2013 Winter Issue 2 (January 25, 2013)
Carleton students joined the nation in celebrating the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, the famous civil rights activist and minister with a candlelight vigil and dinner.
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Sayles was exploding with music yesterday during common time when the first musician of the “Live From Sayles” series took the stage to perform original compositions but also covers of famous songs.
Ever wonder about the origins of animal testing? Anita Guerrini, a History Professor at Oregon State University, talked about the collection of animals, their testing, and the general science surrounding anatomy around the time of King Louis XIV during her talk on Wednesday night titled “Animals & Humans in Louis XIV’s Paris”.
Following the uproar that swept campus when the legendary CANOE house was not approved as a themed house, Residential Life (ResLife) is undergoing a year-long audit in an effort to improve its process of themed living spaces.
Carleton students had the chance to travel the world through tasting food on a journey across campus hosted by Firebellies. The Foodgressive, as the event was dubbed, aimed to celebrate Carleton’s cultural diversity.
You have probably told countless stories in your lifetime, but how many times have you recounted a time you told a lie to strangers?
To much of her audience, feminist critic and media blogger Anita Sarkeesian needed no introduction. Plenty had frequented her video blog “Feminist Frequency” and watched her clips on the representation of women in pop culture narratives.
Following Evans’ reopening in the beginning of this term, Carleton students will now experience the reopening of another newly-refurbished part of campus: the Cave, Carleton’s student-run pub that is also the oldest student-run pub in America.
“Brutally honest artwork that chronicles the time and the trials of ordinary life.” The above sentiment was artist John Peña’s way of describing the focus of his drawings, entitled “Daily Geography,” that are currently on exhibit in the Weitz Center through March 13th.
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With several first-years making their collegiate debuts, the Carleton College women’s track and field team began the 2013 season with a win at the Carleton Triangular held at the Recreation Center.
Skylar Tsutsui ’15 scored 14 of her game-high 20 points in the second half, but a late rally for the Carleton College women’s basketball team ran out of time as the Knights absorbed a 60-51 setback at the hands of front-running Concordia College.
Some days you’ve got it all working. Wednesday was one of those days for Scott Theisen ’13. The senior finished with 22 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists as he posted the first triple-double in Carleton College men’s basketball history.
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“If you do need one, you should be able to express clear reasons why you need it, and should be willing to have regulations.” Shanna Yang ‘14
Fourth week tends to be when everything suddenly picks up: midterms begin, papers are due, readings intensify.
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Since I got back on campus I’ve been feeling more and more like all I write about is the problem with the European study abroad experience. That’s not really a very deep topic, and it’s a little unhelpful to everybody who’s not studying abroad in Europe, so I’d really like to get down to the core of what bothers me about Americans studying abroad in Europe and put this whole self-image to rest.
Recently I clicked on an advertisement that appeared on my computer screen: “Experience Morocco: The Trip that Travels Within You.”
A war cry is a rather exciting thing. I think that as a people, Americans tend to enjoy them. We love half-time speeches, come-from-behind rallying cries, and pretty much anything that implies that we are about to make a major comeback.
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There’s a lot of new changes for Carleton’s Bon Appétit this term. First, Bon Appétit has some new exciting menu items for Winter Term in Sayles Café.
Owls are fast becoming one of the most popular types of birds. However, unlike most other admired birds that are known for being colorful, quick, or vocal, owls’ most celebrated characteristic is their aura of mystery.