- September 30, 2004 at 2:33 pm
Abigale "Abby" Hanson Shotwell '94 was featured in a September 30 Madison Capital Times article titled "Sweet Work: Food artist specializes in sugar concoctions," about Shotwell's career as a dessert artist. "Although the tragic-comic nature of sugar informs my work, I am primarily entranced by the color, swirl, adrenaline, festival and naughtiness of sugar," said Shotwell. She majored in art history at Carleton.
- September 30, 2004 at 2:25 pm
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 30 Duluth New Tribune article titled "Cheney's supporters and detractors feel equally passionate about him." "Cheney does really produce love by Republicans and hate by Democrats," said Schier.
- September 27, 2004 at 12:47 pm
Carleton's wind turbine was the subject of a September 27 Minnesota Daily (University of Minnesota) opinion piece titled "Wind turbines a positive development." The editorial commented, "Carleton College's flagship turbine, and those to come, should signal the winds of change for Minnesota's energy providers."
- September 24, 2004 at 10:59 am
Jeremy Bled '97 was featured in a September 4 BBC Web site story written by BBC broadcast journalist Richard Allen Greene '91, titled "Florida: Getting out the vote." According to the story, Bled is one of the co-founders of Stand Up Florida, a non-partisan organization dedicated to voter registration and get-out-the-vote efforts. Bled majored in American studies and Greene completed a special major at Carleton.
- September 24, 2004 at 8:33 am
Carleton College was mentioned in a September 24 Texas Triangle article titled "Harassment and Abuse Remain Pervasive," regarding harassment of homosexual males, especially in the workplace. In October, Carleton's Gender and Sexuality Center will participate in a nationwide coordinated campaign to combat bullying caused by gender stereotypes.
- September 23, 2004 at 4:41 pm
Carleton's new 1.65 megawatt wind turbine was featured in the September 23 issue of the Star Tribune. The turbine, dedicated in September, is the first of its kind in the area. Carleton is the first college in the country to own a wind turbine.
- September 23, 2004 at 8:10 am
Carleton College's new wind turbine was featured in September 23 WCCO-TV (Minn.) and Keloland Television (South Dakota) news stories titled "Minnesota Schools Embrace Wind Energy." The stories focused on the dedication of Carleton's new wind turbine. The turbine can produce the equivalent of up to 40 percent of the energy the college consumes annually. St. Olaf and Gustavus Adolphus colleges also have plans for wind energy projects. The turbine was also featured the same day in a Star Tribune article titled "School Power" that was picked up by AP and ran in papers across the nation.
- September 21, 2004 at 2:28 pm
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 21 The Hill (D.C.) article titled "It ain't looking too good for Kerry," regarding polls showing Bush gaining support in Minnesota. "I think it will be close. It's impossible to call Minnesota," said Schier.
- September 19, 2004 at 9:40 am
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 19 Times Dispatch (Va.) article titled "Nader run loses momentum," about low predicted votes for independent presidential candidate Nader. "I doubt this election will be as tight as 2000. I just don't think it will be that type of an election," said Schier.
- September 19, 2004 at 9:36 am
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 19 Star Tribune article titled "Fired-up Keillor not shying away from raising money for DFLers," about Garrison Keillor's active fundraising for Democratic candidates. "It's unusual to see one of Keillor's stature involved so intensely in so many individual campaigns. I really do think it's a unique situation, though the political impact remains to be identified," said Schier. The story was picked up by the Associated Press State & Local Wire and a brief version appeared in the National Journal's House Race Hotline.
- September 17, 2004 at 9:29 am
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 17 Star Tribune article titled "Combative Nader aims his wrath at Democrats," concerning Nader's support base in Minnesota. "I think he thinks that he has one of his better opportunities in Minnesota," said Schier. Schier alsowas quoted in a September 19 article about Nader titled "Nader run loses momentum," in the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch.
- September 17, 2004 at 8:33 am
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 17 The Hotline article titled "Nader: Sunshine State Memories," about Nader's campaigns in various states. "I think he thinks that he has one of his better opportunities in Minnesota. I suspect we will see a lot of him between now and November," said Schier.