2014 Fall Issue 1 (September 26, 2014)
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Teaching preschool at Bright Horizons Family Solutions in Minneapolis, reading manuscripts at Brandt & Hochman Literary Agents in New York City, or working at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Silver Spring, Maryland will be a part of some students’ winter breaks as a result of the Career Center’s expanded externship offerings.
While first-year Carls are finding a new home in Northfield, so are the animals at Prairie’s Edge Humane Society.
After Survey, ITS Wrangles with Spotty WiFi (Login Required)
ITS plans to improve wifi accessibility and to make the Hub and Moodle more user friendly in response to the results of a Measuring Information Systems Outcomes (MISO) survey.
Among the groups on campus working to reduce waste and create a culture of sustainability are: the Waste Monitors, student custodians who monitor the degree of contamination in the waste bins, and the Food Recovery Network, students who transport uneaten dining hall food (which would otherwise go to the garbage) to people in need. This year, both groups are expanding their operations.
There have been heated debates on whether global warming is hap- pening or not for the past few decades. Ken Tape’s “Then and Now: The Changing Arctic Landscape,” an exhibition displayed at the Kaemmer Family Gallery of the Perlman Teaching Museum at the Weitz Center from September 19th to November 19th, has an concre- teanswer.
As a result of last spring’s CSA elections, Carls voted to replace the compostable take-out cups in the dining hall with reusable cups. But students have not been returning the cups, cast- ing doubt upon the new system.
A longtime advocate for minority students, Hudlin Wagner has announced she will retire at the end of this school year, after 25 years as a Carleton administrator.
The evening of Sunday, September 15th, sophomore Zosie Sandell and five other Carleton students—including her roommate, fellow sophomore Zach Leonard—entered the Arb to take LSD.
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“I’ve seen strange things here,” said Ammar Babar from Lahore in Pakistan.
Freshmen Seeking Fresh Experiences (Login Required)
The transition from home to college is coupled with numerous changes, adjustments, and even culture shocks for nearly every first-year student on campus.
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On Wednesday night, September 17th, Carleton students gathered outside Page House East under the night sky to enjoy the “chill” vibes of Carleton’s popular student band, The Karate Squids.
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NORTHFIELD, Minn.— Karen Halls ’15 (Edina, Minn.) claimed a match-best 11 kills and added a service ace but the Carleton College volleyball team fell in three-sets (25-23, 25-13, 25-23) to Gustavus Adolphus College Wednesday evening.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Carleton College men’s soccer team received a clutch, breakout performance over the weekend from midfielder Jordy Cammarota ’15 (Neenah, Wis.) in a MIAC win and a close loss to a top 20-ranked foe.
Women’s Soccer Edged by No. 22 Luther College (Login Required)
NORTHFIED, Minn. — The Carleton College football team scored on its first play from scrimmage but found it tough going the rest of the afternoon as the Knights dropped a 42-14 result to Augsburg College in the MIAC opener for both squads.
HASTINGS, Minn.—Taylor Wells (Sr./Rochester, Minn./Century) fired a final-round three-over par 76 for her first collegiate win as all five Carleton College players finished inside the top 10, propelling the Knights to a victory at the College City Challenge.
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Ask a Carl, “What are your traditions?” You will probably hear a detached recounting of what makes Carleton known outside its own community, as if tradition means a trite section of the campus tour script.
If you pay close attention, you can definitely tell the signs of changes that go up while the leaves fall today, and like the leaves this year, these signs are showing more conspicuously than before.
I always thought movies like “Animal House” were very amusing, but also completely made up.
It happens every term. Suddenly, everything is done: all the readings on the syllabi, all the essays, all the violin juries, all the scribbled notes.
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Men of Carleton is a club headed by president Jeffrey Bissoy-Mattis (‘16) that aims to unite a diverse variety of Carleton guys in a friendly atmosphere to talk about multicultural and gender issues on campus.
Hi everyone and welcome back to Carleton!