2012 Winter Issue 5 (February 10, 2012)
The largest problem facing the Carleton music department is the lack of space and the condition of the facilities. To put it bluntly, “our Concert Hall is falling down,” said London, who is also on the Building and Grounds Strategic Planning Committee.
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A few weeks ago, students received an all-campus email recruiting them to join the Alcohol Review Committee, a team of faculty, staff and students gathered together to discuss alcohol use on campus. Associate Dean of Students Cathy Carlson, the board leader, is working to increase awareness of the college’s alcohol policies.
Last Monday, students, faculty and administrators of Claremont-McKenna and other schools across the nation received news of CMC’s involvement in false reporting of its students’ SAT scores. Yet for most college students, the SAT is now a thing of the past – a nostalgic memory.
Pizza dough was flying Monday when the LDC kitchen was open to students during Bon Appétit’s “Cooking 101.” The event invited students to enter the kitchen and to make pizza.
Shelton Johnson opened his convocation speech last Friday by emphasizing the importance of history, storytelling and reconnecting minorities - especially African Americans - to nature. His presentation was called, “Gloryland: Using History and Literature as Tools for Social Change.”
“I put on sparkle spray!” said Ally Shaw ’12. Carls put away their jeans, and hung up their flannel as they donned fancier attire for Carleton’s annual MidWinter Ball.
Two new exhibits – “A Complex Weave” and “Running the Numbers” – have been on display at the Weitz Center since Jan. 13, and they offer new perspectives on the environment, tradition and gender. Offering visitors more than just a show of pretty objects.
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Though management projects are limited during the cold winter, plans are already being developed for the work to come in the spring. The most exciting work will, of course, be the prescribed burns.
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Scott Theisen ’13 led the Knights with 20 points and dished out three assists, while Tom Sawatzke ’13 added 18 points as the Carleton College men’s basketball team notched its third consecutive victory. The Knights held off the Concordia College Cobbers this past Saturday by a final score of 72-64.
Last Friday night, the St. Benedict’s track and field team flocked to Northfield to see the Carleton men’s team looking classy. While they were down, they figured they might as well compete against a few of the Knights. With John Davis ’11 narrating the proceedings, it was a resounding success.
CJ Dale ‘13 has nightmares about two letters: IT. Not only did he have computer problems freshmen year, but this Winter Term his IT Band has kept him off of the track. Dale was a key part of the team last year when he competed in the long jump, triple jump and sprints.
Akemi Arzouman ‘13 narrowly missed a double-double, grabbing nine rebounds and tallying a game-high 20 points, but the Carleton College women’s basketball team struggled late and lost its final home contest of the season, 51-47 to Hamline University.
The Carleton College men’s swimming and diving team and sophomore Jesse Gourevitch both appear to be peaking at the right time. Over the weekend Gourevitch had one of his best collegiate performances at the Minnesota Challenge.