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The effect of systemic racism at JCU and across the nation

Emily Robinson, The Carroll News 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...

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Legislative initiatives for gun control

Sean McElhinny, The Carroll News 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...

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The impact of police brutality for the U.S.

Nicole Krantz, The Carroll News 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 areas has received national media attention.

Gun violence in urban communities

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

The 117th Congress Sets Records in Diversity

Jack Giba, Staff Reporter 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...

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

Nick Explains: Presidential Transitions

Nick Sack, World News Editor 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...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro makes a statement in Apr. 2020.

Son of Brazilian President Charged with Money Laundering

Sydni Bratthauar, Staff Reporter 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...

News Reporter from Fox News talks election strategy in real time.

How news outlets call states before they fully report

Jack Giba, Staff Reporter 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...

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.

Election feature: gender equality

Laken Kincaid, Staff Reporter 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...

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

Election feature: introduction to gun violence

Kara Smith, The Carroll News 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...

The red color indicates neighborhoods redlined in the 1930s.

Election feature: environmental racism in Cuyahoga County

Emily Palmer, The Carroll News 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...

Protest against Poland's new abortion laws held in Gdansk on Oct. 24

Polish court effectively bans abortions

Sydni Bratthauar, Staff Reporter October 29, 2020

A historic decision was made on Thursday, Oct. 22, by Poland’s higest court to ban almost all abortions. The Polish court ruled that abortions in cases of fetal defects were unconstitutional. Abortions...

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