- December 1, 2003 at 9:12 am
Barrie Osborne '66 was interviewed for the CityLimits section of December's Mpls.St.Paul Magazine. The interview touched on his Carleton experiences and his work as producer on films such as "The Matrix" and "Lord of the Rings." Osborne was a sociology major at Carleton.
- November 27, 2003 at 1:46 pm
Gregory S. Rhodes '01 was featured in a November 27 Minnesota Sun newspaper article titled "Local triathlete qualifies for world meet." Rhodes has qualified for the World Triathlon Championships held in New Zealand on December 6. Each triathlete must swim 1,500 meters, bike 40 kilometers and complete a 10k run in the international event. Rhodes majored in biology and education at Carleton.
- November 26, 2003 at 1:40 pm
The theft and eventual return of "Oscar," the stuffed emperor penguin fomerly displayed in Gould Library, was chronicled in the November 26 issue of the Star Tribune South in an article titled "Peguin caper raises hackles at Carleton." College archivist Eric Hilleman and Sam Demas, college librarian were mentioned in the article.
- November 26, 2003 at 1:32 pm
Australian poet John Kinsella's visit to Carleton was featured in a November 26 Star Tribune article titled "Bard experiments with verse."
- November 24, 2003 at 9:56 am
Akio Suda '74 has been named the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. Suda majored in government at Carleton.
- November 23, 2003 at 1:53 pm
The Terry Gydensen photo exhibit, "Twelve years and thirteen days," honoring the late Senator and former political science professor Paul Wellstone and his wife, Sheila, was featured in a November 23 Star Tribune article titled "Wellstone photo exhibition blends history, art and memories." Carleton community members quoted in the story included Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science,, Renny Seidel '73 and Kai Bird '73.
- November 13, 2003 at 11:32 am
Lee Tucker '06 was interviewed in a November 13 Ithaca (N.Y.) Journal article titled " 'Jeopardy!' a thrill for Lansing High grad." Tucker appeared on the Jeopardy! College Championship and placed third in a quarterfinal episode. "It was all really exciting," Tucker said, "It was a really good experience."
- November 13, 2003 at 10:45 am
An article in the November 13 Faribault (Minn.) Daily News titled "School board eyes wind energy project" reported on cooperation between Carleton and the Northfield School Board on possible wind energy projects.
- November 9, 2003 at 10:43 am
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a November 9 Star Tribune article titled "Minnesota: Pawlenty sets new agenda." Schier commented that he thought Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty had stolen some issues from the Democratic party while keeping his conservative base happy.
- November 8, 2003 at 9:49 am
Burdette Loomis '67 was quoted in a November 8 Faith and Values column in the Star Tribune titled "Politics is a dirty word; does it have to be that way?" In the article, Loomis commented on public perceptions of politicians. Loomis was a government/ international relations major at Carleton. He is the chair of the political science department at University of Kansas and was the interim director at KU's Robert J. Dole Institute for Public Service and Public Policy.
- November 6, 2003 at 11:42 am
Elizabeth (Lizzy) Erickson '04 was featured as Athlete of the Week in the November 6 issue of the Faribault (Minn.) Daily News. She is Carleton's all-time leader in volleyball kills and blocks and was selected for this year's first team All-MIAC. "It's nice," Erickson said about the recognition. "It definitely makes you feel like you've accomplished something." Erickson is a biology major at Carleton.
- November 3, 2003 at 9:24 am
Laura Bloedorn '03 was featured in three New York articles. On November 3, she was mentioned in a New York Times article titled "New York City Marathon: Aiming for Olympics" and a Rochester (N.Y.) Democrat and Chronicle article titled "N.Y.C. no jog in park for Bloedorn." She also was featured in a November 6 Democrat and Chronicle article titled "Running: Cross country honors stars tonight." Bloedorn, a former sprinter, led all Rochester-area women in the recent New York Marathon and was the ninth American in a field of 35,000 finishers. Bloedorn was a biology major and two-time All-American at Carleton.