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October 2016

Clowns here, clowns there, clowns everywhere. Over the past two months, an epidemic of clown hysteria has spread across the United States. The reports have ranged from sightings to social media threats to alleged attacks. Responses to the reports have included police investigations, public warnings, school lockdowns and arrests. The …

Campus Event Allows Students to get Advice from Employers Themselves On Oct. 20, Carthage students had the opportunity to ask representatives from five different companies questions about how to present themselves when applying for internships and jobs. This was the Employer Panel Discussion, and it was held from 6:30 p.m. …

Centrique Magazine is an opportunity for aspiring artists and writers alike to be featured in a literary magazine each semester. “Centrique is all about being an outlet for the student body of Carthage to be able to get some of their work published. It’s a student-run art magazine featuring only …

Although the Interfaith Youth Core had long been working to start up the Better Together Interfaith Movement on college campuses, it wasn’t until December of 2015 that the movement become an official student-government-recognized organization. Eboo Patel founded Carthage’s branch of the Interfaith Youth Core “on the idea that religion should …

The minute the Writing Center opened its doors in September, clients have been flooding in like they never have before. Already the center has booked 307 sessions – a 60 percent increase from last fall – and many students were scheduling them before the center was officially open. So the …

Marco Benitto did not come to Carthage College to start a club. However, after attending the fall Organization Fair, he was disappointed to see an absence of a snowboard and ski club. “I figured I’d give it a shot,” Benitto said when asked why he chose to petition to start …

Following her transfer from Christian Brothers University to Carthage, Stephanie Korbakes, ’17, found settling into the Lady Red’s volleyball team’s dynamic less stressful because of her decision to transfer after the season concluded, rather than at the start of the season. Korbakes transferred to Carthage College in spring 2015 to …

The Cleveland Indians took fans by surprise this postseason as they swept the favored Boston Red Sox and made easy work of the equally strong Toronto Blue Jays. Young star Francisco Lindor led the charge with an impressive post- season (batting .323 with 2 homeruns and 4 RBIs). More than …

The College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin 2016 1-Meter diving champion Aaron San Juan, ’19, is confident in his team’s ability to accomplish harder dives and motivate each other to succeed. “The starting point this season is further along than it was last season. This year we have an iron-sharpening-iron …

The following article is satire.  Officials from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WI DOT) have expressed interest in redeveloping Campus Drive, the main road through campus, into a highway. “While you can already travel on Sheridan Road or Alford Park Drive, we feel that it would be good to offer …