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2012 Fall Issue 3 (October 5, 2012)

  • Many students have felt frustrated with the new printing system.

    Printers:“It Just Doesn’t Make Sense”

    Despite complaints from students and problems with the new software, the Carleton administration has pushed ahead with what is proving to be the most controversial policy change of the year: the implementation of printing quotas for Carleton students. 

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    • Men's Cross Country

      First-Years Lead Mens Cross Country

      After battling illness last week, Guthrie Cunningham ‘14 helped guide the Carleton College men’s cross country team to an 11th-place finish at the Roy Griak Invitational hosted by the University of Minnesota. That is the Knights best team finish at this event since 2007.

    • Camille Benson ‘16 led the Knights in digs.

      Northwestern Snaps Volleyball Winning Streak

      The Carleton College volleyball team saw its four-match winning streak snapped as the Knights were swept at Northwestern College in a non-conference match.

    • Pat Dale '15 takes down a St. Thomas player

      Football Suffers Tough Loss to No. 3 Tommies

      The Carleton College football team racked up 311 yards of total offense on Saturday, but the Knights (2-2, 1-2 MIAC) failed to overcome yet another early deficit, falling to No. 3 University of St. Thomas, 47-24.

    • Karlie Haug ‘13, grabbed her first collegiate goal against the Gusties on Bell Field.

      Women’s Soccer Ends Scoring Drought

      Carleton (6-3-2, 2-2-1 MIAC) came into the game in the midst of a 419-minute scoring drought at home. That streak ended quickly when Ord hauled in a cross from Ellie Wilson ‘15 and put the ball in the back of the net just 52 seconds into the game.

    • Branden Garrity '16

      Men’s Soccer Earns Tough Road Wins

      The Men’s Soccer team, currently ranked 16th in the nation according to the NCAA poll, pulled off two impressive MIAC wins away from home, with victories against Macalester and Gustavus Adolphus improving the Knights’ record to 9-1 overall and 3-1 in MIAC play.

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    • The Minnesota Same-Sex Marriage Amendment

      An Open Letter to “Carleton College”

      I urge Carleton College to take an institutional stand against the Marriage amendment to the Minnesota Constitution. Eric Sieger, Director of Media Relations, has stated that, “[Carleton] does not take political stances on social issues that do not involve our core educational mission.”

    • Former Vikings player Matt Birk controversially supported the amendment.

      Minnesota Marriage Amendment Looms Large; Divides Students, Minnesotans

      In little over a month, voters across Minnesota will go to the polls to decide whether or not the state constitution should be amended to explicitly ban marriage between partners of the same sex.

    • The One-Party Bubble

      On Assumptions and “The One- Party Bubble”

      I’m not a Republican, but I’m also not a Democrat, and I know I’m not the only person who was upset by Dan Antoszyk’s article in The Carletonian a few weeks ago, “Carleton College: The One Party Bubble.”

    • democrats and republicans

      How to Win a Debate: Judging Books by Their Covers

      On Wednesday night, President Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney debated on live TV for the first time. According to polls from CNN news, 67% thought that Romney “won” the debate, claiming that he appeared more “in command” than Obama.

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