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Barriers prevent minorities from accessing mental health treatment

Photo courtesy of Feggy Art from the Creative Commons
November 25, 2020

Mental health has become prevalent in today’s political atmosphere with new advancements in treatment and increased  awareness. Yet, even with the new information we know and advancements we have, mental...

The effect of systemic racism at JCU and across the nation

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November 25, 2020

Naudia Loftis, ’20, was faced with a decision while she sat in class at John Carroll. Was it her job to be the voice for her inner-city, primarily African American community or to stay silent?  In...

Legislative initiatives for gun control

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November 24, 2020

In 2019, the United States was the site of 417 mass shootings, resulting in 15,381 deaths and 29,568 injuries, according to CBS.  Gun control activist Katy Zoller says it’s time for a change. Along...

The impact of police brutality for the U.S.

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November 24, 2020

On New Year’s Eve of 2010-2011, at a West 6th bar, John Carroll graduate Chris Rivero had a jaw-dropping and frightening encounter. It began with a police officer investigating his male friend for using...

Gun violence in urban communities

Gun violence in urban areas has received national media attention.
November 19, 2020

It’s just another typical day in the neighborhood. The sun is shining, birds are chirping, and then without warning, tragedy strikes. Sounds of nature are quickly drowned out by the banging of gun shots...

The 117th Congress Sets Records in Diversity

The Capitol is seen in Washington, Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, as the House and Senate return to work. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 18, 2020

Editor's Note: As of Nov. 18, there are still Congressional races yet to be determined, so these numbers may increase. The 117th Congress includes a record number of racially and ethnically diverse...

Nick Explains: Presidential Transitions

President-elect Joe Biden speaks Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 11, 2020

Between Nov. 7, the day he was projected to be the winner of the 2020 presidential election, and Jan. 20, President-elect Joe Biden will orchestrate a transition team, which will be charged with creating...

Son of Brazilian President Charged with Money Laundering

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro makes a statement in Apr. 2020.
November 11, 2020

Prosecutors have charged the president of Brazil’s son, Sen. Flávio Bolsonaro, with commanding a criminal organization and laundering money between 2007 and 2018 when the senator was a state lawmaker. According...

How news outlets call states before they fully report

News Reporter from Fox News talks election strategy in real time.
November 3, 2020

The Associated Press will declare the winners in more than 7,000 elections, starting with the presidency down the ballot to seats in state legislatures. The AP has a full-time elections research team working...

Election feature: gender equality

On 21 January 2017, the day following the inauguration of Donald Trump, an estimated one-half  of a million peaceful protestors listened to speakers, music, and then marched in Washington, D.C. Close to five million may have marched world-wide.
November 3, 2020

This article is part of The Carroll News Elections Series, written by the students of the Fundamentals of Journalism class. For more information on these series, check out this introduction! Gender...

Election feature: introduction to gun violence

On average, 1,455 people are killed every year from gun violence.
November 3, 2020

This article is part of The Carroll News Elections Series, written by the students of the Fundamentals of Journalism class. For more information on these series, check out this introduction! Every six...

Election feature: environmental racism in Cuyahoga County

The red color indicates neighborhoods redlined in the 1930s.
November 2, 2020

This article is part of The Carroll News Elections Series, written by the students of the Fundamentals of Journalism class. For more information on these series, check out this introduction! Imagine...

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