2012 Spring Issue 8 (May 25, 2012)
Last weekend, the Gods of Plastic competed at the 2012 USA Ultimate Division III National Championships in Appleton, Wisc.
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The Sayles ladies are reassuring constants in the life of a hungry Carl. Students can count on taming those late-night munchies by placing their orders with Joan Jandro and Kim Little, two familiar faces in the Sayles Café.
The Carleton Student Association (CSA) heltd its annual spring debate and elections. Elections are held each winter and spring for student representatives.
On Monday students participated in a special room draw to live in the renovated Evans Residence Hall when it reopens this winter.
Last Thursday at 8 p.m., over 70 students congregated on the Bald Spot in anticipation of the Gender and Sexuality Center’s annual presentation of “SpeakUp.”
Last Saturday was Carleton’s 31st Annual Spring Concert, an event that most students look forward to all year. Now that it has come and gone, the questions that remains is, was it worth the wait?
Carleton alumnus Nat Turner ’93 has worked with the youth of New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward for the past few years, transforming a former grocery store into an urban farm.
The Carleton History Department will offer a new course next year on the production and consumption of public history.
Unless you have already graduated, chances are you don’t have many opportunities to shrug off all other responsibilities and just read. Enter Clara Hardy and Anita Chikkatur.
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Carleton College swimmer Erik Klontz ‘13 was voted to the Capital One Academic All-District At-Large Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The award honors the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performance in competition and in the classroom.
CUT, Carleton’s top Ultimate Frisbee team, will be travelling to Boulder, Colorado this weekend to compete in the Division I USA Ultimate National Championships. The third seed overall, CUT looks to defend its 2011 Championship title.
Kathryn Schmidt ’12 ended her career as a Carleton Knight with a fourth consecutive trip to the NCAA Individual Championships. A three-time All-American, Schmidt was one of just 32 players in the nation selected to participate in the tournament.
Tying for third at the USA Ultimate Division III Championship last weekend in Appleton, WI, Eclipse solidified their place among the top women’s D-III teams in the country. As Robyn Fennig writes in her review of day one of the tournament, “Eclipse might be the most fundamentally sound team from top to bottom from what I saw today” (skydmagazine.com).
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When we proposed a Real Food Commitment for this fall, you dismissed the plan as unrealistic. Throughout the year we have responded to your requests for data, and gained support from large parts of the Carleton community, demonstrating that our goals are not idealistic. Sir, we have done everything that can be expected to meet your demands.
Someone told me once that hatred was just the inverse reflection of love, but I think that’s pretty facile. When I talk about things that I hate about this school, it’s ultimately rooted in some kind of grand belief in the merits of this school on an abstract level, in the Nobility of this Institution that I’d like to bring to life by systematically attacking what I dislike about it.
As a proud Carleton alumnus, I am deeply troubled by the recent revelation that kegs will be banned from Rotblatt this year. I still have a lot to learn in life, but one thing I know is that this venerable institution has not lasted 146 years by drinking beer out of cans!
We hold it within ourselves to alter our situation, to change our country, to view life as a series of trials, and to never let individual setbacks mire us in thoughts of greater failures. Frustrations may mount, but nothing defeats you unless you let it. So it is imperative that we never quit, and that we rely on each other to grow and to change the world.