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  • Jeffrey Zeigler Cello Performance
    Photo: Shamir Kansakar
    October 15, 2013

    Photo Feature: Speakers and Performances

    The first half of fall term has not yet come to a close and Carleton has already seen a number of visiting speakers, dancers, musicians, and performers that share their knowledge and skills for the student body and campus community as a whole. Far from exhaustive, these photos give a taste of the diverse range of guests the college sees every week. Stay tuned for upcoming events in the coming weeks of fall term.

     

  • A placard image for media work 2013 International Festival
    June 4, 2013

    Video Feature: International Festival

    Carleton student videographer Andy Rodgers '16 captured some footage during the College's annual International Festival at the Weitz Center for Creativitiy.

  • May 24, 2013

    Video Feature: Carleton Hosts 5K For HOPE

    Carleton hosted the “5K for Hope,” a fun run/walk on Saturday, May 11 in the Cowling Arboretum, with proceeds benefiting The Hope Center, whose mission is to create zero tolerance for sexual and domestic violence through Healing, Outreach, Prevention and Education. Student videographer Gisell Calderon '16 was on site to capture the sights and sounds of the event.

  • International Festival
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand '15
    May 19, 2013

    Photo Feature: International Festival 2013

    International Festival is an annual celebration of the diverse backgrounds and cultures represented at Carleton. Numerous clubs and student groups present food, dances, music, and skits from around the world. This year, the festival was hosted for the first time at the Weitz Center for Creativity. See pictures here by student photographer, Maria Kjellstrand '15.

  • FireBellies Foodgressive
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand
    April 25, 2013

    Photo Feature: FireBellies Foodgressive

    This weekend Carleton’s cooking club, FireBellies, hosted a “foodgressive,” teaming up with a range of clubs on campus to showcase cuisines from around the world. Scandinavian Club, Chinese Club, Multicultural Cooking Club, Food Truth, and MOSAIC each hosted stops around campus featuring everything from Scandinavian Chocolate Balls to Indian Cabbage Bajjis. Attendees munched, mingled, and enjoyed a bona fide culinary adventure. Stay tuned for more FireBellies events this term!

  • Chinese Music Ensemble Peformance
    Photo: Nina Shapiro
    March 17, 2013

    Photo Feature: Winter 2013 Musical Performances

    The end of winter term brought a plethora of musical performances by several different student ensembles including the Carleton Orchestra, the Jazz Ensemble, the Chinese Music Ensemble, and more! Here are a few images by student photographers Nina Shapiro and Maria Kjellstrand from the end of term concerts.

     

     

  • Vagina Monologues
    Photo: Nina Shapiro
    March 4, 2013

    Photo Feature: "Vagina Monologues" Performance

    As a part of the V-Day global movement to end violence against women, Carleton presented "Vagina Monologues," a benefit performance to raise awareness and funds for the movement. The performance featured a mix of humorous and moving monologues presented by student performers. Student photographer Nina Shapiro '14 captured the event.

  • "Messiah" Performance
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand
    March 3, 2013

    Photo Feature: Carleton Choir Performs Highlights from Handel's "Messiah"

    On Saturday, the Carleton Choir and the Minnesota Baroque Orchestra presented highlights from Handel's "Messiah" to a full audience of students, parents, and Northfield residents. Prior to the concert, professors Richard Crouter and Stephen Kelly gave lectures about the piece and its history. The program included several student soloists including Caroline Bolster, Lilian Ferris, Hannah Telegen, Anthony Harb, Julian Pozniak, Ethan Sagin, and Patrick Stephen.

  • Winter Fun Day
    Photo: Nina Shapiro
    February 26, 2013

    Photo Feature: Winter Fun Day

    On Sunday, Carleton celebrated the chilly weather and newly fallen snow with an array of winter activities including ice-sculpting, sledding on Bell hill, a sled dog demonstration, and more! Student photographers, Nina Shapiro and Maria Kjellstrand were on hand to capture the wintry fun.

  • February 25, 2013

    Video Feature: Evans Hall Renovations

    In this short video feature by Andy Rodgers '16, we give you an inside look at the Evans Hall renovation, which took place from June-December 2012. The new-look Evans demolished the old column-style layout of the building, added additional capacity to the residence hall and put new kitchens on every floor.

  • Winter Fun
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand
    February 7, 2013

    Photo Feature: Winter Scenes

    Carls take full advantage of the plethora of wintry activities available when the bald spot and Lyman Lakes freeze over and campus is blanketed in snow. Here's a peek at the skating, sledding, and more that students enjoy when the Minnesota winter hits!

  • January 31, 2013

    An Angry Woman: Saudi Activist Manar Alsharif Shares Her Story of Defiance and Liberation

    Manar Alsharif was angry.

     A 30-year-old Saudi wife, mother and working professional, she faced harassment, sometimes violent, when walking down the street unaccompanied. “You deserve whatever happens to you when you uncover your face,” she was told. And despite her age and accomplishments, Alsharif was still forced to hire a male driver if she wanted to avoid walking. In Saudi Arabia, while not technically illegal, it is socially unacceptable for women to drive.