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  • This Week at SUMO

    I watched the first twenty minutes of “I’m Not There,” and I was confused. This isn’t to say I didn’t like it—the cinematography is gorgeous, the film is well written. There are several beautiful moments in those first twenty minutes alone. But I still wasn’t sure what the movie was up to.

  • Arb Talk

    Vitis riparia! Though the name might be unfamiliar to some of you, the sight of this plant is quite a common thing in the arb. Better known as frost grape, or riverside grape, this ubiquitous vine is just dripping with fruit this time of year. And I dont know about you guys, but when I see wild fruit this beautiful, my first thought is, "Can I eat that?" Well, I'm happy to inform those among you who have yet to chance a curious nibble, that the fruit of vitis riparia is quite edible!

  • Caught in the ACT

    One of Northfield’s newest social service efforts has inspired excitement and hard work among both clients and volunteers. The Community Action Center’s Thursday’s Table program provides a free, nutritious meal to Northfield residents every week. Meals are served between 5 and 6:30 under the supervision of volunteers from Northfield schools, churches, and colleges.

  • SWArticle

    Mono, aka “the kissing disease” is one of the most common ailments on college campuses today. Here are the facts about mono and some tips on how to avoid it (like the plague). What exactly is Mono?

  • Caught in the ACT

    Academic Civic Engagement is becoming a hot subject among educators, nationally and on-campus. Just this year, Carleton has started to formally develop civic engagement as a part of the academic experience.

  • Arb Notes

    Minnesotans love to talk weather, and the native and adopted Minnesotan population at Carleton is no exception!

  • SWArticle

    With the new dining service at Carleton, students are faced with a host of new food choices and decisions about what to eat. Here are four of our favorite nutritional tidbits, to make healthy food selection easier.

  • CSA Weekly Press Release

    Some of the questions CSA tackled this week: How can CSA work to decrease sexual violence on campus?

  • Security Blotter

  • This Week at SUMO

    Because of a change in schedule, Murderball is showing this week in place of Network. A good thing, since I didn’t really like Network all that much, and I’m hearing great things about Murderball.

  • St. Olaf College to host “Making it in the Arts” conference

    On Saturday, Oct. 18, St. Olaf College will host the second annual "Making It in the Arts” Conference. This will be an opportunity for members of the Northfield community to learn about entrepreneurship in relation to the arts.

  • Security Blotter