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  • Francisco Castro '18
    October 7, 2014

    Video Feature: New Student Week Move-In Day

    What's the first few hours like at Carleton? We follow Francisco Castro '18 from Houston as he moves into his residence hall, hears advice from President Steve Poskanzer and meets his New Student Week group.

  • A placard image for media work 2014 Activities Fair
    October 3, 2014

    Video Feature: 2014 Activities Fair

    The activities fair has become an annual tradition, and student videographers Francisco Castro '18 and Sam Chao '16 captured the feeling of the event in our latest video feature.

  • Maya Warren '07 (right) with her "Amazing Race" teammate, Amy DeJong.
    Photo: courtesy CBS
    September 23, 2014

    Feature: Warren '07, Lab Partner To Premier on CBS Reality Show "Amazing Race"

    On Friday, Sept. 26, Carleton alumna Maya Warren '07 steps into the national spotlight as she'll compete on the CBS reality television show "Amazing Race" with her UW-Madison lab partner, Amy DeJong. We caught with Warren to ask her a few questions about why she tried out for the show and her time at Carleton.

  • September 17, 2014

    Infographic: Carleton College Class of 2018

    You've heard about the class of 2018, now see some of the different skills and talents they bring to Carleton through this handy infographic.

  • Vagina Monologues
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand '15
    April 13, 2014

    Photo Feature: Vagina Monologues 2014

    V-Day is a global movement to end violence against women and girls that raises funds and awareness through benefit productions of Playwright/Founder Eve Ensler's award-winning play, The Vagina Monologues. Carleton presented its annual performance of The Vagina Monologues on Saturday to a full audience. It contained many powerful narratives--some funny, some heartbreaking. Student photographer, Maria Kjellstrand '15, was on hand to capture the event.

  • Machinal
    Photo: Nina Shapiro '14
    February 25, 2014

    Photo Feature: Winter Theater Performances

    This weekend marked the beginning of a series of end-of-term theater events. The Carleton Players presented their winter production, "Machinal," a play written by American playwright and journalist Sophie Treadwell, inspired by a real life case. Stay tuned for more upcoming showings this week (tickets can be reserved at https://carleton.tixato.com/buy). Photos by Nina Shapiro '14.

    On Saturday, The Carleton Director of the Arts and the Humanities Center in collaboration with the MINNESOTA HUMANITIES CENTER presented The Telling Project, a powerful performance about veterans' experiences. Photos by Maria Kjellstrand '15.

  • Student Band Showcase
    Photo: Shamir Kansakar '14
    February 5, 2014

    Photo Feature: Student Band Showcase at The Cave

    This weekend, The Cave featured performances by a number of student bands. Carls came out to dance and cheer on their peers as they jammed onstage. Student photographer, Shamir Kansakar '14 was on hand to capture the event. 

  • Tassava at the first check-point, 37 miles in.
    February 4, 2014

    Tassava's Passion for Cycling Put to the Test in Infamous Arrowhead 135

    When he's not assisting faculty members to secure funding for their academic research activities, associate director of corporate and foundation relations Christopher Tassava pursues his passion for bicycling all year long. It's his almost-obsessive dedication to the sport that inspired Tassava to recently attempt the infamous Arrowhead 135, a grueling 135-mile race from International Falls, Minn. (one of the coldest spots in the United States) to Tower, Minn.

  • Ebony II
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand '15
    February 3, 2014

    Photo Feature: Ebony II Winter 2014

    This weekend, student dancers leaped, twirled, and grooved to student-choreographed pieces in the Ebony II performance that happens each term. Check out photos by student photographer, Maria Kjellstrand here.

  • "Lifeloggers" Exhibit
    Photo: Shamir Kansakar '14
    February 2, 2014

    Photo Feature: Perlman Teaching Museum Presents "Lifeloggers"

    This term, the Perlman Teaching Museum in the Weitz Center for Creativity presents "Lifeloggers: Chronicling the Everyday." The exhibit features the works of twelve artists: Stephen Cartwright, Leona Christie, Jennifer Dalton, Elise Engler, Richard Garrison, Katie Lewis, Nathalie Miebach, Madelyn Roehrig, Clive Smith, Suzanne Szucs, Renato Umali, and Jorinde Voigt. Student photographer, Shamir Kansakar gives a sneak preview of the exhibit. Stop by the Perlman Teaching Museum and check it out! Exhibit runs January 17-March 12, 2014. 

  • Salman Rushdie
    Photo: Shamir Kansakar '14
    December 31, 2013

    Top Stories of 2013

    With 2013 coming to close, we recap the top stories, chosen by your visits to our website, of the past 12 months. From renowned professors' passing away to a new collaboration with St. Olaf to a high-profile author giving a lecture on censorship, we take a look at what you viewed over the past year.

  • Fall Orchestra Concert
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand '15
    November 26, 2013

    Photo Feature: Fall Orchestra Concert

    This fall, the Carleton Orchestra, directed by Hector Valdivia, performed a number of pieces: Wagner’s Rienzi Overture, Schulhoff’s Suite, Op. 37, Shostakovich’s Chamber Symphony, and Strauss’ Dance of the Seven Veils. Student photographer, Maria Kjellstrand, captured the event.