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2012 Spring Issue 6 (May 11, 2012)

Weekly Updates

  • empty bowls

    News Briefs

    Carleton Players and Semaphore Dancers Present Ancient Greek Tragic Trilogy, Oresteia, Carleton’s Empty Bowls Project 2012 to Raise Money for Northfield Food Shelf, and From Inspiration to Illumination: An Introduction to ‘The Saint John’s Bible’ Comes to Northfield

  • Officer Holicky and Officer Bushey, Security Services

    Security Blotter

    10:50 pm Security saved a fish from certain death when it jumped from the aquarium located in Hulings Hall. The flopping fish was placed back into the aquarium.

  • garbage

    What Happens to my Garbage?

    A study found that 9% of fish have amounts of plastics, which can contain toxins hazardous to wildlife.  More astoundingly, The Great Pacific Garbage Patch has grown 100-fold in the last 40 years.

  • river mussels


    Some of the more interesting adaptations are involved in freshwater mussels’ methods of reproduction.  Since long distance migration would be difficult for the average bivalve, mussels disperse their young in the presence of fish.