2010 Winter Issue 2 (January 22, 2010)
In an effort to bring Carleton’s residential living up to par, the dark hallways and confusing columns of Evans Hall may soon get a facelift. The Evans Renovation Committee is working to secure $5.2 million for a project that would include changing the building’s column-grouped room structure, adding lounges and an open gathering space, and creating a “Front Door.” The committee hopes the changes will bring more “floor life” to the hall, which some students cited as lacking in a survey last fall.
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This year, Carleton's own DVDfest sports a new title: The Golden Schillers. The name change left many returning students pondering what it will mean for this year's festival.
-Bomb found on Middle School property
-Enrollment to remain steady
-The Trail of Two Cities
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Renowned investigative reporter Lowell Bergman said that the business crisis in the news industry was not unprecedented, and that quality news would continue to be produced. The comments came at last Friday’s convocation titled, “The Future of News.”
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After dropping a double-overtime thriller to Augsburg and suffering another setback against Bethel, the Carleton men’s basketball team responded Wednesday with their most impressive win of the season, upsetting conference co-leader Gustavus Adolphus on the road, 60-55.
On Sundays at 3:00 pm, student volunteers flock to Cowling Gym where they help local youth with disabilities learn and play soccer as part of the TOPSoccer project (The Outreach Program for Soccer).
The Carleton College women’s swimming and diving team placed first in 13 events and cruised to a 197-103 dual meet victory over the College of Saint Benedict.
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Steroid usage should not be a Hall of Fame disqualifier - By David Sacks
Steroids should prohibit athletes from Hall of Fame consideration - By Justin Rotman
As members of the Carleton family, are we entitled to exhibit the rude, self-indulgent and insensitive behavior witnessed that evening? Does participating in elite intellectual pursuit in our liberal arts “bubble” give any of us the right to infringe on the collective enjoyment and stimulation experienced in a concert setting?
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Is there something else, some other qualities that emerge when masculinity and ethics interact? I think so. Virtue is a matter of practice and the practice you get depends on the body you’re in.
If Democrats are going to have any chance of recovering, they need to start tuning into the public’s fears more effectively. Doing so will be the only way to immunize the population against Republicans’ hyperbolic characterizations of their reforms.
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I really enjoy the people who yell at me when I eat snow. I only eat the clean patches, and it's really not that different from eating grass, which is my snack-off-the-ground of choice during the more fertile seasons.
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- CSA elections coming up
- Gubernatorial candidate visits Northfield this weekend
- A film by Humberto Solas to be shown next Tuesday
4:40 p.m., some confusion at the post office resulted in some very beautiful flowers being delivered incorrectly. Security was able to track the path of the flowers and they were given to the correct person.
The earthquake that devastated towns and cities throughout Haiti last Tuesday has resulted in a humanitarian crisis of unthinkable magnitude. Already, the Carleton community has joined in this international effort to secure emergency aid for Haiti.
Many students going into the Arboretum consider it something of a place apart; a place where the human hustle-and-bustle of campus fades into the distance. It is easy to consider the Arb the preserve of plants and animals and forget the very large human presence there.
The Career Center can help you find internships and summer jobs, but there also a few unique opportunities sponsored by Carleton that you can take advantage of. Every year, Carleton sponsors students to volunteer all over the world through the Service Internships in International Development.