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  • January 21, 2005

    A Taste of Hunger

    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

    Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    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.

  • Russian New Year
    January 15, 2005

    Students Celebrate Russian New Year

    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.

  • ABC Party
    Photo: Scott Vignos '06
    January 15, 2005

    ABC Party Sparks Creativity

    “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.

  • Volunteer for Carleton
    Photo: Scott Vignos '06
    January 13, 2005

    Students Give Back to Carleton in Annual Phonathon

    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

    Panel Discusses Tsunami Impact at Carleton and Beyond

    Carleton students, faculty and staff joined in a panel discussion on Tuesday to discuss the recent South Asian tsunami and its far-reaching effects.

  • Christian Unity Week
    January 10, 2005

    Students Celebrate Christian Unity Week

    For the second year, members of Carleton's Christian community joined together for Christian Unity Week.

  • Residents of Culinary House cooked a feast to help take the sting out of winter.
    Photo: Colin McLain '07
    January 8, 2005

    Culinary House Hosts Caribbean Food Gathering

    Last Saturday, Carleton's Culinary House held a "Tropical Delusion" for
    the many students who have already felt the effects of Minnesota's drastically
    cold winter.

  • Scott Vignos '06
    December 2, 2004

    Australia Journal

    Junior Scott Vignos spent fall term on an off campus program in Australia offered through the School for International Training (SIT). Along the way, he shared his experiences through weekly journal entries and photos. Australia Journal

  • Dean of Students Mark Govoni serves cinnamon rolls to students at the late-night breakfast.
    Photo: Nathan Kennedy '07
    November 21, 2004

    Carleton Says Farewell to Dean Govoni

    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

    Geology Class Uses Alumni Help

    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

    Students Gather to Discuss Human Rights Abuses

    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.