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  • 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.

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  • Arb Notes

    As you revel in the last few weeks of short-sleeves and sunshine, be sure to stroll through the Arb and appreciate the color and frenzy that accompanies this short-lived season. You won’t have to look very hard to find fall color: trees covered in the vibrant red vine Virginia creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia) are common along trails in the floodplain and oak savanna restorations in the lower Arb.

  • SWArticle

    With approaching exams and deadlines, pulling an all-nighter can seem like a reasonable option, but it is not. Sleep deprivation proves to be costly. The sleep-deprived brain neither acquires nor retains information as well as when fully rested. After an all-nighter, memory recall has been shown to be slower and less accurate. And, to complicate matters, when the brain is low on sleep, memory and judgment are impaired, but confidence in them increases.

  • Caught in the ACT

    Are you interested in working one on one with Northfield youth? Don’t have a ton of time, but want to make a difference? ACT has several programs that match up Carleton students as mentors or tutors with elementary, middle, and high school students in Northfield.

  • CSA Weekly Press Release

    On Monday, September 29, the CSA Senate met in their second meeting of the year. From 7-8 p.m. in Sayles 251 the Senators approved all the recommendations from Budget Committee, appointed Nora Mahlberg to the vacant Senate/ EAC liaison position, and discussed the campus climate survey, the upcoming town hall meeting and Board of Trustees Meeting. Last, the committee heard updates from the various working groups and committees of the college.