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  • 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.
  • President Robert A. Oden Jr.
    January 27, 2004

    Students Share Concerns at President's Office Hour

    Sophomore 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.
  • WhIMS Girl Scout Math and Science Day
    January 26, 2004

    Carleton Hosts Girl Scouts for Math and Science Activities

    Nearly 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.
  • Alternative job fair 2004.
    January 24, 2004

    Students Explore Vocation at Alternative Career Fair

    "Off the Beaten Path: Exploring Alternative Vocation," a student-organized alternative career fair, was held on campus on Saturday. Guest speakers, including activists, artists and agriculturalists who have found ways to craft their passions into careers, encouraged proactivity and invited students to consider nontraditional post-college paths.
  • Chili Night
    January 23, 2004

    'Chili Night' Provides Safe Place for Serious Discussions

    Chili Nights, organized twice a month by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, provide Carleton students with a safe atmosphere to discuss issues related to race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality.
  • Students recline at Cowling Pool to watch "Finding Nemo."
    Photo: Kelen Tuttle '04
    January 16, 2004

    Making a Splash

    Students reclined in Cowling Pool to watch "Finding Nemo" at Carleton's first-ever dive-in movie on Thursday, Jan. 15. The dive-in movie is one of many events put on each term by the campus activities office.