Articles by Natalie Terry
Through the donations of several alumni, John Carroll University is able to provide assistance and more opportunities for current JCU students.
When John Carroll University first heard about Governor Ted Strickland’s proposed budget cut for the fiscal year of 2008 – 2009, they knew that it would have a large impact on JCU students. In fact, proposed budget cuts would affect more than 1,900 JCU students - more than half of the entire student body.
Every year, the Margaret F. Grace lecture has the consistent theme of hope. This year the speaker could not have had a more inspirational story.
Students in James Lissemore’s Monday morning molecular biology class had quite the surprise on April 2 when Linda Eisenmann, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Beth Martin, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences appeared at their classroom door. They were present to hear that Lissemore, an associate professor in the Department of Biology, was the recipient of the Lucrezia Culicchia Award for Teaching Excellence. It is the highest award for teaching in the College of Arts and Sciences.
I do not love New York. Don’t get me wrong –– I love the beautiful state of New York. Unfortunately, there is one New York I do not love and that happens to be the television show on VH1 dubbed, “I Love New York.”
“It was a life changing experience.” That is how I answered questions upon returning from my immersion trip over Spring Break. The same way I answered questions when I returned home from New Orleans in December.
I am hoping that most of you have previously seen “The Best Week Ever” on VH1. If you haven’t watched the weekly hour of comedic genius, please check it out, I can guarantee it will make you laugh.
Yesterday marked the first day of Lent, one of my favorite times of the year. Lent always begins the same way for me. For the two weeks before Ash Wednesday I ponder what to give up and what to take out of my normal life.
I love John Carroll University. I know what you might be thinking, “She’s kind of crazy, isn’t she?" Yes, it is true, I might be, but not because I think John Carroll University is great.
Now, I know what you might be thinking, “Valentine’s Day is just another day that Americans have commercialized." You are right, it is. Let’s make this Valentine’s Day count. Forget about the gifts and the glamour. Consider the true meaning of the day.