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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,...

Don North with a TV crew in the field on Opperation Cedar Falls, 1967, for ABC News. (Don North photo) by manhhai is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

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...

Anxiety by Mari Z. is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

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...

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...

Photo by Jagz Mario from the Creative Commons

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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