- January 21, 2005
On a snowy evening when most people would stay inside for hot drinks or conversations with friends, crowds of Carleton students arrived at The Hunger Banquet last Friday night to get a taste of hunger. Organized by sophomores Julia Fisher of Monterey, Mass. and Nina Schwartz of Allentown, Penn., The Hunger Banquet was held in Great Hall as an effort to raise money for Aldea Infantil “Virgen de la Calendaria,” a children’s orphanage in Puno, Peru.
- January 16, 2005
Carleton students and Northfield residents gathered in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday this past Sunday in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Candlelight Service of Remembrance and Celebration at Skinner Memorial Chapel.
- January 15, 2005
Several students last Saturday gathered to celebrate the Russian New Year, one of the country’s most popular holidays. The event drew Russian students as well as friends and others to a fun night of contests, games, food, and gifts.
- January 15, 2005
“One person’s trash is another’s three piece suit,” said one dapper attendee at the Anything But Clothes (ABC) party held last Saturday in Great Space. Sponsored by the newly formed Party Crew, students arrived in costumes made of floppy disks, book covers, pizza boxes and generous amounts of duct tape.
- January 13, 2005
From Sunday, Jan. 9 through Thursday, Jan. 13, hundreds of Carleton students participated in the school's annual Volunteer for Carleton fundraiser. Lured by a hope of giving back to their school and a promise of free food, a record number of students raised thousands of dollars through their efforts.
- January 11, 2005
Carleton students, faculty and staff joined in a panel discussion on Tuesday to discuss the recent South Asian tsunami and its far-reaching effects.
- January 10, 2005
For the second year, members of Carleton's Christian community joined together for Christian Unity Week.
- January 8, 2005
Last Saturday, Carleton's Culinary House held a "Tropical Delusion" for
the many students who have already felt the effects of Minnesota's drastically
- December 2, 2004
- November 21, 2004
Dean of Students Mark Govoni, who recently announced his resignation, received a farewell toast from students last Friday at the late-night breakfast, a Carleton tradition held the night before finals begin.
- November 16, 2004
Every fall for the past 10 years the students in geology professor Bereket Haileab's Introduction to Geology class have conducted test on water quality in Rice County to learn about the relationship between people and their environment. This fall Haileab altered the process in order to encourage his students to question how people impact their natural surroundings not just in Minnesota but across the country.
- November 6, 2004
About 30 students gathered last Saturday night to learn about the situation in the Sudan at a dinner and discussion co-hosted by Amnesty International and Culinary House.