Articles by Molly Bealin

Students deem residence halls unclean

A few weeks ago, students eagerly moved onto campus to start the new school year, but a few were met with unpleasant surprises when they got there. According to Student Union reports, many students were unhappy with the condition of their rooms on move-in day. “The main concerns have been related to the cleanliness of…

Scammer email threatens student privacy

A week ago, the JCU community received an email from the Information Technology Services Department with the words “WARNING! WARNING! WARNING!” in red ink.  The reason for that email is that two weeks ago, two students responded to an email that strongly resembled an email from JCU and gave out personal information. Since the incident,…

Diversity initiative makes progress with workshop and forum

John Carroll students and faculty have joined efforts recently to make the campus more accepting and inclusive of the diversity of the student body. This week, open forums, workshops for faculty members and the “Stop Bias” campaign have all taken place in an effort to celebrate diversity and speak out against acts of prejudice at…

North Park Blvd. to get name change

On June 15, John Carroll will be changing its address for the third time in its 125-year history. The first time was in 1935 when the University moved from its location on the west side of the city (now St. Ignatius High School) to its current residence at 20700 North Park Blvd. This time, the…

OurView: FYI: ‘The Hunger Games’ is not ‘Twilight’

Last Friday (March 23) at midnight, I had the pleasure of seeing the movie “The Hunger Games.” I was blown away by the filmmaker’s attention to detail, the cast selection, and more than anything the movie’s faithfulness to the book. The only part of the movie-going experience that I did not enjoy was as I…

Armbruster, Gulick nominated for Nantz Award in broadcasting

Two John Carroll students were recently named to the Jim Nantz Award watch list, comprised of potential students for the 2012 sportscasting award. Junior Brendan Gulick and sophomore Dale Armbruster shared the honor. “Making the watch list is truly humbling. There are thousands of collegiate sportscasters across the country, and I’m truly honored to be…

JCU faults on tennis courts

The condition of the John Carroll tennis courts, are sending many students who use the courts into despair. The courts have been called a “disgrace” by several different members of the tennis team, as they are not only unsightly, but also unsafe to play on. The tennis team, and the Tennis 101 class used to…

OurView: Streak up!

How many times have you heard someone say, “I wish sports were a bigger deal at John Carroll?” For me, hearing this phrase is practically a daily occurrence. Students are always saying that they wish the sporting events at John Carroll drew in as much of a fan base as they do at bigger schools.…

Men’s Soccer defeats Rochester College 3-1, improves record

After starting the 2011 campaign with an overall record of 1-4, the John Carroll University men’s soccer team was hungry to get back on the winning track as they traveled to Pontiac, Mich. to play Rochester College. Searching for their second win of the season against the host Warriors, the extra determination from the Blue…

Volleyball goes 3-1 on the weekend, improves to 7-2 overall

The John Carroll University women’s volleyball team played  like champions this past weekend at the Marcia French Invitational held at Case Western Reserve University. The team went 3-1 on the weekend, defeating Oberlin College, Westminster College and Franciscan University before losing to Bluffton University. JCU’s first victory of the weekend was against Oberlin College, where…

JCU women’s soccer battles, but falls short in consecutive games

Whether it was a penalty kick for the other team or hard times in overtime, luck was not on the side of John Carroll University women’s soccer team side this past weekend at the Gettysburg tournament in Gettysburg, Pa. The Blue Streaks walked away with two heart-breaking losses at the hands of Susquehanna University and…

Baseball rebounds from loss to Heidelberg, sweeps B-W

After losing six of their last seven games, John Carroll’s baseball team breathed a sigh of relief after sweeping Baldwin-Wallace on Saturday. Two of those six losses came from sixth ranked Heidelberg University last Thursday. The Blue Streaks’ efforts fell just short against the Student Princes, as JCU suffered a narrow 2-0 defeat in game…

Blue Streak athletics weekend round-up: March 28 – April 2

The John Carroll women’s tennis team picked up its first OAC victory on Saturday with a 5-4 win over Otterbein University. The Streaks had four comebacks that allowed them to rally to victory. The first one came in doubles play from junior Allison Mora and senior Deanna Bouchahine who battled deficits of 6-3, 7-4, and…

Blue Streak Athletics Weekend Round-Up: March 23-27

Swimming and Diving Four members of JCU’s men’s swimming and diving team earned their way all the way to the 2011 NCAA Division III National Championships in Knoxville, Tenn. Juniors Jimmy Ranallo, Brennan Schloendorn, Alex Vereshchagin and freshman Nick Holvey competed in a total of six events at the championships. Starting things off last Wednesday,…

Clock strikes midnight for Cinderella story Blue Streaks

The John Carroll University women’s basketball season came to an end Saturday at the hands of the University of Mount Union, but not to be lost in the disappointing finish is the magical run that took them all the way to the Ohio Athletic Conference Championship game – the first team in program history to…