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On March 31, Chance the Rapper announced his newest efforts to help with Chicago’s underfunded public school system, The New Chance Arts and Literature Fund, over a live stream posted to Twitter from Robeson High School. Chance the Rapper is a performer who grew up attending Chicago public schools and …

On March 12, the Carthage Philharmonic had the privilege of presenting their anticipated Shakespeare Celebration concert. Under the direction of Professor Edward Kawakami and Dr. Paul Luongo, the orchestra performed “The Tempest,” a collection of music inspired by William Shakespeare’s play of the same name. The first piece, “Introduction & …

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 …

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 …

For thirteen years, lovable, adoptable puppies have competed to be the Puppy Bowl Champions. This year, stakes were higher than ever before for Team Rough and Team Fluff, who for the first time, were competing for the Lombarki Trophy. For those that missed the record-breaking Puppy Bowl XIII, here are …

“True, honest conversations.” David Chrisinger, professor of veteran’s studies, suggested that these are a way to bridge the divide that lives between veterans and civilians. Chrisinger and Martin McClendon, theater department chair and associate professor of theater at Carthage, led the audience through a night of staged readings, documentaries, videos …

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 …

“Marriage a la Mode” is a play that deals with love and marriage intertwined with the story of a usurped throne. One part of this split-plot production is a heroic story about getting the rightful monarch back in power. Underlying this is the low comic plot, which follows two noblemen …

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, …

Written by Morgan Forst & Claire Carlson – Public Relations Students at Carthage College On Friday, October 10, the Carthage Wave Radio had the opportunity to sit down with The Middle Ground in The Wave studio. The Middle Ground, an alternative pop style band from Milwaukee, is a dynamic group …