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An Unusually Personal Column

Sophia Maltese, Managing Editor

January 30, 2020

In my Professional Communication class, we discussed the qualities of famously loved and effective leaders, one of which was high self-esteem. Typically, leaders are comfortable with themselves and their decisions. They know where...

Inspiration vs. Inferiority

Kathleen Mackey, Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2020

As I often do when I find myself in a column-idea drought, I perused the web this week to see what opinions were floating around the internet. In doing so, I found an opinion piece from Time Magazine published in 2014.  I was immediately intrigued by the headline:...

Social Justice is Rooted in Love, Not Shame

Josie Schuman, Op/Ed Editor

January 23, 2020

What is social justice? It’s an elusive concept, a buzzword at JCU and something the Jesuits seem to love. But, what exactly is it? Throughout my high school and college Jesuit education, I have taken numerous classes dedica...

Living Without 2020 Vision

Kathleen Mackey, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2020

I’ve always gone back and forth about New Year’s resolutions. I’m all about embracing a fresh start to better myself and focus on areas of my life that could use improvement. But, like many wishful thinkers, I often forget...

Vote Female or Vote For Real

Sophia Maltese, Managing Editor

January 23, 2020

Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar reaching the Democratic debate stage is no small feat. For years, women have been underrepresented in politics. According to The New York Times, women comprise only 25% of America’s city councils,...

Don’t Ban the Ban

Editorial Staff

January 23, 2020

In the midst of the current environmental crisis, several communities have been making strides in reducing plastic bag waste. Cuyahoga County has been a pioneer in the state of Ohio with its single-use plastic bag ban. According...

“When the heck is The Carroll News coming out?” Spring 2020 Print Schedule

December 12, 2019

As we study for finals and look forward to a fresh semester, we wanted to share our spring print schedule. We try to release a print issue bi-weekly. However, our schedule often conflicts with breaks in the academic calendar. Be ...

Spain on the Brain: Reflecting on my Semester Abroad

Josie Schuman, Op/Ed Editor

December 12, 2019

Saying goodbye was more difficult than I anticipated. We stood at the entrance to airport security. Naturally my mom was fine, but my dad’s eyes were welling up with tears. My younger sister and I did the whole “We love each...

The Current Democratic Candidates Won’t Beat Trump

Sophia Maltese, Managing Editor

December 12, 2019

Former First Lady Michelle Obama is the only Democrat that can beat President Donald Trump. Besides her obvious experience with, or next to, the presidency, she has a command of public attention, would likely be able to raise...

Poetry Speaks to the Arab-American Experience

Maria Kesic, Guest Columnist

December 12, 2019

If laughter is medicine, Marwa Helal’s poems are some strong antibiotics.  John Carroll’s English and Peace, Justice, and Human Rights Departments co-hosted the Egyptian-born, American-raised poet Marwa Helal on Monday...

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