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AAA presents fashion show through the ages

  The African American Alliance (AAA) presented the organization’s first fashion show, “Evolution of Black Fashion,” on Wednesday, Feb. 17 in the Dolan Science Center atrium. The show featured organization members as models and emphasized how black fashion evolved through the ages in America, beginning in the 20s and continuing in the present. The event…

Shula chair discusses masculinity

  University of Oregon Professor and current Shula chair of philosophy at John Carroll University Bonnie Mann delivered a speech entitled, “Sovereign Masculinity: The War on Terror, Mass Shootings, and the Trump Campaign” on Thursday, Feb. 16. She spoke to about 150 faculty and students in the Donahue Auditorium.   Mann holds a Ph.D from…

Panel discusses role of media in body image

Guess who said: “I wish I looked like Cindy Crawford?”   Surprisingly, Cindy Crawford said it.   In this quote, supermodel Crawford is stating how much the media photoshops and enhances photos to make women look as sexy and appealing as possible. For many years, the media has focused on women’s appearances. The media decides…

John Carroll ranked number four in Ohio for earning potential

  John Carroll University ranked fourth out of 20 Ohio schools in terms of earning potential, according to a study done by Cleveland.com.   The results, derived from the U.S. Department of Education annual collegiate scorecard and a Georgetown University study,  focuses on student earnings 10 years after beginning their studies. It does not factor…

Update: JCU police department reports one arrest for recent thefts

    JCUPD arrested a man on campus who may be potentially responsible for the thefts that occurred in December of last semester.   Last semester, four televisions were stolen from the Boler School of Business, as well as a laptop and two outlets. Additionally, a laptop, wallet and purse were stolen from the Grasselli…

Seven immersion trips to take place during the 2015-16 school year

    There are three immersion trips taking place over spring break in March, and four after commencement in May. More opportunities for immersion trips will then begin in January  2017, including a new trip to the U.S. Mexican border.   Any undergraduate student can apply for an immersion trip. “We always want a mix of…

Student Orgs team up for Flint

    As the supply of water in Flint, Mich. becomes increasingly toxic, environmentally and socially conscientious students at John Carroll University are organizing to help relieve the problem. Deemed,“Operation Hydration,” members of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, African American Alliance and the Environmental Issues Group are coming together to collect bottles of water, water filters…

Students start new pre-medicine club on campus

The John Carroll University Pre-Medicine Club will hold its first event, a medical school student panel, on Monday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. in AD 258.   JCU graduate students Rachel Wilson, Brigid Prayson, Ethan Simpson and undergraduate sophomore Anastasia Dines are co-presidents of the club. Kathy Lee, assistant dean for health programs, is the…

Mental health speaker tells her story to JCU community

  Author and activist Alyse Schacter spoke to a group of about 100 John Carroll students on Tuesday, Feb. 16 regarding mental illness and the issues surrounding it.   Originally from Canada, 25-year-old Schacter has been traveling around Canada and the United States, speaking to groups about her struggle with mental illness. To date, she…

Military Times names Boler among the “Best for Vets: Business Schools”

The John M. and Mary Jo Boler School of Business was ranked among the top 50 of the 77 business schools listed in the 2016 “best for vets” business school rankings.   “Best for Vets: Business Schools” is an editorially independent news project that evaluates the criteria that make an institution a good fit for…

Brian Hurd hired as JCUPD’s new police chief

  Former assistant director of the John Carroll University Police Department Brian Hurd accepted the position of JCUPD Police Chief on Monday, Feb. 8. He will begin his tenure on March 1, 2016.   Hurd has served as assistant director of JCUPD since 2008, where he managed compliance reports, created the department’s operations manuals and…

Office of Residence Life loses resident assistants throughout dormitories

  Recently, positions for resident assistants (RA’s) have opened up to new applicants after a number of RA’s were either dismissed from their position or chose to step down.   The position of RA is considered a leadership role with job-like components. Associate director of residence life for residential education, Lord Edwin Carreon, explained it…

