Articles by Anthony Pero

Thief at large

  Several thefts have been reported to John Carroll University’s Police Department. The thefts have been occurring since December 2015 and have extended into the new year. According to an email sent from the John Carroll Police Department, two televisions were stolen from Boler School of Business, two laptops were stolen from a vehicle, a…

Anonymous writer warns John Carroll with homophobic letters

  “It is a proven fact that homosexuality is an evil act. It is a sick knowledge and a sickness of the mind.” This was the opening quote from a letter addressed to President “Barak” Obama, and given to students at the SUPB Drag Show on Oct 22.   John Carroll University’s Dolan Center for…

2015-2016 JCU Student Union candidate guidelines

    There are new guidelines for participating in the 2015-2016 Student Union Election.   The proposed change to the Student Union constitution would change Article II, Section 14, subsection B to state that the President of the Student Union must have at least four semesters of experience as Student Union Senator, or at least…

OurView: How to overcome social anxiety

  Believing in ourselves is not easy when we face constant uphill battles and outside forces that tell us we are not good enough. In fact, it is quite hard to build yourself up again when constantly looking back at the obstacles you have faced in our lives that have left us flawed and scarred.…

French train hero stabbed outside a bar in California

  U.S airman Spencer Stone, 23, was stabbed in a bar fight in Sacramento, Calif., near 21st and K Streets at Badlands nightclub around 12:45 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015.   Stone is famous for thwarting the terrorist attack on a French train in August with his two friends and is considered an international…

Due to hazing, ATO suspended

A hazing video surfaced on Twitter, featuring Indiana University’s chapter of Alpha Tao Omega, Delta Alpha, on Wednesday, Oct. 8. The controversial 29 second video, featuring an alleged sexual hazing ritual, was leaked by an anonymous user named ATO Video.   The video features an initiated member in his underwear performing oral sex on an…

JCU police report goes public

On Friday, Oct. 2, Mark D. McCarthy, Vice President for Student Affairs released an annual report from JCU’s Police Department. The report was released as a part of the school’s efforts to maintain a safe environment. The report describes prevention training and education programs, policies, procedures and crime statistics.   The report was produced to…

Arne Duncan steps down

    Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced on Friday, Oct. 2, that he would be stepping down from his position in December. Vice President Joe Biden stated, “Over the past seven years, he has been a dynamic leader who brings unparalleled energy to his work.”   Duncan has a history of angering Democrats by challenging…

OurView: Internship tips for the entertainment business

  I managed to find myself in the mixed up world of the entertainment industry. It all started after one bad day, which led me to search out a upbeat song to change my mood around. The song that appeared online was Andy Grammer’s song “Keep Your Head Up” who is now most known for…

Women’s softball team searches for new place to play

John Carroll University’s women’s softball team faces an uphill battle against 2017 NCAA regulations for the current condition of their softball field dimensions. Currently, JCU’s softball field does not meet the eligibility requirements of the NCAA, and with no available property for development the softball team faces the threat of having to relocate to another…

University Heights City Council holds candidates forum

In light of the upcoming elections on Nov. 3, the University Heights City Council and Board of Education held a candidates forum, sponsored by The League of Women Voters on Tuesday, Sept. 29.   The forum opened with the Board of Education candidates at 7 p.m. The candidates running are Jim Posch, Beverly Wright and…

Shepherd internship offered to all majors

The eight-week summer Shepherd Internship Program was created by The Shepherd Consortium on Poverty. The internship integrates rigorous academic study and direct service with disadvantaged communities and persons. The experience enriches education for all undergraduate students regardless of major or career path. The goal of the program is to prepare students for lives aimed at…

Students walk miles to see Pope Francis: Blue Streaks traveled to Philadelphia for Pope Francis’ first visit to the U.S.

    John Carroll University students were blessed with the opportunity to meet with other Jesuit colleges and enjoy Pope Francis’ first visit to the United States on Saturday, Sept. 18. Students, resident ministers and faculty member Tina Facca-Meiss boarded the charter bus bound for Philadelphia. Canisius College students in Buffalo, NY were also present…

Car stolen from Green Road Annex

Freshman Chris LaPaglia’s vehicle was stolen from the Green Road Annex parking lot on Friday, Sept. 18 between the hours of 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. After being taken from the lot where JCU underclassmen park, the vehicle was used in a commission of a crime in Beachwood. Four suspects fled the vehicle after it…