“One history” textbook controversy crosses Pacific (Login Required)
“If you only teach the good sides of a nation, will students be able to evaluate how their nation is really run?” South Korea is an ocean and thousands of miles from Northfield, but that separation is insignificant.
Livingston announces: new anti-bias focus group (Login Required)
“Right now there’s no actual process for administrative consequences when people say discriminatory or hateful things." Carleton's new BIRT team looks to change this.
The questions on the survey mainly surrounded the prevalence of alcohol and marijuana usage at Carleton from a student’s perspective. However, there is no way of knowing if students were honest in their answers.
Administration delays the opening of new CANOE house due to misconduct by the members of the group. When asked, Baggot relinquished details about CANOE’s specific transgressions. These included a progressive stop that involved police, use of a keg, and misuse of a campus vehicle.
The Committee for Student Projects changed their minds and no longer wants to build a new court. However, some CSA representatives worried that stopping the project would set a precedent where, if the CSP does not like something, they will be able to choose not do it, despite the passing vote by students.
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.
“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.'"
There is a balance that must be found with trigger warnings between protecting survivors and deterring people who could learn from the material.
“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.”
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.
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.
Chicken on the run finds a new home at Carleton