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Head-to-head: John Carroll should not have a core curriculum

Head-to-head: John Carroll should not have a core curriculum

Eric Fogle, Guest Columnist March 26, 2021

        This column is part of a “Head-to-Head” series. Read the counterargument by TJ Lindstrom.  Core classes are the foundation of any education. From...

Head-to-Head: John Carroll should have a core curriculum

Head-to-Head: John Carroll should have a core curriculum

TJ Lindstrom, Opinion Editor March 26, 2021

          This column is part of a “Head-to-Head” series. Read the counterargument by Eric Fogle.  Last semester, I took a course called History...

A make-shift memorial is seen outside a business where a multiple fatal shooting occurred on Tuesday, Wednesday, March 17, 2021, in Acworth, Ga.

Atlanta shooting yet another confrontation with America’s race problem

Patrick Kane, Staff Reporter March 25, 2021

On March 16, a lone gunman took the lives of eight people in three different day spas throughout the Atlanta metropolitan area. Of the eight victims who tragically lost their lives, six were women of Asian...

Tom Roche (center) with his husband, Bo Smith. Also picture are students Joe Clark 21, Vineet Reddy ’20 and Dave Meredith ’21.

In Memoriam: Thomas P. Roche

Joe Clark March 19, 2021

As a man whose name precedes him and who made history with many “firsts” — like compiling and editing Edmund Spenser’s 16th-century trilogy “The Faerie Queene” into one print, or being the...

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The student mental health pandemic

Sophia Maltese, Editor in Chief March 18, 2021

How many times a day do you think about quitting? I’ll be honest, I think about it sometimes — how nice it would be to rest for an entire day without emails to answer or Zoom meetings to attend,...

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It’s time for a federal cap and trade program

TJ Lindstrom, Opinion Editor March 17, 2021

It is estimated that every 1,000 tons of carbon burned today will cause the premature death of one person at some point over the next 200 years. Globally, we burn 36 billion tons of carbon every year....

After being forced into online classrooms in the spring, students are now choosing to utilize online learning instead of in-person classes.

Board decision shatters tenure

Aiden Keenan March 14, 2021

I  love John Carroll University. Since I first stepped foot on campus in 2017, I’ve loved every second I’ve been here. The students, campus and faculty make this place my home. The faculty are powerful...

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Necessary narcissism: what creators need

Nora McKee, Staff Reporter March 11, 2021

Whether you paint, draw, sing, dance, write or take photos, we all can admit that life without art would be a life without purpose. There’d be no music to sing, no colors on our walls, no books to lose...

Ive only seen these markers in pictures!

I hiked part of the Appalachian Trail

Rachel Scully, Campus Editor March 11, 2021

This article was inspired by Dave Voelker’s 1978 Cleveland Magazine article, I Walked Across Lake Erie — Alone.  In March 2020, people at John Carroll University as well as those in the rest of...

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Why you should pay attention to your dreams: the power of unconscious healing

Jack Giba, Staff Reporter March 11, 2021

In January, while I was on a silent retreat, I had a dream where I died. Everything was burning while I was in a mall. I hid behind a pillar as riot gear-clad executioners cleared the room of survivors....

The Quad at JCU, snowless.

The “new normal” is coming…slowly

TJ Lindstrom, Opinion Editor March 6, 2021

It feels like spring again. In any other year, I’d be sad to see the snow melt so early, sad to see that pristine white give way to a muddy mess. But this year is different. For the first time, I’m...

The Oxford comma. Illustration by The Carroll News

My campaign for the Oxford comma

Nora McKee, The Carroll News March 4, 2021

We’ve all learned about the importance of commas since the beginning of our grammar education. The classic example of “Let’s eat, Grandma!” as opposed to “Let’s eat Grandma!” has surely been...

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