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2015 Winter Issue 7 (February 27, 2015)

    • Petition circulates to give students free break housing (Login Required)

      Kathleen George ’16 started a petition on change.org that asked Carleton to provide housing to students who do not have a safe home over break.

    • New CSA President Marielle Foster '16

      As president elect, Foster to reform drug policy (Login Required)

      When CSA polls closed Sunday night, Marielle Foster ‘16 became the CSA’s next president-elect. Succeeding Becca Giles ’15, she is the second consecutive female CSA president, and the second vice-president to ever ascend to the presidency.

    • The ad in question.

      Bon App. pleads ignorance on bawdy ads (Login Required)

      A woman’s rear end, clad only in a translucent white bikini bottom, hung seductively about mid-frame. A QR code rested in the small of her back. “Stop staring and take her picture,” read the bolded caption under the photo.

    • CUT, the Carleton Men’s ultimate Frisbee team, practicing in the rec Center this week.

      One year later, memorials aim to "Light the Darkness" (Login Required)

      Last year on February 28 the Carleton community mourned the loss and celebrated the lives of Michael Goodgame, Paxton Harvieux, and James Adams, members of the Class of 2015.

    • Project passes despite majority opposition (Login Required)

      This weekend Carleton students voted in the CSA 2015 Winter election to allocate funds to create an outdoor basketball court. 440 students were in favor, and 656 were in opposition.

    • After vote, CSA will spend $30k on b-ball court (Login Required)

      After last week’s CSA election, confusion rippled through the student body; why would the referendum for a proposed outdoor basketball court pass if 440 students voted yes and 656 voted no?

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    • 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.

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    • Damali Britton competes in the triple jump at the University of minnesota Parents Day open.

      Women’s track: “Tremendous efforts and results” (Login Required)

      Ellie Wilson (Sr./Roseville, Minn./Roseville) took command of the 400-meter dash from the start and posted the winning time with a season-best 58.82 at the University of Minnesota’s Parents Day Open.

    • maria Wetzel poses following her several record breaking cuts.

      Women’s swimming glides to fourth at MIAC (Login Required)

      The Carleton College women’s swimming and diving team concluded the MIAC Championships fourth in the team standings, moving up one spot in the rankings from the previous year.

    • Women's tennis team remains undefeated

      Lady swatters unvanquished (Login Required)

      Claire Spencer (Jr./Newport News, Va./Menchville) did her part to help the Carleton College women’s tennis team remain undefeated this season as the Knights blanked the College of Saint Benedict, 9-0.

    • Tsutsui matches point total in season’s last game (Login Required)

      Senior Skylar (Northridge, Calif./Harvard- Westlake) poured in a career-high tying 29 points to cap her collegiate career as the Carleton College women’s basketball team (8-17, 6-12 MIAC) concluded its sea- son with an 84-77 defeat at Bethel University (20-5, 14-4 MIAC).

    • George McAneny reacts to a season best time in the 100 yard frestyle.

      Men’s swimming snags third at MIACs (Login Required)

      Saturday saw the Carleton College men’s swimming and diving team move up one spot in the team competition, finishing fourth overall.

    • Freshman Kevin Grow

      Grow finishes season on a high note (Login Required)

      Saturday’s season finale loss at Bethel University closed one chapter for the Carleton College men’s basketball team and gave a further glimpse into the program’s future.

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    • College blues (Login Required)

      For my whole life I’ve heard the phrase that “college will be the best four years of your life.” For my whole life I’ve heard the phrase that “college will be the best four years of your life.”

    • Stephen Walt and Esslinger ’16 talk Kissinger, Putin, and kinetic energy (Login Required)

      To kick off a new collaboration with KRLX News, The Carletonian Viewpoint is reprinting an interview conducted with Prof. Stephen Walt, a visiting speaker, in the fall of 2014 by KRLX News Director Max Esslinger ‘16.

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    • College Prowler reviews reviewed (Login Required)

      When choosing a college, what factors do seniors think are the most important? They’ve gotten through eleven semesters of high school, written countless essays “selling themselves” in less than five hundred words to multiple colleges, and received both rejections and acceptances.

    • Bigfoot in the Arb (Login Required)

      A diligent reader of the weekly Arb Notes, Cassandra was intrigued by the recent reports of opossum and fox tracks. Recently, however, there had been rumors of a creature far more sinister, and Cassandra was determined to get to the truth. Armed with a ruler, an expert tracker’s best tool, Cassandra plunged into the depths of the Arboretum.

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