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Editorial: Milestone for JCU Women

Editorial Staff

February 7, 2019

John Carroll University prides itself on being comprised of “men and women for and with others,” so it is hard to believe there was once a time in the institution’s history when the student body did not include women. It...

Pacific of Plastic

Joseph Kukral, Op/Ed Editor

February 7, 2019

A lesson that humanity repeatedly fails to learn is the tragedy of the commons.  An important concept in social science, it describes a situation where a public resource is exploited by a group of individuals acting in their...

Stop Killing Print

Olivia Shackleton, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2019

The Carroll News launched its new website, carrollnews.org, last week. It has been very exciting to work on a project that will hopefully benefit our organization and increase our readership. But with the creation of our own online...

Senioritis is Alive and Well

Mariella van der Sluijs, Op/Ed Editor

February 7, 2019

My time here at John Carroll University has almost come to an end. After four years of classes in a variety of departments (thanks, integrative core), a multitude of extracurriculars, an abundance of internships and a lifetime...

Confronting Schoolwork’s Worst Enemy

Kathleen Mackey, Managing Editor

February 7, 2019

I can confidently speak for the vast majority of college students, myself included, when I say that procrastination is one of the most difficult challenges to overcome when it comes to academics. In fact, this column was brought...

Worse than Racist

Worse than Racist

February 6, 2019

Coming to Terms with FOMO

Kathleen Mackey, Managing Editor

January 30, 2019

The fear of missing out (more commonly known as FOMO) is a feeling that has always existed but has recently transformed into a phenomenon that seems to plague the young adult generation, and has even legitimized its way into the...

Welcome to the Real World

Mariella van der Sluijs, Op/Ed Editor

January 30, 2019

A university education is a wonderful thing. It allows us to question our preconceived notions, analyze matters from different perspectives and challenges us to bring out the best within ourselves. Expanding knowledge is many peo...

The Aggressive Impulses of an Evil Empire

Joseph Kukral, Op/Ed Editor

January 30, 2019

At one point during the third 2012 presidential debate, then-President Barack Obama, and Republican candidate, Gov. Mitt Romney, fiercely exchanged arguments regarding U.S. security threats, an exchange that ended in a memorable...

Friends with Academic Benefits

Olivia Shackleton, Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2019

There is a clear structure in a professor and student relationship. A professor is meant to be a guide and mentor who imparts knowledge and helps students get to the next phase in life. The best professors inspire their students ...

Editorial: Covington Catholic Incident Shows Ugly Side of America

January 24, 2019

Originally published 1/24/19 This past Friday, a short video surfaced showing a Native American man chanting and playing a drum in the midst of a group of teenagers, many of whom sported red MAGA hats. Based on this brief cl...

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