2013 Winter Issue 6 (February 22, 2013)
Carleton has two windmills, green wars, sustainable building standards, and a Carbon neutrality goal by 2050. Now, Carleton has also become a finalist in the competition for the Climate Leadership Award conferred by Second Nature.
What is your general impression of Attempts and why you chose to put it on? It’s an impossible play. There’s no plot, there’re no characters. None of what you see on stage is given in the stage directions. It demands a tremendous amount of creativity and that you have an ensemble that’s willing to commit to it.
We expect from the Carleton Players ambitious and thought-provoking theater and this term’s production of Attempts on Her Life is exactly that.
Carleton professor of French and Francophone Studies, Cherif Keita, recently screened two of his documentary films dealing with figures involved in the South African anti-Apartheid movement, “Cemetery Stories: A Rebel Missionary in South Africa and Oberlin-Inanda: The Life and Times of John L. Dube”.
“(The Etiquette Dinner was) a theoretical discussion of how to behave and why over a four course meal in the great hall facilitated by Professor Jackson Bryce,” said Cooper Buss ‘13, Program Assistant for Student Leadership and Involvement.
Asian Students in America club (ASIA) held the Lunar New Year celebration last Friday, February 15th in the Great Hall.
Professor Brenda Brenner is a music educator at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. She works with underprivileged youth in an outreach program she founded and now supervises at Fairview Elementary in Bloomington, where underachieving elementary students take violin lessons three times a week throughout the school year.
Last Sunday The Cave, Carleton’s student-run bar, hosted Jamming For Justice, a student band festival and benefit concert for the Carleton FACE AIDS chapter. The concert featured student bands such as Ova Yonder, Ashantology, and Max Thunderdome as well as Carleton Slam Poetry and other acts.
The CSA (Carleton Student Association) has too much money. According to a representative, the CSA has money left over on their hands this term. Cooper Buss ‘13, treasurer of the CSA, elaborated more on the budgeting situation and the Rollover Fund of the CSA.
Susan Singer, a long-time biology professor at Carleton, has accepted the leadership role at the National Science Foundation (NSF). Singer will be taking a leave of absence to assume the position of director of the NSF’s Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE).