Carleton in the Media
- June 15, 2003
Tripp Ryder, bookstore trade book manager, was quoted in a June 15 Pioneer Press article titled "The wizard the world awaited" about the upcoming release of the fifth book in the Harry Potter series. The Carleton Bookstore will have a special release party as part of reunion weekend.
- June 14, 2003
Barrie Osborne '66 was interviewed for the June 14 issue of The Business Times Singapore regarding his past and future projects. "The guy who brings coffee basically has access to all parts of set." Osborne said, commenting on getting started in the film business. "He's invisible, people reveal themselves, talk, share their views in his presence. You also get to learn how a set works. To come up from the bottom is useful." Osborne majored in sociology at Carleton.
- June 14, 2003
Carleton was mentioned in a June 14 article in The New York Times titled "Gritty Chicago Memories Come to Life on Stage." The article focused on the work of the Albany Park Theater Project, an improvisational troupe from the north side of Chicago. The Project founders, David Feiner and Laura Wiley, also provide college counseling to the participants, 90 percent of whom are the first in their families to go to college.
- June 12, 2003
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a June 12 Star Tribune article titled "Votes are in: Kline's conservative" about Minnesota U.S. Representative John Kline. "It's not going to be easy to knock him off," said Schier, commenting on Kline's chances for reelection. "I doubt it's going to be a target seat for Democrats next year."
- June 10, 2003
Timothy "T.J." Stiles '86 was featured in a June 10 article in the Jefferson City (Mo.) News Tribune titled "Jesse James biographer to speak." Stiles gave a presentation on his book "Jeese James: Last Rebel of the Civil War" that depicts James as a political terrorist instead of an outlaw. Stiles majored in history at Carleton.
- June 8, 2003
Rick Kahn '73 reflected on his eulogy at the memorial service for Senator and former Carleton faculty member Paul Wellstone and the subsequent election results in a June 8 piece on Minnesota Public Radio. Kahn says he spoke from the heart and has no regrets. Kahn majored in urban studies at Carleton.
- June 4, 2003
Junior swimmer Marie Marsman was featured on the front page of the June 4 Star Tribune in a story titled "Big fish in a small-college pool." Marsman has qualified for the 2004 Olympic trials and will take next year off to train. "I realized I have this chance. How can I not try and make the most of it?" she said. Star Tribune
- June 4, 2003
The Dacie Moses House was featured in the June 9 issue of People magazine as part of a larger story about interesting and unusual bequests. Dacie Moses left her house to the College for use as a community space and as a place for baking chocolate chip cookies.
- June 3, 2003
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, and Bertram Johnson, visiting instructor in political science, were featured in the June 3 issue of the Saint Paul Pioneer Press as guest writers for the Viewpoint column. Their article was titled "Does the GOP's triumph in Minnesota signal a fluke or a new era?"
- June 3, 2003
Paul Thiboutot, dean of admissions, was quoted in a June 3 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article titled "Schools pull student rankings" that reported how some high schools are no longer ranking students by GPA because they believe it negatively affects the college admissions process. Carleton makes decisions without ranking as long as the high school provides other contextual information, such as a school profile. However, cautioned Thiboutot, "If they are telling us Garrison Keillor's Lake Wobegone message that all of their kids are above average, then we are going to yawn."
- June 2, 2003
Ben Basile '02 was mentioned in a June 2 Bozeman Daily Chronicle (Mont.) article titled "Mind games: Students explain psychological experiments." The article featured the experiments of 100 students at Bozeman High School's annual psychology fair, from which Basile graduated. Basile majored in psychology and media studies at Carleton.
- June 1, 2003
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in the June 2003 issue of Minnesota Law and Politics in an article titled "The Day the Strippers Tried to Take Over City Hall." Schier's comments were on the nature of small-town politics.