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Insulation, ceiling tiles and garbage bags are stored behind caution tape on the third floor.
(Photo by Aiden Keenan).

Grasselli Library Construction

Aiden Keenan February 9, 2021

Grasselli Library has been under construction for the last few months, and the work continues. The Carroll News took an investigative look into the construction, especially on the third floor. Library...

Only two people are allowed to sit at each table, and this Plexiglass divider remains between them. The small blue card on the table displays a “Clean” and “Dirty” side that shows if a table has been sanitized since last use. 
(Photo by Aiden Keenan).

Schott Dining Hall Re-Opens For Indoor Dining

Aiden Keenan February 8, 2021

Schott Dining Hall re-opened for indoor dining on Monday, Feb. 1. Students no longer need to carry their food back to their residence halls. Safety protocols are still in place, including distancing and...

Student Government voted on legislative bills which impact future proceedings in various areas.

New JCU Student Government Administration Sworn-In

January 28, 2021

Thursday, Jan. 21 was the 101st annual inauguration of the John Carroll Student Government. Though the inauguration usually takes place at the Dolan Center for Science and Technology, newly inaugurated...

After being cut down, trees are rested upon the buildings so that the employees can tie them together before customers bring them home. 
(Photo by Aiden Keenan).

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

Aiden Keenan December 9, 2020

Happy December, Blue Streaks! This past weekend, my family and I made our annual trek to Granger’s Christmas Tree Farm near Syracuse, New York, to cut down our Christmas tree. Though there was no snow...

The Genesee River flows underneath an old railway bridge, which spans the width of the canyon at Letchworth State Park. 
(Photo by Aiden Keenan).

A Visit To Letchworth State Park

Aiden Keenan November 20, 2020

Earlier this month, I had one last outdoor adventure before the snow started falling. Near Buffalo, NY, I visited Letchworth State Park, which is also known as the Grand Canyon of the East. Thanksgiving...

These red leaves on the vibrant tree in front of Sutowski would be a beautiful view out of the dorm windows and on the way to class.
(Photo by Carmen Ferante ‘22).

Campus During COVID: A Photoset

Aiden Keenan and Carmen Ferrante November 12, 2020

John Carroll is bright and fully immersed in fall foliage. There are still a few more weeks left of weather warm enough to be outside, Blue Streaks! If you can make it to campus to (safely) enjoy the scenery,...

Beyond snow, branches are covered in a layer of ice. Here, crabapples are encased in a solid layer of ice on a frigid winter day.
(Photo courtesy of Cooper Smith, ‘22).

A Frozen Campus

Aiden Keenan November 8, 2020

It’s November! As of the publication of this article, there are less than 50 days until Christmas. Whether you love the cold or hate it, everyone can appreciate how beautiful campus is when blanketed...

A Lookback on Manresa 39

Aiden Keenan October 29, 2020

One year ago, Manresa 39 embarked on a journey of faith, love, and personal reflection. Every semester, John Carroll offers students the opportunity to partake in Manresa, a retreat oriented on the Jesuit...

Voter registration ended on Oct. 9 in New York state. On Oct. 8, I stood on the corner outside of the dining hall on Syracuse University’s campus and registered students to vote. Read up on your state’s voting laws, and prepare to use your right to vote!
(Photo by Aiden Keenan).

Working On A Congressional Campaign: A Photo Column

Aiden Keenan October 24, 2020
My experience on Dana Balter’s campaign has been an incredible one. Win or lose, I have learned so many things and worked with some incredible people.

One Last Outdoor Adventure!

Aiden Keenan October 12, 2020

With the arrival of autumn, some may be feeling nostalgic about fun summer activities — socially-distanced bonfires, hikes and traveling! Upon a review of my 2020 summer, I recalled the beauty of the...

Like most small businesses, Tim’s has been impacted by the pandemic this season. Be sure to support local businesses and take some time to safely visit your local pumpkin or apple farm to get yourself some lovely autumnal decorations.
(Photo by Aiden Keenan).

Autumn Is Here!

Aiden Keenan, Photo Editor October 1, 2020

Autumn is officially here! This season brings Halloween, Thanksgiving, and other festivities. Pumpkin picking, apple picking, and hiking with the falling leaves are great ways to get out of the house and...

John Carroll University Administration approved amendments to the Faculty Handbook on Monday changing tenure at JCU.

An Empty Campus

Rachel Scully, Campus Editor September 23, 2020

It's usually a campus flooded with students. Now, JCU sits mostly vacant, like a ghost town. Before the pandemic, students would squeeze by each other in the halls, groan about parking a little too far...

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