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  • Bruce Anderson

    Social Movements class brings speakers for social movements

    Professor Dev Gupta’s Social Movements class, covered in last week’s issue of The Carletonian (“New seminar offers students activism experience”), has begun to culminate this week with different groups bringing speakers from various movements to campus.

  • Carleton Wind Turbine

    Students submit proposals for Sustainability Revolving Fund

    Have you ever wanted to install motion sensors in dorm hallways? Well, Alex Walker ‘12 and David Kornfeld’s ‘11 Sustainability Revolving Fund (SRF) proposal may make your dreams come true. These motion sensors, however, are not to detect when that girl you dislike is on your floor, but to reduce Carleton’s consumption of electricity.

  • Devashree Gupta

    New seminar offers students activism experience

    Professor Devashree Gupta described her Comparative Social Movements class as a bridge between theory and real-world practice. Aside from the readings and papers that come with any class, students of this 300-level political science seminar have also been assigned the unusual task of instigating their own social movement.

  • Vagina Monologues 2009

    Vagina Monologues raise awareness of violence against women

    Originally launched in 1994 by Eve Ensler, playwright of The Vagina Monologues, V-Day has since become a movement celebrated worldwide, with the goal of spreading awareness about violence towards women “until the violence stops,” as its slogan states.

  • CSA Senate Debate 02/12/09

    Uncontested race for CSA President points to apathy in students

    Shortly after the polls closed at midnight on Monday morning, the results of the CSA elections were posted online. It might have been a dramatic moment, but for the fact that the identity of the next CSA president was never really in doubt: Duer was running unopposed.

  • Carleton Student Association Senate

    A look at the eight winners of last weekend’s CSA elections

    PRESIDENT: McKay Duer, VICE-PRESIDENT: Jinai Bharucha

    TREASURER: Sarah Duane

    SENATORS: Eric Hitimana, Moshe Lavi, Isaac Hodes, Heather Yang, Khant Khant Kyaw

  • Campers frolic

    Carleton announces partnership with Northfield YMCA regarding Prairie and Wood program

    The program, which will now be managed by the YMCA, remains relatively unchanged, with its focus on creating a fun, cooperative learning environment that fosters an appreciation of nature. The Northfield YMCA will add its resources and programming expertise to make the Prairie and Wood experience even better.

  • Photo Contest

    Kevin Close ‘09 wins first place in ACM photo contest

    Kevin Close, a Carleton College senior from Salt Lake City, won the grand prize in the Associated Colleges of the Midwest’s off-campus studies photo contest. Close, a religion major, won for his image “A Long Car Ride,” a photo taken during his studies in Mongolia in the fall of 2007. He simply describes the photo as “One student, one translator, and ten goats.”

  • Dean Scott Bierman named President of Beloit College

    Scott Bierman

    Bierman will leave Carleton at the end of the school year after spending 27 years as a professor and a dean at the college. He has served as the Dean of the College since 2005. In an interview yesterday, Bierman said that he accepted the position because of the chance to be president at a school similar to Carleton that keeps its focus on the liberal arts in a time when many colleges have de-emphasized the importance of such an education.

  • CSA Senate Debate 02/12/09

    CSA elections coming soon

    The Carleton Student Association (CSA) Senate elections are scheduled to take place online February 12th- 15th. Candidates debated the issues on Wednesday. Candidate platforms and other information are available online. See article for link.

  • Quiz Bowl Buzzer

    Carleton Quiz Bowl Team advances to Nationals in Dallas

    Carleton's Academic Quiz Team won both its fourth consecutive sectional Division I undergraduate title and its second consecutive Division II (novice teams) title at National Academic Quiz Tournament's North sectional championships played at Carleton on Saturday. Teams attending came from three states: Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin.


    Carleton mistakenly left off national college ranking released this week

    Earlier this week, released a “100 percent objective” ranking of colleges throughout the nation. At first, Macalester College had the highest ranking of all schools in the state of Minnesota, coming in at number 79 out of 2,000. On Wednesday, however, the website quietly changed its rankings to include Carleton at number 15.