2013 Winter Issue 7 (March 1, 2013)
Despite several phenomenal individual performances and endless enthusiasm from Knights fans, the Carleton men’s basketball team was unable to defeat National No. 1 in Friday’s game against St. Thomas.
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Last Friday night, Carleton students, St. Olaf students, and Northfield residents gathered at the Northfield Armory on Division Street to partake in the 7th Annual Northfield Winter Stomp.
Most students come to college planning to follow a traditional path: attend four years of classes, graduate, and either find a full-time job or attend graduate school. However, for some Carleton students, college leads them down a less-traditional path.
Northfield, rejoice: the first legitimate bagel bakery in town, since Bagel Bros. shut down several years ago, will open on Tues. March 5 and begin spreading warm, doughy goodness with their special bagel recipes.
Have you ever wondered about students’ opinions? Or what current issue is most important to them? What issue do they want to discuss either about Carleton’s policies or national law?
Acclaimed author of five novels, two books of non-fiction, and a book of poetry and nonfiction Siri Hustvedt opened her convocation with reflections on creativity in order to address the question “where does fiction originate?”
Many seniors are planning to travel after they finish college this spring. For Tom Callister ’13, a Physics and Astronomy major, the trip will last longer than most.
Continuing the celebration of Black History Month, the Black Student Alliance (BSA) organized a Gospel Brunch on Sunday, Feb. 24 in the Great Hall. The service included Lawrence Burnett, Professor of Music, and the Jubilee Singers.
After spending three days in Northfield, acclaimed authors (and literary “power couple”) Siri Hustvedt and her husband, Paul Aster, spent three days in Northfield last week—enough time for Hustedt to deliver last Friday’s convocation, and provide joint reading of both her latest work, The Summer Without Men (Picador, 2011) and her husband’s, Winter Journal (Henry Holt and Co., 2012).
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Despite wins by Anne Lombardi ‘14 in both singles and doubles, the Carleton College women’s tennis team found itself on the wrong end of a 5-4 decision, falling to St. Catherine University. The result drops the Knights out of a first-place tie in the MIAC standings.
One of the most explosive players in the league, sophomore Skylar Tsutsui ‘15, was a repeat selection when the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its season-ending basketball award winners on Wednesday.
Alex Chin’s ‘13 record remains unblemished this season after notching victories once again in both singles and doubles play. His performances, along with the return of sophomore Paul Elbow to the lineup, guided the Carleton College men’s tennis team to an 8-1 decision over Macalester College.
With less than a week to go before the MIAC Indoor Championships, the Carleton College men’s track and field team seems to be peaking at the right time.
Maybe they are just too young to know better, but a quartet of rookies combined to break the Carleton College women’s track and field record in the 4x200-meter relay during the Ole Open Qualifier, the final tune up to next week’s MIAC Indoor Championships.
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We feel it is important for all members of the Carleton community to think critically about the potential for ethical investment and to hold the school accountable to its commitment to ethical action.
Tibetans and Tibet supporters will commemorate a landmark event in Tibetan history on March 10, 2013. It will mark the 54th anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising in which tens of thousands of Tibetans took to the streets of Lhasa to revolt against the Chinese government, which had seized control of the area under the infamous 17-point agreement.
If you’ve been on Facebook anytime during the past week, you might have seen the Op-Ed by a Nebraskan college student (who happens to be a 21 year old white male) for The Daily Nebraskan titled “Why Feminism Hurts Modern-Day Relationships”.
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If you can imagine this, I was the kind of teenage boy who draws a lot of his self-image from his Extracurricular Or Hobby, which in my case was a writing workshop that I went to every Friday at a youth center in Ann Arbor.
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With last week’s fresh snowfall, now is a great time to strap on your snowshoes and head out into the Arboretum to look for tracks. Track identification can show us a lot about the behavior and movement of an animal, as well as its favorite haunts.