Articles published in November, 2014

SUPB executive board to receive stipends

    The Student Union Programming Board (SUPB) executive board members will be receiving a stipend beginning next semester. A stipend is a periodic payment granted to a student, meaning that executive board members will be receiving a paycheck.   Current Campus Events Coordinator for SUPB, junior Corinne Hendrock, said, “I think the stipend is…

Campus committee promotes paperless initiative

  As technology develops and learning styles change, universities are beginning to adapt in order to stay up-to-date. John Carroll University has recently undergone multiple changes recently to try and update our style. This “facelift” is just the beginning for JCU.   John Carroll students and faculty have begun adapting JCU culture to become more…

Confused about campus construction?

The Carroll News chats with University Heights Mayor Susan Infeld.   Q: Why is there a need for the construction that is happening on campus?    A: The Belvoir Boulevard resurfacing project is a three-city project involving South Euclid, University Heights and Shaker Heights.  Belvoir Boulevard is a [Cuyahoga] County road that traverses all three cities,…

Grasselli Library extends hours

    The Grasselli Library and Breen Learning Center will begin to offer longer operation hours for current students and faculty. Starting Sunday Nov. 16, the library hours will now be Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m, Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.…

JCUPD participates in “No-Shave November”

    Something hairy is happening in the John Carroll University Police Department. In light of the month-long commemoration of facial-hair affectionately entitled “No-Shave November,” the JCUPD is putting down their razors to honor members of its team who have either battled or lost a family member to cancer.   In a grave series of…

Putting the conserve in “conservative”

Hopefully by now you have fulfilled your civic duty and voted. (Voting day was last Tuesday if you’re confused.)   Because of the elections, your John Carroll environmentalist has decided to explain why everyone should be a treehugger like me.   Specifically, this article is for the conservatives on campus. If you don’t know any…

The Carroll News’ adviser receives national award

  Professor Robert Noll, adviser to The Carroll News, received the Society for Collegiate Journalists’ “Barker Award” on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 as the outstanding faculty advisor to a student newspaper for his mentoring  of The Carroll News. The national award sought to identify an individual who is a highly committed adviser for an SCJ…

Student Union Executive Board debate focuses on tobacco-free proposal

Debate surrounding a tobacco-free campus, a more transparent Student Union, diverse dining options for students and communication procedures took place at the 2014-2015 Student Union Executive Board debate on Tuesday, November 4 in the LSC Atrium.   The debate began with an address from current Student Union President, senior Tim Ficke, assessing the success of…