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  • An "advertisement" from the first issue of the CLAP.

    A Brief History of The CLAP (Login Required)

    Carleton’s admissions websites says The CLAP, or The Carleton Literary Association Paper, “is a weekly student publication distributed Fridays during Convocation hour. It accepts a wide variety of articles, opinion pieces, fiction and poetry, much of it satirical”.

  • Illustration by Wanchen Yao

    “Progressive” Culture on Campus (Login Required)

    Progressives. The student handbook says they’re prohibited, lumping them together with other “high-risk alcohol-related activities” including “drinking theme parties, drinking games, beer bongs, and similar behaviors.”

  • Book Across the Bay Bonfire in 2010.

    Beyond the Carleton Bubble (Login Required)

    Often times Carleton students joke about how Carleton seems to be a bubble. Isolated from the real world and its problems.

  • Board Approves Budget (Login Required)

    After a year of meeting with various groups on campus and analyzing Carleton’s past finances and plans for the future, the Budget Committee submitted its recommendation for the 2015 to 2016 budget to the Board of Trustees on Friday.

  • Gender neutral housing.

    Gender-Neutral Housing (Login Required)

    What does Crack House have in common with the Nunnery? Nothing.  And yet, Carleton students have the freedom to live in both places, and it seems to be this freedom of choice that makes Carls happy.

  • Treasurer Fred Rogers and Associate Dean Fernan Jaramillo.

    Admins Announce New Construction (Login Required)

    For nearly three years, Carleton’s administrators have worked to craft a facilities plan, a detailed description of where all new buildings will go and what they will look like.

  • Becca Giles

    CSA Election Results: Meet the Winners (Login Required)

    Whether they were riled up about Rotblatt or excited about the student-proposed referenda, Carleton students were in a political mood last week. More than half voted in the election--the biggest turnout in eight years, according to outgoing President Matthew Fitzgerald.

  • The Lunar New Year Festival.

    Carleton Rings in Year of the Horse (Login Required)

    Dumplings, keynote speeches, and Spring Festival Gala screenings, oh my! Over this past weekend, Carleton students celebrated Lunar New Year with an array of events.

  • Shanna Yang ‘14 and Amber Armstrong ‘14 pipetting in Olin with another student.

    Carleton Sets Female Scientists Up For Success (Login Required)

    Carleton College has long-held a sterling reputation for inspiring female scientists.  In fact, Carleton sends some of the most women on for advanced degrees in the physical sciences of any college in the U.S.


    Drafted Korean Students Put Academics on Hold (Login Required)

    Every man born in South Korea is, whether they like it or not, required to serve in the military anytime between the age of 20 and 30. This creates about two years of vacancy in people’s twenties.

  • A student smokes outside Watson.

    Students Fight for Smoking Ban (Login Required)

    There has recently been talk over the concept of having a tobacco free campus. Why not? Hundreds of campuses have already begun this movement, toward what is described as a cleaner brighter future for students.

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    Arb Notes: Cows Put the Bite on Invasives (Login Required)

    A slightly less renowned Northfield fact is that it is also home to a large bovine population. Why should we be so proud of Northfield’s tremendous bovinity?