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2012 Fall Issue 5 (October 19, 2012)

  • Students listen to the reading of David Copperfield

    Carleton Celebrates Charles Dickens

    This past week, students and professors did just that with a marathon reading of David Copperfield, a book known, among other things, for its famous characters, such as the poor Mr. Micawber and the wicked Mr. Heap.

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    • The women's Cross Country team

      Women’s Cross-Country 6th at Invitational

      The No. 19-ranked Carleton College women’s cross country team finished sixth out of 26 squads racing at the Tori Neubauer Invitational.

    • Mike Elder '13

      Football Falls to St. John’s, 51-14

      The Carleton College football team (3-3, 1-3 MIAC) dropped back .500 on the season after absorbing a 51-14 loss at Saint John’s University.

    • Kelsey Moede '15

      Women’s Golf Rebounds, Finishes Ninth

      The 11th-ranked Carleton College women’s golf team finished what it started at the Golfweek Division III Fall Preview, closing with a final-round 324 to finish ninth overall at 1,008.

    • Karlie Haug '13

      Women’s Soccer Suffers Senior Day Heartbreak in Overtime Loss

      Bailey Ulbricht’s ‘15 85th-minute goal from an almost impossible angle was enough to lift the Knights to a 1-1 tie, but not enough to carry the day as the Carleton College women’s soccer team suffered an overtime loss to visiting Hamline University, 2-1, on Senior Day.

    • Branden McGarrity '16

      Men’s Soccer Ranked 14th Nationally

      The Carleton Men’s Soccer team extended their unbeaten streak to ten this week with conference victories away at St. Mary’s University and Hamline University, while Tuesday’s victory over Northwestern College saw the Knights score eight goals in a game for the second time this season.

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    • An Open Letter to the Carletonian

      So let’s talk about what you guys do here. While each week there are a fair number of sharp pieces, I think there are also a lot of opportunities that, if taken better advantage of, would do much to make the ‘Tonian really relevant again.

    • The importance of international education

      International Education

      Next week is International Education week, and students at Carleton will be hosting a series of events to celebrate the benefits of international education and cultural exchange abroad.

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    • Griffin Johnson

      When You Smell Flowers, Look For a Coffin

      Is this what getting old feels like, seeing the charred, maimed corpse of a kid your sister’s age lying in the desert on CNN and realizing that all your friends—and possibly you—are going to vote the person who made it happen into the highest office in the country?

    • Lindsay Rand '16

      Top Ten Reasons to Wake Up Earlier

      1. There’s bound to be plenty of cheesy eggs and bananas at LDC-- those are some hot commodities.

    • Stuart John Urback

      Unity, Duty, Destiny

      When I was in middle school I loved Bionicle.  I collected nearly every character and comic, played the games, watched the movies, and even got on message boards whenever I could.

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    • The film by Anand Patwardhan focuses on the “untouchables”

      The Bald Spot

      Most well-to-do Indians view the Hindu caste system—in which social status is handed down from generation to generation—as a thing of the past.



      Fallen leaves and dormant branches can tell if winter is coming, so look for these specific signs.

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