2012 Fall Issue 8 (November 9, 2012)
On Tuesday, with the rest of the nation, many students’ eyes were glued to news stations to watch, with baited breath, for the results of the presidential election and local elections.
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Last week, Carleton’s Perlman Teaching Museum in the Weitz Center for Creativity featured two exhibits assembled and managed by Carleton professors and students.
Last Thursday, the Carleton Bookstore sponsored acclaimed author Peter Geye reading the first chapters of his new book, The Lighthouse Road, in the Gould Library Athenaeum.
This past Saturday, Carleton’s Coalition of Hmong Student (CHS) and St. Olaf’s Hmong Cultural Outreach organizations collaborated to put on a Hmong New Year celebration in the Great Hall.
The Carleton community came together to commemorate the dead and celebrate life at the Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration hosted by the Latin American Student Organization (LASO) in the Great Hall last Friday night.
As the AIDS/HIV epidemic falls from the public light in the United States, a Carleton Chapter of FACE AIDS was founded last spring to promote student awareness and activism of how the issue is still a pressing issue in both throughout the world.
An adult learner of the Ojibwe language, Harper discussed the difficulty of learning at such a late stage, which contributed greatly to her work as director of Niigaane, the elementary school immersion program in northern Minnesota.
Students flocked to the Weitz Center last Friday to meet their date for the evening in celebration of Carleton’s annual “Set-Up-Your-Roomate” night (or more colloquially referred to as “Screw Dates”).
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Despite another impressive showing from quarterback Mike Hartwell ‘13, the Carleton College football team dropped its home finale to Gustavus Adolphus College by a score of 41-27.
Less than 18 hours after hosting its first home meet of the season, the Carleton College women’s swimming and diving team was back in the water for the Cows, Colleges, and Contentment Classic.
Erik Klontz ‘13 won the 50-yard freestyle race with a time of 21.04, then came back later and broke the Skoglund Pool record at that distance with a time of 20.98 as the leadoff leg of the 200-yard freestyle relay at the Cows, Colleges, and Contentment Classic, an unscored meet.
Despite a raucous student showing and outshooting the Gusties 19-8 over the course of the MIAC playoff final, the Men’s Soccer team were stopped in their quest to secure the MIAC playoff championship last Saturday at Bell Field.
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Unsurprisingly, we love election season here at The Carletonian. It provides us with a lot of material to cover, and more importantly, it’s exciting.
After widespread speculation, Carleton has officially decided to pilot DoorCut. DoorCut, the new initiative spreading to college campuses across the country, is a system designed to limit entry through doors that require a valid OneCard swipe.
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Carleton has a lot to be proud of this weekend. With the defeat of the Voter ID and Marriage Amendments, the reelection of President Obama, and local candidates, Carls have demonstrated that they do care and are politically engaged.
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Campus Farmers is a collaboration between the Bon Appétit Management Company Foundation and Kitchen Gardeners International (KGI).
Believe it or not, the Arb does not run itself. There is in fact an Arboretum Office, and many hard-working individuals dedicated to its maintenance.