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2015 Spring Issue 3 (April 24, 2015)

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    • Grown in the Carleton Farm

      On crop planning & cactus growing (Login Required)

      As the Carleton Farm Interns, Murica and Edstrom started planning for the upcoming season over winter term and attended the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) Conference February 26-28.

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    • Last weekend Carleton dancers performed in Gustave Maisonrouge’s Dance Comps show.

      “Gu-Comps” breaks down genre hierarchy (Login Required)

      Last Friday and Saturday, senior Dance major Gustave Maisonrouge presented his Comps show, “Gu-Comps”. The performance brought together a large collection of dancers from diverse backgrounds and the various groups of Semaphore, Whoa!, and the Experimental Dance Board.

    • Music Resource Center

      Secret music library fuses the eclectic (Login Required)

      A resource free to access for all Carls, yet not known to many outside the Music department, is the Music Resource Center (MRC).

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    • Andrew Hwang competes in the singles category where he won in straight sets.

      Tennis ties win record with 21 (Login Required)

      In a surprisingly close match, the Carleton College men’s tennis team prevailed, 5-4, at Concordia College and captured their 21st victory of the season to equal the Knights’ team record.

    • Rookie pitcher Alec Lawler on the mound

      Lawler Nearing Perfection (Login Required)

      Carleton rookie pitcher Alec Lawler continued his breakout season on the mound with two near-perfect performances last week.

    • Senior Colby Seyferth ccelebrates his performance in the 400 hurdles with a season best of 54:32.

      Men’s track finishes first in front of home crowd (Login Required)

      Jerry Cook-Gallardo and Colby Seyferth both won individual events and ran a portion of the victorious 4x400-meter relay at the Carleton Relays that the Carleton Men’s Track and Field Team hosted at Laird Stadium.

    • Freshman Damali Britton finished with personal bests in both the 1500 and the triple jump.

      Women’s track season debut breaks record books (Login Required)

      The Carleton College women’s track and field team made the most of its lone home meet of the 2015 season as the Knights broke three school records while hosting the Carleton Relays.

    View all items in Sports.
    • Call me farmboy (Login Required)

      Home is what you make it— and what you make it for other people. Different elements of your experience, the people in your home, and how you think about your space make it your home.

    • Editorial: The stewardship of ideas (Login Required)

      "Yes, it’s probably fair to say Carleton leans left, but doing so also blankets the campus in one beige color of sameness. I worry about those who feel they don’t fit into the beige blanket."

    • San Diego

      Touching down in “America’s Finest City” (Login Required)

      I know that this phrase signals home. I know the descent of planes into “America’s Finest City” by heart. I love San Diego so much that my fear of flying vanishes when I see the landmarks of the place I was born during the flight descent.

    • The minor grievances of home (Login Required)

      Eau Claire is a pretty typical Midwestern town. There isn’t much to do. There are a couple of rivers (floating on the Chippewa River is popular in the summer months), some decent restaurants, and a few movie theaters, including one of the ever-rarer nostalgia mines that is the drive-in theater.

    • A place at the top (Login Required)

      I hail from Edina, Minnesota: land of the cake eaters and home of the world’s first indoor shopping mall. I grew up in a Minnesotan paradise full of large houses, country clubs, fake tanned people, and Juicy Couture sweat suits.

    • New England mountains

      HIMYM (Login Required)

      Things That Complicate My Relationship With New England.

    • Climate change and the many faces of denial: A response on divestment (Login Required)

      I believe the Board’s response [to divestment] is part of a problem of mass denial, a failure in the consciousness of our society as a whole.

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