Often times Carleton students joke about how Carleton seems to be a bubble. Isolated from the real world and its problems.
After a year of meeting with various groups on campus and analyzing Carleton’s past finances and plans for the future, the Budget Committee submitted its recommendation for the 2015 to 2016 budget to the Board of Trustees on Friday.
What does Crack House have in common with the Nunnery? Nothing. And yet, Carleton students have the freedom to live in both places, and it seems to be this freedom of choice that makes Carls happy.
For nearly three years, Carleton’s administrators have worked to craft a facilities plan, a detailed description of where all new buildings will go and what they will look like.
Whether they were riled up about Rotblatt or excited about the student-proposed referenda, Carleton students were in a political mood last week. More than half voted in the election--the biggest turnout in eight years, according to outgoing President Matthew Fitzgerald.
Dumplings, keynote speeches, and Spring Festival Gala screenings, oh my! Over this past weekend, Carleton students celebrated Lunar New Year with an array of events.
Carleton College has long-held a sterling reputation for inspiring female scientists. In fact, Carleton sends some of the most women on for advanced degrees in the physical sciences of any college in the U.S.
Every man born in South Korea is, whether they like it or not, required to serve in the military anytime between the age of 20 and 30. This creates about two years of vacancy in people’s twenties.
There has recently been talk over the concept of having a tobacco free campus. Why not? Hundreds of campuses have already begun this movement, toward what is described as a cleaner brighter future for students.
A slightly less renowned Northfield fact is that it is also home to a large bovine population. Why should we be so proud of Northfield’s tremendous bovinity?
“Friends Made Easy.” That’s the tagline for Friendsy, the newest social networking site to hit Carleton College, but whether it will live up to its tempting claim remains to be seen.
“The administration has accepted our proposal and Rotblatt is remaining in students’ hands,” Rotblatt committee chair Josh Carson ’14 wrote in popular Facebook forum Overheard at Carleton early Thursday afternoon.