Articles published in April, 2010

Word for Word: With JCU’s Matthew Hoyt

Police Mentor Team Viper, made up of U.S. Army soldiers and members of the Afghan National Police force. Pfc. Matthew Hoyt is in the top row, third from the left. PMT Viper was stationed in Shar-E-Shafa, where it trained Afghan recruits for the Afghan National Police force. CN: What is your perception of the Afghan…

Track led by jumpers

It was another tough, but successful weekend for the John Carroll University track and field team as they competed in the 2010 Mount Union Track and Field Invitational in Alliance, Ohio. The men’s team took third in the ten-team field.  The team was led by the jumpers. Most notably, senior RK Glover who took second…

Obama reaches arms control treaty with Russia

President Barack Obama and Russian Pres. Dmitry Medvedev finally reached an agreement regarding arms control last Thursday. The two world powers put aside their differences over the issue and began a new era of friendly negotiations. The New START pact was signed in the luxurious Prague Castle, and was filled with signs of mutual agreement…

Life 101: The most valuable class you’ll never take

Growing up. It’s what we’re expected to do when we graduate from this place. But do any of us – barring that overachieving Boler School graduate student – really know how to tackle it?  We could tell you more than you care to know about Argentinean economic policies or the male XLR cord needed to…

Seniors to Watch 2010

John Carroll’s “Seniors to Watch” have been nominated by the faculty of their respective academic departments for their outstanding work ethic and passion for their studies. These five seniors were chosen among their peers and the faculty. Rebecca Drenovsky, assistant professor of biology, and James Lissemore, chair of the biology department, nominated Elise Wygant. Drenovsky…

Softball team continues to find a way in close games

The John Carroll University softball team continued their season-long trend of playing in closely contested games this past week, going 3-1 in their four games which were decided by a combined four runs. As if the extremely competitive games weren’t enough themselves, JCU had to do it against a pair of rivals: their cross-town and…