- 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.
- November 5, 2004
The Semaphore Repertory Dance Company presented their bi-annual dance concert last Friday and Saturday evening, to an Arena Theater filled to its capacity with Carleton students and faculty.
- October 31, 2004
Crowds of elaborately dressed-up students packed Skinner Memorial Chapel this Sunday as the Carleton College Orchestra, dressed in full Halloween attire, opened the annual midnight Halloween concert with a rendition of “YMCA.”
- October 24, 2004
Hindus from Carleton and St. Olaf Colleges celebrated Divali, the Festival of Lights, last Sunday at Carleton.
- October 23, 2004
Based on true events, “The Exonerated” depicted the experiences of six innocent individuals who were on death row, until they were rightfully exonerated.
- October 22, 2004
The year’s second issue of the Carleton Observer, a newsletter of social commentary put out by the Carleton Conservative Union (CCU), was released Friday, Oct. 22. This issue presents students’ viewpoints on issues ranging from voting to the war in Iraq, and includes articles responding to essays from the last issue, all of which represent a wide range of viewpoints on the political spectrum.
- October 21, 2004
Candidates for Northfield School Board, City Council, and Mayor, as well as those running for Rice County Commission District 2 and the Minnesota State House of Representatives from district 25B participated in a forum at Carleton last Thursday.
- October 15, 2004
Unlike the past few years where homecoming has gradually lost ground to other activities on and off campus, this year the weekend was filled with events to enliven the Carleton spirit.
- October 15, 2004
Students, alumni and family members filled Carleton’s Concert Hall last Friday as Carleton’s a cappella groups presented the annual A Cappella Fest during midterm break. The Carleton Singing Knights, the all male a cappella ensemble, opened the concert to much applause from the audience. They were followed by The Accidentals, one of the all female ensembles. The concert concluded with Exit 69, the co-ed ensemble. The festival marked the first concert of the year, in which the various groups’ new members are presented.
- October 10, 2004
The Experimental Theatre Board (ETB) presented “Hit N Run” on Oct. 7-9 in the Nourse Little Theatre. “Hit N Run,” the student-directed one-act plays, consisted of Israel Horovitz’s “Line,” directed by sophomore Martin Miller and “Roomies,” written and directed by senior Matthew Barnhurst.