This season, basketball practices at John Carroll University have been a lot more fun. Not because the coaches are taking it easy on the players. But because of who is at practice now. His name is Simon Greenspan, a 21-year-old from Shaker Heights, who attends every practice for the Blue Streaks.
Vol. 83, No. 14
Blood, guts and tears. All of these words can be used to describe what John Carroll University junior Robert Duns saw when filming his documentary, “Trauma.” The half-hour film follows kids into the Huron Road Hospital as they are brought in for gun shot wounds and other inflictions caused by gang life.
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.
An increase in federal aid and the reallocation of the University’s scholarship dollars will support John Carroll University’s new aid strategy for low-income families, school administrators said this week.
Illinois Senator Barack Obama officially announced his candidacy for president on Saturday. Obama went to his home state to make the announcement, according to The Associated Press.
Every OAC school fears late February because there is a wall of banners in the Johnson Natatorium that tells them to fear John Carroll University come OAC tournament time.
JCU is changing its financial aid strategy. The goal is to open opportunities to families with “low” financial income and increase the number of students who have excellent educational records.
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.
Black history is a study that may escape students when preoccupied with Valentine’s Day festivities. There is no excuse to neglect this February tradition now that John Carroll University has brought a special exhibit, “Reflections in Black: African-American History on Wheels,” to campus.
Recently, a chapter of One Corps was introduced on John Carroll University’s campus and the group is already having a positive influence. The JCU chapter was started by junior Tom Haren and now has thirty chapter members and a Facebook group of 120 students.
From May 21-29, an expected 120 John Carroll University students will make the 18-hour drive to New Orleans to help with the relief efforts of the destruction left by Hurricane Katrina.
Anna Nicole Smith, former Playboy model, actress, TrimSpa spokeswoman and television personality, was found dead on Thursday, February 8, in her room at the Seminole Hard Rock Café Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida. She was 39.
The chants of “QUANTA RULES,” and “DRUM SOLO!!!” still permeated the crowd long after QUANTA left the stage. Blessid Union of Souls was about to start their show, yet the crowd still wanted more from the trio of John Carroll seniors.
Campus dining next year could mean more food options, with high quality ingredients, more student-friendly meal plan options and longer retail dining hours.
Proponents of same sex marriage have introduced an initiative that will require heterosexual couples to have kids within three years or have their marriages annulled, according to The Associated Press.
Dear John Mayer: The release of your latest song, “Waiting On the World to Change,” has left me with a burning question: What exactly are you “waiting for?”
The return of Hannibal the Cannibal was inevitable. (Ha-Ha!) What intends to be an epic prequel to the trilogy of “The Silence of the Lambs,” “Hannibal,” and “Red Dragon” only turns out to be a sad excuse to build upon the franchise.
The age old question of whether or not to live on campus inevitably comes up this time of year. We could go on for hours about the pros and cons of both, but there is one indisputable advantage to getting a house – the sweet parties you can throw.
The American Cancer Society Relay for Life will be at John Carroll University on April 22 and 23. This is the first of what will hopefully become an annual event and it is a great opportunity to raise awareness and money for research and programs for the Cancer Society. The first week to sign up to create a team to participate in the relay is here. Make the Relay for Life a success!
Colleges in rural areas, such as Hendrix College, located in Conway, Arkansas, are seeking a new edge. Hendrix College sits in a rural country area which is surrounded by unused land.
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.
For sophomore Amanda Jakubec, bringing Relay for Life to campus is more than just a way to raise money, it is a way for her to honor the person who meant the most to her.
Eleven of the 35 eligible John Carroll University faculty members have accepted voluntary early retirement packages. The number is consistent with what administrators had originally predicted when the packages were first offered.