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2013 Fall Issue 6 (November 1, 2013)


  • At least eight cars and two professors' offices were robbed within the past 10 days.

    12 Thefts in 10 Days (Login Required)

    Last weekend, eight vehicles parked in the Recreation Center parking lot were broken into and robbed. On Tuesday, two offices in the Weitz Center for Creativity were entered and had items stolen.

  • Carleton's endowment has reached an all-time high at $700 million, an 8.5% increase since last year.

    Carleton's Endowment Tops $700 Million (Login Required)

    Carleton is $55 million richer.  The school’s endowment increased by 8.5%, from $645.7 million to $700.5 million from June of 2012 through June of 2013.

  • For First Time in a Decade, No Halloween Orchestra Concert (Login Required)

    For the first time in over a decade, no Halloween Orchestra Concert took place this past weekend. Instead, the Student Activities Office hosted a  “Spooktacular.”

  • Bay Buchanan addresses the controversial issue of immigration from a conservative standpoint.

    Prominent Republican Political Commentator Bay Buchanan Talks Immigration (Login Required)

    “There are millions of Americans working with their hands trying to make a living out there. They’re very vulnerable and we are bringing people into this country to compete with them.”

  • The Bald Spot.

    CSA, ITS Contemplate $15k for Outdoor WiFi (Login Required)

    Students with laptops and tablets may soon join the slackliners and Frisbee players that occupy the Bald Spot if a Carleton Student Association proposal for outdoor WiFi moves forward.

  • Rick Esse, Scott Oney, and Jessica Peterson-White are running for Northfield City Council this year.

    Students Able to Participate in City Council Election (Login Required)

    Because this is an odd numbered year, most Northfield residents will not be voting, but there is one election for the Northfield City Council Ward 4 seat that has turned contentious in recent days. About 150 Carleton students live in Ward 4, and therefore are eligible to vote in the Ward 4 special election.