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  • Gibson Price

    Behind the Counter: Getting to Know LDC Workers

    Up to twenty times per week we swipe in at the dining hall, searching for the perfect combination of veggies, starches, and proteins to make up a meal.


    Poll Reveals Widespread Political Apathy

    Barack Obama formally addressed the people last Tuesday, an event widely viewed and discussed across the nation, even among the normally apolitical. However, of a poll of 150 students and professors on the Carleton Campus, only 18 people saw part of the State of the Union.

  • The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

    St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Delivers

    The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, founded in 1959, holds the honor of being the only full-time professional chamber orchestra in the United States.

  • Dacie Moses

    Dacie Moses House Celebrates Namesake’s 131st Birthday

    Carleton students and alumni packed into Dacie Moses House last Sunday to celebrate what would have been Dacie Moses’s 131st birthday.

  • Gay Blood Ban Hurts Community

    I was so excited the first time that I gave blood. The sting of the needle, the squishy red ball, the sugary snacks at the canteen – all encapsulated my blood donor experience along with the satisfaction that I am helping someone in need.

  • Al Franken

    Franken Gives Carls the Hard Sell

    Al Franken’s 2014 campaign is underway and he decided to kick it off by paying a visit to the students of Carleton campus. The campus has shown strong support for his reelection already.

  • Julia Holewinski ‘16 calls an alum.

    Volunteer for Carleton “Instills Tradition”

    VFC, touted as a “campus-wide stewardship event,” drew 261 students to the Great Hall January 19th-23rd to write thank you notes to Carleton volunteers and donors and make fundraising calls to alumni.

  • Sydney Wolff

    Ancient Lights and Modern Change

    Astronomer Sydney Wolff ‘62 started her talk by discussing recent advances in astronomy. She recently gave a talk at her fiftieth reunion about the past fifty years in astronomical research.

  • Henry Edelstein and Evan Summers discuss the Super Bowl on their sports-themed KRLX slot.

    Despite Early Challenges, Student-Run KRLX Prevails

    KRLX began broadcasting at 5 pm on January 18th this term, eight days after show applications were due and five days after the station had hoped to be up and running. Why the delay?


    Carleton Paid to Collaborate with St. Olaf

    In early December 2013, Carleton and St. Olaf were awarded a $1.4 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The money will support increased institutional collaboration between the two colleges.

  • SHAC will begin a contract with ProtoCall, a 24/7 telephone counseling service.

    Operation ProtoCall: 24/7 Psych Service Debuts at SHAC

    In an effort to better serve students, the SHAC will begin its contract with ProtoCall, a 24/7 telephone counseling service, this term.

  • The Algol

    Algol: Out of Print, Though Memories Linger

    In 1889, the first copies of Carleton’s yearbook, the Algol, rolled off the presses at Heatwole’s Steam Printing House in Northfield. Named for the “demon star” (famed for its rapid fluctuations in brightness), the Algol tracked student life at Carleton with characteristic quirkiness.