About the ‘What’s Good Carlow? Podcast’

By: Ryan Bradigan-Barnett  What’s Good Carlow?  There is a new podcast on campus called “What’s Good Carlow.” It covers all things Carlow, including sports, student spotlights and campus activities.   DJ Zedalis, sophomore communication and media major and Ryan Bradigan-Barnett, junior communication and media major are the hosts … Continue reading About the ‘What’s Good Carlow? Podcast’

What’s Good Carlow? Episode 5

WHAT’S GOOD CARLOW! Your boys DJ and Ryan are back for their big fifth episode. The lads sit down for the intro with Bart, an exchange student from the Netherlands to go over what is happening around Carlow University and his experiences so far in the United States. Then, the boys get their theater on and sit down with first-year student, Zach. They talk about the recent play produced at Carlow, as well as ideas for an upcoming musical. The guys wrap up the show with first-year cross-country/track student-athlete Ethan, and talk about how out of shape DJ is! Hope … Continue reading What’s Good Carlow? Episode 5

What’s Good Carlow? Episode 4

YOOOOOO! What’s Good Carlow? In this episode, DJ flies solo with Ryan out day-to-day, but have no fear, cause DJ’s here. DJ sits with the one and only Johnny Mac and goes over some things happening around Carlow as well as a bit of sports. If your brackets are busted, no worries, our’s are too! But if you’re able to change your picks, Johnny Mac goes through the Sweet Sixteen and who to pick. After Johnny Mac, we talk a bit about Women’s History Month. We’re joined by two other Carlow students, Annie stops in to talk about women’s empowerment, then … Continue reading What’s Good Carlow? Episode 4

What’s Good Carlow? Episode 3

In this episode, DJ and Ryan sit down with Campus Activity Board (CAB) members, Clare and Nat, to talk about what’s good with things going on around Carlow University. Afterward, they interview Amber, the editor in chief of the Carlow Chronicle (the university’s student-run newspaper) to discuss how their system works. To wrap up the show, everyone sits down to debate conspiracy theories. Until next time, this has been your boys DJ and Ryan, deuces. (27:34). This podcast is an unofficial production created by students, for students. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of Carlow University. Continue reading What’s Good Carlow? Episode 3

What’s Good Carlow? Episode 2

In this episode of What’s Good Carlow, DJ and Ryan cover what is happening around campus. They cover the Pink the Pavilion basketball games and how the event went as well as talk about some of the floor events happening in the residence halls (0:00-7:38). After that, they interview first-year boxer Anthony and talk a little more in-depth about the boxing world along with how it is to be an unconventional student-athlete (7:42-18:00). Looking for new music? After sitting down with Anthony, your boys are joined by fellow sophomore Julia as they start their new Spotify playlist and listen to … Continue reading What’s Good Carlow? Episode 2

What’s Good Carlow? Episode 1

What’s Good Carlow? It’s your hosts DJ and Ryan dropping the first ever episode of the “What’s Good Carlow” Podcast. DJ and Ryan introduce themselves in this episode before DJ gets a solid workout in, the guys break down what to look forward to in future episodes of the podcast and what kind of ideas for segments will be included (0:00-8:00). After breaking down the ideas for the podcast, your boys jump right in to their first ever interview with senior basketball player Kayla. With Kayla, the boys break down how this season has been going and what it’s like … Continue reading What’s Good Carlow? Episode 1

Women’s Soccer Recap

By: Danielle Levato The women’s soccer team ended their season this year at the River States Conference Championship Semifinals with a 1-0 loss against the second seeded team, Asbury University.   The second seeded Eagles scored the only goal of the game during the 68th minute to upset the second seeded Carlow Celtics. “It is unfortunate that we were unable to capitalize on the corner that we earned late in the game, but I think my team played well and we did not give up,” said Kristina Wallace.  During the first half, Asbury out-shot the Celtics 9-4, and for Carlow co-captain, senior Kristina Wallace put up the Celtics only shot on goal.  The Celtics … Continue reading Women’s Soccer Recap

Peppermint Chocolate Cheesecake

By: Brandee Salinas   Ingredients:  Crust:  1 package crushed Oreos  ¼ cup of melted butter  Cheesecake:  4 (8oz) packages of cream cheese  1 1/3 cup of powdered sugar  3 tbs cocoa powder  4 eggs  3 tsp peppermint extract  10 oz melted semi-sweet chocolate   Topping:  ¾ cup heavy cream  1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips  ½ cup crushed peppermint  Directions  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Mix Oreo crumbs with melted butter.  Press into 9-inch spring form pan. Bake for 8 minutes. Remove from oven.  In a mixer, cream together cream cheese, powdered sugar and cocoa powder until well blended. Mix in 1 egg at a time. Blend in peppermint extract and melted chocolate. Mixture will … Continue reading Peppermint Chocolate Cheesecake

You Have A Voice 

By: Kirsten Barron  According to a Tufts University poll, 31% of 18-29-year-old Americans voted in the 2018 midterm elections. It may not sound very impressive, but it’s notably higher than the 21% in 2014. This year’s record turnout included many Carlow students. Here are reasons some students exercised their 15th Amendment rights.  Sarah Majetic, a professional counseling grad student, believes that if college students want to see changes in legislation, they need to vote. “If you continue to be silent, you can’t expect to have a voice,” says Majetic. “If you want a say, you have to do it through the avenues provided.” College students are concerned about exorbitant … Continue reading You Have A Voice 

Diverse Christmas 

By: Kirsten Barron  As the church bells chime for early morning mass on Dec 24 in Caracas, Venezuela, the streets fill with traffic: roller skate traffic. For over a week preceding Christmas, the streets of Caracas are closed to motorized vehicles before 8 a.m. to ensure the safety of those skating to mass.  This unique practice is one of the many diverse traditions surrounding the Christmas holiday celebrated by people around the globe. Here Christmas means Santa, Christmas trees, and shopping for gifts, but the holiday has inspired a range of beautiful traditions worldwide. The Christmas season begins early in the Philippines, where Christmas carols fill the playlists as early as September. As the holiday approaches, city streets … Continue reading Diverse Christmas 

What to do over Christmas break in Pittsburgh

By: Brandee Salinas Finals may have left you feeling like a bit of a Grinch, but during the holidays Pittsburgh is bustling with activities to make you jolly again. Whether you’re looking for an outing with friends and family or a romantic holiday date, the activities listed below have you covered.  Phipps Conservatory Winter Flower Show  Every year after Thanksgiving, Phipps transforms into a winter wonderland. Each year brings a different theme for the Conservatory. According to their website, this year’s theme is ‘Let it Glow!’ and it promises to be bigger and brighter than previous years. Show your Carlow ID to get into this attraction free of … Continue reading What to do over Christmas break in Pittsburgh