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Say goodbye, old laundry machines!

New laundry machines coming next Fall

Lindsey Watson, Staff Reporter

Starting in the fall students will be able to check online for available washing and drying machines. Furthermore, Student Government and the Office... READ MORE »»

Temperature of the lake still potentially lethal to risk-takers

‘Cold water challenge’ endangers lives

Kyle Goodwin, Staff Reporter

Since the lakes have begun to thaw and the ice is melting, college students have started taking part in what is known as the cold water challenge. Its... READ MORE »»

Web Exclusive: Fighting Drones with Ink

Tory Martinéz, Copy Editor

Last week, human rights awareness organization Amnesty International hosted a letter-writing drive to raise awareness about drone strikes and the need... READ MORE »»

(from left to right) Will Craft '16, Griffin Shields '17, Matt Klingspohn '15, Matthew Ciaglia '15, Scotty Adamczyk '16, and Tyler Saieg '17, members of the red men volleyball team goof around in the locker room.

Red Men volleyball season recap

Robbie Schwerdtfeger, Sports Reporter

The Carthage College men’s volleyball team (23-8, 10-0 Continental Volleyball Conference West Division), coached by L.J. Marx, ended their season this... READ MORE »»

(from left to right) Will Craft '16, Griffin Shields '17, Matt Klingspohn '15, Matthew Ciaglia '15, Scotty Adamczyk '16, and Tyler Saieg '17, members of the red men volleyball team goof around in the locker room.

Gary Williams Leaving Carthage

Everybody loves Williams

John Bart, Staff Reporter

On May 30, one of Carthage’s most beloved staff members, Gary Williams, will be saying “goodbye” to start a new job at Wittenberg University in Springfield,... READ MORE »»

Campus

(left to right) Brittani Risinger, Clare Reinholt, Nicholas Krueger, Ann O'Leary, and Tory Martinéz

Then and Now: Senior Reflections

Erick Carlson, Staff Reporter

Brittani Risinger “When I was a kid, I desperately wanted to be a dolphin trainer. For some odd reason- I have no idea how I was even exposed to the lifestyle of a dolphin trainer- I was determined... read story

Featured Org: The Current Newspaper

Lindsey Watson, Staff Reporter

The Current is under a new editorial staff as we end this school year. They will run the newspaper for the 2014-2015 school year. The new Editor in Chief, Lindsay Muenchow, ’16, has been on The Current... read story

Say goodbye, old laundry machines!

New laundry machines coming next Fall

Lindsey Watson, Staff Reporter

Starting in the fall students will be able to check online for available washing and drying machines. Furthermore, Student Government and the Office of Student Life are sponsoring a laundry room upgrade... read story

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Opinion

What we do to our boys

Victoria Martinez, Section Editor

It is common knowledge that the media and pop culture have profound effects on girls from a young age. Society tells them to be dainty and defer to men and look a certain way in order to be accepted... read story

Make-up application becomes easier

Marissa Ranney, Staff Reporter

Imagine being able to print your own make-up, right from your computer and into your make-up palette. Well, Former Harvard Business School alum Grace Choi has made this possible. She debuted her Mink... read story

Cold water challenge endangers lives

Kyle Goodwin, Staff Reporter

Since the lakes have begun to thaw and the ice is melting, college students have started taking part in what is known as the cold water challenge. Its original purpose was to raise money for cancer charities,... read story

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Sports

All CCIW Honors winners Riley Bauman, ‘14 and Brad Hyland,‘14  

Current Photo by Lindsey Watson

Men’s golf follows through strong

Brian Dunnum , Sports Reporter

The Red Men’s Golf team found themselves in the top three of the College Conference of Illinois and... read story

Lady Reds finish tenth at nationals

Apolonia Carreon, Staff Reporter

As the school year comes to a close, so comes an end to a fantastic season for the Carthage Lady Reds... read story

NHL series review

Jeff Weaver , Sports Reporter

Eastern Conference  Montreal Canadiens vs New York Rangers Both teams in the Eastern Conference Finals... read story

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Nation/World

What we do to our boys

Victoria Martinez, Section Editor

It is common knowledge that the media and pop culture have profound effects on girls from a young age.... read story

Sterling startles public with racist comments

Magdalene Odhiambo, Staff Reporter

America is a nation of rich history and diverse cultures and people. The country, however, is still... read story

Clay Aiken For Congress

Marissa Ranney, Staff Reporter

The second place winner of the second season of “American Idol” is running for Congress. Clay Aiken... read story

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Blogs

Rainbow over the Muldrow Glacier

April showers don’t just bring May flowers

Ashley Pavlak, Blogger

Now that the harsh winter has left us for good, the old phrase “April showers bring May flowers”... read story

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The McConaissance – Who’s Next?

Dana Ehrmann, Blogger

In the past few years, Matthew McConaughey has experienced a career resurrection. He was never really... read story

Just go where the wind takes you…even into a tree

Ashley Pavlak, Blogger

Anybody walking down campus drive can tell you that we have a windy campus. That lake likes nothing... read story

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A&E

Current Illustration by Corey Palkowski

Celebrity babies bloom in spring

Marisa Markowski , Section Editor

Babies are blooming in May as many celebrities have welcomed new additions into their family. On May... read story

Current Photo by Lindsey Watson

Out with a BANG

Kelsy Nilles, Staff Reporter

The Percussion Ensemble held their last performance on Tuesday, May 13, at 7:30 pm in the A. F. Siebert... read story

Cancelled Shows/Fall Preview

Brianna Nesbitt , Staff Reporter

At the end of each TV season, when the list of canceled shows is announced, fans of shows grip the edges... read story

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