Articles by Ryllie Danylko

JCU parody Twitter accounts are a ‘trending topic’ on campus

JCU students who have something to say about the University and its students have found an anonymous outlet for their feelings. On campus, students are eagerly following the several JCU-themed Twitter parody accounts that have popped up recently. The accounts range from funny to encouraging to potentially embarrassing.   But parody accounts are not a…

Tuition for 2013-14 year set to rise

John Carroll University’s full-time undergraduate tuition rate will increase 3.9 percent for the 2013-2014 school year to $33,330. The rate was $32,130 for this current school year. In addition to the tuition hike, “room and board rates for next year’s resident students will vary based on the building, room type and amenities and meal plan…

One Streak’s trash is another Streak’s treasure: Students open an on-campus clothing exchange

JCU students  inspired to invest in secondhand clothing by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s popular song “Thrift Shop” need look no further than the library. In an effort to make JCU a more sustainable campus and to ensure that no student is forced to brave Cleveland’s harsh temperatures without a coat, junior Maggie Hutchinson established The…

Freshman enrollment hits four-year low: JCU follows national trend of smaller freshman class

Consistent with both national and regional trends, John Carroll University’s freshman class enrollment hit a relative low for the 2012-2013 academic year. This year’s class of 681 is the lowest it has been since 2009 and is about 10 percent lower than the past ten years’ average of 755 students.   Similar drops are being…

The Carroll News sits down with University Heights resident Susan Kane

The CN: How long have you lived here in UH?  Susan Kane: 25 years. CN: Did you happen to read any of the comments on your article?  Kane: There were a lot of students that responded, and unfortunately in my initial letter to the Sun Press, I was about 800 words over.  So I had…

The Carroll News talks ‘mindfulness’ with Rep. Tim Ryan

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, from Ohio’s 17th District, stopped at John Carroll University on Wednesday, Nov. 7 to discuss his new book, “A Mindful Nation: How a Simple Practice Can Help Us Reduce Stress, Improve Performance and Recapture the American Spirit.” The Carroll News sat down with him for an interview after his talk to…

JCU feels effects of Sandy

Over the past few days, Superstorm Sandy has been wreaking havoc along the East Coast, causing damage to vital infrastructures, school cancellations, widespread power outages and even deaths. While the only reports of fatalities on John Carroll University’s campus are those of umbrellas, many students, faculty and staff members have experienced issues with power outages…

Campaign to stop bias on campus launches into phase two

Posters around campus, which feature familiar faces making statements about why inclusion is important to them, are just one aspect of phase two of the “Stop Bias” campaign. The Diversity Steering Committee, comprised of John Carroll University students, faculty, staff and administrators, will launch the second phase of the campaign on Oct. 28, in an…

Attempted bank robbery reported near campus

Last Wednesday, Oct.3, senior Chad Riley claims he was driving down Fairmount Blvd. toward the traffic circle when he witnessed an attempted robbery outside of Huntington Bank.   “There was a guy coming out of the door, and he had, I’m assuming, a bag full of money; and [another] guy met him right at the…

Homecoming dance bumped to Friday night

In a change from its usual Saturday night spot, this year’s Homecoming dance will take place on Friday, Oct. 5. The decision was made by the committee for Homecoming week, which consists of representatives from various departments, including athletics, alumni, facilities and the Student Union Programming Board. The University-wide Homecoming planning committee is headed by…

‘Tween drama

Grasselli Tower and Millor Hall aren’t the only things that experienced alterations on campus last summer. Changes to the menu at the Inn Between, in the form of price adjustments and recipe changes, took place as well. Joe Ettinger, retail dining manager for Aramark, and David Turska, Aramark’s director of dining services, led the efforts…

Entrepreneurship program earns top rank in Ohio

Despite being only four years old, John Carroll University’s entrepreneurship program has already made its way to the top of Bloomberg Businessweek’s rankings as the best of its kind in Ohio. Nationally, it comes in at 18, a drastic improvement from last year’s ranking of 43. Mark Hauserman, director of the Muldoon Center for Entrepreneurship,…

JCU’s entrepreneurship minor opens doors for several students

If you’re from Northeast Ohio, chances are you have seen or used one of the 500 businesses owned or operated by JCU graduates. Several of the 195 students in JCU’s entrepreneurship minor program are looking to add to this legacy by starting their own businesses right out of college. Only three years after its creation,…

John Carroll ‘goes green’ for Green Streak Week

Things at JCU have been getting a little greener this week. In honor of Earth Day, on April 22, the Recycling and Sustainability committees, partnered with the Environmental Issues Group at JCU, held the first of what they hope will become an annual tradition: Green Streak Week. Throughout the past week, and continuing until Saturday,…

Millor gets a makeover: ‘fresh look’ for the fall

Students moving into Millor Hall in the fall will be the first to experience the “fresh look” renovations that will take place this summer in the building. The improvements to Millor will include new paint, carpet and bedroom and lounge furniture. Consultants from Fresh Eyes Housing Consulting visited John Carroll last summer to offer some…

Health care discussions continue at JCU and other Catholic universities

The debate about contraception coverage in the health insurance plans of JCU faculty appears to be at a standstill. JCU President, the Rev. Robert Niehoff, S.J., is working to address the letter sent to him by 47 faculty members on Feb. 14 asking him to reconsider the current policy which does not cover contraception.  …

JCU continues efforts to tackle diversity

It’s no secret that diversity is an ongoing conversation at John Carroll. A Campus Climate Report, which was completed in February 2010, found that faculty, staff, and administrators who identified as “people of color,” rated their perception of discrimination at JCU with an average of 3 out of 4, in which case three corresponded to…

The healing power of theater proves to put on a show

What do recovering addicts and theater productions have in common? For the men of the Y-Haven Theater Project in Cleveland, everything. The Y-Haven Program is a program for men in recovery for drug and alcohol addiction that provides transitional housing, recovery services, treatment for mental illness, educational training, vocational services and permanent housing placement. Since…

A rockin’ exhibit

Anyone who is interested in music and its history has surely taken note of the increasing influence that women have had on the industry over time. Cleveland’s own Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum decided to honor these women in their latest exhibit, “Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power.” The exhibit, to which…

Bottoms up – Streak Responsibly campaign raises alcohol awareness at JCU

As an effort to provide accurate information to students about alcohol consumption on the John Carroll campus and enforce safe drinking habits, Megan Dzurec, coordinator of health education and promotion, created the Streak Responsibly campaign. “The purpose of Streak Responsibly is to provide factual information about the alcohol use of John Carroll Students,” said Dzurec.…

Heather Losneck bids JCU farewell after 17 years

After 17 years in the John Carroll University Office of Residence Life, Heather Losneck, director of Residence Life, is stepping down from her position. Losneck is departing from JCU in order to further her career in business training and development as well as project management, in a setting that is more accommodating to her role…

Box city hits JCU

Think dorm life is bad? Try sleeping in a box for one night in the frigid Cleveland weather, and see how long you last. John Carroll’s Labre Project is doing just that. This Friday, Feb. 25, an event called “Boxed Out” will kick off in the Rodman Chapel. More than 25 students have already volunteered…