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  • "Messiah" Performance
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand
    March 3, 2013

    Photo Feature: Carleton Choir Performs Highlights from Handel's "Messiah"

    On Saturday, the Carleton Choir and the Minnesota Baroque Orchestra presented highlights from Handel's "Messiah" to a full audience of students, parents, and Northfield residents. Prior to the concert, professors Richard Crouter and Stephen Kelly gave lectures about the piece and its history. The program included several student soloists including Caroline Bolster, Lilian Ferris, Hannah Telegen, Anthony Harb, Julian Pozniak, Ethan Sagin, and Patrick Stephen.

  • Winter Fun Day
    Photo: Nina Shapiro
    February 26, 2013

    Photo Feature: Winter Fun Day

    On Sunday, Carleton celebrated the chilly weather and newly fallen snow with an array of winter activities including ice-sculpting, sledding on Bell hill, a sled dog demonstration, and more! Student photographers, Nina Shapiro and Maria Kjellstrand were on hand to capture the wintry fun.

  • February 25, 2013

    Video Feature: Evans Hall Renovations

    In this short video feature by Andy Rodgers '16, we give you an inside look at the Evans Hall renovation, which took place from June-December 2012. The new-look Evans demolished the old column-style layout of the building, added additional capacity to the residence hall and put new kitchens on every floor.

  • Winter Fun
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand
    February 7, 2013

    Photo Feature: Winter Scenes

    Carls take full advantage of the plethora of wintry activities available when the bald spot and Lyman Lakes freeze over and campus is blanketed in snow. Here's a peek at the skating, sledding, and more that students enjoy when the Minnesota winter hits!

  • January 31, 2013

    An Angry Woman: Saudi Activist Manar Alsharif Shares Her Story of Defiance and Liberation

    Manar Alsharif was angry.

     A 30-year-old Saudi wife, mother and working professional, she faced harassment, sometimes violent, when walking down the street unaccompanied. “You deserve whatever happens to you when you uncover your face,” she was told. And despite her age and accomplishments, Alsharif was still forced to hire a male driver if she wanted to avoid walking. In Saudi Arabia, while not technically illegal, it is socially unacceptable for women to drive.

  • Ebony Winter 2013
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand '15
    January 27, 2013

    Photo Feature: Ebony II Winter 2013

    Each term, Carls shake, leap, and twirl to student-choreographed dances in the ever-popular Ebony II show. This winter brought more cheer-worthy dances and crazy costumes galore. Student photographers, Maria Kjellstrand  and Nina Shapiro captured the event.

  • La Serva Padrona
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand
    January 17, 2013

    Photo Feature: "La Serva Padrona"

    Student Director, Julian Pozniak and Production Coordinator, Lawrence Burnett presented a fully staged, all-student production of "La Serva Padrona" last weekend at the Weitz Center for Creativity. The opera was in Italian with supertitles. Student photographer, Maria Kjellstrand, captured the event.

  • Time Map on "The Last Pictures"
    Photo: Joel Weisberg
    December 19, 2012

    Carleton Astronomer Designs Time Map To Be Sent Into Perpetual Orbit

    A Carleton College professor’s project has been launched into an orbit that may last for billions of years. Joel Weisberg, the Herman and Gertrude Mosier Stark Professor of Physics and Astronomy and the Natural Sciences, created a time map that is attached to EchoStar XVI, which launched from a pad in Kazakhstan on Tuesday, Nov. 20 into outer space. The artifact will remain in the Earth’s geosynchronous orbit in virtual perpetuity.

  • Semaphore
    Photo: Nina Shapiro
    November 13, 2012

    Photo Feature: Semaphore Fall Performance

    Carleton's Semaphore Dance Company had a spectacular performance this term! See photos here by student photographer, Nina Shapiro.

  • Diwali
    Photo: Maria Kjellstrand
    November 13, 2012

    Photo Feature: Diwali

    On Friday, students, faculty, and Northfield residents celebrated Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, with dancing, skits, musical performance, and more! See photos by Maria Kjellstrand here.

  • November 10, 2012

    Hath Not a Cow Eyes? Philosophy Students Tackle Animal Ethics in Public Presentation

    Culminating a trimester’s worth of intensive study, eleven Carleton College philosophy students led a public presentation last Wednesday, Nov. 7 at Northfield’s Just Food Coop highlighting their findings on the humane treatment of farm animals. The students have been taking a course entitled “Animal Ethics: The Moral Status of Animals,” taught by visiting professor Sarah Jansen, which examines different ethical theories when pondering whether humans have a moral obligation toward non-human animals.

  • Convocation
    Photo: Nina Shapiro
    November 5, 2012

    Photo Feature: Convocation features Baoting Li and Miao Song and Dance Troupe

    Convocation on the 19th featured Baoting Li and Miao Song and Dance Troupe. See photos of the performance by student photographer, Nina Shapiro here!