2012 Fall Issue 3 (October 5, 2012)
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.
Mike Obermueller arrived to a Willis classroom Sept. 27 that was covered in a dense smog of Dominos pizza and filled with a cacophony of students speaking on the phone with potential voters.
Early last Saturday, a handful of Carleton students drove to Minneapolis to participate in The Big Gay Race, an event organized by Minnesotans United for All Families (MUFAF) to urge citizens to vote against the Minnesota Marriage Amendment.
Last Thursday, Mark Cladis, a professor of religious studies at Brown University, gave a talk on Ralph Waldo Emerson in Leighton Hall in which he discussed Emerson’s thoughts on religion, virtue and democracy.
The newly released 2013 U.S. News and World Report Rankings place Carleton at #8 on the National Liberal Arts Colleges list. The new ranking represents a shift from last year’s list, in which Carleton tied with Bowdoin and Wellesley for #6. What accounts for this change?
Carleton students joined a group of about 250 people on Sep. 30 for the fifteenth annual Northfield CROP walk.
After a generous introduction by son Niko Duffy ’13, TIME Magazine executive editor Michael Duffy joined his colleague Nancy Gibbs, deputy managing editor at the magazine, in a convocation speech on the American presidency.
A proposed amendment to the state constitution on the ballot this November is dividing Minnesotans and rallying members of the Carleton community in opposition.
This past weekend, Carleton hosted the Visual Learning Conference at the Weitz Center for Creativity.