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Wild fourth quarter aids in first conference victory

It was not the prettiest of victories, but the first Ohio Athletic Conference win of 2016 is officially in the books.   The John Carroll University football team, led by head coach Tom Arth, evened its record at 1-1 following a 17-10 victory over Baldwin Wallace in the 28th edition of the Cuyahoga Gold Bowl…

From Pittsburgh to Cleveland, with love

I’m a Pittsburgh native and I’m sure proud of it. There’s nothing like being in love with your hometown and feeling so connected to a city that holds such profound meaning. When I have the chance to share my city with an out-of-towner, you can guarantee we’ll make the trek across the renowned Roberto Clemente…

New Barrio location to replace Mad Greek

One of Cleveland’s most popular Mexican restaurants and hangout spots, Barrio Tacos, is coming to a closer location to John Carroll’s campus.   The franchise, which is known for their top-notch service, unique atmosphere and custom-designed taco menu, will be replacing Mad Greek at the Cedar-Fairmount intersection.   Mad Greek, which has been in business…

Disney criticized for raising annual ticket prices soar

Recently, many families are deterred from taking a trip to Disney Theme Parks due to the excessively high ticket prices.   With a single day pass for Disneyland priced at $99, and at $105 at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, it is difficult for many Americans to afford to take their families to Disney for a…

Anisfield-Wolf book awards brings knowledge of diversity to Cleveland

The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards ceremony presented by The Cleveland Foundation was held in the Ohio Theatre on Sept. 10, 2015.   For eighty years, the City of Cleveland has held the honor of being the home to the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards ceremony. This award was created in 1935 by Edith Anisfield-Wolf, a local poet and…

Ohio Secretary of State: Libertarian candidate focuses on a younger crowd

  Kevin Knedler “Democrat or Republican?” we often ask our fellow voting friends. But Kevin Knedler is bringing a new party to the table in the upcoming Nov. 4 election – Libertarian. Often times, we feel that voter choice is limited to two parties, but with an abundance of prospective independent voters in the state…

Letter to the editor 10/02/14

  There is nothing quite like the sweet aroma of cancer when you step out of your dorm in the morning. That’s right, cigarettes cause cancer. Yet, it seems that many students here at John Carroll University are ignorant of this fact. Therefore, I would like to make a proposal that should have been implemented…

Oscar nominations raise anticipation

The turn of the New Year can only mean one thing: red carpet season. The People’s Choice Awards were just a few weeks ago, followed by the Golden Globes and The Screen Actor’s Guild Awards. Movie critics and fanatics are now marking their calendars for the Academy Awards, which air on ABC on March 2.…

CN Sports Roundtable: Fixing a big Brown mess

The flying circus that is the Cleveland Browns front office is again immersed in what has become a nearly annual ritual: a head coaching search.   Since firing rookie head coach Rob Chudzinski hours after the conclusion of the Browns season, Browns Owner Jimmy Haslam, CEO Joe Banner and General Manager Mike Lombardi have been…

Searching for a quarterback: Options for the Browns in the Draft

Well, Browns fans, unfortunately it’s that time of year again. The holiday season is upon us and not much has changed for the 4-9 Cleveland Browns.   A quarterback still remains  a top item on the team’s wish list, as it has for the past decade. While some may say Brian Hoyer performed admirably and…

Blue Streaks dominate in Carnegie Mellon Invitational, bring home four victories

Coming home on a winning streak after a long road trip always feels good. The John Carroll University volleyball team felt elated after rolling through the Carnegie Mellon Invitational this past weekend and sweeping all four matches. The team began the weekend with a matchup with Case Western Reserve University on Friday, Sept. 20. The…

Men’s cross country wins Ric Sayre Invitational; women’s team finishes second

Men’s Cross Country [By Gabriella Kreuz] The JCU men’s cross country team ran with a vengeance on Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Ric Sayre Invitational in North Canton, Ohio.  Following a second place finish in the 2012 Ohio Athletic Conference behind the University of Mount Union, any place besides first simply wouldn’t do. The points…

