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The Demands of Love and Drag at John Carroll University

Dr. Walter Stepaneko, Guest Columnist

September 26, 2019

Many people in the John Carroll University community have expressed dissatisfaction with and disapproval of President Johnson’s recent decision to cancel the student drag show, a John Carroll tradition since 2007. I write this...

Stop dragging us down: How drag shows honor Jesuit values

Josie Schuman, Op/Ed Editor

September 26, 2019

As an anxious high school senior, I chose John Carroll because, after one visit, I knew the school valued community. I knew JCU wasn’t a place where you could easily get lost in the crowd, not just because it only takes 10 minutes...

Everything is Not What it Seems

Sean Cain, Guest Columnist

April 11, 2019

Let’s talk about homophobia, JCU. To quote the “Wizards of Waverly Place” theme song, “Everything is not what it seems.” Besides being from an iconic Disney TV show from our childhood, the song points out an interesting...

The Problems with American Voting

Dominic Gordon, Guest Columnist

April 11, 2019

I was in a discussion with a couple of members from a club on campus regarding the current dynamics of how they will select their next club president. I am friends with the candidates running, so I schemed to think of a way to...

Trump’s Unhinged Populism

Joseph Kukral, Op/Ed Editor

April 11, 2019

Throughout history, American politics has often suffered from a strain of populist radicalism. Fortunately, while it has existed, moderate and reasonable minds have been able to constrain it when it has appeared to be most dangerous....

The Ethical Dilemma Posed by Data Mining

Joseph Kukral, Op/Ed Editor

March 28, 2019

As technology continues to develop, companies are increasingly inclined to use it in sophisticated ways. The business practice of data mining and warehousing has become common as it has led to improvements in targeted marketing for...

Rejection Season

Kathleen Mackey, Managing Editor

March 28, 2019

“We appreciate your interest, but we have decided to proceed with different candidates.” This is one of the many variations of a commonly discouraging email that appears in young adults’ inboxes. Compiling your best por...

My Farewell

Olivia Shackleton, Editor-in-Chief

March 28, 2019

“Enjoy these last few days of rest because you won’t be sleeping for the next year.” These were the words of wisdom Ryan Brown, former editor-in-chief, imparted as I took on the role last April. I scoffed at his words, th...

The Seed of the Church

Kyle Rosser, Guest Columnist

March 28, 2019

In today’s world, it appears that the culture of our postmodern society is at odds with the Catholic Church and its teachings. Whether it is on the topics of marriage, human sexuality, life issues or many other things, the Chur...

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Loud and Way too Proud

March 27, 2019

Editorial: Cherish Your Democracy

Editorial Staff

March 22, 2019

It should not be surprising that our staff is incredibly supportive of those who get involved in the democratic process. Just recently, enthusiasm for our democracy was powerfully illustrated by the newest ranks of impassioned...

Be Not Afraid: College Life as a Catholic

Kyle Rosser, Guest Columnist

March 22, 2019

This column may be about what it means to be a Catholic on a college campus today, but I hope that it can reach my fellow Blue Streaks who may not be Catholic or not even Christian. With the news and reports about the Catholic...

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