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Danielle Collins

Danielle Collins

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 …

Junie B. Jones “The B stands for Beatrice. Except I don’t like Beatrice. I just like B and that’s all.” Iconic. Being the first chapter books I was able to read on my own – and read over and over again – I can recite this by heart. Tons of …

The 2016 Nobel Peace Prize in Literature was awarded to American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. The Swedish Academy gave Dylan the award “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.” While the decision was applauded by a few literary figures such as Stephen King and Salman Rushdie, …

Three days for six plays, the ultimate challenge for students who attended the annual Stratford Shakespeare trip last weekend. In just over 72 hours, Carthage students and faculty attended six plays at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. The annual trip is organized by Associate Professor of English, Theater and Great Ideas …

Just at the end of the 2016 Olympic games, two American athletes were tugged into the media circus because of inappropriate behavior during in Rio. US Women’s Soccer Goalie Hope Solo was suspended and later terminated for a display of bad sportsmanship after being defeated by Sweden. US Swimmer Ryan Lochte claimed to have been robbed at gun point. Later it …

Since we’ve been gone over the summer, quite a lot has happened to our little green and blue earth. Here’s a brief recap of just a few of the events that happened in case you weren’t paying attention. 1. Puerto Rico amassed a large amount of debt over many years, …

As the school year begins, Carthage welcomes home alumni. Over the past week, 30 organizations signed up to participate in CAB’s homecoming events. Monday, CAB hosted an all new event, Homecoming Kick-Off, where students could win prizes, eat free food and get henna tattoos. Tuesday, Organizations tested their Carthage knowledge …

Dear Reader,   You are now a college student. Congratulations! And welcome to campus. I hope your arrival was pleasant and your unpacking stressfree. I’m particularly excited that you have found a quiet moment to open this First Year edition of the Current’s newspaper.   The First Year Issue is …