Student Video & Photo Blog
- June 9, 2011 at 10:59 am
Convocation is a weekly event at Carleton, with experts from a variety of disciplines being asked to speak to the Carleton and Northfield community each Friday. I've found that some of the most memorable and thought-provoking convocations are the ones that focus on issues of social justice. Convo speakers featured in this video spoke on issues such as educational inequality, human trafficking, and prison reform, but the real power behind their words can be seen when talking to the students whose lives were impacted by their talks.
- May 17, 2011 at 9:46 am
The students of the Cinema and Media Studies Roadtrip Off-Campus Study program took a walk through Barcelona, Spain to retrace the photographic journey of Agustí Centelles. Led by their intrepid rephotography leaders Ricard and Natasha from Arqueologia del Punt de Vista, Anna Swanson '12 offers a taste of the students' hunt for historical vantage points.
- May 11, 2011 at 9:40 am
Leigh-Anne Borkowski '11 visits the 2011 Junior Studio Art Majors Exhibition, "Get Rich or Try Drawing," and talks with exhibitors and viewers about the work displayed.
- March 25, 2011 at 1:40 pm
Kaitlin Randolph follows "Team Stegosauri" as they participate in Late Night Trivia, a student-organized trivia and activity-based competition held every year at the end of Carleton's winter term.
- March 16, 2011 at 3:25 pm
As Carls prepared to depart campus for the hard-earned rest and relaxation of Spring Break, Leigh-Anne Borkowski '11 cornered a few of them to find out how exactly they plan to spend the next two weeks.
- March 14, 2011 at 4:59 pm
Is Scott Carpenter's "Introduction to Critical Methods" class the Holy Grail of liberal arts education? Perhaps. What's certain is that it's one of Carleton's best-kept secrets, offered by a department that exists in name only.
- March 10, 2011 at 10:19 am
Most Carleton students have strategies to help minimize the time they spend outdoors in the cold, but at some point they all have to face the reality of winter in Minnesota. As Kaitlin Randolph shows in this video, the right friends, the right clothes, and the right attitude can be a big help.
- February 22, 2011 at 1:45 pm
Kaitlin Randolph '12 takes a study break to check out the newly formed Carleton Claymation Club as they prepare a short video for the campus film festival.
- February 18, 2011 at 4:40 pm
The Carleton Graphic, a biweekly anthology of student comics, is just over a year old and has published 19 issues, including a recent long-form collaborative graphic novel. Check out one of Carleton's newest creative communities in this video profile by Anna Swanson '12.
- February 17, 2011 at 11:19 am
Midwinter Ball, one of Carleton's biggest and best events of the year, has come and gone again for the thirty-first time. Started in 1981 as a Viennese Ball, this year's dance featured swing and ballroom music, salsa, and modern tunes from student DJs. A festive night amidst mid-terms and freezing temperatures, the Ball helps to keep everyone sane and happy for the rest of winter.
- February 11, 2011 at 1:57 pm
Video blogger Kaitlin Randolph '12 treks throughout campus to discover the ins and outs of dorm life, confirming that life in "the complex" (the dorms that connect to the dining hall and the student center) is swell, and discovering that rumors concerning the less popular dorms on campus aren't always true.
- February 8, 2011 at 3:30 pm
Every winter, Carleton students come together to raise money for the Alumni Annual Fund and thank volunteers and donors for their contributions over the past year. For a week of evenings, they call alumni, write thank-you postcards, enjoy sustenance from local restaurants, rack up points to earn prizes, and have a great time giving back to Carleton!