Drug and Alcohol taskforce holds back on "specific goals" (Login Required)
A grant of about $100,000 per year over the next four to five years was recently given to Carleton to address the college’s rates of underage drinking. The coalition in charge of the grant is taking its time to ensure the funds are used in the best possible way.
Students surveyed on Alcohol culture (Login Required)
Thanks to new data provided by Patrick Gordon, the project coordinator for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention at Carleton, the Carletonian was able to put together the above chart that describes students’ perception of Alcohol culture at Carleton.
Thirst for new externships quenched (Login Required)
As a result of the Parent Advisory Council’s efforts, the number of externship positions has increased from approximately 90 in December 2013 to 150 this year.
Cooped up in Musser (Login Required)
Chicken on the run finds a new home at Carleton
There’s a new dean in town (Login Required)
Feel free to connect with Dean Livingston. Welcome her to the Carleton community; she is ready to care for and listen to you, and, if you’re lucky, she might take a selfie with you.
Athlete reps taught bystander intervention (Login Required)
The GSC is implementing a bystander intervention program called Green Dot, which is intended to reduce power-based personal violence (including stalking, domestic violence, sexual assault, etc.) through intervention and prevention. During New Student Week, Carleton Athletes participated in the first Green Dot training.
Student leaders organize new NSW talk at last moment (Login Required)
An outside theater group, GTC Dramatic Dialogue, put on a performance called “Strange Like Me,” meant to spark discussion about diversity. Attending peer leaders, however, found it inappropriately aggressive given its heavy use of slurs and lack of trigger warnings. This prompted the peer leaders to brainstorm a new diversity program.
GSC makes His/Her/Their impact on NSW (Login Required)
During NSW this year, the Gender and Sexuality Center unveiled for the first time the use of gender pronoun buttons to more easily convey a person’s preferred gender pronouns.
Writer Zach Brokaw Remembered (Login Required)
Maya Angelou said that “people will never forget how you made them feel.” Zach, we will miss you.
Administration drops add/drop cards (Login Required)
As of now, students will be able to drop or add open 10-week courses online via the Hub during the first week of next term without a yellow add/drop card or signatures from instructors or advisors.
Squeezed Allocations due to T-Pain (Login Required)
Spring concert, in total, cost roughly $90,000, a figure reflecting the cost of set-up and of the bands themselves. This was roughly $30,000 over what the CSA had budgeted.
Drug & Alcohol Task Force finishes revisions (Login Required)
Zosie Sandell’s suspension for drug possession during fall term sparked criticism of Carleton’s drug and alcohol policies. A group of students, faculty and staff formed to help streamline the policy.