Carleton in the Media
- October 9, 2003
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in the October 9 issue of the Fairfax New Zealand Limited in an article titled "Schwarzenegger has Ventura as example" about the 2003 California gubernatorial recall election. "Both of them have a real macho profile; these are both testosterone candidates," Schier said.
- October 8, 2003
Cathy Pletta, food service manager with Sodexho Food Service, was featured in an article titled "A full plate for Pletta" in the October 8 food section of the Rochester (Minn.) Post-Bulletin. The article, accompanied by several color photos, featured Pletta's role managing one of Carleton's two dining halls. "We do our best to see that [the students] make good choices and that there is something here for everyone," said Pletta.
- October 8, 2003
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in an October 8 Northeastern Pennsylvania Times Leader articled titled "Analysts disagree on recall's impact." Schier commented, "The outsider becomes appealing because established politicians become unpopular and untrustworthy."
- October 7, 2003
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, commented on the upcoming election rematch between former Minnesota Representative Bill Luther (D) and incumbent freshman Representative John Kline (R) in the October 7 "State by State" column of The Hill. Schier believes there is no issue in the district that could hurt Kline.
- October 5, 2003
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in an October 10 Associated Press article titled "Jesse Ventura's MSNBC debut" about the former Minnesota governor's new television talk show. "The real question," Schier said, "is whether he can listen to anybody else and have a conversation with them."
- October 3, 2003
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in an October 3 CNN story titled "Howard Dean connecting with college students." Schier commented on the rarity of presidential candidates attracting college students this early in the election process and gives Dean credit for doing so.
- September 30, 2003
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 30 Saint Paul Pioneer Press articled titled "Coleman rethinks ANWR position." Schier commented on the political risk involved in Coleman's voting for an energy bill that allows oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in order to gain benefits for Minnesota after Coleman said that he opposed the drilling.
- September 29, 2003
Gail Johnson Hood '59 was featured in a September 28 Mandeville Picayune (La.) article titled "Artist revisits country that inspired her career." Hood decided to pursue art during a visit to France when she was a young girl. Today, she is an associate professor in the visual arts department at Southeastern Louisiana University. "I enjoy students," she said. "Teaching them and seeing what they do is very satisfying." Hood majored in studio art at Carleton.
- September 29, 2003
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 29 USA Today article titled "Lack of political resume makes newcomers popular" about current candidates' lack of political experience. Commenting on former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura's style of ignoring other politicians, Schier said, "It's very hard to govern without talking or dealing."
- September 27, 2003
Nathan Grawe, assistant professor of economics, was quoted in a September 27 Pioneer Press article titled "Poverty rate is edging higher" about the annual U.S. Census poverty report. Grawe commented that Minnesota's steady poverty rate and falling household income indicated that the recession is being felt at all economic levels. "You might say these data are consistent with an 'equitable recession,' " Grawe said.
- September 26, 2003
The traditional rivalry of the Carleton - St. Olaf football game, now known as the Cereal Bowl thanks to Malt-O-Meal sponsorship, was highlighted in a September 26 Star Tribune article about the game and the town titled "Northfield: Heading down the highway to Um! Yah! Yah!"
- September 24, 2003
Raven Bier '07 was mentioned in a September 24 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article titled "Critter." The article highlighted the work of Buelah Frey, who founded an environmental education program that has received state recognition. Bier was the recipient of the 2003 Audubon Society's Beulah Frey Scholarship, which she applied toward her education at Carleton.