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Sweet Moses Ice Cream: A Legend Comes to a End

Sweet Moses Ice Cream: A Legend Comes to a End

Evan Smith, The Carroll News October 29, 2021

I’m not lying when I say that ice cream is one of my favorite desserts. I’ve always been prone to eating loads of Ben and Jerry’s growing up—and personally—I think it’s one of the best foods...

Members of the United Auto Workers strike outside of a John Deere plant, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, in Ankeny, Iowa. About 10,000 UAW workers have gone on strike against John Deere since last Thursday at plants in Iowa, Illinois and Kansas.

Inside America’s labor revival

Patrick Kane, World News Editor October 28, 2021

One of the greatest tools the American workforce has had at their disposal is the labor union: organizations that negotiate with employers fair wages, benefits, hours and working conditions. Ever since...

Trees rooted on a fall floor in Arezzo, Italy.

Labels and God: reflections on Anthony De Mello

TJ Lindstrom, Editor-in-Chief October 19, 2021
Labels are a nasty thing. Born out of necessity, they are not inherently wrong themselves, but I think they often replace or degrade our experience of things themselves.
A sunset silhouetted by friends in Mykonos, Greece.

Nihilism isn’t depressing

Nick Sack, Managing Editor October 18, 2021

This week in my philosophy class, we were discussing nihilism. As we talked about it, many of my peers expressed feelings like, “Yeah I feel like nihilism is connected to depression,” or “That...

Normalize Wearing Hats

Normalize Wearing Hats

Logan Colman, Staff Reporter October 15, 2021

I’ve always wanted to go to the Kentucky Derby. I have no interest in horse racing whatsoever. I simply want an excuse to wear a big, extravagant hat, because in any other situation it would be socially...

Altocumulus clouds stained in a spectrum of pinks, violets and blues in Upper St. Clair, PA.

Giba’s Claim: You should go cloudspotting

Jack Giba, Opinion Editor October 15, 2021

I am constantly fascinated by clouds, and I think everyone should be. The sky itself is the most universal aspect of nature, if you think about it. Every day there is a new, completely unique sky. Looking...

A recreation of Maurizio Cattelans Comedian.

Hot take: modern art sucks

Logan Colman, The Carroll News October 11, 2021
"The movement of this kind of art is part of a greater problem that permeates society: hard work and skill is not as valued as it once was."
Smoke from a factory polluting the environment.

The fallacy of individual reponsibility

TJ Lindstrom, Editor-in-Chief October 11, 2021

They are the calling cards of half-hearted, corporatized, climate crisis solutions: decrease your carbon footprint! Carpool to work! Ask for a paper bag at the store! And, of course: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!...

Gibas Claim: Think I get to versus I have to

Giba’s Claim: Think “I get to” versus “I have to”

Jack Giba, Opinion Editor October 7, 2021

Lately, I’ve been thinking about how to maximize my enjoyment of the time I spend on things I do not necessarily want to do. In the purest sense, what has benefitted me the most is changing my mindset...

A shot of a show at Lost Lands Festival.

Lost Lands: Home of Dinosaurs and Dubstep

Evan Smith, Staff Reporter October 4, 2021

While Ohioans may be familiar with big music festivals such as Coachella and Lollapalooza, there’s one music festival that may go over many heads. What I’m referring to is the lesser-known but highly...

Life gives us many choices: some paths are for us, and some are for others.

A lesson in impulsivity

Nick Sack, Managing Editor October 4, 2021

Most of my friends will agree with me that I am one of the most impulsive people they have met.  This past summer, I got my ears pierced and my hair dyed without telling my mother (which she of course,...

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Students should be more invested in local government

Aiden Keenan, Photo Editor October 1, 2021

Let’s establish one thing up front: talking about politics is not normally a fun subject. People tend to have their own preconceived ideas about abortion, the economy, immigration and other partisan...

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