- March 9, 2004
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.
- February 27, 2004
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.
- February 26, 2004
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.
- February 24, 2004
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.
- February 24, 2004
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.
- February 19, 2004The 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."
- February 12, 2004Saturday'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.
- February 11, 2004Students spent the first five weeks of the term practicing dances and making costumes for Ebony II, which played to packed audiences last weekend.
- February 4, 2004Taking 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.
- February 4, 2004Three 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.
- January 27, 2004Sophomore Eric Wilson took advantage of the first Presidential office hour of Winter term. These office hours, held two or three times each trimester, allow students the opportunity to speak their minds directly to President Robert A. Oden Jr.
- January 26, 2004Nearly 100 scouts attended Carleton's annual Girl Scout Math and Science Day, held in Hulings Hall on Saturday, Jan. 24. The scouts participated in eight math and science activities ranging from launching water rockets to dissecting a cow heart. Each scout earned a science badge for her participation. The event was organized by students in Carleton's Women in Math and Science (WhIMS) group.