2012 Fall Issue 5 (October 19, 2012)
This past week, students and professors did just that with a marathon reading of David Copperfield, a book known, among other things, for its famous characters, such as the poor Mr. Micawber and the wicked Mr. Heap.
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Happy Birthday, Bon Appetit! On Thursday, Carleton’s catering company celebrated its 25th birthday (for all conglomerates nationwide)at both Burton Dining Hall and the LDC.
In what proved to be a heated event, the Carleton branch of J Street U, an Israeli peace organization, brought a former Israeli serviceman to speak at the Weitz Center for Creativity on Tuesday, October 9th.
Despite rumors to the contrary, The Off-Campus Studies (OCS) Office decided to maintain their policy governing first-year students studying abroad.
Last weekend, parents, family and friends arrived on campus from all over the country to visit their Carleton students.
In his convocation speech last Friday, Philip Plait, astronomer and author of the “Bad Astronomy” blog, discussed how astronomy is “constantly misused.”
Though aspects of Carleton’s controversial new printing policy remain shrouded in mystery, newly surfaced information answers some of students’ most pressing questions about the origins and goals of the program.
This year, to celebrate the 24th annual National Coming Out Day, Carleton students and faculty decided to celebrate with a two-week series of events intended to celebrate the process of coming out, and to raise awareness of the issues faced by the LGTBQ community.
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The No. 19-ranked Carleton College women’s cross country team finished sixth out of 26 squads racing at the Tori Neubauer Invitational.
The Carleton College football team (3-3, 1-3 MIAC) dropped back .500 on the season after absorbing a 51-14 loss at Saint John’s University.
The 11th-ranked Carleton College women’s golf team finished what it started at the Golfweek Division III Fall Preview, closing with a final-round 324 to finish ninth overall at 1,008.
Bailey Ulbricht’s ‘15 85th-minute goal from an almost impossible angle was enough to lift the Knights to a 1-1 tie, but not enough to carry the day as the Carleton College women’s soccer team suffered an overtime loss to visiting Hamline University, 2-1, on Senior Day.
The Carleton Men’s Soccer team extended their unbeaten streak to ten this week with conference victories away at St. Mary’s University and Hamline University, while Tuesday’s victory over Northwestern College saw the Knights score eight goals in a game for the second time this season.
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So let’s talk about what you guys do here. While each week there are a fair number of sharp pieces, I think there are also a lot of opportunities that, if taken better advantage of, would do much to make the ‘Tonian really relevant again.
Next week is International Education week, and students at Carleton will be hosting a series of events to celebrate the benefits of international education and cultural exchange abroad.
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Is this what getting old feels like, seeing the charred, maimed corpse of a kid your sister’s age lying in the desert on CNN and realizing that all your friends—and possibly you—are going to vote the person who made it happen into the highest office in the country?
1. There’s bound to be plenty of cheesy eggs and bananas at LDC-- those are some hot commodities.
When I was in middle school I loved Bionicle. I collected nearly every character and comic, played the games, watched the movies, and even got on message boards whenever I could.
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Most well-to-do Indians view the Hindu caste system—in which social status is handed down from generation to generation—as a thing of the past.
Fallen leaves and dormant branches can tell if winter is coming, so look for these specific signs.