2015 Winter Issue 8 (March 6, 2015)
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Indigenous students start new cultural club (Login Required)
Students have come together to form a space for something they perceieve is lacking on campus: a place for the sharing of indigenous voices, cultures, and pride.
Faculty alums recall frisbee laughs and the middle class (Login Required)
While most Carls who graduate manage to escape the tundra-like confines of Northfield, Minnesota, a special few continue to call Carleton College home.
New keys, same cold (Login Required)
With temperatures regularly dipping well below zero overnight, getting locked out in the cold is a scary prospect – particularly as Carls, burdened with end-of-term assignments, stagger home later and later at night.
Club Tennis serves Valley City for Natl. Bid (Login Required)
Last weekend the Carleton Club Tennis team traveled to Lakeville, MN to attend sectionals, that would deteremine which teams would advance ton Nationals.
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Carls give it up for Lent (Login Required)
The end of the term is usually when students start drinking more coffee, not give it up altogether.
For Russian majors, Tolstoy and Ballet over tanks and bombs (Login Required)
When junior and senior Russian majors signed up for classes in their freshman fall, the US’s old foe was regarded as the cranky but quiescent rump of a decaying empire.
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Stuff Tour Guides Say (Login Required)
I think that most students have had this same experience: you see a guided tour and overhear what the guides are saying.
“Penelopiad’s” maiden voyage a success (Login Required)
The Penelopiad, written by Margaret Atwood and directed by Sarah Meister, premiers this weekend at the Little Nourse Theater, with shows Friday and Satuday night at 8PM.
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Knights first to the line five times, good for a win (Login Required)
Colby Seyferth (Sr./Banks, Ore./ Banks) was first to the line twice on Friday night as the Carleton College men’s indoor track and field team won five events at the Ole Open Qualifier.
Records fall at Ole Open (Login Required)
The men’s team finished 3rd at the MIAC championships while the women’s placed 4th.
Men’s tennis: “This team is as unstoppable as Kanye West” (Login Required)
The Carleton College men’s tennis team just keeps on winning. The Knights overcame an early doubles deficit to post the 5-4 triumph over University of St. Thomas.
Softball opens season with .500 before Florida trip (Login Required)
To say that Micaela LaRose (Sr./Waconia, Minn./Holy Family) had a spectacular first day of the 2015 softball season would be an understatement.
Tennis takes first loss against D1 Uni of Minni (Login Required)
For the seventh time in the last eight seasons, the Carleton College women’s tennis team has had the opportunity to play two levels up as the Knights test themselves against the University of Minnesota, a nationally-ranked NCAA Division I program.
Top of the Class (Login Required)
NORTHFIELD, Minn. — Jack Atterberry (So./Chatham, Ill./ Glenwood) became the most recent Carleton College baseball player tabbed for the D3baseball. com national team-of-the-week as the Knights’ second basemen hit .474 during the squad’s weekend trip to Texas.
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Picturing Diversity (Login Required)
I’ve found there to be something deeply perturbing with the Carleton idea of diversity since I first set foot on campus. I attribute this initially to the lack of people of color.
Before I went on my first college visit, I thought that spending the night with a stranger was pretty high on the list of Things Not To Do.
Memories of Accepted Students' Day: A Carleton "Meet-Cute" (Login Required)
If you’ve ever taken a CAMS class, you probably know what a meet-cute is. (Admittedly, I’ve not yet taken a CAMS class at Carleton, so this is just a guess.)
Freebie "Taste of Carleton" draws Prospies to Minnesota (Login Required)
Prospies. The more, the merrier. The familiar bobble-head doll gaggle of high school seniors plodding about respectfully behind a tour guide proudly demonstrating his or her refined ability to talk and walk backwards at the same time.
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Hoping for Spring (Login Required)
Mark your calendars... The first day of spring is almost here! This year, the spring equinox will fall on March 20th, and while Carleton students will be away for spring break, the Arboretum will still be here changing into its full springtime glory.
Sayles M&M’s: a plastic wrapped fued (Login Required)
Sayles most perplexing item, (excluding the ‘dirty chai latte) the $3.50 bags of M&M’s have returned.