Student Union bill to change course evaluations

  Student Union has taken a large step towards changing course evaluations. They passed a bill in the fall semester of 2015, which suggested that all course evaluations done for a professor’s class must be looked at by another faculty member to ensure that feedback is looked at and taken into consideration.   Cole Hassay,…

Four Boler Business students to travel to Colorado for national competition

  Four students of John Carroll University’s Boler School of Business will travel to Denver for the “Operation Stimulus Competition” from Wednesday, Feb. 3 to Saturday, Feb. 6. The competition is exclusively for North American business students from the United States and Canada.   John Carroll will be competing against 16 different universities, including The…

Former Ambassador Steven Pifer visits JCU

  Deterrence, restraint, and engagement. These are the three ideas that former ambassador Steven Pifer said should be the policy in looking forward towards U.S. relations with Russia.   Pifer is a former Ambassador to Ukraine, director of Brookings Arms Control and non-proliferation initiative and Senior fellow in the Center for 21st Century Security and…

JCU hosts Special Olympics basketball game for fourth year in a row

  John Carroll University opened its doors to members of the Special Olympics basketball league on Saturday, Jan. 30. The game was between Lake County’s Special Olympics basketball team Deepwood and the Middleburg Heights-Berea-Brook Park team, MBB.   The University serves as a neutral site for both teams to compete in a formal setting. To…

Thief at large

  Several thefts have been reported to John Carroll University’s Police Department. The thefts have been occurring since December 2015 and have extended into the new year. According to an email sent from the John Carroll Police Department, two televisions were stolen from Boler School of Business, two laptops were stolen from a vehicle, a…

Gandhi’s grandson speaks of the importance of nonviolence in America

  Few names can be immediately recognized as people who have made a difference in the world. The name Gandhi is widely associated with peace, and his grandson, Arun Gandhi, delivered just that message to the John Carroll community.   As a part of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on campus, Mohandas Gandhi’s…

Student Union members sworn in at inauguration

Last week, the John Carroll University Student Union convened to review the highs and lows of their tenure in 2015, as well as welcome the new president, executive board members and senators with an inaugural ceremony.   Former President of Student Union, senior Cole Hassay, started the evening with an outgoing statement reflecting on the…

Niehoff responds to African American Alliance demands

  The African American Alliance (AAA) of John Carroll University recently proposed a series of systematic changes to increase racial equality on campus in the form of a list of 10 demands.   On Tuesday, Jan. 19, the Office of the President issued an e-mail to all students informing them of the actions to be…

JCU Respect for Life group members trapped in snow

  After attending the March for Life in Washington, D.C., members of John Carroll University’s Respect for Life group had no idea their journey home would elapse into 36 hours on a bus.   Thirty-eight JCU students along with two faculty advisors drove home from D.C. and were stranded ten miles west of Bedford, Penn.…

Student activism groups call Rob Portman

  Political activism requires those who can build consensus within the student body and support principles that is congruous with their cause. Such was evident on Wednesday, Dec. 9, when two prominent JCU activist groups – the African American Alliance (AAA) and Environmental Issues Group (EIG) – took part in and collaborated with junior Krystal…

Sophomore donates bone marrow to complete stranger

Sophomore Max Quinn has taken part in something that people are only allowed to do twice in a lifetime. He first saw a college football player on ESPN “SportsCenter” who had gone through a website called bethematch.com, where he was matched to be a bone marrow donor to someone with leukemia. Quinn then decided that…

President Niehoff signs national pledge for climate change

  On Wednesday, Nov. 16, the President of the University, the Rev. Robert Niehoff, S.J, signed a national pledge for climate change. The pledge involves a number of different colleges including John Carroll and calls for schools’ commitments to be energy efficient, as well as to educate their students on sustainability.   The document, the…

“Gifts that Give Twice” holiday sale aims to increase awareness of fair trade

“Gifts that Give Twice” is a holiday sale featuring fair trade products, held by Campus Ministry, Students for Social Justice’s Fair Trade Committee, and the Center for Service and Social Action. The sale begins on Wednesday, Dec. 9 and goes until Thursday, Dec. 10 in the O’Malley Center atrium at John Carroll University.   “Gifts…