Articles by Kate McCall

OurView: On March 17, Luck of the Irish isn’t just for the Irish

Every person has a favorite holiday. Some like Thanksgiving, some like Christmas. Others cannot wait for Easter or Passover. Many college students would rank a certain holiday that we just celebrated as their favorite.

UH council passes landlord bill

Living off campus will now hold more responsibility for John Carroll University students. The University Heights City Council passed four ordinances on November 19 that will allow for heavier fines and penalties on both landlords and renters who are labeled as nuisances.

Einstein Bros. has big success early

Einstein Bros. Bagels, which opened August 30, has already done 72-75 percent better than the Garden Café did last year, according to Xavier Flores, director of Aramark’s John Carroll University Dining.

Lacrosse comeback falls short

The John Carroll University men’s lacrosse team opened their fall season with a heartbreaking loss at Kent State University this past weekend. The short numbers that JCU traveled with came back to hurt the Blue Streaks later in the game.

Five minutes with Gary Owen

"Everybody always told me I was funny. I knew I wanted to be a comedian because in junior high I was watching a stand up show and there was a commercial called, 'I’ve fallen and I can’t get up' where this old lady fell down. I told a joke about that commercial and that weekend a comic did about the same joke. I thought, 'Wait a minute, I’m thinking along the same wave lengths as this guy. I can do this.'"

Pro sports concerns

The actions of professional athletes off the field have always seemed to be a reason of public concern. In the past several months, the integrity of pro sports has been damaged.

JCU Relay For Life #1 in Nation

John Carroll University’s Relay For Life earned number one status as it raised the most money per student in the 2,500 to 4,999-enrollment bracket.

The person underneath the jersey

Brady Quinn. JaMarcus Russell. Adrian Peterson. Now, if you have never heard anyone mention these names in the past few months, I wonder where you have been hiding. All three were top picks in the NFL draft.

The $40,000 goal is almost doubled

With the support of over 65 teams and 832 participants, John Carroll University’s first annual Relay For Life surpassed all goals set, making $76,255.53. Originally, JCU had set goals of gathering 50 teams, and raising $40,000.

Sasaki evaluates the campus

Representatives from Sasaki Associates, Inc. discussed suggestions for John Carroll University’s Master Plan on April 12, mentioning vast improvements in residence halls and athletic complexes.

Major League Baseball swings into 2007 season

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Sasaki makes their suggestions

Sasaki Associates, Inc. presented changes and improvements to the on-campus residential facilities, student life areas and parking in the last of John Carroll University’s series of master plan meetings.

Strong second half fuels upset victory

John Carroll University men’s lacrosse came back from four goals to produce the biggest win for the JCU men’s program this season. JCU played three games over the weekend, ending with a 1-2 record after playing Ohio State University, Bowling Green State University and Slippery Rock University.

Baseball splits with Mount Union

Hitting played a crucial factor for John Carroll University’s baseball team, as they split two games with fellow Ohio Athletic Conference member Mount Union College last Sunday at Schweickert Field.

Tennis hopeful for OAC repeat

John Carroll University’s men’s and women’s tennis seasons almost didn’t begin. Both teams make an annual trip over spring break to warm up for the upcoming season. This year was different because four days before the trip the teams had no coach.

Lacrosse earns first victory of the season

John Carroll University men’s lacrosse team overcame below freezing temperatures, snow, and a pesky University of Akron team Friday to earn their first win of the season.

Softball breaks even in Orlando tournament

Spring break brought Blue Streak softball to Kissimmee, Florida to participate in the Division III bracket of the annual Rebel Games. The team played a total of 10 games splitting their record in half at 5-5, a decent beginning for an up and coming squad.

JCU baseball off to a strong start

John Carroll University’s baseball team will rely on both experience and youth as it begins the 2007 campaign. In 2006, the Blue Streaks went 21-17, 8-10 in the Ohio Athletic Conference as it tied for fifth with Capital and Muskingum.

Hard work pays off for Pizzurro

When John Carroll University junior Adam Pizzurro was in 5th grade, his father thought he might have some interest in wrestling, a sport he himself had competed in during his high school years. Little did the Pizzurro family know that one day, Adam would be on his way to the NCAA Division III National Tournament.

JCU women top arch-rival B-W

Streaks are meant to be ended, and the John Carroll University Women’s Basketball team did just that when they defeated cross-town rival Baldwin-Wallace College 61-58 last Thursday night.

JCU hungry for OAC title

Another year has arrived, and another opportunity presents itself for the John Carroll University Wrestling team. The Blue Streaks will compete in the Ohio Athletic Conference championships this weekend, at Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio.

Waiting for the “right guy”

I have a confession to make. In my entire 19 years of existence, I have never had a real relationship. The last time I came close to one was back in 7th grade, when I went out with a boy for about five minutes. How glorious those five minutes were in my life.

Women’s basketball looks to end season on high note

A season full of ups and downs continued for John Carroll University’s Women’s Basketball Team this Saturday, as it lost to Ohio Northern 64-55.

X-Games showcase world best extreme athletes

There is only one place where you can find more than 250 of the worlds most extreme athletes competing for what to some shines brighter than an Olympic gold metal in their sport. This, of course, is the Winter X Games.

One man’s memory of Super Bowl coach

It was sometime prior to my freshman year at John Carroll (1986-87) that Tony Dungy and his wife, Lauren, moved into my neighborhood. In 1984, he had become the youngest defensive coordinator in the NFL, and was essentially asked to do wonders with a team in transition from its Super Bowl years of the mid to late 1970’s.