2014 Fall Issue 5 (October 24, 2014)
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The old is new at Greenvale Elementary School, where some 40 third, fourth, and fifth graders have signed up for Latin Club, which is facilitated by Latin 204 students.
On Saturday morning, more than 400 people gathered in the Weitz Center of Creativity to hear Senators Al Franken and Elizabeth Warren speak.
Five years ago, an avalanche in western China’s Sichuan Province killed Wade Johnson ’07 and two other climbers. To honor his memory, Johnson’s parents recently donated money to renovate CANOE house, a place Johnson contributed to deeply while at Carleton.
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October brings with it leaves of yellow, orange, and red. Red leaves, red cheeks, red scarves and... red rocks?
A League of Their Own: Life in the Gamer Lab (Login Required)
If you enter CMC 110, you may be overwhelmed by sounds of automated gunfire and angry students, battling it out with mages and bruisers in a virtual arena of death and destruction.
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Arctic Artist Plunges Visitors into Darkness (Login Required)
As the issue of climate change has been heating up, more artists have been incorporating nature and science into their artworks, both as an act of artistic movement and as a push to create awareness and alarm over pressing environmental issues.
In a new St. Olaf exhibition, viewers explore gender and sexuality through the art and through themselves.
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McGarrity Makes History in Win (Login Required)
Cross Country runners Hart Horner and Ruth Steinke and Volleyball player Lucy Stevens made Carleton proud this past week as they earned MIAC Athlete of the Week awards.
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Ask Aphrodite (Login Required)
I think I’m madly in love with my roommate’s amour. We’re a pretty close trio. Ah!! What do I do?
Please help, Lusting Lucy
If you have never philosophized about what came “before” the Big Bang, it may be a fun little enterprise for you to ponder in passing time, or perhaps a larger existential question from which you derive some sort of meaning.
It’s On Us: Wrong For Our Community? (Login Required)
Around mid-September, the White House unveiled a new initiative to work towards ending sexual violence specifically on college campuses.
The Happiness Myth (Login Required)
Often, moments of insight don’t come from reading Tolstoy and listening to Bach.
If I go home over a break, I typically work some hours at the job I have held for about a year and a half: cashier at a large retail chain.
This morning, a squirrel hopped up on the windowsill and peered intently at me through the glass.
A Faculty Voice For Divestment (Login Required)
On Wednesday, Oct. 29, the Carleton Responsible Investment Committee (CRIC) will hold a town-hall meeting (Great Hall, 6-8 pm) to discuss divesting the Carleton endowment from fossil fuels.
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The Carleton College Arboretum, located on the border of two distinct prairie and forest habitats, works to accomplish many conservation efforts, such as ecological restoration.
Have you ever wondered who answers Carleton’s telephone line, who manages Carleton’s student records, or who that elusive stud in the sculpture studio is?