Post Archive

February 2017

Background: I’ve never had the urge to become a vegetarian, but I respect everyone who adopts this life choice. I have had plenty of people explain to me how hypocritical it is that I love animals, yet knowingly consume meat (my love of pigs directly conflicts with my favorite breakfast). …

One of the biggest challenges of being vegan is transitioning to not eating dairy, meat and eggs, which are in almost every single product on grocery store shelves. Despite the fact that dairy, meat and eggs dominate our food products, there are plenty of alternatives that make it very easy …

This month, the theatre department is producing two student directed and designed plays. The weekend of Feb. 10 through 12 was dedicated to the musical, “Daddy Long Legs,” and the following weekend, Febr. 16 – 18, will be dedicated to the studio production, “A History of Falling Things.” “Daddy Long …

The confirmation hearings of several of President Trump’s nominations to his Cabinet have illustrated clearly the tumultuous bipartisan division occurring on Capitol Hill currently. While many of the candidates have been receiving mass amounts of attention through the press, the Current wanted to give you a cheat sheet into what a …

On Saturday, March 4, the Cosplay and Pop Culture Club will host Carthage’s first Comic-Con. The event, which will take place in the TWC from noon until 6:00 p.m., will feature student panels discussing how popular culture relates academics. “Carthage Con is essentially just a way to bring the nerd …

A cherub is now in police custody after he allegedly shot a high school junior with an arrow on Tuesday afternoon. Around noon on February 14, a Tremper High School junior was struck with a hunting arrow in the left shoulder on the north end of the school. She fell …

As the Red Men and Lady Reds seasons come to a close, the competition heats up and so does the possibility of a slot in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) Tournament. Both teams hope their successful seasons have proven to be enough for a chance to continue …

Simple in its design but sobering in its message: the infamous Doomsday Clock has been set to two and a half minutes to midnight. This clock has served as a symbol that represents the countdown to possible global catastrophe and the destruction of humanity. Maintained by The Bulletin of the …

Returning home from their fifth Japan J-Term tour, the Carthage Wind Orchestra shared their trip with the Carthage community through “Mythical Japan” – a performance attributing to the Japanese culture and the students’ experiences abroad. Recognizing both the Japanese and American cultures, the performance brought together each musician and instrument …

As the weather starts to warm up, so does the start of spring seasons, with Men’s Tennis and Women’s Water Polo seasons just underway. Both teams are currently 1-2 in their early start to a full season ahead. The Red Men Tennis team opened their 2017 indoor season by winning …