Carleton in the Media
- 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.
- September 22, 2003
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 19 Christian Science Monitor article titled "Delay leaves recall campaigns in awkward limbo." Schier commented on the unprecedented nature of the delays in the California gubernatorial recall elections. "Campaigns always end at a date that is certain, so [the delay] produces all sorts of problems," he said.
- September 14, 2003
Aparna Ramaswamy '97 was featured in a September 14 Saint Paul Pioneer Press article titled "A few of tomorrow's leaders today." Ramaswamy was chosen as an arts leader for her role in performing and teaching classical Indian dance through the Ragamala Music and Dance Theater in Minneapolis, which her mother founded. Ramaswamy majored in international relations with a concentration in political economy at Carleton.
- September 13, 2003
Carleton College was mentioned in a September 13 article in the Albany (N.Y.) Times-Union titled "Union to set course for its future." The article indicated that local Union College may soon switch to a semester calendar because it is more cost effective. The article highlighted Carleton and Dartmouth Colleges as among the last in the nation to continue with a trimester academic system.
- September 12, 2003
Rebecca Greene '99 was featured in a September 12 Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch article titled "Grad tells students how to survive" about her book, "Law School for Dummies," written during her third year of law school. Greene's first book, written during the year after her Carleton graduation, is "The Teenagers' Guide to School Outside the Box," which encourages teens to find experiences such as internships, volunteer work and taking college courses to supplement and enrich their high school education. Now with a law degree, Greene is pursuing freelance writing. Greene majored in English at Carleton.
- September 11, 2003
Carleton was mentioned in a September 11 Los Angeles Times article titled "An eyewitness to tragedy" about photographer Stan Honda. Honda photographed the World Trade Center disaster and one of his photos became a defining image for the event. The article mentioned Honda's October 2001 talk at Carleton where he expressed his fear of anti-Arab and anti-Muslim backlash and shared stories about his Japanese-American parents and their World War II experiences.
- September 4, 2003
Robert Bonner, the Marjorie Crabb Garbisch Professor Emeritus of History and the Liberal Arts, was interviewed by Howard Berkis on National Public Radio's "All Things Considered" for a program on John Wesley Powell, the Shoshone Reclamation Project, and the town of Powell, Wyoming. The program aired on August 26.
- August 30, 2003
Bruce Colwell, assistant dean of students, and Danielle Kurtzleben '05 were quoted in an August 30 Star Tribune article titled "Freshmen get help fighting the jitters" that focused on the adjustment that first year college students make. "I'm surprised each year at how well most students handle it," said Colwell. Kurtzleben commented on the helpfulness of first year student groups that meet and talk about adjustments to college life.
- August 30, 2003
Kate Nelson ‘04 was quoted in an August 30 Saint Paul Pioneer Press article on college theme houses titled “‘Birds of a feather’ are flocking to theme dorms.” The article highlighted how communities with common interests often help students adjust to college life and mentioned 10 of the 17 Carleton theme houses. “The way people interact in a ‘house’ is really different than the way they interact in the dorm,” Nelson said. “It takes on a feeling of family.”
- August 28, 2003
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in an August 28 Los Angeles Times article titled "A Sudden Turn? You Betcha" about how Minnesota has shifted politically from liberalism to centrism. "Party loyalty is not what it used to be," said Schier.
- August 25, 2003
Twin Cities radio stations WCCO and KFAN did stories about Carleton being named one of the 12 hottest schools in Newsweek magazine. Dean of Admissions Paul Thiboutot was interviewed on both stations. Carleton was named "most fun-loving" out of the 12, and was singled out for its interest houses and study abroad programs.