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  • February 15, 2015

    The Carleton Players present Naomi Wallace’s “The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek”

    The Carleton Players' production of award-winning playwright, screenwriter and poet Naomi Wallace’s “The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek,” continues with performances at 7:30 p.m. nightly Friday and Saturday, February 27 and 28, along with a Sunday matinee performance at 2 p.m. on March 1.

    Performances, presented in the Weitz Center for Creativity Theater, are free and open to the public. Reservations are encouraged and can be made online at carleton.tixato.com/buy/.

  • Paul Dimick '12, Peace Corps Volunteer
    February 18, 2015

    Carleton Ranks Second in Peace Corps Volunteers for 2014

    Carleton College moved up to the No. 2 position on Peace Corps’ annual list of the top volunteer-producing small colleges and universities across the country. With 17 alumni currently serving overseas as Peace Corps volunteers, the school made its fourth consecutive appearance on the list. Carleton ranked second behind Gonzaga University (Wash.) and its 20 alumni among schools and universities of 5,000 or less undergraduate students. Since the agency was created in 1961, 496 Carleton graduates have made a difference as Peace Corps volunteers.

  • Renowned Catholic poet and peace activist, Rose Berger
    February 23, 2015

    Renowned Catholic poet and peace activist Rose Berger to speak on social activism and faith

    Renowned Catholic poet and peace activist Rose Berger will present "When Your Faith Gets You in Trouble: Sojourners and Other Strange Stories" on Tuesday, March 3 from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. in the Gould Library Athenaeum. An award-winning religion journalist, author, public speaker, poet, and Catholic who specializes in writing about spirituality and art, social justice, war and peace, Berger is senior associate editor and regular columnist at Sojourners Magazine, the national ecumenical magazine based in Washington, D.C. that focuses on "faith in action for social justice."

    In her lecture, Berger will speak about three times her faith got her in trouble -- and invite questions from the audience to engage in discussion about social and spiritual issues that matter to us. This event is free is open to the public. 

  • Restaurant Opportunities Center (ROC)
    February 23, 2015

    Convocation presented by Saru Jayaraman, founder of Restaurant Opportunities Center, seeing to improve wages and working conditions for restaurant workers

    Saru Jayaraman, founder of Restaurant Opportunities Centers, will present Carleton College’s weekly convocation on Friday, Feb. 27 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. Entitled “Behind the Kitchen Door,” her presentation draws attention to servers, bussers, runners, cooks, and dishwashers across the country struggling to support themselves and their families under the shockingly exploitative conditions that exist in most restaurants.

    This event is free and open to the public. Carleton convocations are also recorded and archived online at go.carleton.edu/convo/.