Post Archive

November 2016

“Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.” –Oscar Wilde Week 10: Now, more than ever, it is especially important to be able to form our own opinions and beliefs while sticking to personal, individual values. It is easy …

Your Everyday Philosopher: (providing sound philosophical suggestions to help you survive and thrive during your college years) “You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.” – Nietzsche How I view this quote is that …

Background: These are things we’re always told: “stay hydrated,” “drink lots of water.” I’ve always considered myself pretty good at sticking to this. I can’t even pass a water fountain without stopping. In high school, when I was walking down the hallway with my friends, they would automatically pause at …

Make Your Own Nutella Hey guys! I have great news: this week I started working out again and I feel so good about it. I’ve always been athletic but this semester has just been so hectic that I haven’t had a chance to stay in shape. But I realized that …

Welcome to week three of my music blog! I hope everyone is having a good week so far (and I hope everyone is also excited to hear about new music releases this week). There are not as many new music releases this week, but still some fun and interesting albums. …

Carthage College men’s soccer (18-3, 8-0 College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin) made history before the start of the CCIW Tournament, earning the season title for the first time since 2011. However, in order to qualify for the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Men’s Soccer Tournament, the Red Men …

Senior night came and went in an unfortunately disappointing way for the Lady Reds, but despite the loss, the team finished a solid 18-13 this season. To top it off, the team earned 4th seed in the upcoming College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) Women’s Volleyball Tournament, going 5-3 …

In the last weekend of October, Carthage College men’s cross country team went out with confidence in their stride at the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin championship. The team ran their way to place third of 9 overall, finishing better than they had in nearly four decades. Despite the …

On a cool Friday, October evening, the Carthage College women’s cross country team lined the walls and sat on the floor of a Holiday Inn hotel room. Cramped together, the team was assembled for one last time to build one another up for the races that lay ahead for the …

“Sure as God made green apples, someday the Chicago Cubs are going to be in the World Series,” said legendary Cubs broadcaster Harry Caray on the final day of the 1991 Cubs season, a season which the Cubs fell below .500 and out of the pennant race. It was a …