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  • Christa Owens ‘12 and S.S. Rishad ‘12

    Two Carls attend UN Climate Change Conference

    In December, Christa Owens ‘12 and S.S. Rishad ’12 witnessed the action at the United Nations Climate Change Conference which aimed to find possible solutions for combating the effects of climate change across the world.

  • Reynolds House out of commission after mysterious freeze-up

    Reynolds House ClosedReynolds House, Carleton College’s Jewish Interest House, was shut down this term after its interior was discovered thoroughly frozen at the end of winter break. Three students have been displaced until the house thaws out. Security officials found frozen pipes, split radiators and a broken boiler. Ice puddles had formed on the floor; water in the toilets and sinks had frozen; the temperature inside the house at the time of inspection was -20 degrees. The source of damage: two windows found open in the basement.

  • Cows, Colleges and Contentment

    C&C: Northfield man leads fight for fair DWI arrests

    A Northfield man is at the center of a court battle fighting hundreds of possibly unwarranted DWI arrests that were caused by a form of breathalyzer that is allegedly inaccurate.

  • Susan Douglas

    Author Susan Douglas speaks about the “F-word”: feminism

    According to Susan Douglas, the mass media is to blame for amplifying the disparity between the sexes. The top five female occupations in the current job industry still don’t “have a CEO in sight” however, modern reality television shows depict fantasies of female power in characters such as the female CEO or ruthless lawyer.

  • Winter

    Let it snow: A look at the school’s snow policy

    As winter maintains its grip on Minnesota, members of the Carleton community may begin to take for granted the campus’s sidewalks, which are kept as clear and easy to walk on as possible. In fact, they have the tireless work of the Facilities Department to thank.

  • Recently renovated Great Hall

    Panel suggests changes to Sexual Misconduct Complaint Process

    Sponsored by the Community, Equity and Diversity Initiative (CEDI), CSA and the College Council Task Force to Review the Student Sexual Misconduct Complaint Process, the town hall meeting highlighted the College Council Task Force’s fall term findings regarding the current sexual misconduct policy.

  • Galapagos Islands

    Carleton programs travel to the Galapagos, Israel, and China

    While the majority of students headed home over winter break this past December, three different groups of Carleton students and professors embarked on educational adventures to the Galapagos Islands, Israel and China.

  • Katie Visco '07 celebrates the conclusion of her run across America

    Carleton Alum runs across the country

    Just days before the world rang in a New Year, Carleton alum Katie Visco ‘06 became the youngest woman to run across the country. The journey began nine months earlier in Boston and spanned a total of 3,132 miles when she ended in San Diego. According to Katie during an interview on San Diego’s local news channel 10, her cross country run was equivalent to running 119 marathons. Some states she ran through include Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New York, Missouri, Idaho and Illinois, but total over fifteen.

  • Owens to be delegate to Copenhagen

    Christa OwensThe Sierra Student Coalition (SSC) recently selected Carleton student Christa Owens ‘12 to serve as a youth delegate to the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen (COP 15) this December. Owens, a sophomore political science major at Carleton College, is one of 19 high school students, college students and recent college graduates in the SSC delegation traveling to Copenhagen from Dec. 7-18. “This is a historic moment in the struggle to solve the international climate crisis, and I am honored to be a small part of it,” she said.

  • Paul Thissen

    Gubernatorial candidate Thissen talks about policies

    Two days after Minnesotans went to the polls on Nov. 3 to elect a new slate of local officials, one politician, DFL Rep. Paul Thissen, was still hard on the campaign trail. Speaking to an intimate gathering of Carleton College students and faculty members last Thursday, Thissen (pronounced “T-sun”) discussed his candidacy for governor and fielded questions on policy issues.

  • Carleton Players

    Carleton Players perform “Measure for Measure”

    The Carleton Players recently performed Shakespeare’s play “Measure for Measure.” The play was directed by chair of dance and theater, Professor Ruth Weiner who was helped by a creative team of Carleton students. The play, presented in four acts on the weekends of Oct. 30, 31 and Nov. 6, 7 at 8 p.m. in Arena Theatre, had a great turnout on all nights.

  • Downtown Northfield

    News in Northfield: Lights, Cows, Contentment

    Who said that education was the only necessary illumination? The city of Northfield wants Carleton and St. Olaf Colleges to pay about $20,000 annually apiece in fees for their streetlights. And the colleges are not content with that.