Articles published in April, 2007

Softball earns first sweep of season

Muskingum College ended John Carroll University’s three game winning streak, but the two losses to the Fighting Muskies wasn’t all bad for JCU’s softball team.

Sweep of B-W augments baseball’s playoff chances

After splitting a doubleheader with OAC rival Ohio Northern on March 31, the John Carroll University baseball team stood at 12-6 overall and 2-2 OAC. Entering April JCU had many key OAC games in front of them.

Facebook Breakups; The End?

How far will it go? I guarantee that our parents did not have to handle anything as monumental in their failed romances as a small pink graphic with a tear down the center.

Bittersweet end to lacrosse season

Despite the strong showing the team just missed the playoffs. The loss to Cincinnati proved to be deadly as JCU’s final conference record was 4-2, one win shy of the playoffs.

Two in the Box: Living the suite life

My Easter break afforded me a rare opportunity. I scored a suite ticket to a Buffalo Bandits indoor lacrosse game. However, it wasn’t all it was cracked up to be.

Lissemore wins Lucrezia Award

Students in James Lissemore’s Monday morning molecular biology class had quite the surprise on April 2 when Linda Eisenmann, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Beth Martin, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences appeared at their classroom door. They were present to hear that Lissemore, an associate professor in the Department of Biology, was the recipient of the Lucrezia Culicchia Award for Teaching Excellence. It is the highest award for teaching in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Avian Flu plan made for JCU

While the number of humans affected by avian influenza is extremely low, the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control say that the risk for bird flu becoming the next pandemic is high. John Carroll University is putting together an Avian Influenza Pandemic Plan. This is not because the threat of avian influenza is high, rather, because it is necessary to be prepared for a pandemic.

Wii Internet shopping channel is a big hit

The software companies of Opera and Nintendo announced last week that they were releasing the full version of the Internet Channel that is powered by the Opera browser. You can download the Internet channel now from the Wii Shop for free.

Sasaki makes their suggestions

Sasaki Associates, Inc. presented changes and improvements to the on-campus residential facilities, student life areas and parking in the last of John Carroll University’s series of master plan meetings.

Faculty forum changes

Between passing an Academic Honesty Policy and beginning the discussion of changing the current way that the First Year Seminar course is currently structured, the Faculty Forum has barely had a chance to take a break.

Disturbia: How well do you know your neighbors?

From the looks of it, “Disturbia” appears to be another teeny-bopper movie for high-strung teenagers looking for a little scare (the PG-13 rating might tip you off). On the contrary, “Disturbia” was consistently suspenseful and entertaining.