2012 Fall Issue 4 (October 12, 2012)
On Oct. 4, Al Franken, the former “Saturday Night Live” actor and current U.S. Senator from Minnesota, headlined a rally organized by the Carleton Democrats.
View all items in News.
On Saturday, September 29th, around 150 participants from Northfield, the Twin Cities, and as far away as Bemidji gathered to tour seven farms in Northfield, MN as part of the first annual Farm Bike Tour.
Fred Guterl’s new book talks about possible human-created apocalypses.
Last Thursday, Derek Hoff gave a talk about the history of the population question and the change in attitudes towards population growth in the United States.
Last weekend, the Experimental Theater Board (ETB) premiered its rendition of the satirical one-act play The Barbarians are Coming, written by Luigi and Januzzi and directed by Hannah Neville ’14.
Starting in the winter of 2014, Carleton will offer a program for Sport and Globalization in Seville and London headed by men’s soccer coach Bob Carlson.
The scheduled Convocation speaker for Latino Heritage Month, Jose Antonia Vargas, won a Pulitzer Prize in 2008; two years later, he unmasked himself as an undocumented immigrant in a story for The New York Times Magazine.
Carleton’s Latin American Student Organization (LASO) celebrated Hispanic Heritage week as part of National Hispanic Heritage month.
Something smelled savory in Sayles yesterday- and it wasn’t from the Café.
View all items in Sports.
Marlena Hartman-Filson ‘13 scored early and assisted on a second-half insurance goal as the Carleton College Women’s soccer team recorded a 2-0 victory over visiting Saint Mary’s University.
The Men’s soccer team, currently ranked 18th in the nation in the latest NSCAA poll, stretched their unbeaten streak to seven games this weekend, with a draw against MIAC rival Augsburg College on Saturday followed up by a 2-0 win over non-conference foe St. Scholastica on Sunday.
Kelsey Moede ‘15 fired a final-round seven-over par 79 to finish second individually and Grace Gilmore ‘16 matched that score for her career low as No. 11 Carleton College finished second at the MIAC Championships.
The Carleton College volleyball squad won its fifth straight conference match and stay tied for third in the MIAC standings following a 3-1 road win against Augsburg College.
Paul Hoffer ‘13 recorded the longest interception return for a touchdown in recorded Carleton College football history, and Anthony Kemper ‘13 grabbed his first two touchdown receptions of the season to lead the Knights to a 21-20 victory over Macalester College.
View all items in Viewpoint.
Last week, Indigo Scott responded to my opinion piece from the first Carletonian of the term titled: “The One Party Bubble.” My intent was to lament the lack of ideologically conservative students at Carleton, especially during an important election season.
As most of you probably know by now, this week’s vice presidential debate was a lot more heated than the first presidential debate. Here in the office, we were a bit undecided over who actually won the debate, but we all agreed that it was much more interesting than last week.
View all items in Columnists.
This week the Pew Research Center reported that the number of religiously unaffiliated Americans has reached a record high.
1. Apple cider; hot or cold, it is always a delicious treat.
2. All things pumpkin- muffins, carving, seeds, pie, and of course bread.
Before I begin, I would quickly like to apologize to all of my professors for the mental acrobatics I’m about to do in the jared’s galleria of jewelry that is historical and philosophical theory; mea culpa.
View all items in Weekly Updates.
It’s Family Weekend! Show your folks the highlights of Northfield and Carleton while having quality bonding time.
And now a note from your SWAs about living in the moment, keeping life in perspective, and not stressing out too much.
The autumn colors of the trees aren’t just pretty to look at, they’re pretty cool to learn about too.