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In this April 30, 2019, file photo, Facebook stickers are laid out on a table at F8, Facebook's developer conference in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

The case against social media – part 1

Jack Giba, The Carroll News October 22, 2020

Editor's Note: This is the first part of a two-part series on Social Media. Read the second part in next week’s edition. “It is not that we have a short space of time, but that we waste much of...

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett holds up a notepad of paper during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. (Brendan Smialowsi/Pool via AP)

Wake up America

Dave Meredith, Staff Reporter October 22, 2020

The political arena was intense last week. Presidential town halls, Senate judiciary hearings and bombshell stories. All of these events are tied together by the concerted effort by members of our political...

A vigil at the African American Civil War Memorial in Washington after the Charleston, South Carolina church shootings.

Black forgiveness is not for white people

Josie Schuman, Managing Editor October 21, 2020

In his Broadway hit “Hamilton,” Lin-Manuel Miranda describes forgiveness as “a grace too powerful to name” in the song “It’s Quiet Uptown.” Despite the play not being anti-racist as a whole,...

Editorial: News Engagement Day matters. Here’s why.

Editoral Staff October 9, 2020

Oct. 6 was News Engagement Day, when journalists share the importance of their work and how necessary it is that citizens remain engaged with the media. According to the News Engagement Day website,...

Vice President Mike Pence speaks to members of the media at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, as he leaves Washington for Utah ahead of the vice presidential debate schedule for Oct. 7. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

The power of the vice presidency?

Dave Meredith, The Carroll News October 8, 2020

The Vice President of the United States typically does not garner much attention nor does he or she often attract the spotlight. The 2020 election, however, has brought the second-in-command position into...

The new college experience: anxiety

Sophia Maltese, Editor-in-Chief October 7, 2020

Entering college is an exciting and nerve-wracking rite of passage. No one knows quite what to expect, but they have vague visions of late-night studying, bad food and unforgettable memories. What they...

President Donald Trump speaks as he announces Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to the Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Don’t let political games distract you

Dave Meredith, The Carroll News October 2, 2020

Americans are honoring the life and legal career of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg following her passing. Simultaneously, the nation is being introduced to the woman who will likely take the late justice’s...

President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden participate in the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland. (Olivier Douliery/Pool via AP)

A not-so-presidential debate

TJ Lindstrom, Opinion Editor September 30, 2020

I have a headache. I just finished watching the first presidential debate, and it was a disgrace. Plain and simple. President Donald Trump clearly decided he would flout the agreed-upon rules and speak...

A quote from the president of Yale University and theologian, A. Bartlett Giamatti.

Art history terminations threaten our education

Sophia Maltese, Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2020

John Carroll University has fired two tenured faculty members in the Art History department. This is a threat to the foundations of tenure and the liberal arts identity of our university, and it cannot...

Photo by Nathan Hughes Hamilton from the Creative Commons

Not satisfied: a black cast is not enough

Josie Schuman, Managing Editor September 25, 2020

The racial awakening happening in the United States has taught me many things, one of which is to view everything through a critical lens. This applies even to Lin Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton,” which...

A store on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Photo By Natalia Pozuelo-Arbide

ADA 30 years later  – industries including ALL identities 

Natalia Pozuelo-Arbide, Staff Reporter September 23, 2020

This is the second part of a two-part series on the Americans with Disabilities Act. Read the first part here.  John Lewis, Malala Yousafzai, José Andrés, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, and the Dalai Lama...

The Supreme Court bench draped for the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg  (Fred Schilling/Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States via AP)

Editorial: RBG – the best of what America can be

Editoral Staff September 23, 2020

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away Sept. 18 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. The second woman ever to serve on the highest court, she leaves behind a legacy as a passionate...

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