Elsewhere

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in an October 10 Associated Press article titled "Jesse Ventura's MSNBC debut" about the former Minnesota governor's new television talk show. "The real question," Schier said, "is whether he can listen to anybody else and have a conversation with them."

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in an October 3 CNN story titled "Howard Dean connecting with college students." Schier commented on the rarity of presidential candidates attracting college students this early in the election process and gives Dean credit for doing so.

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 30 Saint Paul Pioneer Press articled titled "Coleman rethinks ANWR position." Schier commented on the political risk involved in Coleman's voting for an energy bill that allows oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in order to gain benefits for Minnesota after Coleman said that he opposed the drilling.

  • Gail Johnson Hood '59 was featured in a September 28 Mandeville Picayune (La.) article titled "Artist revisits country that inspired her career." Hood decided to pursue art during a visit to France when she was a young girl. Today, she is an associate professor in the visual arts department at Southeastern Louisiana University. "I enjoy students," she said. "Teaching them and seeing what they do is very satisfying." Hood majored in studio art at Carleton.

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 29 USA Today article titled "Lack of political resume makes newcomers popular" about current candidates' lack of political experience. Commenting on former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura's style of ignoring other politicians, Schier said, "It's very hard to govern without talking or dealing."

  • Nathan Grawe, assistant professor of economics, was quoted in a September 27 Pioneer Press article titled "Poverty rate is edging higher" about the annual U.S. Census poverty report. Grawe commented that Minnesota's steady poverty rate and falling household income indicated that the recession is being felt at all economic levels. "You might say these data are consistent with an 'equitable recession,' " Grawe said.

  • The traditional rivalry of the Carleton - St. Olaf football game, now known as the Cereal Bowl thanks to Malt-O-Meal sponsorship, was highlighted in a September 26 Star Tribune article about the game and the town titled "Northfield: Heading down the highway to Um! Yah! Yah!"

  • Raven Bier '07 was mentioned in a September 24 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article titled "Critter." The article highlighted the work of Buelah Frey, who founded an environmental education program that has received state recognition. Bier was the recipient of the 2003 Audubon Society's Beulah Frey Scholarship, which she applied toward her education at Carleton.

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a September 19 Christian Science Monitor article titled "Delay leaves recall campaigns in awkward limbo." Schier commented on the unprecedented nature of the delays in the California gubernatorial recall elections. "Campaigns always end at a date that is certain, so [the delay] produces all sorts of problems," he said.

  • Aparna Ramaswamy '97 was featured in a September 14 Saint Paul Pioneer Press article titled "A few of tomorrow's leaders today." Ramaswamy was chosen as an arts leader for her role in performing and teaching classical Indian dance through the Ragamala Music and Dance Theater in Minneapolis, which her mother founded. Ramaswamy majored in international relations with a concentration in political economy at Carleton.

  • Carleton College was mentioned in a September 13 article in the Albany (N.Y.) Times-Union titled "Union to set course for its future." The article indicated that local Union College may soon switch to a semester calendar because it is more cost effective. The article highlighted Carleton and Dartmouth Colleges as among the last in the nation to continue with a trimester academic system.

  • Rebecca Greene '99 was featured in a September 12 Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch article titled "Grad tells students how to survive" about her book, "Law School for Dummies," written during her third year of law school. Greene's first book, written during the year after her Carleton graduation, is "The Teenagers' Guide to School Outside the Box," which encourages teens to find experiences such as internships, volunteer work and taking college courses to supplement and enrich their high school education. Now with a law degree, Greene is pursuing freelance writing. Greene majored in English at Carleton.