2013 Spring Issue 6 (May 17, 2013)
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.
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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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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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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.
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 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 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.
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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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.
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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For my last Carletonian article, I will attempt to bookend my time at Carleton by responding to the first writing I ever did for Carleton, my application. The first ever sentence I wrote for Carleton in my application letter was “I am a physicist.”
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After a seemingly eternal winter and some late snowfalls, it’s finally looking and feeling a lot more like spring in Northfield. One of the most noticeable harbingers of the new season is the sudden outburst of birdsong around campus.