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2012 Fall Issue 8 (November 9, 2012)

  • Students react to the Presidential election results in Olin

    Election Day 2012

    On Tuesday, with the rest of the nation, many students’ eyes were glued to news stations to watch, with baited breath, for the results of the presidential election and local elections.

    • The interior of the Perlman Teaching Museum.

      Teaching Museum Debuts New Exhibits

      Last week, Carleton’s Perlman Teaching Museum in the Weitz Center for Creativity featured two exhibits assembled and managed by Carleton professors and students.

    • Peter Geye

      Acclaimed Author Peter Geye Previews The Lighthouse Road

      Last Thursday, the Carleton Bookstore sponsored acclaimed author Peter Geye reading the first chapters of his new book, The Lighthouse Road, in the Gould Library Athenaeum.

    • Students were entertained by traditional Hmong Dancers (Photo taken at 2011 celebration)

      Art, Dancing as Carleton Students Ring in Hmong New Year

      This past Saturday, Carleton’s Coalition of Hmong Student (CHS) and St. Olaf’s Hmong Cultural Outreach organizations collaborated to put on a Hmong New Year celebration in the Great Hall.

    • A dance troup performs in the Great Hall for Dia de los Muertos last Friday.

      Dia de Los Muertos Celebrates the Dead

      The Carleton community came together to commemorate the dead and celebrate life at the Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration hosted by the Latin American Student Organization (LASO) in the Great Hall last Friday night. 

    • The Carleton Chapter of FACE AIDS

      Face Aids Works to Raise Awareness of Ongoing Disease

      As the AIDS/HIV epidemic falls from the public light in the United States, a Carleton Chapter of FACE AIDS was founded last spring to promote student awareness and activism of how the issue is still a pressing issue in both throughout the world.

    • Educator Leslie Harper discussed the cultural background of the Ojibwe language

      On the Outside Looking In

      An adult learner of the Ojibwe language, Harper discussed the difficulty of learning at such a late stage, which contributed greatly to her work as director of Niigaane, the elementary school immersion program in northern Minnesota.

    • Students mingled in the Weitz Center for Creativity

      Love, Friendship, and Awkwardness: Set Up Your Roomate Returns

      Students flocked to the Weitz Center last Friday to meet their date for the evening in celebration of Carleton’s annual “Set-Up-Your-Roomate” night (or more colloquially referred to as “Screw Dates”).

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    • Mike Hartwell ‘13

      Football Defeated by Gustavus Adolphus

      Despite another impressive showing from quarterback Mike Hartwell ‘13, the Carleton College football team dropped its home finale to Gustavus Adolphus College by a score of 41-27.

    • Sophie Pilhofer ‘13, pictured last year.

      Women Face Tough Competition

      Less than 18 hours after hosting its first home meet of the season, the Carleton College women’s swimming and diving team was back in the water for the Cows, Colleges, and Contentment Classic. 

    • Erik Klontz ‘13, pictured last year.

      Klontz Sets Pool Record

      Erik Klontz ‘13 won the 50-yard freestyle race with a time of 21.04, then came back later and broke the Skoglund Pool record at that distance with a time of 20.98 as the leadoff leg of the 200-yard freestyle relay at the Cows, Colleges, and Contentment Classic, an unscored meet.

    • Branden McGarrity ‘16 shrugs off three Gustavus defenders

      Men’s Soccer Goes to NCAA Tournament After Losing MIAC Playoffs

      Despite a raucous student showing and outshooting the Gusties 19-8 over the course of the MIAC playoff final, the Men’s Soccer team were stopped in their quest to secure the MIAC playoff championship last Saturday at Bell Field.

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    • The Obama family on election night

      The End of the Election

      Unsurprisingly, we love election season here at The Carletonian. It provides us with a lot of material to cover, and more importantly, it’s exciting.

    • Naeh Klages-Mundt

      Carleton to Implement DoorCut

      After widespread speculation, Carleton has officially decided to pilot DoorCut. DoorCut, the new initiative spreading to college campuses across the country, is a system designed to limit entry through doors that require a valid OneCard swipe.

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