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Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (center) speaks on the Green New Deal with Senator Ed Markey (right) in front of the Capitol Building in February 2019

Nick Explains: the Green New Deal

Nick Sack, World News Editor September 23, 2020

In 2018, the world’s leading climatologists, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, met to lead a panel discussion. During this panel, the scientists agreed that if the global temperature reaches...

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Head-to-Head: You are lucky to live in America — if you are a straight, white, rich man

Josie Schuman, Managing Editor September 18, 2020

This column is part of a “Head-to-Head” series. Read the counterargument by Dave Meredith.  Sept. 11, 2001. One of America’s most painful tragedies that changed the nature of the country...

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Head-to-Head: You are lucky to live In America. Just ask Hong Kong.

Dave Meredith, The Carroll News September 18, 2020

This column is part of a “Head-to-Head” series. Read the counterargument by Josie Schuman.  Sept. 12, 2001. The day after the United States was the target of a terrorist attack, millions of...

Mt. Rainier National Park. Photo by TJ Lindstrom

A beautiful, delicate and dying planet

TJ Lindstrom, Opinion Editor September 17, 2020

There is a certain sanctity about Mount St. Helens. When I was lucky enough to visit the volcano on a road trip at the end of last summer, I couldn't help but feel I was on hallowed ground. In 1980, St....

A mural in Chicago, Illinois. Photo  courtesy of Natalia PozueloArbide

ADA 30 years later – the call to action awaits

Natalia Pozuelo-Arbide, Staff Reporter September 16, 2020

This is the first part of a two-part series on the Americans with Disabilities Act. Read the second part here. Nowadays, turn on the TV or scroll through your phone, and you see the latest headlines...

Colleges and corona: John Carroll remains online for the fall semester

Colleges and corona: John Carroll remains online for the fall semester

Jack Giba, The Carroll News September 14, 2020

On a cloudy Sept. 4, the day we’d all been patiently waiting for, the John Carroll community received the decision from the administration that we will remain online for the entire fall semester. Before...

What is tradition worth?

What is tradition worth?

Sophia Maltese, Editor-In-Chief September 10, 2020

The phrase “Welcome back Streaks” no longer means communal gatherings on the quad, hugging old friends and seeing our favorite professors again. Instead, “Welcome back Streaks” sometimes cuts in...

The Examen in the era of COVID-19

TJ Lindstrom, Opinion Editor September 10, 2020

As I sit at my desk, staring out my rain soaked window, I find myself reminiscing about these past few months. So many hours spent staring out that window from the safety of my home. My home. “Home”...

Did the federal government really botch its COVID-19 response?

Dave Meredith, The Carroll News September 9, 2020

For weeks, members of the media and prominent Democratic Party leaders have promulgated the narrative that the federal government has completely mishandled its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Staunch...

Four Years I’ll Remember Forever

Kathleen Mackey May 1, 2020

Before I get into a long reflection on my last four years, I want to express my deepest gratitude to The Carroll News for giving me the opportunity to express myself, challenge myself, lead and, most of...

Senior Column: Onward On!

Senior Column: Onward On!

Olivia Shackleton, Campus Editor May 1, 2020

I was already feeling anxious, stressed and overwhelmed when a herd of football players whipped open the doors of my mom’s minivan and threw every item I owned into bins and carried them to Pacelli Room...

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...

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