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  • A tipi created by students for the "Building an Eco-House" class
    April 1, 2004

    Environmental Studies Students Build Tipi

    Students in an environmental studies course centered around designing and building eco-friendly houses spent the afternoon of Thursday, April 1, learning how to build a Native American tipi. Dennis Sun Rhodes, a Native American architect and Northern Arapahoe tribal member, taught the students how to properly construct the tipi, which now sits on campus between Boliou Hall and Olin Hall. The course, "Design and Construction of Eco-House" is taught by Richard Strong, director of facilities, and biology professor Gary Wagenbach.

  • Late Night Trivia
    March 19, 2004

    Late Night Trivia Provides Levity During Finals

    Late Night Trivia arrived at Carleton on Friday, March 12, to help lighten the atmosphere for students immersed in studying for final exams.

  • Women's hockey team.
    March 9, 2004

    Women's Hockey Flourishes at Carleton

    When a female player on the men’s hockey team decided in 1996 that it was time to start a team of her own, she created Women’s Hockey at Carleton (WHAC). Now in its seventh season, the women’s hockey team continues to grow and gain momentum on campus.

  • Dennis Kucinich, presidential candidate.
    February 27, 2004

    Presidential Candidate Kucinich Speaks on Campus

    In a short notice visit to the Carleton campus, Democratic presidential candidate and Ohio Representative Dennis Kucinich spoke to student, faculty and community members in Skinner Memorial chapel last Saturday afternoon. Brought to campus by the Carleton Democrats, Representative Kucinich outlined his most important stances to the standing room only audience.

  • Raise Your Voice
    February 26, 2004

    Students Make Their Voices Heard

    Carleton students, though busy studying as the term winds down, find time to get involved at Raise Your Voice, coordinated by the ACT office. At the annual event, students have the opportunity to write e-mails and letters to legislators, make phone calls to corporations and hear presentations from advocacy groups on campus.

  • Girl Scouts
    February 24, 2004

    Carleton Hosts Girl Scouts for 'Thinking Day'

    More than 80 Girl Scouts from southern Minnesota attended Girl Scout Thinking Day at Carleton last Saturday. An event aimed at teaching Girl Scouts about life around the world, Carleton's Thinking Day promoted awareness of global environmental and political issues.

  • President Robert A. Oden Jr.
    February 24, 2004

    President Robert Oden Performs with VocalEssence

    President Robert A. Oden Jr. performed with the VocalEssence Ensemble Singers last Sunday, narrating a a humorous suite of music conceived by Garrison Keillor that tells the roller-coaster story of a rebellious church choir that hits the "big time" and abandons the church basement for the rock star lifestyle.

  • Juggling F.I.S.H.
    February 19, 2004

    Juggling F.I.S.H. Defy Gravity

    The Carleton Juggling F.I.S.H. hold the distinction of being the only juggling group on campus and the only group that is, as their mission statement boldly claims, "fully committed to developing the art of thumbing one's nose at gravity."
  • Ice Sculpting contest 2004
    February 12, 2004

    Ice Sculptures Brighten Campus

    Saturday's ice carving competition brought more than 30 aspiring ice sculptors out to the Chapel lawn to chisel, scrape, crack and gouge blocks of ice to reveal their masterpieces.

  • Ebony II 2004
    February 11, 2004

    Students Showcase Dance Skills at Ebony II Performances

    Students spent the first five weeks of the term practicing dances and making costumes for Ebony II, which played to packed audiences last weekend.
  • Ski lesson
    February 4, 2004

    Students Get First Taste of Skiing After Weekend Snowfall

    Taking advantage of the weekend's heavy snowfall, members of the Carleton Nordic Ski Club held an instructional workshop on Monday, February 2. The event provided nearly a dozen students with a first-time experience on skis. The Carleton Recreation Center now offers rental equipment for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, available free to Carleton students.
  • The Evans Hall Cave
    February 4, 2004

    Percussion Show Transforms Cave

    Three industrial barrels, clothes racks and a variety of power saws and jumper cables were all instruments for the unconvential percussion ensemble Savage Aural Hotbed, who performed at the Cave last Friday.