CRIC issues divestment recommendation (Login Required)
The members of CRIC have come to believe that the connection between fossil fuel companies and climate change does in fact make holding stock in these companies ethically problematic.
Racist coloring book found in campus Barnes & Noble (Login Required)
“It’s like, are you from the thirteenth century? Like Columbus? You’ve never been to other countries before and you think it’s very exotic or something? This book conveys the feeling that Asian countries are still not modernized and that they are so ‘exotic.'"
Trigger warning discussion continues following NSW (Login Required)
There is a balance that must be found with trigger warnings between protecting survivors and deterring people who could learn from the material.
Chapel reopens with new look (Login Required)
“At the same time as important upgrades were installed, excellent care was taken to preserve the powerful aura of this beautiful building and Carleton landmark.”
Students surveyed on Alcohol culture (Login Required)
Thanks to new data provided by Patrick Gordon, the project coordinator for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention at Carleton, the Carletonian was able to put together the above chart that describes students’ perception of Alcohol culture at Carleton.
Drug and Alcohol taskforce holds back on "specific goals" (Login Required)
A grant of about $100,000 per year over the next four to five years was recently given to Carleton to address the college’s rates of underage drinking. The coalition in charge of the grant is taking its time to ensure the funds are used in the best possible way.
Cooped up in Musser (Login Required)
Chicken on the run finds a new home at Carleton
Thirst for new externships quenched (Login Required)
As a result of the Parent Advisory Council’s efforts, the number of externship positions has increased from approximately 90 in December 2013 to 150 this year.
There’s a new dean in town (Login Required)
Feel free to connect with Dean Livingston. Welcome her to the Carleton community; she is ready to care for and listen to you, and, if you’re lucky, she might take a selfie with you.
Athlete reps taught bystander intervention (Login Required)
The GSC is implementing a bystander intervention program called Green Dot, which is intended to reduce power-based personal violence (including stalking, domestic violence, sexual assault, etc.) through intervention and prevention. During New Student Week, Carleton Athletes participated in the first Green Dot training.
Student leaders organize new NSW talk at last moment (Login Required)
An outside theater group, GTC Dramatic Dialogue, put on a performance called “Strange Like Me,” meant to spark discussion about diversity. Attending peer leaders, however, found it inappropriately aggressive given its heavy use of slurs and lack of trigger warnings. This prompted the peer leaders to brainstorm a new diversity program.
GSC makes His/Her/Their impact on NSW (Login Required)
During NSW this year, the Gender and Sexuality Center unveiled for the first time the use of gender pronoun buttons to more easily convey a person’s preferred gender pronouns.