The January 17th editorial in the Carletonian criticized CSA spending practices, but ignored the steps CSA has taken to fix those very practices. At the heart of the editorial was a failure to understand the structure of the CSA account.
My worst typo fears were realized this past Saturday when renowned comedian Hari Kondabolu unfurled a copy of the Carletonian onstage during a stand-up show at Carleton’s concert hall.
My sister went to Grinnell and she graduated last year, and she loved Grinnell a lot. I just had to apply to a school that was close enough to Grinnell, but then, a little...higher. And so I was like, Carleton’s a good school, right? And I just applied.
My mom is from Minnesota and my dad is from Pakistan, so I was born in Pakistan. I lived there for a couple of years and moved to Saudi Arabia. I would move back and forth, but most of my life I lived in Saudi Arabia.
Most students stay in Sweden, some go to the UK. But I have some friends in the US. My last two years of school, I ended up switching to an English-speaking IB program. I wanted to do liberal arts.
I was born in Bangkok, Thailand, and I grew up in a Thai system school until I was in 8th grade. Then I decided to move to a boarding school in Hawaii because I thought that the education was too competitive for me...personally, I don’t like competing with people.
When I came to Carleton as a freshman, I was excited to be entering a living environment supportive of my identity as a gay man for the first time.
When’s the last time you considered mission statement of our college? (Yes, we have one.) One section states this: “The College’s aspiration is to prepare students to lead lives of learning that are broadly rewarding, professionally satisfying, and of service to humanity.”
I would like to respond to Eli Robiner’s article in the last issue of the Carletonian titled, “Where’s the Compassion?: Reflections on Human Privilege.”
I grew up in one of the bigger cities in central Pakistan. There’s a lot of pollution. The city is open til 8 p.m.. I went to a private high school.
We grew up indoors but you could walk anywhere. It’s a fairly diverse city of people from all over Nepal, but it’s not international. If you find anyone of foreign origin they are probably a tourist.