It started as a drizzle, soon became rain, and then, before most students knew it, a flood. On Wednesday and Thursday of last week, Northfield got six inches of rain. By early Friday morning, the Cannon River had expanded in volume by ten times since Wednesday.
Carleton College inaugurated Steven G. Poskanzer as its eleventh president last Saturday in an elaborate ceremony evoking both continuity with the past and glimpses of Carleton’s future under its new president.
Carleton College will soon have a second wind turbine in an effort to reduce Carleton’s outside energy consumption.
Due to the persistent rains of the past couple days, the entirety of West Field was submerged under a few feet of water as the banks of the Cannon River overflowed. The same thing occurred before Spring Break last year.
This weekend, Carleton’s 11th President Steven Poskanzer will be formally installed as the President of Carleton College in a ceremony Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in Skinner Memorial Chapel, with an address delivered by Hugo Sonnenschein, President Emeritus and Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago.
The year-long review of the student sexual misconduct complaint process, which relied heavily on the feedback and discussions of students, faculty, and staff, has resulted in a new set of processes and support resources for the 2010-11 school year.
SWA stalls are a Carleton institution, and even this early in the fall their question sheets are filling up. Although the SWA stalls, the question sheets, and the pamphlets have not changed, the SWA program as a whole has undergone a major overhaul.
This fall Carleton began the new locked door policy for interest and institutional housing. Last year, depending on the houses, most doors were left unlocked mainly with the intent to provide all Carleton students access. The switch occurred during the summer.
How locally do you eat? If you are an average American, your food most likely travels between 1,500 miles and 2,500 miles before it reaches your plate, according to the Worldwatch Institute. However, on Sept. 28th, Carleton students can do their part to change this.
Last winter, the ACT Center presented its annual Civic Engagement Series on an increasingly relevant and always fascinating topic: food. The series explored food from all angles, looking at the local vs. organic debate, poverty and hunger, alumni careers in food, etc.
Hey prospective students, Carleton College is now the top liberal arts college for teaching, according to the 2011 edition of the U.S. and News and World Report’s annual ranking of colleges.
When you search Carleton's online data-management program for shared photos with "Oden" in the title, there are well over 500 photos. Granted, most of them are of him fly-fishing, and one of them is of the Japanese winter dish, not related to our outgoing president. In any case, we thought we'd share a few of our favorites.