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Reflections on the U.S.-Mexico Border Immersion

U.S.-Mexico Border Immersion Group , Guest Columnists

April 24, 2020

In this time of COVID-19, Philip Metres, director of the Peace, Justice and Human Rights Program at John Carroll University, reminds us: “Keep in mind that the most vulnerable of our society and of the world will bear the wor...

Attempting to get into medical school during the COVID-19 pandemic

Caroline Maltese, The Carroll News

April 2, 2020

Throughout my time at John Carroll, I have aspired to work at the Cleveland Clinic. It has been a dream of mine since submitting my deposit on Celebration day in 2017. This year was going to be my year.  I had done everyt...

A statement from PJHR about COVID-19 and a call to our mission

Dr. Philip Metres

March 16, 2020

Dear Friends, Students, Colleagues, I’d like to share with you a brief word about this situation we find ourselves in because of the COVID-19 virus. I feel badly for everyone who had big plans (travel, presentations, conferences)....

Stop Calling Yourself a Socialist, Bernie Sanders. You’re Not.

TJ Lindstrom, Guest Columnist

February 27, 2020

Ah, socialism. One of the more loaded terms in our contemporary political discourse. Yet, it seems a rather nebulous one. Its definition is difficult to pin down.  For those on the right, it is a boogeyman of sorts, an embo...

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How Loud Is Too Loud?

February 27, 2020

The Mid-Semester Blues

Kathleen Mackey, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2020

It seems like just last week I was still trying to get used to writing “2020” instead of “2019.” Now, suddenly, we’re almost two months into the year. For college students, this means that the mid-semester blues are...

Politics at the Podium: Award Speeches as Political Platforms

Josie Schuman, Op/Ed Editor

February 27, 2020

If you had five minutes to speak to the world, what would you say? As the awards show season comes to a close, I reflected on how many celebrities used their award acceptance speeches to comment on sociopolitical issues. Specifically,...

Not Worth the Puff of Air

Ella Schuellerman, Arts and Life Editor

February 27, 2020

“Look at the tree and not the forest.” My mother has been saying that to me over text, over the phone and over FaceTime for the last few weeks, as I have become increasingly anxious of the unknown. Unknown plans for the summer....

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Sports Don’t Matter

February 13, 2020

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Yes, Sports Do Matter

February 13, 2020

Reflecting on the Ancient Art of Japanese Death Poetry

Collin Derrig, Guest Columnist

February 13, 2020

Poetry is an element of Japanese culture that many are somewhat familiar with — haiku being by far the most prominent example of this. Plenty of grade schools incorporate the classic 5-7-5 syllable structure of haiku into poetry...

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