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  • International student festival.

    Funding Carleton’s Rising International Community (Login Required)

    Prathiska Srinivasa ’16 arrived at Carleton two years ago from Banglore, India, having never visited Minnesota, yet she was excited by her guidance counselor’s description of Carleton’s myriad academic opportunities and tight-knit community.

  • Words from Alum and Author (Login Required)

    With Spring term coming to an end and graduation quickly approaching, The Carletonian thought it would be interesting to interview a past alumni. We chose to interview author and teacher William Buffet, and since he graduated from Carleton in 1955, to see how Carleton has changed.

  • Jonathan Kagan-Kans ‘14 and Marcus Rider ‘14

    The New Brew-haha: Inside Carleton’s Brewing Community (Login Required)

    In the fall, Jordy and I were both under loading, and we figured we were going to need a hobby. So, we googled ‘good hobbies for young men,’ and this was on a list among many things.

  • Hmong Awareness Week.

    Hmong Awareness Month Starts Dialogue (Login Required)

    “It is sad, it is discouraging, it is unbelievable. My identity and life experience isn’t known about. Not anywhere.” Enter the Hmong perspective: here nobody knows your history; here nobody knows your culture; here you are foreign to all.

  • Jay and Chavonn.

    Wedding Planning Begins, Carls Get Engaged (Login Required)

    Last week, Jay Shen, class of 2015, proposed to Chavonn Williams, also class of 2015. The reporter interviewed them in Lower Sayles on Monday. Jay and Chavonn met yards away from our interview location; they even knew at which table they were introduced as freshmen.

  • Outdoor Skills for Outdoor Adventure.

    Outdoor Class, Surviving the Arb (Login Required)

    Many argue appreciation for the “great outdoors” is dwindling. As our world becomes more industrialized and the pace of modern life quickens, accessible, open green spaces seem much harder to come-by, and feel frequently overlooked by those engrossed in technology.

  • The Druid Circle.

    Demystifying the Druids (Login Required)

    I had never heard of the Druids before I arrived at Carleton. When I found out about them, my first thought was that it must be some great conspiracy—a quirky idea that a few Carls had invented to make the Arboretum seem more mystical.

  • LDC exit.

    Students Sneaking Into Dining Halls, An Ongoing Problem (Login Required)

    Three years ago, CUT players received a concerned email from LDC sous chef Gibson Price regarding the frequency with which CUT players were sneaking into the dining hall.

  • We aren't going anywhere.

    Students Show Solidarity After Offensive Note Found (Login Required)

    At common time yesterday, crowds and clouds gathered around Sayles Gymnasium to attend “We Aren’t Going Anywhere”, a gathering meant to address racial and ethnic tensions on campus.

  • Proxy Donor Campaign Takes Aim at Gay Blood Ban (Login Required)

    Carleton has decided to take a stand against the FDA’s policy. As a preventative measure to ensure that blood is not contaminated with the HIV virus the FDA has declared that if “you are a male who has had sexual contact with another male, even once, since 1977” you are not allowed to donate blood.

  • Minimum Wage Hike Means a Raise for Student Workers (Login Required)

    Student workers will receive a state-mandated raise in 2016, thanks to a new $9.50 minimum wage, approved by the Minnesota Senate last month.

  • Professor Al Montero.

    Faculty Hope to Boost Public Health Offerings (Login Required)

    Located at the intersection of some of Carleton’s most popular departments – political science, economics, biology, and statistics – public health seems to offer an ideal opportunity to apply liberal arts skills to real-world problems.