Tom Arth’s Blue Streaks back in action for spring ball

While the spring sports season slowly comes to a close, the John Carroll University football team is busy preparing for fall. This time of the year is critical for college football teams, as coaches use spring practice to begin implementation of the playbook, evaluation of  talent at every position and get a feel for the…

‘Pain & Gain’ delivers a whirlwind of emotions

“Unfortunately, this is a true story.” This is how the new Michael Bay movie, “Pain & Gain” begins. Body builders, money launderers, murderers and more are featured in Bay’s new film. Throughout the entire movie, it is important to keep reminding yourself that everything you are seeing actually happened. The film begins telling the story…

‘Spring Breakers’: an interview

The Carroll News participated in a conference call with director Harmony Korine and actress Ashley Benson from “Spring Breakers.”   Here’s what they had to say: Question:              How does music influence your writing and your vision of films?  Does it serve as a guiding force when you were putting together the script and idea? Harmony…

The 2013 Carroll News Celebrity Bracket Challenge

Updated on March 31, 10:55 p.m. Following the Elite Eight round, the Challenge has nearly been decided. Only four competitors (Alyse Viggiano, Dan Cooney, Mike Moran and Brendan Gulick) chose a correct Final Four team — all chose Louisville. Plus, only one picked two correct Final Four teams (Alyse- Louisville and Syracuse). The remaining six…

Where we’ve been, where we are, where we are headed: How JCU is recording its history

On the bottom floor of Grasselli Library and Breen Learning Center is a non-descript, closed-off, walled-in office space. But behind the door of the office lies stacks of photos, newspapers, documents and other artifacts that tell a story. The story covers the 126-year history of John Carroll University. The University Archives office contains a treasure…

Campus buildings being considered for ‘historic landmark’ status

Buildings on John Carroll University’s campus may soon be joining the ranks of prestigious national historic landmarks across the country. The following buildings on campus are pending approval to be honored as such: the Administration Building, Rodman Hall, Bernet Hall and the Boiler House, all built in 1935, as well as Pacelli Hall, built in…

OurView: A resolution revolution

It’s 8:30 a.m., and I venture out on my morning trek to breakfast, eager to stuff my face. Cleverly enough, my morning commute from Campion to the Schott Dining Hall passes the Corbo Room. I pause, just for a moment. It’s the first week of school, far too early in my opinion to see the…

Come back, students!

This year’s freshman class enrollment reached the lowest that it has been in three years, decreasing by 10 percent from the past 10 years’ average. This is a statewide occurrence, due to a decrease in public high school graduates in Ohio. Despite the decrease in graduates, incoming classes are expected to be more racially diverse.…

The Bayer Necessities: A formal concession

My fellow patriots, Now that Barack Obama has officially been sworn in for his second term as President of the United States of America, I must now face the harsh reality that I did not in fact win the presidential race. It’s true Đ I was never an official candidate; but there was always a…

Music to start the year off right

A new year brings on a new beginning. With 2013 off to such a fresh start, many artists have discussed new music they are working on. In addition, notable talent we have not heard from in a while are making a comeback. This year is going to bring back a lot of musical personalities who…

2013: New year, new you

Almost every single list of New Year’s resolutions includes something along these lines: “Get in shape.” Easier said than done. WebMD.com listed the “Top 6 Exercise Excuses and How to Beat Them.” 1.  “I don’t have time.” On a college campus, this is most likely the biggest excuse. We have classes, jobs, friends and then…

Blizzard Bash 2012 comes in storming

On Sunday, Nov. 17, The Brothers Lounge hosted WJCU-FM’s annual Blizzard Bash fundraiser and concert event. The music provided for the evening included The Commonwealth, Lowly, The Tree Ghost and Oldboy. The Commonwealth was the first band on for the night, charged with the job of getting the crowd hyped. They produce a pretty eerie…

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…