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Luke Shamrock

Luke Shamrock

In November 2016, Bishop Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), introduced a new leadership initiative for the church. According to the ELCA’s website, the purpose of this initiative is to seek out and encourage promising young people to join the ranks of the church’s …

On Oct. 17, the Republic of Iraq’s Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, made a big announcement: military forces of Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan would begin an assault on the outskirts of the ISIS-held city of Mosul. “Today, [our forces] are closer than any time in the past to getting rid of …

From New York City to Miami, from Chicago to Dallas, from San Diego to Seattle, thousands of people in all corners of the United States have gathered in various cities to protest the election of Republican party presidential candidate Donald John Trump. The large-scale city street protests mostly took place …

What sort of project are you doing for your thesis? My thesis topic is dance and performance and how you can create movement from emotion and communicate that to the audience. It is two-fold, I have choreographed a contemporary ballet piece on five Carthage dancers. I am also performing a …

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. …

As the name suggests, “Wild Party” is indeed about a party, one that features relationship drama that would make any soap opera look like merely a squabble of bickering children. This musical that will be performed by the Music Theatre Workshop Bootcamp (THR 2620) class taught by Professors Corinne Ness, …

“Come, sit every mother’s son, and rehearse your parts,” says William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (3.1.74). Now if the line “every mother’s son” were replaced with “Carthage student and staffer,” this quote would summarize the goal of the English Players club. The English Players was founded last summer by English …

Most Carthage students may agree that applying to college was a stressful process: GPA, essays and extracurricular activities. Upperclassmen studying pre-health, however,may argue that applying form medical school is even more stressful. The admissions processes can include an interview and a test. That is partly why the Pre-Health AdvisoryCommittee was created. Carthage’s Pre-Health AdvisoryCommittee is a panel of science professors …

As a supplement to classroom instruction and rigorous curriculum, Carthage is providing nursing students with hands-on experience in the form of a simulation lab. The lab is currently under construction on the ground floor of Lentz Hall. Since July, a 3,000 square-foot space on Lentz Hall’s ground floor has been …