Articles by John Jackson

Columns: Time to cheat time

Time is a funny thing. I can never seem to get a handle on it. Looking at it from an objective standpoint there are 60 seconds in a minute, 60 minutes in an hour, 24 hours in a day, seven days a week, and about 52 weeks in the year. Even though it seems so…

OurView: The experience of a retreat

A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to attend Campus Ministry’s Guidance Retreat. You may be wondering, “What’s the Guidance Retreat?” When I sat down and opened up my email account to see the invitiation, I was asking myself the same thing. The email was vague and even after reading it over a few…

OurView: Greek Week bliss

I really enjoy the month of April because it brings a lot of excitement to campus. Last week, the humans battled the zombies around campus. By the end of the week, the sight of copious amounts of balled up socks on the quad and Nerf machine guns didn’t faze me. Next week is Easter Break…

OurView: Gobble, gobble all the time

On Nov. 25 the nation will celebrate Thanksgiving. I am looking forward to this holiday for too many reasons. Not only do I desperately need a break from school work, I’m looking forward to reconnecting with family, old friends and truly taking in the holiday season.  However, these are just a few of the many…

Website changes

Over the past nine months the John Carroll University website has gone through significant changes.

Hatching new businesses

A new project will be implemented in the Muldoon Center for Entrepreneurship next semester. The Hatchery will be built in the center, located on the third floor of the Boler School of Business, to provide resources to students who have their own business or who have business plans. The new center will be equipped with…

Businesspeople in the making

JCU’s iPad menu concept earns prize

Residence Life Advisory Board will reconvene

The Residence Life Advisory Board will be reinstated beginning next semester. The board will begin meeting monthly to discuss different aspects of residence life and potential improvements. Heather Losneck, director of residence life, said that although the board may be new to freshmen, it is not a new initiative. “The board hasn’t stopped existing; it…

Changes are coming to improve student e-mail

ITS is working to change student e-mail server to Gmail; time frame still undetermined
The Information Technology Services (ITS) department is refreshing its plans regarding student e-mail, planning to make several improvements. Chief Information Officer of ITS, Mike Bestul, said plans are in the works to switch from the current Mirapoint server to Gmail. In a press release shared at the Oct. 6 Student Union meeting, ITS stated the…