Articles by Emily Mitchell

SUPB’s Snowflake Swirl Dance deemed a success

  John Carroll University’s SUPB hosted its annual Snowflake Swirl dance on Friday, Feb. 6 for approximately 200 JCU students.   The LSC Conference Room was decorated by SUPB’s staff — tables lined the outside edges of the room, and each table had light blue tablecloths with tiny white lanterns holding tea lights.   Each…

Homes for sale in Walt Disney World

Imagine waking up in the morning and walking outside to Sleepy the dwarf snoozing on a bench. As you stand there, transportation pulls up to your house, and you are transferred to the magical world of Walt Disney.   It is now possible to make this dream a reality by choosing to live in the…

‘The Odd Couple’ brings quirky comedy to the Kulas stage

At one point in our lives, almost all of us have heard the saying: “A drunk mind speaks a sober heart.”   When playwright Neil Simon was imagining the plot for his play, “The Odd Couple,” he found inspiration in this phenomena.   He said, “I thought, wouldn’t it be great to write characters that…

The Chief Wahoo debate: Is the Tribe’s mascot offensive?

  With Opening Day fast approaching in Cleveland, the city is ablaze with posters of manager Terry Francona smiling down upon his beloved fans, banners of Nick Swisher sharing his electric grin and advertisements sporting the shy and humble Yan Gomes. While not as prominent as in previous decades, Chief Wahoo also still adorns several…

The CN chats with 2013 “Meet the Press” fellow Dan Cooney

What were you involved in during your time at JCU?   I was heavily involved with The Carroll News. I started my freshman year. I was a staff writer. The second semester of my freshman year, I became a Campus Spotlight editor, and that section doesn’t exist anymore, but I had a co-editor, and we…

JCU Dining works to better cater to students’ needs

    As you’re walking through the doors of the cafeteria, the scent of freshly fried tater tots wafts through the entry way. You eagerly wait as your card is swiped and rush to grab a plate. As tempting as it might be to load up an entire plate of these tasty delicacies, First Lady…

Seth Meyers leaves SNL, moves on to Late Night

While most have heard of “passing the torch” in the Olympics, have you ever heard of “passing the pickle” in the world of hosting Late Night? As Jimmy Fallon moves on to the next milestone in his career hosting “The Tonight Show” and Seth Meyers retires from the “Saturday Night Live” Weekend Update desk, the…

‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ soundtrack mixes old tunes and new voices

As award season reaches fruition in the next few weeks, movie, television and music fans are scrambling to preview as many nominated films, shows and songs as humanly possible. Mega-talented musician and actor Justin Timberlake is no newcomer to award season. In fact, Timberlake has won over 50 awards throughout his lucrative career.   However,…

Spotlight on fair trade boutiques in Cleveland

Imagine strolling down the streets of Cleveland, eyeing locally owned shops as you sip coffee from a neighborhood cafe. You walk into a small boutique, surrounded by silky, printed scarves, hand-knit sweaters and individually beaded necklaces. Handmade coasters and stone-carved bookends decorate the wall, and vibrant dishes line the shelves. As you glance at a…

Potstickers, falafel and cookies: changes abound in student dining options

As a new school year begins at John Carroll University, so does the quest to find the perfect study snack. The Cubby and the Inn Between have proved to be tried and true, aiding students as they face long nights of essays and lab reports. However, JCU students might have noticed a few changes at…