2012 Winter Issue 8 (March 2, 2012)
If the crowd of 700 students at the Cowling Dance this past weekend is any indicator, the Student Activities Office has found a successful alternative to the original Sayles Dance.
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The school will be sending 21 people to Sheridon, Wyo., and 14 to Waterloo, Iowa this year to tackle a variety of Habitat building projects.
Road Trips, Networking Excursions, Cancun! and Home Sweet Home.
Carleton College has long been known for its extraordinary faculty members, so it should come as no surprise to find that many of those professors have found spouses among the faculty here.
Hope is not out of reach. If more funding can be secured, then the OCS winter break programs will be able to continue benefitting students.
In her convocation speech last Friday, environmental activist Emily Hunter called environmental movements “unlike any other social movement.”
“Students are not interested in hearing about what we do, but they always seem interested in telling us we do nothing,” one said.
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This was the fifth straight year that Carleton, currently ranked No. 21 among Division III programs, has had the opportunity to play two levels up.
Five members of the Carleton College basketball team were recognized when the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its season-ending basketball award winners. Senior Caleb Rosenow and junior Tom Sawatzke were both named to the All-MIAC first team.
One of the most explosive players in the league, junior Akemi Arzouman was a repeat selection by the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC).
Despite three more hits by Kiyota Gomi ‘12 and Ray Yong ‘14 reaching base in five of his six plate appearances, the Carleton College baseball team found runs hard to come by during a late-night Metrodome doubleheader.
The meet kicked off with some field events, as Katie Richards ’15 improved her vault by a foot and Megan Erlandson ’12 vaulted the highest she has this season to win the event.
Bobby Davis ‘13 holds the second-fastest 5,000-meter run time in the MIAC at 15:23.06 as he seeks to improve on his fifth-place finish in the event at last year’s MIAC Championships.
The Knights will again rely on their dominant performances in the distance events, led for the fourth straight year by All-American Simone Childs-Walker ‘12.
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We need to cut taxes. We need to reform Social Security. We need to stop intervening abroad. Whatever the problem, the talking heads always have themselves convinced that they’ve got an answer.
After college – well, then what? Then, nothing; then, anything. There is nothing we’re “supposed” to do next.
The liberal arts education is incredibly adept at teaching students how to dissect, analyze, and understand complex systems and structures. Design at its heart is the other part of that process.
You are breaking up with Carleton when you leave. You know you can't stay away for long - I've left that girl so many times before - but for the time being it feels cathartic. It feels free. You no longer owe this campus anything.
Put a couple of frozen (really frozen) bananas in a blender or food processor with a bit of soy or almond milk. Blend, and keep on blending. After a few minutes the bananas take on the consistency of soft serve. I am not exaggerating this at all.
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The decision to eliminate bottled water from vending machines was controversial among CSA senators and has sparked some discussion on campus about the necessity for accessibility to this commodity.
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Carleton, Macalester College Professors Receive Joint Grant, Carleton to present choral celebration March 3 and Joint Purim-Holi celebration to be held March 3
Week of Feb.22 - Feb. 29, 2012
The frequent chirping of birds is absent as the prairie longs for their song. But even in its silence the arboretum is deceiving. After all, not all birds fly south.