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Influencer Influenza

Kathleen Mackey

October 10, 2019

The temptation to over-edit our Instagram photos has reached an all-time high in recent years. We’re all well aware that the world of social media has conditioned users to view the world through an altered lens. But, what’s...

The Church, Censorship and Why Things Should Change

Sophia Maltese

October 10, 2019

In some parts of the Cleveland area, seminarians must obtain prior approval before providing comment to any media outlet. This information was confirmed after I reached out to a seminarian for a comment on a story. He informed...

The Cost of Being Rich

Josie Schuman

October 10, 2019

“Money can’t buy happiness.” We’ve all heard this cliché at one point or another. While we usually mutter the typical apathetic “yeah, yeah” after hearing this saying, it seems that Americans are unable to grasp this...

The Extraordinary Stories of Northern Ireland

Maria Kesic

October 10, 2019

This past summer, I went on the John Carroll University Ireland Peacebuilding program to study the Troubles and peacebuilding efforts in Northern Ireland and became enchanted with the city of Belfast. Belfast had a distinctly...

Money, Money, Money – Ain’t It Funny In a Rich Man’s World

Noah Paulsen, Photo Editor

October 3, 2019

The real impetus behind writing this column came from my recent study abroad experience. In addition to some amazing once-in-a-lifetime experiences (climbing the Alps, eating in the restaurant where my parents met 30 years ago ...

No Rapport for Reporters

Sophia Maltese, Managing Editor

October 3, 2019

Fake news. Sensationalism. Muckraking. Yellow journalism. I associated journalism with these concepts before writing a news story. I don’t think it’s uncommon to view reality through a constructed lens. In fact, I think it’s i...

Core Classes are Important, But They Shouldn’t Wreck Our GPAs

Josie Schuman, Op/Ed Editor

October 3, 2019

Philosophy, theology, quantitative analysis and issues in social justice. All the classes that everyone just wants to “check off their list.” I firmly believe that these core classes are at the core (see what I did there?)...

Stop Thinking Pink

Kathleen Mackey, Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2019

One thing that college has taught me is how to be way more cognizant of what I’m paying for. I never expected, as a 22-year-old, to be standing in the CVS aisle calculating which box of tissues is the cheapest, but I guess th...

Archbishop John Baptist Odama: Healing the Human Family

Maria Kesic, Guest Columnist

September 26, 2019

st starting to afflict the student body, but Archbishop John Baptist Odama of Uganda, who visited John Carroll on Sept. 10, argues that we have all been sick for much longer than just flu season.  Our illness? A lack of communion. The sympt...

Health care: A Right or a Privilege?

Michael Sweet, Guest Columnist

September 26, 2019

In 2008, Ohio resident Trina Batchel began to have complications during her pregnancy. Fearing that something was wrong, she sought help at her local clinic. However, because of an outstanding balance from a previous visit, Batchel...


Editorial Staff

September 26, 2019

Sixteen-year-old Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg made national headlines after her appearance at the United Nations Summit on Monday. Thunberg’s coveted position of national attention and admiration did not result...

The Senior Scaries

Kathleen Mackey, Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2019

Welcome to another year of me attempting to eloquently express the swarming thoughts living inside my brain! *cracks knuckles* Let’s get into it.  Summer is a prime time to unwind, relax and worry less about responsibilitie...

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