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The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

Stories from John Carroll University
“Devious licks” on JCU’s campus
College Reporting

Laken Kincaid | September 30, 2021

John Carroll University has been the subject of vandalism following the emergence of a TikTok trend called “devious licks.” The social media challenge revolves around students stealing items from campus…

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COLUMN: Should NCAA Division III athletes receive athletic scholarships?
College Reporting

Anna Meyer | September 24, 2021

The day in the life of a college athlete is very similar no matter what division they are competing in. Regardless of the division, all collegiate athletes balance a heavy load of activities, including…

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JCU community reacts to vaccine mandate
College Reporting

Laken Kincaid | September 16, 2021

On Aug. 27, John Carroll University announced that all students must be fully vaccinated by Nov. 15. This announcement quickly followed the FDA approval of the two-dose Pfizer vaccine on Aug. 23. Through…

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The potential impact of handbook amendments on JCU’s national ranking
College Reporting

Nicolette Noce | May 27, 2021

Newly passed amendments to the Faculty Handbook that make it possible to remove tenured professors without cause in a time of “budgetary hardship” have some concerned that this change in University…

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Miciak offers positive outlook for JCU as concerns over faculty tenure and the presidential search process linger
College Reporting

Laken Kincaid | May 26, 2021

On June 1, Alan Miciak will be inaugurated as the 26th president of John Carroll University. Facing a looming enrollment crisis in higher education, concerns over faculty tenure and questions surrounding…

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The debt crisis: How student debt impacts college graduates
College Reporting

Laken Kincaid | May 24, 2021

Today, most college students face a similar problem: financing their education. With university prices skyrocketing, students find themselves with empty pockets. While both private and federal loans seem…

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Academia sees rise in female Political Science majors
College Reporting

Laken Kincaid | May 6, 2021

More female college students than ever are choosing to be political science majors. While progress in gender equality can be expected in a myriad of fields, political science has always been regarded as…

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JCU book writing partnership spawns criticism
College Reporting

Laken Kincaid | May 6, 2021

A new program at John Carroll has sparked controversy as students empty their pockets to follow their dreams. JCU’s Entrepreneurship program has partnered with Georgetown University’s New Degree Press…

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BREAKING: Board decision virtually eliminates tenure, faculty say
College Reporting

Nicolette Noce | March 3, 2021

John Carroll University’s Board of Directors approved amendments to the Faculty Handbook on Monday that grant the administration the freedom to fire tenured faculty members without cause if JCU faces…

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Nicole Heffington looks to lead Blue Streaks to third consecutive OAC championship game: The story behind one of DIII’s best
College Reporting

Kyle Kelly | March 3, 2021

Rebuilds are not easy. 

But when you have a player like Nicole Heffington, the torment is lessened and ultimately rewarded. If not for a game on Feb. 10, 2018, the John Carroll University Women’s…

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Styles’ historical moment and flack that followed
College Reporting

Ella Schuellerman | November 20, 2020

Harry Styles made history as the first man photographed solo for the cover of American Vogue in the upcoming December issue. The British pop singer was styled by Camilla Nickerson and photographed by Tyler…

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Who is Harry Gauzman?: An investigative report
College Reporting

Laken Kincaid | November 18, 2020

Harry Gauzman is a name surrounded by mystery in the JCU community. He was known as a popular writer for The Carroll News, but no one on campus at the time and no dust-covered records can place Gauzman…

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96% of JCU employees’ major political donations were made to Democratic causes
College Reporting

Sophia Maltese | November 12, 2020

506 out of 527 donations from those who listed their employer as John Carroll University were made to Democratic causes in this calendar year. The donations to Democratic organizations or campaigns totaled…

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A Biden Administration must not continue Democrats’ tendency to take black voters for granted
College Reporting

Josie Schuman | November 10, 2020

“Lukewarm acceptance is much more bewildering than outright rejection,” Martin Luther King Jr. wrote to describe white moderates in his “Letter From a Birmingham Jail.” Many members of the African…

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PODCAST: Marketing expert predicts that the future of higher-ed is not a 4-year degree
College Reporting

Sophia Maltese | November 5, 2020

This story was originally published on The Carroll News on October 25, 2020.

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University’s draft strategic plan says restructuring is due to “falling behind”
College Reporting

Rachel Scully | October 22, 2020

John Carroll University’s draft strategic plan cites financial hardship as a reason for academic restructuring. In an introduction to the plan, University President Michael Johnson writes, “We have…

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John Carroll makes ‘necessary’ cuts, faculty demand transparency
College Reporting

Sophia Maltese | October 9, 2020

“The worrisome thing is that had we not learned by rumor … we may never have known about [the Art History Department being dissolved] until it was already done,” said Philosophy professor Patrick…

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Art History Department to be Eliminated, Tenured Faculty Receive Termination Notices
College Reporting

Sophia Maltese | September 22, 2020

The Art History Department has been dissolved effective August 31, 2021. Two tenured faculty members in the department, Bo Liu and Gerry Guest, have received termination letters and have been told they…

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