Carleton seniors can rest easier thanks to a recent program deemed, “Engagement Wanted.” Developed by the Career Center, the program provides the Class of 2009 with a new, interactive form of job-hunting in a job-stripped economy.
Last Tuesday, The Cave Task Force held its first meeting to discuss improvements to The Cave and its current operations. While the committee was originally formed to discuss potential changes to the 3.2% liquor license, the committee will also address the student body’s overall satisfaction with The Cave.
The task force is comprised of a diverse group of representatives, including the three student managers who run The Cave, two members of the Social Programming Board, two members of the KRLX Board of Directors, two Campus Activities Programming Assistants, two CSA senators, and two Students-at-Large. Initiator of the task force and CSA senator Evan Rowe ’09 said, “The goal of this committee is to make The Cave as good as it can be and it will be a collaborative process.”
To celebrate Earth Day next Wednesday, Bon Appetit will be serving foods that are considered part of a “lowcarbon diet.”
Award-winning baseball authors Stew Thornley and Dan Levitt will read from, discuss and sign copies of their books at 4 p.m., Monday, April 20, in the Gould Library Athenaeum on the Carleton College campus.
Lee Clark, Carleton’s new Director of Campus Activities, has not had long to adjust to Carleton life, this being his second Tuesday on campus, but already he said, “the students are all so engaging. They are passionate students. They really care about their experience in and outside of the class room."
Prior to coming to Carleton, Clark’s interest in working in student life began as an undergraduate at the University of Maryland College where he worked in student activities, Res Life, and student government. He continued on to graduate from Frostburg State University, where he received a degree in communications. He then attended graduate school at Indiana University of Pennsylvania for a degree in student affairs and higher education. He is currently a doctoral student at the University of Montana working on an educational leadership and law degree.
Precipitous drops in the stock markets in the US have caused extreme decreases in college and university endowments that allow those schools to operate.
Last Thursday, Dr. Nate S. Lewis, George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry from the California Institute of Technology, lectured to the Carleton community on the pressing needs and challenges of renewable energy technologies.
The Political Science Department is hosting two events featuring Dr. Clifford Orwin, Professor of Political Science, Fellow of St. Michael’s College, and Director of the Program in Political Philosophy and International Affairs, University of Toronto.
Spring term registration for courses has not been a fun affair for many students at Carleton. Numerous students faced difficulty in getting into courses of their choice and the waitlists for many classes were enormous.
Currently serving as one of three Associate Deans, Beverly Nagel will officially become Carleton’s Dean of the College on July 1st of this year.
The results are in and Musser dorm saved the most energy during the month of February. Musser residents used 33% less energy than the average energy use per student, calculated from 2004 to 2008.
Local hair stylists and massage specialists volunteered their time and skills to style the hair of some Carleton students, staff and local residents for an honorable cause. The College held its fourth annual Cuts for Cancer program last Monday in the Great Hall. The program was organized by the ACT (Acting in the Community Together) Center. It was the final event in this year’s ACT month-long civic engagement series, “Society and Health: From Northfield to Nation”.