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  • Hitting the trail, not the books (Login Required)

    This summer, several Carleton professors and staff intend to rejuvenate their spirits with strenuous physical activity, including cross-country bike rides and a 200-mile relay run.

  • Students signed a canoe in Sayles last Friday.

    BWCA bikers peddle canoe in dissent (Login Required)

    Anyone in Sayles on Friday April 10th could not help but notice the giant canoe in the corner, accompanied by enthusiastic bikers with a petition, a prize wheel and a lot of passion.

  • Majors for the class of 2017

    So what are the kids declaring these days? (Login Required)

    The most common major for the class of 2017 is Computer Science, followed closely by Biology. Computer Science was first offered as a major to the class of 1991 through the Math Department, and since then has risen steadily in popularity. See the chart for information on which majors were most chosen by the class of 2017. 

  • Four years in: Do QRE’s work? (Login Required)

    “There is nothing magic about the number three,” explained Dean Associate Dean of the College George Shuffleton. He was referencing the three quantitative reasoning encounter (QRE) classes required of all Carleton students.

  • The cookbooks are now on display at the Gould Library in the Rookery.

    Alumna donates colossal cookbook collection (Login Required)

    A recent gift from an alumna is cooking up new opportunities for students and community members on campus. Firebellies, the student group dedicated to cooking and food, recently received a donation of 150 cookbooks, which is something that the entire school can enjoy.

  • Carls give it up for Lent (Login Required)

    The end of the term is usually when students start drinking more coffee, not give it up altogether.

  • For Russian majors, Tolstoy and Ballet over tanks and bombs (Login Required)

    When junior and senior Russian majors signed up for classes in their freshman fall, the US’s old foe was regarded as the cranky but quiescent rump of a decaying empire.

  • The Writing Center offers one-on-one tutoring sessions to help ESL students

    ESL resources often second choice for students (Login Required)

    A group of volunteers under the leadership of Bailey Ulbricht ’15 tutors Syrian refugees to help them practice their English, and a number of Carleton students teach in weekly Adult ESL classes. But how are ESL students at Carleton receiving help?

  • David Lefkowitz '85 thinks back to days when he was a student

    Lefkowitz ’85 recalls tunnels and camaraderie (Login Required)

    Have you ever met a Carleton professor who graduated from Carleton? With 19 former Carls now teaching at Carleton, you likely have. Between visiting lecturers and tenured professors, Carleton attracts a fair number of its own back to campus.

  • Book for a class or book for pleasure?

    A Novel Education: Leisure reading in a ten week term (Login Required)

    It’s no shock that Carls live an unmatchably busy life filled with hustle and bustle. Students are constantly moving from class to study spot and back again. With hundreds of pages of class reading per week, essays, lab reports, and presentations, Carls barely find time to eat and sleep.

  • Members of CANOE house in 2012

    Battle of the Flannel: CANOE and Farm duke it out, viciously and with veggies (Login Required)

    After conducting a series of cloak and dagger style interviews in which no participants agreed to be named, information about the historical relationship between CANOE and Farm Houses has been uncovered.

  • From the Archives: A brief history of the Carleton Farm (Login Required)

    From land that was once part hobo camp and part dumping ground for the local slaughterhouse grew the Carleton College Farm.