St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Delivers (Login Required)
The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, founded in 1959, holds the honor of being the only full-time professional chamber orchestra in the United States.
Carleton students and alumni packed into Dacie Moses House last Sunday to celebrate what would have been Dacie Moses’s 131st birthday.
Gay Blood Ban Hurts Community (Login Required)
I was so excited the first time that I gave blood. The sting of the needle, the squishy red ball, the sugary snacks at the canteen – all encapsulated my blood donor experience along with the satisfaction that I am helping someone in need.
Franken Gives Carls the Hard Sell (Login Required)
Al Franken’s 2014 campaign is underway and he decided to kick it off by paying a visit to the students of Carleton campus. The campus has shown strong support for his reelection already.
Volunteer for Carleton “Instills Tradition” (Login Required)
VFC, touted as a “campus-wide stewardship event,” drew 261 students to the Great Hall January 19th-23rd to write thank you notes to Carleton volunteers and donors and make fundraising calls to alumni.
Ancient Lights and Modern Change (Login Required)
Astronomer Sydney Wolff ‘62 started her talk by discussing recent advances in astronomy. She recently gave a talk at her fiftieth reunion about the past fifty years in astronomical research.
Despite Early Challenges, Student-Run KRLX Prevails (Login Required)
KRLX began broadcasting at 5 pm on January 18th this term, eight days after show applications were due and five days after the station had hoped to be up and running. Why the delay?
Carleton Paid to Collaborate with St. Olaf (Login Required)
In early December 2013, Carleton and St. Olaf were awarded a $1.4 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The money will support increased institutional collaboration between the two colleges.
Operation ProtoCall: 24/7 Psych Service Debuts at SHAC (Login Required)
In an effort to better serve students, the SHAC will begin its contract with ProtoCall, a 24/7 telephone counseling service, this term.
Algol: Out of Print, Though Memories Linger (Login Required)
In 1889, the first copies of Carleton’s yearbook, the Algol, rolled off the presses at Heatwole’s Steam Printing House in Northfield. Named for the “demon star” (famed for its rapid fluctuations in brightness), the Algol tracked student life at Carleton with characteristic quirkiness.
In the Everyday, Hints of the Exotic (Login Required)
When you read the phrase “chronicling the everyday”, what comes to mind? I thought of diary entry, daily selfie and blog. I did not consider the impact technology and digital arts have had when I first thought about this question.
Caribbean Reef Sharks and a Road Trip Across the Southwest (Login Required)
With a swath of Carleton Fellowship deadlines rapidly approaching, you might be asking yourself, “Which should I apply for?”