Articles by Lauren McPherson

Student Union starts shuttle service exploratory committee

    Student Union Vice President Tim Johnson is on a mission to improve campus transportation one discussion at a time. Last Monday, Feb. 17, the Shuttle Exploratory Committee had its inaugural meeting to generate options for off-campus transportation for students.  The committee, a spin-off of Student Union, will address student concerns and gauge interest…

Student Union: A look at the past, present and future

rsity’s Student Union celebrated its 95th year of service to the University as SU president senior Kim Rossi passed the torch to junior Tim Ficke. On Nov. 5, 2013, Rossi gave her State of the Union address to prelude the Student Union elections. After a 10-month presidency, Rossi accredited the progress made by her executive…

Entrepreneurship contest created in remembrance of John Soper

The goal: To create an entrepreneurial project that addresses a community issue or need. The possibilities: Endless. John Carroll University students from freshman to senior status have the opportunity to enter the John C. Soper Contest for Social Entrepreneurship for a chance to win $500 and further develop their idea with the JCU Hatchery. With…

Guidelines call for later start to school year

When the 2013-14 academic year began on Tuesday, Sept. 3, the John Carroll University community was granted a few extra days of summer extending into Labor Day weekend. While students settled into their new homes around campus, reunited with friends, met new ones and prepared for the launch of fall semester, questions surfaced regarding the…

A match made in food Heaven

For the perfect combination of salty and sweet, the newly established Sweetie Fry on Lee Road is where it’s at. It is conveniently located a short drive away from campus, perfect for after a night out at Coventry or The Pub. The ice cream-french fry shop has a lot to offer with its eccentric creamy…