first question was, “Is it Catholic?”...

Put This in Your Pipe and Smoke It

Declan Leary, Op/Ed Editor October 15, 2018

It’s no secret that the radical left hates men. That is, men who are men: men who fight and don’t back down, who listen to Lynyrd Skynyrd and Johnny Cash, who have never worn skinny jeans or drunk...

Don’t Be a Drag

Kathleen Mackey , Managing Editor September 29, 2018

In a world where, sometimes, everything feels like it’s moving backwards, it’s refreshing to see progress being made, even in the simplest of ways. At a small, Jesuit Catholic school like John Carroll,...

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