Your Gifts at Work
- May 25, 2010
Noise Cinema is a Carleton band featuring Max Berlin ('13 Undecided), Keagon
Voyce ('12 Music), Sam Scherf ('11 Cinema & Media Studies), Jon Jacobs ('10
Music), and Ezra Velazquez ('10 Computer Science, Cinema & Media Studies).
As the school year comes to an end, and the two oldest band members approach
graduation, the band sings about all the good things that happened to them
at Carleton and looks optimistically toward the future in a special song
written for the occasion, "Trajectory."
- November 23, 2009
Kelsea Dombrovski '11 doesn't live in a Carleton bubble.
Whether she's volunteering in Northfield or applying her Environmental Studies major to real-world problems, Kelsea loves finding ways to take her Carleton experience into the wider world.
Watch the video and hear Kelsea talk about getting involved on campus and beyond.
- June 23, 2009
There are as many ways to experience Carleton as there are students. Just ask the three Alexander sisters.
In their third and final video interview, Becky, Kate, and Maggie Alexander talk about how each sister has followed her academic curiosity to new and different places at Carleton.
- June 10, 2009
You might expect college to separate a trio of sisters, even in a family as close as the Alexanders. But attending Carleton together has only served to strengthen the bonds between these siblings in three different Carleton class years: Becky Alexander '09, Kate Alexander 10, and Maggie Alexander '12.
Watch this second installment of the Alexanders' story as they talk about their Carleton experience as sisters, swimming teammates, and friends. You'll find the first installment here.
- May 27, 2009
For the three Alexander sisters, competitive swimming is a family tradition.
So is Carleton.
Watch the video and meet Kate, Becky, and Maggie Alexander: sisters, swimming champions, and Carleton College students.
- March 4, 2009
Nothing livens up a cold, dark Minnesota winter quite like the bright spark of Carleton creativity. Just ask Ezra Velazquez ’10, who recently teamed up with friends to compete in DVD Fest, the most anticipated student event of the term.
Watch the online video to hear Ezra talk about film, friendship, and letting your artistic side out to play.
- December 19, 2008
You know you're at Carleton when you dress up as an "organized crystal" for thermodynamics class...and all your classmates get the joke.
Emily Ruff '09 will go to great lengths to get a laugh (and some extra credit). Hear Emily talk about nerd humor, "magical" comps, and personal growth at Carleton in her online video.
- December 11, 2008
Two things you can always count on at Carleton: learning till your brain hurts and laughing till your sides ache.
Just ask Emily Ruff ’09, who unwinds from brain-bending classes like Chemical Thermodynamics by hamming it up as an improv comedian.
Hear Emily talk about comedy, chemistry and Carleton in her online video.
- November 25, 2008
As a chemistry major, Emily Ruff ’09 studies what happens when you combine different elements. As resident of Dixon House, she can also tell you what happens when you combine six Carleton minds under one roof.
Endless conversations. Laughter. Lifelong friendships. And sometimes pasta.
Meet the women of Dixon House in Emily’s online video.
- October 31, 2007
While some students spend their summers waiting tables or painting houses, psychology major Jedda Foreman ’08 (Bolinas, Calif.) has broadened her worldview through three distinct international experiences: Learning about Jewish history firsthand in the Czech Republic, caring for children in a Ghanaian orphanage, and helping Indian teenagers refine their English-speaking skills. Each experience impacted her deeply and is helping her plan her future.
- May 30, 2007
Andrea designed a special major in narrative arts to combine her dual passions for the written word and the drawn image, and she has studied writers and artists who have done the same, including Blake, Wordsworth, and the pre-Raphaelites. “I’ve tried to make explicit connections between the mind’s eye and the eye of the beholder as it translates into words or visual imagery,” she says.
- March 15, 2007
Brookes is helping to plan this year’s Midwinter Ball, “A (K)night Among the Stars,” the social event of winter term at Carleton. “It’s a formal dance, but it’s Carleton formal,” Brookes says. “One year I watched a guy in a tuxedo enter with his girlfriend, who was wearing a ball gown. The next two through the door were both wearing swimsuits.”