2013 Winter Issue 4 (February 8, 2013)
This year, some students have started an online petition calling for Carleton to divest from fossil fuels. They believe divestment reflects Carleton’s goals, supports the environment and continues Carleton’s tradition of leading by example.
Syrian American activist, Mazen Halabi, spoke to members of the Carleton community last week about the current Syrian conflict, which has taken upwards of 60,000 lives. Halabi covered a timeline of the revolution, starting from the political turmoil pre-21st century that led to the current situation.
Breaking convention and bringing boys into the kitchen can be a struggle, but on Jan. 24, Firebellies expanded their role as cooking club on campus to include community engagement through their new mentoring and cooking program working with teenaged boys at the Northfield Middle School.
If somehow in your prep for Mid-Winter Ball you had forgotten the road to love is lined with awkward giddiness, miscommunications and lonesome cold skies, last week’s ETB production of “Almost, Maine” would have served as an apt reminder.
Who was Lawrence McKinley Gould? Why was he so important to Carleton? How does his legacy continue to affect Carleton today?
The tutorial was part of the latest installment of Cooking 101, a collaboration between Bon Appétit and Firebellies that has become a mid-term break tradition.
Associate Professor of Communication Studies at California State University Ebony Utley researches rap music. In her Convocation presentation, Utley built off her book Rap and Religion: Understanding the Gangsta’s God to discuss God as a social construct and its manifestations in American rap music.
Carleton held its annual MidWinter Ball on Saturday, Feb. 2. Sayles-Hill, the Great Hall, and the Sevy Tea Room were all filled with the whirling, dancing bodies of students and faculty.
For the second year in a row, applications to Carleton have increased dramatically. An unprecedented seven thousand five high schoolers requested admission, twenty percent more than last year and forty percent more than two years ago.