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  • Puppet Theater Show
    May 8, 2004

    Carleton Art Students Deliver Epic Puppet Performance to Northfield

    The unholy trinity of Apathy, Cynicism and Hopelessness was gloriously defeated by the forces of Good in Northfield’s Central Park on Saturday, May 8th. The epic battle, titled "Hope is a Thing with Feathers" was fought by hand-made puppets of all shapes and sizes and was the conclusion of the Northfield Community Day of Service.

  • May 5, 2004

    Off-Campus Studies Presents 'Visions and Voices'

    "Visions & Voices: A Celebration of OCS Photography and World Poetry" will be held Thursday, May 6, from 7-8 p.m. in the Gould Library Athenaeum. Off-Campus Studies celebrates its 18th annual photo contest with an evening of world poetry and photography. Twenty-five beautiful and thought-provoking photographs from more than 100 contest entries are on display in the Library foyer. Prior to announcing this year's top four photo contest winners, the poetry reading will include students, faculty, and staff reading poems in their native language and then in English. Off-Campus Studies

  • Martha "Marty" Ratliff '68, English major
    May 2, 2004

    Linguist Martha Ratliff to Present Talk at Carleton College

    Historical linguist Martha Ratliff, Carleton class of 1968, will present her research on Thursday, May 6 at 4:30 p.m. in the Carleton College Language and Dining Center, Room 104. The event is free and open to the public.

  • May 2, 2004

    Zelliot to Speak on Gandhi and Ambedkar at Carleton

    Eleanor Zelliot, Carleton’s Laird Bell Professor Emerita of History, will give the 2003-2004 Lindesmith Lecture titled “Champions of the Oppressed: Gandhi and Ambedkar Revisited” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 6 at Carleton College in Boliou Hall, Room 104. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Cultural worker Jaime “Shaggy” Flores
    May 1, 2004

    Cultural Worker Jaime 'Shaggy' Flores to Speak

    Cultural worker Jaime “Shaggy” Flores will present a convocation titled “Pa’lante, Siempre Pa’lante: Latino Survival in a Changing World” at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, May 7 in the Carleton College Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

  • April 30, 2004

    Junior Michael Church Awarded Goldwater Scholarship

    Michael Church, a junior mathematics major from Harrisburg, Penn., has received a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for Excellence in Education. Established by Congress in 1986 to honor Senator Barry M. Goldwater, the award is meant to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue careers in these fields.

  • April 29, 2004

    Northfield Community Day of Service to be Held May 8

    For the eighth straight year, businesses, employers, Community Education and Recreation, and Carleton and St. Olaf colleges will collaborate with numerous volunteers for Northfield Community Day of Service.

  • April 29, 2004

    Northfield Puppetry Celebration to Honor Brown v. Board Decision

    A group of Carleton College, Northfield High School and Northfield School of Arts and Technology (ARTech) students will present a puppet performance titled “A Battle Against the Forces of Apathy, Hopelessness, and Cynicism” at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 8 in Northfield’s Central Park. The event is free and open to the public.

  • April 29, 2004

    Senior Sean Bryan Presents Geology Research

    Sean Bryan, a Carleton senior geology major from Cincinnati, Ohio, presented research at the 38th annual meeting of the North-Central Section of the Geological Society of America in St. Louis, Ill., in April. Approximately 400 geoscientists attended the event hosted by the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences of St. Louis University.

  • International Festival
    April 29, 2004

    'Face the World' International Festival Will Celebrate World Cultures

    The Carleton College International Festival, an annual campus-wide celebration of the world’s cultures, will be held on Saturday, May 8, between 2 and 4 p.m. in Sayles-Hill Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Poet Carolyn Forché
    April 28, 2004

    Carolyn Forché to Give Lecture and Poetry Reading

    Poet Carolyn Forché will give a lecture titled “The Poetry of Witness” and read from her latest book of poetry, “Blue Hour,” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 9 in Severance Great Hall at Carleton College. A part of Carleton’s Christopher U. Light Lecture Series in the Arts and Literature, Forché’s lecture will address the works of poets who have endured the impress of extremity—warfare, exile, and imprisonment—in the 20th century. The event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception and book signing.

  • April 28, 2004

    Carleton Symphony Band to Give Spring Concert

    The Carleton College Symphony Band, directed by Ronald Rodman, associate professor of music, will perform at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 8 in the Carleton College Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.