Senate shows solidarity for protestors (Login Required)
"On Monday, September 26, CSA unanimously passed a resolution in solidarity with the Sacred Stone Camp protesters against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
“Solidarity is us saying we see you and we are with you,” said CSA President Tiffany Thet ’17."
Sean Sherman: Famous chef to speak at Carleton (Login Required)
"Chef Sean Sherman is in many ways a rebel. Drawing on revolutionary influences including Picasso, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Crazy Horse, he is attempting to reclaim indigenous cuisine, creating a movement that is much bigger than just food."
"Dedicated 100 years ago this week, Skinner Memorial Chapel is celebrating its centennial. The monolithic gray stone building—sometimes heard playing eerie bell renditions of Star Wars—is perhaps the most recognizable building on campus, thanks to its beautiful English gothic architecture and majestic bell tower that commands the campus center."
Professor Kalia Yang on writing, dreams and history (Login Required)
“I knew I would leave Carleton and do a lot of things, and maybe one day come back. I didn’t think I’d leave Carleton, die, and then come back.”
Goats in the Arb: Friendly to the ground and students (Login Required)
"At the beginning of fall term, many students across campus were transfixed by the new invasive species management system being implemented in the woods near upper Arb: a herd of goats. Working their way across campus, the goats were here for much of the summer."
Sylvie Graubard: Behind the bookings for the Cave (Login Required)
"As booking manager, Graubard is in charge of reaching out to artists and booking agents, negotiating contracts, and keeping performers satisfied on show night."
Accomplished journalists visit Carleton (Login Required)
"On Monday, Sept. 19, a panel, entitled “Sense and Nonsense: Clinton, Trump, and the Media in 2016,” brought together a group of prominent journalists to talk about the election and the media’s role in it. Anna Palmer of Politico, James Hohmann of the Washington Post, and Jonathan Martin of the New York Times gathered in the Weitz Common Space to discuss the current election, analyze the role of media in politics and answer questions from the audience. John Harris, ’85 and founder of Politico, moderated."
In Remembrance: Sidharth Ramakrishnan (Login Required)
"Friends of Mr. Ramakrishnan described him as a caring person who wanted to make the world a better place. He was known to touch others through deeply philosophical conversations that made his peers think critically and creatively. One friend, who wished to remain anonymous, admired his excitement for sharing and discussing ideas from religion to philanthropic ventures."
NSW features revamped alcohol seminar (Login Required)
"In previous years, the topics taught in AlcoholEdu, such as recognizing a standard drink, staying safe, and helping others, overlapped with what was taught in The Buzz. Now, with What’s Your BAC?, alcohol talks at NSW have diversified to show that options for both drinking and not drinking are available to Carleton students"
Freshman starts his Carleton career in full gear (Login Required)
"And then there is Ezra Ward-Packard, ’20. As a 22-year-old Carleton freshman who is commencing his undergraduate experience after three years in work as competitive cyclist, he breaks the typical firstyear mold in multiple aspects. If he started college the year after graduating from high school in 2013, he would now be among the college’s current seniors."
Visiting English profs bring new perspectives (Login Required)
"The English major is not only a precursor to grad school but [also to] a whole range of careers where you use language and literary skills. We want to bring people from these diverse fields to our department."
The 1929 Algol controversy (Login Required)
"This week’s topic is a rehashing of former Archivist Mark A. Greene’s “Raiders” column from January 17, 1986. Greene’s column (and Carletonians dating to 1877, in fact) can be viewed on the Archives’ website, and the banned yearbook supplement (see below) can be viewed by request. This is a friendly reminder to readers that the Carleton Archives’ vast collection is available and intended for all to utilize! Everyone can find something of interest in the documents and photographs, many of which are also available in the Archives’ Digital Collections."