- I’m writing to express concern regarding a story you ran in last week’s Carletonian article entitled “Carls active in local Democratic caucus”.
During spring term, it is easy to forget that the same principles and qualities that have gotten us through Carleton still apply. We are still the same hard-working, conscientious students we have always been. While spring term is often hailed as the one term with #norules, we cannot forget how far we have come.
It’s troubling to think that we can somehow quantify the teaching that goes on here, and publicizing our ranking rides completely against our campus ethos. Interestingly, the Office of Admissions has written a nice piece saying college rankings don’t matter
There is nothing quite like waking up and finding yourself in a place that six months ago you could not even imagine. From the mountains of Lesotho to the markets of Spain, stepping outside your comfort zone becomes a part of your daily life as you study abroad.
The Carleton College women’s swimming and diving team got to test the waters for the MIAC Championships over the weekend at a similarly big event in the same pool, and the results were extremely encouraging for both the Knights and junior swimmer Erin McDuffie.
Last week, Claremont-McKenna President Pamela Gann announced that her school had been, for the past six years, reporting false SAT scores to publications like U.S. News and World Report. The New York Times has reported that during this period, over three-quarters of CMC’s reported SAT results were inflated, on average between 10 and 20 points.
Carleton students should not need financial incentive to participate in any club or extracurricular, no matter how important the group is to our campus community. While some might be concerned that the lack of payment discourages participation, offering compensation for these positions could encourage student interest for the wrong reasons
Over the last few weeks, students have filled The Clap with their thoughts on the nature of student housing and its future at Carleton. Specifically, the debate has centered around the importance of the option to live off campus.
Say goodbye to your sandals and hello to your snowshoes. We thought global warming had finally kicked in. But it seems like Minnesota winter has taken the upper hand. So here are some tips for surviving another winter term in Northfield.
The recent media frenzy surrounding the Penn State sexual assault case raises a lot of serious questions about personal values and college culture that even Carleton should keep in mind.
At a college that values its traditions, tonight marks one special fall-term-at-Carleton event: set up your roommate night.
Halloween is a pretty strange holiday. Forget the candy, costumes and pagan history. October 31st stands out because of its consistent presence, yet changing significance through every stage of our lives.