• Jenny Wahl (economics) quoted in Star Tribune.

    December 13, 2003 at 11:41 am

    Jenny Wahl, professor of economics, was quoted in December 13 and 14 Star Tribune articles. Wahl is a member of the Star Tribune's Board of Economists. The December 13 article was titled "Market watchers expect a defunct dictator's bounce" about the economic response to former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein's capture. "I think there's going to be a euphoric feeling," Wahl said, "Maybe it will sharpen our focus on why we're in Iraq. Maybe we can get out sooner." The December 14 article was titled "Coming in 2004: Strong growth, few jobs" and addressed the economics of the coming year. "We've had some lame government policies lately," said Wahl. "If we have some good short-term number, I think it's going to be at the expense of long term."

  • Owen Wood Hanley '01 was mentioned in a December 8 Fairbanks (Alaska) Daily News-Miner article titled "UAF skiers dominate skiathlon." Hanley placed second in the men's 4K classical and 4K freestyle race, missing first place by two seconds.

  • Clara Shaw Hardy, professor of classical languages, published an op/ed piece in the December 6 Star Tribune titled "An ancient approach to marriage." The piece featured information on the status of marriage in Periclean Athens.

  • Richard Keiser, associate professor of political science, was quoted in a December 4 article in The Legal Ledger (St. Paul) titled "MN lawmakers to consider stadium funding—again." Keiser commented that Minnesota Governor Pawlenty's choice to open the issue won't affect his power base very much as the groups that oppose public funding for stadiums "probably didn't give him any support in the first place."

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, commented in a December 3 Saint Paul Pioneer Press article titled "A call for the death penalty" about Minnesota Governor Pawlenty's push for reinstating the death penalty. Schier commented that there is little political risk for Pawlenty to take such a stand.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Australian poet John Kinsella's visit to Carleton was featured in a November 26 Star Tribune article titled "Bard experiments with verse."

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Lee Tucker '06 with Jeopardy host Alex Trebek

    Lee Tucker '06 featured in Ithaca Journal.

    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."