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  • Happy Carleton students eating!

    Sweet Teeth Beware: Sugar Cuts

    Although Bon Appétit has no plans to reduce sugar in the dining halls, it hopes to inform students about the dangers of sugar through informational campaigns and to allow students to take responsibility for their own nutrition.

  • Drone footage!

    Drone Aims to Woo Prospies

    Carleton bought a drone.
    Yes, you heard that right.

  • "Toxic Taters"

    McDonald’s Meets McActivism: A nugget size protest

    Tuesday afternoon a small group Carleton and St. Olaf students stood outside the Northfield McDonald’s, holding signs that read, “END ENVIRONMENTAL RACISM” and “RURAL DESTRUCTION ONGOING.”

  • Classics professor Rob Hardy

    A “Dead” Language, Revivus

    The old is new at Greenvale Elementary School, where some 40 third, fourth, and fifth graders have signed up for Latin Club, which is facilitated by Latin 204 students.

  • Senators Al Franken and Elizabeth Warren in the Weitz Center.

    At Weitz Rally, Warren Strikes Populist Tone

    On Saturday morning, more than 400 people gathered in the Weitz Center of Creativity to hear Senators Al Franken and Elizabeth Warren speak.

  • CANOE trip to the St. Croix River.

    C.A.N.O.E. Will Renovate, Relocate to Hill

    Five years ago, an avalanche in western China’s Sichuan Province killed Wade Johnson ’07 and two other climbers. To honor his memory, Johnson’s parents recently donated money to renovate CANOE house, a place Johnson contributed to deeply while at Carleton.

  • Librarian Edits Top Ammo Encyclopedia

    Charlie Priore, reference and instruction librarian for the sciences and ammunition expert, edited the recently published The Ammo Encyclopedia 5th edition, which is the most comprehensive reference book available on current and obsolete ammunition.

  • The proposed routes of the intercity passenger rail line, connecting Northfield to the twin cities.

    Nakasian Leads Push for Nofo-Cities Rail Line

    Carleton students and faculty are collaborating with local representative Suzie Nakasian and state representative David Bly to create a passenger rail service to the Twin Cities area, through the Grass Roots Transit Initiative.

  • Jeffrey Bissoy-Mattis at the Ferguson October Weekend of Resistance.

    Carls Rally for Justice in Ferguson

    Nine Carleton students participated in the national march and rally in Missouri against police brutality and racial profiling for the Ferguson October Weekend of Resistance.

  • Sarah Tan '16 enjoyed the day at Fireside Orchard.

    Not an Angry Orchard: Fireside Charms Carls

    Along with the changing of the leaves and the selling of hot cider comes another classic fall tradition: apple picking.

  • Mellon Grant Helps St. Olaf, Carleton

    St. Olaf College, though just across the Cannon and up the Hill, will soon seem much closer, thanks to an expanding academic partnership with Carleton.

  • Barry Lopez came to Carleton to talk about his career, the craft of writing and the environment.

    Lopez and “The Darkness of Contemporary Life”

    Barry Lopez, prominent author and essayist of the environmental movement, gave a public presentation, “The Writer and Social Responsibility” on Thursday, October 2.