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2014 Winter Issue 6 (February 21, 2014)

  • Becca Giles

    CSA Election Results: Meet the Winners (Login Required)

    Whether they were riled up about Rotblatt or excited about the student-proposed referenda, Carleton students were in a political mood last week. More than half voted in the election--the biggest turnout in eight years, according to outgoing President Matthew Fitzgerald.

    • ETB players in "SubUrbia."

      “SubUrbia,” Burnout Wasteland (Login Required)

      “SubUrbia,” a play written by Eric Bogosian and directed by junior History major Andrew Harvey, opened last Thursday in the Little Norse Theater.

    • An "advertisement" from the first issue of the CLAP.

      A Brief History of The CLAP (Login Required)

      Carleton’s admissions websites says The CLAP, or The Carleton Literary Association Paper, “is a weekly student publication distributed Fridays during Convocation hour. It accepts a wide variety of articles, opinion pieces, fiction and poetry, much of it satirical”.

    • Illustration by Wanchen Yao

      “Progressive” Culture on Campus (Login Required)

      Progressives. The student handbook says they’re prohibited, lumping them together with other “high-risk alcohol-related activities” including “drinking theme parties, drinking games, beer bongs, and similar behaviors.”

    • Book Across the Bay Bonfire in 2010.

      Beyond the Carleton Bubble (Login Required)

      Often times Carleton students joke about how Carleton seems to be a bubble. Isolated from the real world and its problems.

    • Board Approves Budget (Login Required)

      After a year of meeting with various groups on campus and analyzing Carleton’s past finances and plans for the future, the Budget Committee submitted its recommendation for the 2015 to 2016 budget to the Board of Trustees on Friday.

    • Gender neutral housing.

      Gender-Neutral Housing (Login Required)

      What does Crack House have in common with the Nunnery? Nothing.  And yet, Carleton students have the freedom to live in both places, and it seems to be this freedom of choice that makes Carls happy.

    • Treasurer Fred Rogers and Associate Dean Fernan Jaramillo.

      Admins Announce New Construction (Login Required)

      For nearly three years, Carleton’s administrators have worked to craft a facilities plan, a detailed description of where all new buildings will go and what they will look like.

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    • Jenny Ramey ‘14

      Women’s Basketball Loses Despite Ramey’s 17 Point Effort (Login Required)

      Jenny Ramey ‘14 scored 17 points to lead four Knights in double figures, but an upset bid by the Carleton College women’s basketball team evaporated early in the second half as the squad lost, 84-60, at Concordia College.

    • Marcus Huderle ‘14

      Men’s Track and Field Wins Five Times at Carleton Invitational (Login Required)

      Several members of the Carleton College men’s track and field team turned in solid performances at the first home meet of the season as the Knights hosted University of St. Thomas and St. Olaf College for the Carleton Invitational. Others did not.

    • Nelson Wolf '14

      Men’s Tennis Settles for Split in Season Opener (Login Required)

      The Carleton College men’s tennis team opened the regular season with a pair of non-conference matches. The Knights swept Ripon College, 9-0, then went the distance with College of St. Scholastica before falling, 5-4.

    • Jenny Ramey

      Women’s Basketball Falls to Augsburg Despite Big Nights from Ramey and Purfeerst (Login Required)

      Jenny Ramey ‘14 recorded her fourth career game with 20-plus points and Emma Purfeerst ‘14 contributed her 15th career double-double, but the short-handed Carleton College women’s basketball team lost 57-47 to visiting Augsburg College on Wednesday night.

    • Milana Socha ‘14

      Swimming and Diving Teams Compete at MIAC Championships (Login Required)

      Before leaving the water on the final day of the MIAC Swimming and Diving Championships, the Carleton College men’s team picked up four more All-MIAC performance to solidify its standing of third place in the team competition.

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    • On Language and Loss (Login Required)

      We’ve all been there before. Comforting a friend or a relative, either not knowing or not even having a way to describe your feelings at the moment.

    • A Mish Mosh Approach to Education (Login Required)

      On a shelf in my house sits a bird figurine made out of one cork, one toothpick, two feathers, and two plastic googly eyes. It’s a relic of my childhood days at an alternative school where we called our teachers by their first names and never took tests.

    • Slices of a Story (Login Required)

      When we look at someone, we only get slices of their story. These slices can be very misleading, and can lead to come very vicious, damaging, preconceived ideas.

    • The State of Campus Discourse (Login Required)

      Everywhere you walk, chances are that you will find a poster announcing an event, where you come for the food but stay for the conversation with a speaker or facilitators. It may be also likely that you get an invitation on Zimbra or Facebook for the same kind of activities.

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