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.
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”).