2015 Winter Issue 2 (January 23, 2015)
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White House “Crust Master” Shares Recipe for Success (Login Required)
Between January 15-18, Bill Yosses, former White House Ex- ecutive Pastry Chef, nicknamed “the crust master,” hosted two events on campus “Baking for Presidents” and “Cooking, Science and Extraterrestials: A Menu for Aliens”, alongside Firebellies.
Physics Stars: Students Measure Pulsar (Login Required)
Joel Weisberg, the Herman and Gertrude Mosier Stark Professor of Physics and Astronomy and the Natural Sciences, is part of a team that calculated the mass of a neutron star and its binary companion, using Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity, and recently published the findings in The Astrophysical Journal.
Pipe Bursts, Causing Flood: Winter Winds Make for Watery Mess (Login Required)
Here in Northfield, we often personify the frigid temperature, saying things like “it can cut like a knife.”
Successful MLK dinner raises questions about race (Login Required)
On Monday evening, Carleton students came together in the Weitz atrium to celebrate the birthday and life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Bon Appetit wins marquis vegan rating despite qualms (Login Required)
Carleton’s dining halls have received a nod of approval from peta2, PETA’s youth division. The organization gave Carleton an A on its Vegan Report Card, according to its website.
Nude mag may earn CSA funds (Login Required)
Skin Deep, a student-run nude magazine, has taken a leap closer to its first issue.
Cow conspiracy series sparks faculty backlash (Login Required)
The decision of the local bar The Contented Cow to feature a holocaust denier as part of its series of
‘CowTalks’ has created a severe controversy on campus and in the wider community.
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Many visitors of the Perlman Teaching Museum were confused when they first walked in at the beginning of this term.
Page Hosts Big City Actress (Login Required)
This Tuesday, a one-woman show lit up Page House, despite dark themes.
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Womens’ B-ball Loses Tough Game (Login Required)
The Carleton College women’s basketball team made the journey across the state to face Concordia College, but the Knights were unable to snap their recent slide and absorbed a 68-38 defeat.
Knights’ Streak Comes to an End Against Cobbers (Login Required)
The Carleton College men’s basketball team saw it’s season-best three-game win streak halted with a 58-48 setback on the road against Concordia College.
Women’s Track Paces to Season Opener Win (Login Required)
The Carleton College women’s track and field team opened the indoor season with a team victory at the Carleton Triangular.
Midseason Form: Men’s Track Sinks 11 at Carleton Triangular (Login Required)
Colby Seyferth (Sr./Banks, Ore./Banks) opened his senior season with several spectacular performances at the Carleton Triangular.
Ms. One-Thousand: Senior Joins 1000 Point Club (Login Required)
Skylar Tsutsui (Sr./Northridge, Calif./ Harvard-Westlake) poured in a game-high 23 points and became the 13th player in Carleton College women’s basketball history to surpass 1,000 career points, but the Knights were unable to overcome a large halftime deficit and ultimately dropped a 71-58 result to Bethel University.
Tsutsui Named Preseason All- American (Login Required)
Outfielder Hayden Tsutsui (Jr./Northridge, Calif./Chatsworth) has been tabbed a Pre-season All-American by D3baseball.com.
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Between Loneliness and Being Alone (Login Required)
I am a firm believer that solitude is essential for the soul.
Free Speech and Editorial Conscience (Login Required)
From time to time, article submissions pop into my inbox that trouble me, sometimes very deeply.
Free speech, but not hate speech (Login Required)
It has come to our attention that Norman Butler, the owner of the Contented Cow and Chapati, has invited a man named James Fetzer to speak at the Contented Cow four times between February and May as part of a series of “Cow Talks.”
Michael Shermer was wrong. Islam is not the problem. (Login Required)
Over the past two weeks, news of the tragedy at the Paris office of satire magazine Charlie Hebdo has made its way to every corner of the globe.
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Arb Notes: No Stone Unturned (Login Required)
Winter has once again settled over the Arb, and with this new blanket of snow comes a change in the color palette of the Arb.
Wierd Minnesota: Beer Cheese Soup (Login Required)
The majority of Carleton’s student population is not from Minnesota, or even from the greater Midwest.