Articles published in October, 2016

Columns: Democralypse Now!

The horror! The horror! On Monday night we were subjected to the first presidential debate between the Republican candidate Donald J. Trump and the Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton. I hadn’t decided if I was going to vote in the election or not, or what I was going to do when faced with the ballot come…

Consider the job candidate

Two weeks ago, I wrote about my time stranded in Gotera, El Salvador, emphasizing the importance of persistence. And as I continue to near the end of my time as a college student and approach that formidable world of “real adults,” I am noticing just how important it is to be persistent, whether you are…

Federal Reserve could cause potential trouble for Millennials

The Federal Reserve’s announcement on Sept. 15 stated that it will hold interest rates steady for the remainder of the year and so forth until further notice. In addition, a U.S. interest rate hike could potentially occur by the end of the year. This recent news is great for Baby Boomers, but troubling for their…

JCU offense clicks in major conference victory

The John Carroll University football team stayed in University Heights this past Saturday to battle against conference opponent, Heidelberg University. John Carroll won in dominating fashion 42-14, bringing them to 2-1, (2-0) this season. Heidelberg dropped to 1-2, (1-1) on the season. JCU established dominance early in the first possession, traveling 80 yards in 3:25.…

Utilizing the small university

John Carroll University hosted its first ever Military Appreciation Day this week. On Saturday, Sept. 24, sophomore Nicholas Reis teamed up with a variety of groups within the JCU community and hosted a day’s worth of events that celebrated the United States military. Reis and his cohort invited the John Carroll community to join them…

Baseball is family

From the start of April, through the summer and into October, baseball rules my life. It is everything I do and everything I care about for seven months out of the year, and it has been that way for as long as I can remember. Baseball has been the way I spend time with friends…

China reallocates billions of dollars

China has begun to make plans for recovery after the Shanghai stock exchange bubble burst last summer. In recent years, China has faced major problems with crowding. Regarding employment in various sectors, this issue has spiraled into the problem of Zombie companies, which are state-run businesses that are no longer necessary or functioning, but keep…

First presidential debate sparks student opinions

As it was arguably one of the most important events of the 2016 election season, the John Carroll University Debate Team held a viewing of the first presidential debate between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump on Sept. 26. The event was held in the LSC Conference Room in the D.J. Lombardo…

Panel of exonerees speak to JCU community about life after prison

Imagine spending nearly 30 years of your life in jail for a crime you did not commit. For many members of the band “Exoneree,” that unbelievable plight was a reality. On Friday, Sept. 23, the Ohio Innocence Project along with the five formerly wrongfully convicted band-mates came to John Carroll University to address the systematic…

JCU celebrates its first Military Appreciation Day

John Carroll University celebrated its first Military Appreciation Day for veterans and those who have sacrificed for the safety of our nation. Sophomore Nicholas Reis came up with the idea for this day when he was applying to Carroll two years ago. “My grandfather was in the army in World War II and [I wanted]…

Novice debater wins first place in first competition of the year

Besides working on the launch of new products related to the new iPhone 7 and Air-Pods, Apple Inc.has been working to build an electric car. The corporation has even been in discussions with a few automotive companies about investment opportunities. Rumors of Apple’s automobile effort began in 2015, but they are now making some steps…

Apple looks to expand British car project

Besides working on the launch of new products related to the new iPhone 7 and Air-Pods, Apple Inc.has been working to build an electric car. The corporation has even been in discussions with a few automotive companies about investment opportunities. Rumors of Apple’s automobile effort began in 2015, but they are now making some steps…

UberEats delivery food service now in Cleveland

Uber recently added a new expansion of their services in Cleveland, one that involves food. With the partnership of over 60 restaurants in the Cleveland area, Uber launched UberEats on Sept. 21, 2016. These restaurants include Fire Food and Drink, The Plum Café and Kitchen, CHA Pizza, Helio Terra Vegan, Yuzu, Taco Tantos, Fahrenheit, Heck’s…

What is the perfect pair?

What is a perfect pair? A direct definition would be a combination of two designs that complement each other in the best way possible. Each pair brings out unique characteristics of each design. When it comes to the way I pair, I often like to do a simple light and dark contrast. Obviously, this will…

LeBron James to produce NBC sitcom set in Cleveland

NBA super-star, LeBron James, will be taking his talents off the court as the producer of a brand new television sitcom set in Cleveland entitled “There Goes the Neighborhood.” NBC has officially committed to undertake the new project. The show depicts the first white family to move into a predominantly black, newly renovated community in…