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The War on Christmas is a load of bull. Heres why...

The War on Christmas is a load of bull. Here’s why…

Patrick Kane, World News Editor December 9, 2021

Christmas is often referred to as, “The most wonderful time of the year,” and for very good reason. While I admit, when push comes to shove, I’m more of a Halloween guy myself. I, like most people,...

People attending a vigil embrace at LakePoint Community Church in Oxford, Mich., Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. Authorities say a 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at Oxford High School, killing several students and wounding multiple other people, including a teacher.

Country rocked by yet another school shooting in Oxford, Michigan

Colin Moorhead II, Staff Reporter December 8, 2021

On Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, 15-year-old Ethan Crumbly opened fire at Oxford High School in Michigan. With 11 people shot, “Four students were killed and several others were left critically and seriously...

Medical scientist Melva Mlambo, works in sequencing COVID-19 omicron samples at the Ndlovu Research Center in Elandsdoorn, South Africa Wednesday Dec. 8, 2021.

Omicron COVID variant reaches United States

Colin Moorhead II, Staff Reporter December 8, 2021

 In early November, laboratory technicians in South Africa discovered unusual features in coronavirus samples. Weeks later, this would be known as the highly contagious omicron variant of COVID-19. Countries...

Justin Bibb, mayor-elect of Cleveland, Ohio. Bibb, who has no prior political experience and ran an outsider campaign, will be the citys second-youngest mayor.

Diversity and progressivism define local elections

Patrick Kane, World News Editor November 18, 2021

More often than not, the only elections the American people seem to pay attention to are the presidential and midterm elections. People want to vote for the president, and their Senator and governor and...

A man pushes his cycle past a flooded street in Chennai, in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021.

Rain and flooding in India claims 41 lives

Maia Echols, Staff Reporter November 17, 2021

India is a country with remarkably diverse topography, littered with high mountains, plains, and plateaus. It is part of a large peninsula that heads toward the Indian Ocean and is home to over 1.3 billion...

President Joe Biden signs the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act during an event on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, in Washington.

Infrastructure bill passes, promises rail developments for Ohio

Roberto DeMarchi, The Carroll News November 17, 2021

The infrastructure bill, following weeks of contention, has finally been passed. Ramifications of the bill in regards to Ohio may potentially bring good tidings for both casual commuters and rail enthusiasts.   Amtrak...

Virginia Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin arrives to speak at an election night party in Chantilly, Va., early Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021, after he defeated Democrat Terry McAuliffe.

GOP dominates in Virginia, stunning Democrats

Colin Moorhead II, Staff Reporter November 10, 2021

Former chair of the Democratic National Committee and former governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe, lost the race for Virginia governor last Tuesday night to Glenn Youngkin, a former CEO with zero political...

Mayor Michael Dylan Brennan delivers his victory speech during his results watch party at BottleHouse Brewery in Cleveland Heights, OH.

Michael Dylan Brennan re-elected as University Heights mayor

Aiden Keenan, Photo Editor November 3, 2021

Mayor Michael Dylan Brennan took home a resounding 1,571 (48.5%) votes in the Nov. 2 University Heights mayoral election. His nearest contender, Councilwoman Barbara Blankfeld, earned 1,313 (40.5%) votes...

Justin Bibb (center), surrounded by supporters, gives his acceptance speech after becoming Clevelands next mayor.

Justin Bibb defeats Kevin Kelley for Cleveland mayor

Patrick Kane, World News Editor November 3, 2021

The race for the next mayor of Cleveland, Ohio was a battle between a young, progressive upstart running for office for the first time going against the older, more moderate staple of municipal politics....

This Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, file photo, shows supporters of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and mayoral candidate India Walton in an exchange near a polling center in Buffalo, N.Y.

Buffalo mayor declares victory with write-in campaign

Patrick Kane, World News Editor November 3, 2021

Byron Brown has been the Mayor of Buffalo, New York since 2005, and was largely seen as untouchable going into 2021. However, his longevity in the office started to come back to haunt him: namely, his...

Democratic candidate (and eventual winner) Shontel Brown talks with a man at the Bedford Community Center, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, in Bedford Heights, Ohio.

Special election decides JCU’s new congresswoman

Patrick Kane, World News Editor November 3, 2021

After an incredibly contentious primary against Our Revolution President and Bernie Sanders ally Nina Turner, John Carroll University finally has its answer on who its new U.S. Representative will be:...

Members of the United Auto Workers strike outside of a John Deere plant, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, in Ankeny, Iowa. About 10,000 UAW workers have gone on strike against John Deere since last Thursday at plants in Iowa, Illinois and Kansas.

Inside America’s labor revival

Patrick Kane, World News Editor October 28, 2021

One of the greatest tools the American workforce has had at their disposal is the labor union: organizations that negotiate with employers fair wages, benefits, hours and working conditions. Ever since...

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