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  • "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.

     

  • Semaphore Fall Performance
    Photo: Nina Shapiro
    November 12, 2013

    Photo Feature: Semaphore Fall Performance

    This weekend, Semaphore, Carleton's Repertory Dance Company, presented their annual concert. Semaphore provides advanced dance students with the opportunity to hone their skills, develop as performers, and participate in professional-level dances. This concert featured student-choreographed work along with other pieces. Student photographer, Nina Shapiro, was on hand to capture the event.

  • Day of the Dead Celebration
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand
    November 2, 2013

    Photo Feature: Halloween Weekend Happenings

    Halloween was on Thursday, but the festivities continued throughout the weekend all over campus. Administrative offices competed for the best decorations, student clubs sponsored pumpkin carving, apple donut-making, and other Halloween-related treats at Sayles Hill, the Rec Center opened its doors to families and offered a variety of fun Halloween activities, the Carleton Players opened their rendition of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, directed by Ruth Weiner, on Halloween night, and Día de los Muertos was celebrated in the Great hall. Photographers, Shamir Kansakar and Maria Kjellstrand were on hand to capture the events.

     

     

  • TEDx
    Photo: Nina Shapiro
    October 27, 2013

    Photo Feature: Tedx at Carleton

    TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is all about "ideas worth sharing," and the event at Carleton was an opportunity for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members to share their great ideas with the world. The theme for this year's conference was "The U in Us" and sought to foster conversation about the individual stories, ideas, and talents that make up the Carleton and local community.

  • 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.