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  • Seniors could soon see the results of the new “Engagement Wanted” program which connects alums and the parents of current students to graduating Carls.

    Career Center launches “Engagement Wanted” to help graduating seniors

    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.

  • The Cave

    Task Force considering changes to The Cave

    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.”

  • Bon Apetite to serve “low carbon diet” to celebrate Earth Day

    To celebrate Earth Day next Wednesday, Bon Appetit will be serving foods that are considered part of a “lowcarbon diet.”

  • Baseball authors to discuss, read from books next week

    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.

    Carleton hires Clark as new Director of Campus Activities

    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.

  • Despite difficult economy, Carleton admissions policies unchanged

    Precipitous drops in the stock markets in the US have caused extreme decreases in college and university endowments that allow those schools to operate.

  • Dr. Nate S. Lewis speaks on renewable energy.

    Carleton hosts talk by renewable energy expert

    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.

  • Political Science Department to host two lectures in Athenaeum

    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.

  • Elizbaeth Ciner, Associate Dean of the College.

    Enrolled in an overcrowded class? You’re not alone

    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.

  • Beverly Nagel, Carleton’s next Dean of the College

    Associate Dean Beverly Nagel chosen as new Dean of the College

    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.

  • Musser wins Green Wars, cutting energy usage by one-third

    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.

  • Fourth annual Cuts for Cancer raises $2,400 for Ted Mullin Memorial Fund

    Cuts for Cancer 2009Local 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”.