2015 Spring Issue 6 (May 15, 2015)
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Students draw into cyber- space (Login Required)
Room Draw goes online, enters 21st century
Carleton wins MN alcohol & drug grant (Login Required)
Carleton has been chosen to receive a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) to cut underage drinking and drug use on campus.
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Nature, cruel and complex (Login Required)
Tsegaye Nega: From Ethiopian Refugee to Carleton Professor
Trimesters, or maybe just trying too hard (Login Required)
I spoke with two professors, both of which had taught previously at semester schools, to understand why we should, and should not, remain a trimester school.
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Crowd eats up Lenny Deep Dish (Login Required)
The sketch comedy group Lenny Dee premiered their spring term show on Thursday night in Little Nourse Theatre.
Polygraph Lounge’s musical “arsenal” varies in accuracy (Login Required)
Classically unorthodox, Polygraph Lounge, a musical duo self-described as “inspired lunacy/ anarchy fired from a veritable arsenal of original instruments & vocal stylings”, performed at Carleton’s Concert Hall on May 8th and 9th.
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Nolan Baker Selected to Academic All District Team (Login Required)
Carleton College senior Nolan Baker was named as the designated hitter on the Academic All-District First Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Women’s Golf leads MIAC in distinctions (Login Required)
The Knights women's golf team claimed three of the top four MIAC individual honors.
Women’s tennis recieves six MIAC Awards (Login Required)
A half-dozen members of the Carleton College women’s tennis team earned a total of seven All-MIAC honors for the 2015 season.
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This is what allies look like (Login Required)
We must fight unconditionally. We must be willing to question and be ready to hold ourselves accountable, as we are equally capable of being both oppressors and allies.
The inconvenient truth: we need to do better (Login Required)
To honor those who have died as a result of a racially unfair system, we need to work on promoting and protecting racial equality as a community.
This week's Editorial (Login Required)
I vote we engage ourselves in the political process and show our deep distaste for its shortcomings. Don’t want drilling in the Chukchi sea? Let’s write letters to our home and state representatives.
We’re talking about this wrong (Login Required)
We hate acknowledging privilege. We hate acknowledging the nagging feeling that we enjoy advantages that other people don’t have.
Whiteness as default (Login Required)
This nation was built on white supremacy, and no amount of multicultural Coca-Cola commercials, or peace prizes for Obama, or seasons of The Wire is going to fix that.
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No one wants to ride their bicycle: Carleton’s neglected bikes (Login Required)
Left to rust, locked on a tree or light pole, sad, solitary bikes are consistently deserted by their owners each year.
It's spring and it smells like... fire? (Login Required)