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  • Kaitlyn Gerber '14

    Why Arming Teachers Isn’t the Answer

    Earlier this month, Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst proposed to use state funding to provide public school teachers and administration with firearm training to protect students in case of a school shooting.


    So You’ve Got a Case of the Winter Blues- Now What?

    According to the Cleveland Clinic’s website, about 10-20% of Americans suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and people in their 20’s, 30’s, and 40’s are most likely to be affected, especially those who live at higher latitudes (i.e. Minnesota).

  • The Obama family on election night

    The End of the Election

    Unsurprisingly, we love election season here at The Carletonian. It provides us with a lot of material to cover, and more importantly, it’s exciting.

  • Naeh Klages-Mundt

    Carleton to Implement DoorCut

    After widespread speculation, Carleton has officially decided to pilot DoorCut. DoorCut, the new initiative spreading to college campuses across the country, is a system designed to limit entry through doors that require a valid OneCard swipe.


    The Case for the Down-Ballot Races

    In some ways, however, the races at the lower end of the ballot – your local elections – are even more critical, as they will have an immediate impact on life in your community. The local school board race is a case in point.

  • College Council

    The College Council

    In order to ensure Carleton’s administrative entities do not fall into this trap, the College, in coordination with the Carleton Student Association, has created positions for students eager to communicate student concerns to governing bodies and in turn effect policy change.

  • democrats and republicans

    VOTE Like Your Life Depends On It

    On Tuesday Nov. 6, many will hit the voting stations nationwide to materialize their opinion on who should be the next Commander in Chief of our country.

  • George McGovern

    Liberalism’s Circular Firing Squad

    In response to the 19 October, 2012 column by Griffin Johnson, “When You Smell Flowers, Look for a Coffin.”

  • Zoe Suche

    On Abstraction and Journalistic Value

    Last week, I made only my second trip ever down to the first floor of the Libe (the first having been during the Silent Dance Party freshman year).

  • Sherri Turkle

    Technology and Our Generation

    Tomorrow’s convocation will be given by Sherri Turkle, MIT Professor and author of Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other.

  • An Open Letter to the Carletonian

    So let’s talk about what you guys do here. While each week there are a fair number of sharp pieces, I think there are also a lot of opportunities that, if taken better advantage of, would do much to make the ‘Tonian really relevant again.

  • The importance of international education

    International Education

    Next week is International Education week, and students at Carleton will be hosting a series of events to celebrate the benefits of international education and cultural exchange abroad.