2012 Winter Issue 2 (January 20, 2012)
The Weitz Center Perlman Teaching Museum recently opened two new exhibits, "A Complex Weave," and "Running the Numbers."
It was a night full of laughter when Second City brought its comedy troupe to campus last Saturday. The Chicago-based group of five comedians delighted the packed audience with its improvised comedy show that ended up featuring Carleton jokes and Second City ones.
Early last week, Carleton students, faculty and staff received an email announcing the cancellation of S. E. Cupp’s convocation speech, which had been planned for today.
Dave Meslin opened his convocation speech January 13th by presenting on the issue of public apathy. Spending years being what he called a ‘community activist,’ Meslin expressed his hopes to dispel the notion that politics is ‘a spectator sport’.
The process is composed of 13 working groups looking at different facets of Carleton’s operations. David Diamond ’80, who heads the Career Preparation working group, has been busy at work leading discussions on ways to enhance support for students’ post-graduation plans.
As Americans across the country remain anxious about the unemployment rate, the interim director of Carleton’s Career Center has a surprisingly optimistic outlook that has nothing to do with the partisan promises being made in this election year.
After diligent and persistent lobbying by Ivan Duong ’14, an EMT certified pre-med student who noticed the campus’s blatant lack of the essential devices, the college will finally be able to acquire more of the devices to place in the more heavily frequented buildings.
People seem to appreciate diversity these days. Colleges around the nation boast heterogeneous student bodies, and some campuses claim to be more successful in achieving this end. But what is diversity, really?