Northfield Option in decline (Login Required)
"We asked Carleton to reduce the number of students living in the neighborhood, and it responded by building two multi-million-dollar halls on the campus’s southeast border."
SHAC hires new staff to meet demand (Login Required)
"I've been here for fifteen years, and the number of appointments and number of students we treat has risen every single year, and I predict that need will continue to rise."
Superhero Dance moved to Cowling (Login Required)
“We worked hard to make Cowling look less like a gym by highlighting comic strips, having life-size cutouts, setting up a photo booth and, of course, having pizza.”
Istanbul OCS trip cancelled abruptly (Login Required)
“I personally would still take that risk for myself and my family. I’d go there tomorrow, but it’s a different set of considerations when you are responsible for students--morally and legally,” said Khalid, “It was basically a question of what level of risk were we happy to cope with. We were not comfortable with taking that risk.”
Admissions Office shortens Accepted Students Days (Login Required)
“Obviously, prospies roaming free to drink is not necessarily a great idea, but I feel that sacrificing the Friday night really loses a lot of the appeal of the trip since student life is more than just Thursday night all-nighters.”
Wendy Davis on women and Hillary (Login Required)
Pro-Choice activist Wendy Davis visited Carleton’s campus to campaign for Hillary Clinton.
Bike share program on (w)heels of failed basketball court project (Login Required)
The Bike Share project, which will permit the use of eight new bikes from the Recreation Center, aims to increase student access to a high cost activity.
Student contests medical transport decision (Login Required)
On January 31st, a student ’19 who wishes to remain anonymous was transported to the emergency room without his consent. He argues that “I didn’t think I needed medical attention. Looking back... I would’ve been fine going back to my room and sleeping.”
Weitz to host DFL caucus (Login Required)
This Super Tuesday both Carleton and St. Olaf will host respective Democratic caucuses for two of the region’s precincts. For Carleton the caucus will officially begin in Weitz 236 at 7 pm.
New leaders start amidst CSA frustration (Login Required)
The CSA executive and Class Representative positions have been filled and announced, bringing in a new group of hopeful Carleton students who wish to enact change on campus.
Thet wins CSA president (Login Required)
With "an unprecedented turnout in recent memory,” Tiffany Thet ’17 won the position of President, Abha Laddha ’17 captured the seat of Vice President, while Jeremy Keane ’17 was uncontested for Treasurer.
Tensions with students and Trustees heat up (Login Required)
It is currently unclear what steps CRIC will take after receiving the rejection of their formal Divestment recommendation. It will likely be a couple weeks before CRIC decides if and how to respond.