2013 Winter Issue 1 (January 18, 2013)
For the seventh year in a row, Carleton student-athletes participated in the Ted Mullin Hour of Power for Sarcoma Research, an hour-long relay swim designed to commemorate former Carleton student Edward “Ted” Mullin, who passed away from synovial cell sarcoma, a rare form of cancer, in 2006.
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Visitors to the Northfield Arts Guild will find it transformed into a new space for modern art exploration.
Last week’s main event, La Serva Padrona (“The Maid as Mistress”) was the first in what will hopefully be a long succession of performances under the sleek new billing “Opera at the Weitz.”
Carleton students who are returning to campus this winter term agree that studying in another country is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
More than 140 high school seniors were accepted to the class of 2017 on Dec. 15 in Carleton’s first round of early decision admissions.
Beneath all the numbers is the underlying issue of trust, and last week’s convocation speaker Ronald Henkoff presented on the systemic lack of trust in American banking.
It is a common assumption amongst Carleton students that Northfield is a sleepy and idyllic small town, safe and free of crime.
Ancient paintings, modern Chinese artists, and ink are on display for all to see in a beautiful new exhibit of Chinese paintings exhibited in the Perlman Museum.
Is the new Evans still the party dorm? After less than three weeks in existence, the question is far from being resolved.
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This past Saturday, Men’s Club Volleyball players past and present gathered in Cowling Gymnasium for the third annual alumni reunion game.
After besting Gustavus on Friday night, the Carleton College men’s swimming/diving team was back in the water on Saturday against another tough MIAC squad.
Led by first-year Gabbi Stienstra’s career-high 19 points—including five baskets from beyond the arc—a total of 10 different players scored for the Carleton College women’s basketball team as the Knights dominated visiting St. Catherine University, 82-49.
In his 29th season at the helm of the Carleton College men’s basketball program, head coach Guy Kalland notched his 400th career victory as his squad overcame a double-digit deficit and defeated Macalester College by a score of 63-56.
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Earlier this month, Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst proposed to use state funding to provide public school teachers and administration with firearm training to protect students in case of a school shooting.
According to the Cleveland Clinic’s website, about 10-20% of Americans suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and people in their 20’s, 30’s, and 40’s are most likely to be affected, especially those who live at higher latitudes (i.e. Minnesota).
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My last few weeks in Rome, I started going out to a restaurant every couple of days. It was right after my last burst of travel, when I finally realized that I was well and truly burned out on discount airlines and hostels, and that all I really wanted to do was waste the time I had left in Europe in cafés.
I can’t say I’ve ever been more disappointed in politics, America, Americans, and the media than I was after watching this video shortly before voting this fall.
Jumping on the Lincoln bandwagon is pretty easy these days with things like the book, the movie, and Daniel Day Lewis. But I think Lincoln’s life offers many takeaways because of the way he behaved and held himself.
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For almost three hours, players for the Carleton Gods of Plastic (GOP) ultimate frisbee team sold their haircuts to other students who then shaved the players’ beards and hair to a design of their choice.
The Arboretum is home to eight species of frogs and toads, all of which must survive the brutal Minnesota winters.