The Carleton College Class of 2012 had just 14 Computer Science majors. The Class of 2015 has more than four times that.
Recyclable and compostable items contaminate 90 percent of dorm trash bins, according to Anthony Hill-Abercrombie ’14 and Jackson Van Fleet’s ’15 survey of student waste habits.
Bon Appétit prides itself in meeting the needs of Carleton’s diverse student body. This has, however, solicited a negative response from those following more conventional diets.
Odds are you’ve never heard of the shows going up this term. Chances are you should go see them anyway.
On the heels of the coldest day since 1996, the Recreation Center began offering ice skate rentals this past week. After years of cold winters skating alone on the bald spot, senior Josh Carson said enough was enough.
The Counterfactuals, a Carleton and St. Olaf faculty-composed band, released its first album last month.
When Scott Carpenter is not busy teaching his The Lyric and Other Seduction class, or preparing for his spring term Paris study-abroad program, you may find him scribbling away, at work on a novel.
Sister Simone Campbell looked “right at home” behind the chapel podium, although she had never been to Carleton before.
Early last December, New York City voted to ban the smoking of e-cigarettes in public places. The decision, which was one of outgoing mayor Michael Bloomberg’s last objectives, inserts e-cigarettes into the definition of smoking in the Smoke Free Air Act.
Despite Minnesota winters, with January temperatures averaging seven Fahrenheit and with record lows of -60 Fahrenheit, Carleton has never canceled classes in response to the weather, according to College Archivist Eric Hilleman.
Takeshi Hidaka ’16 had no idea what to do this summer. An internship? A job? “I didn’t know where to start,” he said.
Some were hoping for a new friend. Others, “a French girl.” One sophomore only came because his roommate talked him into it. “I’m hoping that it’s not awkward enough to kill me,” he said.