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2013 Spring Issue 6 (May 17, 2013)

  • Jordan Stevens ‘14 coordinated this year’s SpeakUp

    SpeakUp: Tales, Tears, and Healing (Login Required)

    “It’s time for me to admit that I was raped,” wrote an anonymous victim. “It is time to speak up.” That exactly is what the unnamed author, along with seventeen other Carleton students, proceeded to do this past Thursday.

    • Evan Leibowitz '13

      Liebowitz Joins Peace Corps

      Evan Leibowitz ’13 has made his mark at Carleton organizing KnightLife events, talking about the Chinese particle “Ba” and making very good imitations of cats purring. Yet soon he will join the peace corps as he goes to China to teach English and leave his mark abroad working for the Peace Corps.

    • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nicolas-rossier/meeting-with-ela-gandhi-a_b_3174968.html

      Ela Gandhi Speaks of Peace in Carleton Visit

      “If you use violence, you make enemies.  With love in yourself, you make friends,” said Ela Gandhi, a renowned peace activist and granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi.

    • Chris Densmore '13 and Emily Altschul '13 as Macbeth and Lady Macbeth

      “Macbeth” Comes to Carleton

      Last fall President Poskanzer cited ambition as one quality he wished Carls had a bit more of. I was thinking about this, as it happens, just as I first saw one of sharp posters advertising the production of Macbeth that took place last week in the Weitz.

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      Seniors Invited to Join Phi Beta Kappa

      At the time of their graduation from college, students may receive a letter inviting them to join Phi Beta Kappa., a prestigious national honors society that seeks to promote excellence in the sciences and liberal arts.

    • Class Act Discussion: Is Carleton’s Middle Class Disappearing?

      Associate Dean of Admissions and Director of Student Financial Services Rodney Oto discussed the college’s role in giving financial aid to the middle class.

    • Bob Beckel and Cal Thomas

      Politically-Divisive Convocation Fails to Find “Common Ground” with Students


      Political analysts and commentators Bob Beckel and Cal Thomas both took the stage during last week’s convocation, expressing their views on contentious issues that divide the United States.

    • Megan Morrison ‘13 (right), the co-founder of Goals With Soul.

      “Goals With Soul": Charity Soccer Tournament Returns

      This Saturday, May 18, Carleton students, faculty, staff, and alumni will participate in the second annual Goals with Soul Soccer Fundraiser from 10AM to 3PM on Bell Field.

    • Zach Wood-Doughty ’14

      Goldwater Scholarships for Two Carls

      Carleton College juniors Nick Jones ’14 and Zach Wood-Doughty ’14 were among the 271 recently named Goldwater Scholars, while John Cho ’14 earning honorable mention.

    • David Williams '14

      Williams Wins Beinecke Scholarship

      David Williams ‘14 has been awarded the prestigious Beinecke Scholarship. Williams, a Philosophy major and French and Francophone Studies concentrator, is one of 20 recipients of the scholarship this year.

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    • Men’s Golf Unable to Regain the Rusty Putter

      The Carleton College men’s golf team faced off against cross-town rivals St. Olaf in the annual “Rusty Putter” match at Willingers Golf Club on Saturday. The dual meet involved three events: best-ball, alternate shot, and scramble formats.

    • Marcus Huderle ‘14

      Steeplechase Victories Abound: Huderle Defends His Title

      The Carleton College men’s track and field team had four All-Conference performances on day two of the MIAC Championships. Leading the way was Marcus Huderle ‘14, who successfully defended his steeplechase crown with a winning time of 9:23.95.

    • Ruth Steinke ‘16 finished first in the steeplechase.

      Steinke’s Steeplechase Title Highlights Day Two at MIAC Championships

      Ruth Steinke ‘16 grabbed the spotlight for the Carleton College women’s track and field team as she won the steeplechase at the MIAC Outdoor Championships and established a new personal best time of 11:18.27.

    • Hayden Tsutsui ‘16

      Tsutsui Nabs MIAC Rookie-of-the-Year Honors, Named to All-Conference Squad

      Hayden Tsutsui ‘16 burst onto the stage this season as he batted .462—the sixth-highest figure among all NCAA players (Division I, II, and III)—and ranked among conference leaders in nearly all statistical categories.

    • Anne Lombardi ‘14

      Knights Fall in NCAA 2nd Round

      The Carleton College women’s tennis team took an early lead during doubles en route to a 5-1 victory over Grinnell College in the opening round of the NCAA Championships.

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    • Naeh Klages-Mundt

      President Poskanzer Misses Room Draw, Forced to Draw Musser Double

      Poskanzer, who has for nearly three years adhered to the long-standing presidential tradition of maintaining residence in Nutting House, has failed to successfully draw into his twenty-room home for the 2013-2014 academic year after neglecting to show up to room draw earlier this week.

    • Maddy Crowell

      Is Journalism Losing Integrity?

      It’s hard to say with certainty when journalism was born. Arguably, it began when politics began, to become a watchdog over those in power. Thucydides was the first to record history, so as to keep “record of the events of mankind.”

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