2012 Winter Issue 4 (February 3, 2012)
The KRLX board of directors recently voted to turn down an offer from the largest group owner of radio stations in the U.S., media conglomerate Clear Channel Communications. “Early December I got a call from Clear Channel, who had identified KRLX as one of the top college radio stations in the country,” said KRLX station manager Danny Nathan ’12.
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Eric Schwartz, current dean of the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs, opened his convocation speech last Friday by presenting the importance of government and governance in managing America’s affairs.
“I think it’s really cute that people still celebrate her birthday. Isn’t that what you would want? For people to celebrate your birthday even after you’re gone?”
As winter term moves onward, some Carleton students are finding solace in the newest installment of the classic winter sport broomball.
Other small liberal arts colleges including St. Olaf, Willams College and Pomona College also do not have cable available in most residence halls.
“I liked it when they crawled at me,” Danny Nathan ’12 said of his Ebony II experience, adding that he particularly appreciated the continuity of the theme of crawling throughout the entirety of the dance performance.
A live screening of President Obama’s State of the Union address by the Carleton Democrats, attracted former local politicians and campus political aficionados who came together to revitalize support for Democrats in the 2012 elections.
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“Who said anything about a slump?” demanded Marcus Huderle ‘14 as he cooled down from the mile. “I don’t see any slumping here.”
A three-way split squad equals thrice the fun, right? Well, the Knights did just fine in that situation. Last weekend, the women’s track team competed at MSU-Mankato and St. Olaf, achieving excellent marks at both venues. On Friday night, the contingent of Simone Childs-Walker ’12, Alison Smyth ’12 and Taylor Fitch ’12 took on the University of Minnesota and some Division II schools.
Scott Theisen ‘13 matched his career high with 23 points, including a career-best 5 three-pointers, to lead the Carleton College men’s basketball team to its second straight victory, this one a 73-64 triumph over visiting Macalester College.
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Over this past winter break, Clear Channel Communications, Inc. asked KRLX to join their iHeartRadio Internet streaming service. However, it is both financially unnecessary and directly opposed to KRLX’s history and character to relinquish our autonomy.
Consider the Minnesota Reading Corps or Math Corps. They are AmeriCorps programs, and meaningful career experiences with which you can make a difference. I know this, because it’s what I do, but I also have proof.