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2013 Winter Issue 1 (January 18, 2013)

  • Hour of Power 2013

    Hour of Power: “Bigger and better than ever before”

    For the seventh year in a row, Carleton student-athletes participated in the Ted Mullin Hour of Power for Sarcoma Research, an hour-long relay swim designed to commemorate former Carleton student Edward “Ted” Mullin, who passed away from synovial cell sarcoma, a rare form of cancer, in 2006.

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    • Alumni and current club volleyball players gather in Cowling Gym.

      Men’s Club Volleyball Host Annual Reunion

      This past Saturday, Men’s Club Volleyball players past and present gathered in Cowling Gymnasium for the third annual alumni reunion game.

    • Swimming & Diving Teams Face Saturday Defeats

      After besting Gustavus on Friday night, the Carleton College men’s swimming/diving team was back in the water on Saturday against another tough MIAC squad.

    • Gabbi Stienstra '16

      Stienstra’s Shooting Leads Knights to Emphatic Victory Over Wildcats

      Led by first-year Gabbi Stienstra’s career-high 19 points—including five baskets from beyond the arc—a total of 10 different players scored for the Carleton College women’s basketball team as the Knights dominated visiting St. Catherine University, 82-49.

    • Coach Guy Kalland

      Guy Kalland Notches 400th Win

      In his 29th season at the helm of the Carleton College men’s basketball program, head coach Guy Kalland notched his 400th career victory as his squad overcame a double-digit deficit and defeated Macalester College by a score of 63-56.

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    • Kaitlyn Gerber '14

      Why Arming Teachers Isn’t the Answer

      Earlier this month, Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst proposed to use state funding to provide public school teachers and administration with firearm training to protect students in case of a school shooting.


      So You’ve Got a Case of the Winter Blues- Now What?

      According to the Cleveland Clinic’s website, about 10-20% of Americans suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and people in their 20’s, 30’s, and 40’s are most likely to be affected, especially those who live at higher latitudes (i.e. Minnesota).

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    • Griffin Johnson

      Civis Romanus Sum

      My last few weeks in Rome, I started going out to a restaurant every couple of days. It was right after my last burst of travel, when I finally realized that I was well and truly burned out on discount airlines and hostels, and that all I really wanted to do was waste the time I had left in Europe in cafés.

    • Michael Goodgame

      What America Doesn’t Need

      I can’t say I’ve ever been more disappointed in politics, America, Americans, and the media than I was after watching this video shortly before voting this fall.

    • Stuart John Urback

      Urback: On Lincoln

      Jumping on the Lincoln bandwagon is pretty easy these days with things like the book, the movie, and Daniel Day Lewis.  But I think Lincoln’s life offers many takeaways because of the way he behaved and held himself.

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    • GoP Beard Auction

      The Bald Spot

      For almost three hours, players for the Carleton Gods of Plastic (GOP) ultimate frisbee team sold their haircuts to other students who then shaved the players’ beards and hair to a design of their choice.

    • The Northern Leopard Frog, a native species in Minnesota, hibernates during the winter.


      The Arboretum is home to eight species of frogs and toads, all of which must survive the brutal Minnesota winters.

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