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2013 Spring Issue 5 (May 10, 2013)

    • “In.visible,” a multimedia presentation by Abby Han ‘12,

      Decentering the Self in “in.visible”: A Journey of Beauty and Faith

      On Tuesday, April 30, a photography and film exhibit entitled “in.visible” opened in Weitz 226. The exhibit is an artistic representation of the stories of five women who are survivors of sexual abuse.

    • Career center

      Career Center Welcomes Twenty New Advisors

      As one of Carleton’s more valuable yet often-underused resources, the Career Center is constantly looking for ways to better serve the student body. Last Friday, all new Career Advisers gathered in Leighton 304 to share their visions of the Career Center’s future, and make suggestions for how the Career Center can improve.

    • Dr. Sherry Gray

      North Korea’s Weapons Program, Geopolitics, and the American Response

      Dr. Sherry Gray, the coordinator of the Global Policy Area at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs, visited Carleton on May 2 to discuss the growing concerns surrounding North Korea and its nuclear program.

    • Carleton College Chapel

      “Secularizing the Liberal Arts”: A Dialogue on Finding Meaning in Carleton’s Curriculum

      On Monday, May 6, 14 students and 12 faculty and staff members convened in the Weitz Center for a day-long conference entitled “Reconceiving the Secular Liberal Arts.” The conference was sponsored by the Teagle Foundation, a foundation that strives to be an influential national voice and a catalyst for change in higher education by improving undergraduate student learning in the arts and sciences.

    • Jeff Chang

      Journalist Jeff Chang: “Who We Be: The Colonization of America”

      Asian-Hawaiian journalist and music critic Jeff Chang delivered a convocation talk last Friday on the significance of hip-hop music as a cultural music. More than just an influential and expressive art form, hip-hop became a worldview for millions.

    • Courtney Dufford

      Dufford ‘14 Wins Prestigious Udall Scholarship

      Carleton junior Courtney Dufford has been awarded the Udall Scholarship, making her one of only 50 individuals to receive the award nationwide. Dufford, a political science and environmental studies major, was selected from a pool of 488 candidates nominated by 230 colleges and universities.

    • A breakdown of Fall 2012 registration by student.

      Should Carleton Offer Night Classes?

      Carleton’s schedule has varied throughout the years: in the past, for instance, Carleton has had no common time and classes on Saturday. In the future, however, Carleton may have a new schedule, depending on the opinions of students and faculty.

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    • Kelsey Moede '15

      Moede Denied Individual NCAA Women’s Golf Bid

      One of the best seasons in Carleton College women’s golf history ended one step short of the goal, as the NCAA Championships field was announced without including any Knights.

    • The Knights celebrate one of two Jenny Ramey ‘14 homers in Carleton’s 11-2 rout of St. Mary’s

      Softball Season Ends as Knights Go 1-1 in MIAC Playoffs Pool Play

      The Carleton College softball team took part in the MIAC Playoffs for the first time on Friday. The Knights were the No. 9 seed in field and opened pool play with an 11-2 triumph over fourth-seeded Saint Mary’s University. Carleton could not hold a late lead against No. 5 seed Gustavus Adolphus College and was unable to advance out of the pool play stage.

    • Alex Chin ‘13

      Men’s Tennis Rallies Past Tommies, Falls to Gustavus in MIAC Finals

      After a dramatic comeback 5-4 victory over University of St. Thomas during the semifinal round, the Carleton College men’s tennis team did not have enough magic left and saw its season come to an end with an 8-1 loss to national No. 18 Gustavus Adolphus College in the finals of the MIAC Playoffs.

    • David Stillerman ‘14

      Baseball Swept by St. Mary’s in Season Finale, Bid Farewell to Rownd, Zweber, and Harmon

      The season came to a close for the Carleton College baseball teams following a pair of losses to Saint Mary’s University. The Knights let a late lead slip away in a 6-4 game one setback, then watched a final-frame rally come up just short in dropping game two, 5-4.

    • Bridget Doyle ‘13 earned MIAC Athlete-of-the-Week honors

      Women’s Tennis Wins MIAC

      Back-to-back champs! The Carleton College women’s tennis team successfully defended its MIAC Playoff title from a year ago by posting a 5-1 victory against Gustavus Adolphus College and a 5-0 triumph over University of St. Thomas.

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    • http://www.scientificamerican.com/

      A hot mess of nuclear energy

      Here at Carleton we live less than 30 miles away from Prairie Island, one of 52 nuclear power plants in the U.S. In fact, 40% of the U.S. population lives within 50 miles of a nuclear power plant, putting them at risk in the event of a nuclear disaster.

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      S.T.E.M. (Society Teaches Everyone Masculinity?)

      I’ll admit it: I’m a disgruntled jobseeker.  I came to Carleton four years ago with a few suitcases and big dreams for the future.  Like many of those around me, I didn’t know what I was going to study, but the course catalog was my oyster, and I was ready to go shucking.

    • Turnaround: Minnesota House Approves Gay Marriage

      Today, while completing layout, I turned on Yahoo to discover that the Minnesota House had approved a bill to legalize gay marriage in the state of Minnesota. This is quite the turnaround, considering that about six months ago, an amendment to ban gay marriage completely was at the ballot box.

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