Finding the right word to use on delicate issues can be tricky. Indeed, Mark Twain said, “The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter—’tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning.”
For a college obsessed with diversity, it often feels like few campus events actually share and celebrate multiculturalism. Vayu Maini Rekdal ’15, the co-president and founder of the cooking club Firebellies, facilitated the club’s first annual Foodgressive last Friday with this in mind.
There are few things worth waking up early on a Saturday morning for: free food, softball with Solo cups, your friend’s inconveniently timed radio show, or perhaps, a grueling, multiple-hour obstacle course through the Arb.
Whether or not we want to admit it, sex is a prominent factor in the lives of college students. Contraceptives, therefore, are legitimate concerns for many college students—but are students comfortable asking how to access them?
Two new initiatives unveiled recently—Carleton Profiles and Pathways—are intended to fill a critical gap in Carleton’s career advisement services, chiefly by putting greater power directly into the hands of students.
Walk up to the front of the Weitz Center for Creativity (WCC) and you will find a double-sided bulletin board filled with colorful posters advertising a litany of events. The various club meetings, classes, forums, and workshops held here are a testament to the new building’s versatility.
Appeasing the appetites of some two-thousand students in a sustainable way is a complex task, and even in a microcosm as small as a liberal-arts college in Minnesota, food waste often goes unnoticed.
Disability or difference? When you’re speaking of autism, it’s not just a politically correct distinction, according to filmmaker to Todd Drezner ’94.
Two years ago, Student Health and Counseling (SHaC) underwent a makeover. While it may be an improvement from the old Wellness Center, many students feel SHAC still has much to fix.
“Freedom of speech is not a litmus test that divides westerners from Muslims,” said Professor Omid Safi during his visit to Carleton last week. Rather, Safi explained, it is a right that must be extended to “all the unknown people whose freedom of speech has been assaulted.”
The library’s newest exhibit, 200 Years of Pride and Prejudice, includes not only several early editions of Pride and Prejudice, but also a Jane Austen action figure, an I love Darcy bumper sticker, and a Pride and Prejudice graphic novel published by Marvel Comics.
Students and administrators alike are toasting the Cave's new alcohol policy, which allows students to bring alcohol without having to buy it at the Cave itself.