Everyone on campus either has, had or knows someone with an on-campus job. Freshmen tend to work in the dining hall or Sayles, or, if they’re lucky in the Post Office or the arb.
Carleton’s campus is a historical landscape, and each object that composes it both holds a story and serves as a prop to the present. Carleton’s bathtubs are a prime example.
Since the late 1980s, Carleton has run alternative spring break trips “to give students the opportunity to think deeply about one subject and to engage in a hands-on project in a context away from Northfield.”
Five Carleton students were recently arrested outside the White House while protesting a proposed expansion of the Keystone Pipeline.
On February 21st, 2014, Garrick Utley ‘61 passed away. For 30 years, Utley worked as a NBC foreign correspondent and news anchor.
Cans, trash, and a Zamboni tire flew from the audience to the ice, as Ole fans shouted “Carleton sucks” and Carl fans sang “screw ya ya” in mockery of the St. Olaf song lyric “um ya ya.”
Students, professors, staff, alumni and members of the Northfield community poured into Skinner Chapel Saturday to mourn the loss and celebrate the lives of James Adams ‘15, Michael Goodgame ‘15, and Paxton Harvieux ‘15, who died Friday in a car accident.
George Tsunis, President Obama’s Norway ambassador nominee, had a rocky start to his diplomatic career before he’d even left the country. Tsunis, formerly the CEO of a hotel chain, received his appointment to the position despite having no previous diplomatic experience or ties in any way to the country of Norway.
As winter term comes to a close, it seems appropriate to reflect on the dismal state of mind that has afflicted many a Carl this season: seasonal affective disorder, abbreviated as SAD.
For being a thoughtful, informed, and overtly liberal population with over a dozen activists groups, our campus typically lacks public “action.”
This week I had the opportunity to ask Sarah Lukins ‘15, co-president of Students Organized for the Protection of the Environment, for some background information and commentary about this newly passed referendum eliminating paper coffee cups in the dining halls
Last Friday afternoon, the Student Naturalists led an Arboretum tour for Carleton students and the greater Northfield community. Due to the recent snowfall, the Arb had been transformed into a beautiful winter wonderland.