2013 Spring Issue 2 (April 19, 2013)
It was in Lexington, Massachusetts, that the shot heard ‘round the world was fired. So it should come as no surprise that echoes from the dual blasts in Boston on Monday reverberate here at Carleton.
Students and professors gathered in Boliou 104 to decide last Wednesday. Five professors from five different disciplines argued for why their discipline should wind up supreme after the apocalypse.
Expecting a catered dinner and discussion about hunger in the United States, students filed into the Great Hall last Wednesday to attend Carleton’s Hunger Banquet, hosted by Residential Life. Most students did not expect to leave hungry.
Having served as the US Ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq, and then the United Nations, Khalilzad drew upon his experience of serving in the second Bush administration to speak about the dynamic role of American global influence.
With the beginning of the term comes the first announcements of 2013-2014 Fulbright Scholars—with two recently announced from Carleton, and potentially more to come.
“The X has arrived.” So reads one of the dozens of signs now plastering campus, adorned with the a red “X,” and advertising TED’s need for speakers in the coming year.