2012 Fall Issue 6 (October 26, 2012)
On the Friday and Saturday of sixth weekend, Carleton students gathered in Sayles for an hour and a half of outrageous dancing.
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Last Friday night, young couples stood along the walls of a hallway, laughing and chatting over the loud music coming from the gymnasium entrance at the seventh annual Northfield Harvest Stomp, a contra dance.
This past Tuesday, the CSA hosted a town hall meeting on the newly-released strategic plan.
After briefly considering closing or selling the store, the owners of Northfield’s El Triunfo Mexican eatery and grocery story have decided to remain open due to a resurgence in business, particularly from college students and construction workers in Northfield.
The Baoting Li and Miao Autonomous County Song and Dance Troupe hails from the island of Hai Nan, which is the smallest province of mainland China.
This year, like in years past, Carleton did not make People for the Ethical Treatment of Animal’s (PETA’s) list of most vegan-friendly colleges.
Between seventy and one hundred people gathered on the Bald Spot and spelled out “Vote No” with their bodies, encouraging students to vote against the amendment on November 6th.
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The Carleton College football team failed to capture the “Goat Trophy” on Saturday, absorbing a 27-20 setback at the hand of rival St. Olaf College.
Senior Jessa Youso made sure she would not end her career without a trip to the postseason, pounding out a career-best 23 kills—the most kills by a Knight since 2007—to lead the Carleton College volleyball team (17-8, 6-4 MIAC) to a thrilling five-set win at Saint Mary’s University.
Carleton sophomore Kelsey Moede and her Knights teammates have enjoyed a great fall season, and they put the finishing touches on their successful campaign with a good showing against top national competition last week.
While the Carleton College women’s soccer team outplayed its hosts during the second half and the overtime periods, the Knights saw their hope of participating in the upcoming MIAC Playoffs evaporate as the squad played to a scoreless draw with University of St. Thomas.
The Carleton Men’s Soccer team, ranked 13th in the NSCAA national poll and 17th in the D3soccer.com poll, took a giant step this week in reclaiming their regular season MIAC championship with two gigantic conference victories: a 2-0 victory over Bethel University on Saturday before routing St. Thomas by a 4-0 margin on Tuesday.
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In response to the 19 October, 2012 column by Griffin Johnson, “When You Smell Flowers, Look for a Coffin.”
Last week, I made only my second trip ever down to the first floor of the Libe (the first having been during the Silent Dance Party freshman year).
Tomorrow’s convocation will be given by Sherri Turkle, MIT Professor and author of Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other.
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1. Cut out the letters and make a ransom note in which you agree to return the pen to that kid in your Calculus class in exchange for excessive amounts of Easy Mac.
This past Tuesday night I was procrastinating on 4th Libe (per usual) and just generally shooting the breeze with fellow Carls. In the course of a conversation with someone who I really respect, I discovered that they were planning on not voting this fall.
Does it really make sense to compare an Observational Drawing grade with the grade you receive for Introduction to Classic Studies? What would the average between the two even represent?
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At Bon Appétit, we know adjusting to college life can be difficult, including figuring out what to eat and how often. Michelina, aka “Mickey,” the Italian mother of CEO Fedele Bauccio and COO Michael Bauccio, remains our inspiration for providing students with healthy food.
And now a note from your SWAs about keeping your stress levels in check.
It’s nearing the end of October, the leaves are falling, and temperatures are dropping. That means many of the animals we would normally see in the Arb are spending a final few days in the sun and getting ready for hibernation.