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  • Lindsey Weber ’16 works in a greenhouse on the CCE’s spring break trip to New Orleans.

    CSA Plans Shakeup of Spring Break Trips (Login Required)

    Since the late 1980s, Carleton has run alternative spring break trips “to give students the opportunity to think deeply about one subject and to engage in a hands-on project in a context away from Northfield.”

  • Protestors, including Maud Prineas ‘17, fourth from left, tie themselves to the White House fence.

    Carls Arrested in Keystone Protest (Login Required)

    Five Carleton students were recently arrested outside the White House while protesting a proposed expansion of the Keystone Pipeline.

  • Classmates Remember “Meet the Press” Host Garrick Utley ’61 (Login Required)

    On February 21st, 2014, Garrick Utley ‘61 passed away. For 30 years, Utley worked as a NBC foreign correspondent and news anchor.

  • A Carleton player takes aim.

    Carls, Oles to Face Off for First Time in Three Years (Login Required)

    Cans, trash, and a Zamboni tire flew from the audience to the ice, as Ole fans shouted “Carleton sucks” and Carl fans sang “screw ya ya” in mockery of the St. Olaf song lyric “um ya ya.”

  • Candles.

    Community Attends Vigil for Three Teammates (Login Required)

    Students, professors, staff, alumni and members of the Northfield community poured into Skinner Chapel Saturday to mourn the loss and celebrate the lives of James Adams ‘15, Michael Goodgame ‘15, and Paxton Harvieux ‘15, who died Friday in a car accident.

  • Villa Otium houses the US ambassador to Norway.

    US Ambassador to Norway Can’t Read Wikipedia (Login Required)

    George Tsunis, President Obama’s Norway ambassador nominee, had a rocky start to his diplomatic career before he’d even left the country. Tsunis, formerly the CEO of a hotel chain, received his appointment to the position despite having no previous diplomatic experience or ties in any way to the country of Norway.

  • Illustration by Kera Ling.

    Brutal Minnesota Winters Exacerbate SAD (Login Required)

    As winter term comes to a close, it seems appropriate to reflect on the dismal state of mind that has afflicted many a Carl this season: seasonal affective disorder, abbreviated as SAD.

  • Activism

    Activist Clubs Elicit Lackluster Response (Login Required)

    For being a thoughtful, informed, and overtly liberal population with over a dozen activists groups, our campus typically lacks public “action.”

  • Cups in Burton Dining Hall.

    Successful Referendum Aims to Cut Cup Waste (Login Required)

    This week I had the opportunity to ask Sarah Lukins ‘15, co-president of Students Organized for the Protection of the Environment, for some background information and commentary about this newly passed referendum eliminating paper coffee cups in the dining halls

  • Nancy Braker/ Special to the Carletonian

    ArbNotes (Login Required)

    Last Friday afternoon, the Student Naturalists led an Arboretum tour for Carleton students and the greater Northfield community. Due to the recent snowfall, the Arb had been transformed into a beautiful winter wonderland.

  • The Rare Pair

    Carleton to Cut NoFo Slots to Twenty-Five (Login Required)

    The Northfield Option gives approximately 75 seniors the chance to live off-campus, completely dependently from Carleton College. This year the process of applying for the much-coveted opportunity seemed especially frenzied after the news of St. Olaf acquiring Crack and Love Houses.

  • Kera Ling

    Tunnel Vision (Login Required)

    Most students have the scoop- beneath Carleton’s campus extends a tunnel system that students once used. While this winter we bonded over the record lows, the tradition of bravery is cut off somewhere in the distancing past, 1989 to be exact, when the tunnels were sealed, a time when Carls didn’t own coats and would go to class in bikinis in January, all because they could walk through tunnels that connected the campus’ largest buildings.