Articles by Julie Hullett

JCU student meets with Representative Fudge

  John Carroll University junior, Krystal Milam, traveled to Washington D.C. to meet with Rep. Marcia Fudge, the U.S. Representative for Ohio’s 11th district on Friday, April 22. Milam’s goal was to persuade Rep. Fudge to sign legislation regarding climate change and mass incarceration.   Milam is a member of an advocacy program called Friend’s…

Slow technology services cause scheduling headaches

Many students encountered issues with Bannerweb and John Carroll University’s Wi-Fi this past week while registering for classes. Bannerweb often correctly did not open and the Wi-Fi was running slowly. This was clearly an obstacle for students eager to sign up for summer and fall classes.   Freshman Angie Banoub had a difficult time registering…

Student Union president signs letter in support of people of color

John Carroll University Student Union President Will Hudson signed a letter in support of people of color at Jesuit colleges and universities. Student Union presidents at the other 27 Jesuit colleges and universities across America signed the letter as well.   This letter is the first collaboration between student body presidents of all 28 Jesuit…

Students conduct research in Costa Rica over spring break

Seven students spent spring break studying over 150 bird species, 40 species of amphibians and reptiles, and at least 10 species of mammals in Costa Rica. Ralph Saporito, faculty member who accompanied the students on this trip, teaches a 400 level biology class called Tropical Field Biology, which introduces students to tropical biology and field…

Panel discusses role of media in body image

Guess who said: “I wish I looked like Cindy Crawford?”   Surprisingly, Cindy Crawford said it.   In this quote, supermodel Crawford is stating how much the media photoshops and enhances photos to make women look as sexy and appealing as possible. For many years, the media has focused on women’s appearances. The media decides…

Students start new pre-medicine club on campus

The John Carroll University Pre-Medicine Club will hold its first event, a medical school student panel, on Monday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. in AD 258.   JCU graduate students Rachel Wilson, Brigid Prayson, Ethan Simpson and undergraduate sophomore Anastasia Dines are co-presidents of the club. Kathy Lee, assistant dean for health programs, is the…

“Gifts that Give Twice” holiday sale aims to increase awareness of fair trade

“Gifts that Give Twice” is a holiday sale featuring fair trade products, held by Campus Ministry, Students for Social Justice’s Fair Trade Committee, and the Center for Service and Social Action. The sale begins on Wednesday, Dec. 9 and goes until Thursday, Dec. 10 in the O’Malley Center atrium at John Carroll University.   “Gifts…

Renowned Russian poet, Sergey Gandlevsky, visits campus

  Russian poet Sergey Gandlevsky presented his works at a poetry reading in the O’Dea room on Friday, Nov. 13. Phillip Metres, an English professor at John Carroll University, translated Gandlevsky’s poems from Russian to English.   Metres and Gandlevsky have been friends since 1993. Metres spent one year in Russia where he studied the…

New bill requires reason for expulsion on transcripts

  On Tuesday, Nov. 3, John Carroll University’s Student Union passed a bill regarding expulsion. If approved by the Dean of Students Office, the bill would require the transcript of an expelled student to state the reason behind their expulsion. This is different from the previous policy, under which expulsion was not discussed in detail.…

John Carroll EMS team conducts mass casualty drill

  John Carroll University Emergency Medical Services (JCU EMS) conducted a mass casualty drill along with the University Heights Fire Department in the O’Malley Center on Sunday, Oct. 25.   JCU EMS is a student-run organization that responds to campus emergencies. It was created in 2002 in response to the death of a John Carroll…

New York Times Best-selling author, Isabel Wilkerson, visits JCU

    A diverse audience gathered in the Donahue Auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 8 to hear Isabel Wilkerson, author of “The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration.” Students, community members, families and JCU faculty and staff attended Wilkerson’s lecture.   Isabel Wilkerson is from Washington, D.C. and is a graduate of…

Many attend eventful Homecoming weekend

The John Carroll community celebrated Homecoming and Family Weekend Oct. 1-4. The weekend consisted of events for alumni, families and students.   Lisa Ramsey, associate director of student engagement, helped plan Homecoming and Family Weekend. “The weekend offered different types of events to appeal to the diverse group of people on campus,” Ramsey said. “Homecoming…

Sophomore promotes mental health through new student group

    Meet the newest club on campus: Active Minds. This club is a national organization that works to end the stigma towards mental illness, with chapters located across the nation at many universities. This fall, sophomore Rachael Chahoud is bringing a chapter to John Carroll.   Megan Dzurec, the coordinator for health promotion and…

Humans of John Carroll: Susan Orpett Long

  Susan Orpett Long, professor in the department of sociology and criminology, recently received the 2015 Distinguished Faculty award.   In high school, Long spent her junior year in Japan through the American Field Service exchange program, also known as AFS.   “Japan has a 200-year history and the depth of the history and that…

Poster session kicks off yearly celebration: Students’ academic achievements recognized at 14th annual “A Celebration of Scholarship”

  Students and faculty gathered in the Dolan Center for Science and Technology last Monday for the poster session of the 14th annual “A Celebration of Scholarship.”   Posters displayed a variety of academic projects for the poster session in Muldoon Atrium. Students researched a vast array of topics for this presentation.   Senior Shelby…