Articles published in November, 2013

12-step program supports students with addictions

Alcoholism isn’t something to be trifled with. According to the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, about four out of every five college students consume alcohol, and about half dangerously binge drink. According to the same institute, 25 percent of students nationwide report negative academic consequences due to their reckless drinking, including skipping classes,…

JCU robbed and vandalized by persons unknown

On Tuesday, Oct. 29, students, faculty, staff and administrators across campus embarked on their morning walk around the Main Quad just as any other day. However, daily passersby quickly noticed that the scenery around campus had been altered overnight. Phallic images and derogatory phrases drawn in fluorescent spray paint marked approximately 15 separate locations. Some…

My Big, Fat Greek Dormitory: All Greek orgs set to reside under one roof next year

Things will be getting a whole lot “Greeker” in Hamlin Hall starting in the fall of 2014. At a PanHellenic Council meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 30, Residence Life announced its decision to house all eight Greek organizations (all organizations besides Lambda Chi Alpha, which is still in the process of getting its charter) in Hamlin…

Class of 2016 buzzes away lymphoma

Last Friday afternoon, the LSC Atrium was filled with laughter and music as several students lined up to get their hair cut for a worthy cause. The JCU student senate class of 2016 hosted the event, called Buzz Away Lymphoma, to raise money for The Lymphoma Research Fund and raise awareness about the disease. Lymphoma…

Who ya gonna call? JCU’s Boo-Streaks take on paranormal research

John Carroll University’s campus is about to get spooky. A paranormal research organization was recently approved by junior Steve Henderson, vice president of student organizations and Lisa Ramsey, director of student activities,  as a student organization, and they have started meeting and discussing which haunted locations they are going to start investigating in December. “A…