Elsewhere

  • David Strom '87 was featured in an April 2 Star Tribune article titled "Strom made a right turn on ideological highway." Strom was raised in a liberal, academic environment and is now the president of the ardently conservative Taxpayers League of Minnesota. "We have created an enormous, much larger space on the right as to what acceptable opinon is...We are an unabashedly conservative voice," said Strom. Strom majored in political science at Carleton.

  • Laura Bloedorn '03 was featured in a, April 2 Rochester (N.Y.) Democrat and Chronicle article titled "Running: Bloedorn competing against elite," about her upcoming qualifying race for the women's U.S. Olympic Marathon team. "My only goal is to run well, within my pace. I have nothing to lose," said Bloedorn. Bloedorn majored in biology at Carleton.

  • Nicholas "Nick" Torres '93 was featured in an April 2 Philadelphia Business Journal article titled "Forty under forty" that highlighted successful people under age 40. Torres works forCongreso de Latinos Unidos , a nonprofit provider of social services for the Latino community. "I chose to enter into management because I was confident that I could make a large impact on the many families and children through demanding a higher standard," Torres explained. Torres majored in psychology at Carleton.

  • Nicolas "Nick" Torres '93 was featured in the April 2 Philadelphia Business Journal columnn titled "40 under forty". Torres is the executive director of Congreso de Latinos Unidos, a nonprofit social service provider for the local Latino community. Torres majored in psychology at Carleton.

  • Mary Rogeness '63 was featured in an April 1 Star Tribune article titled "Legislators get an earful from voters about gay marriage." Rogeness is a Massachusetts state representative who will vote on an amendment to the state constitution regarding gay marriages. "I consider that this is a change to Western history, if not world history, imposed by the judiciary. The court has been very stubborn and seems to be interested in really producing a revolution," said Rogeness. Rogeness majored in political science at Carleton.

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in an April 1 USA TODAY article titled "Campaigns trade punches in ads" about the intense and expensive use of advertisements so early in the presidential race. "I don't think we've ever, in American electoral history, seen something like this," said Schier.

  • Jeff Lin '98 was featured in the April issue of the Twin Cities Public Television magazine in an article titled "Life in the Colonies." Lin was one of 26 people chosen from 5,000 applicants to participate in the PBS series "Colonial House," a reality-based series about life in 1628. Lin was a biology major at Carleton.

  • Jeff Barge '79 was featured in an April 1 Newsday article titled "April 1st's top 23: Poll anoints most foolish." For five years, Barge has issued his "Most Foolish American" survey on April Fool's Day. "I did it for my clients." said Barge. "The hardest thing in PR is to drum up attention for a person. I'm a nobody. So I figured if I could drum up attention for myself, my clients would take notice." Barge was a history major at Carleton.

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a March 30 Christian Science Monitor article titled "A pitched battle for state legislatures" about the upcoming battle for party control over state legislatures and the significance of the outcomes of many state races. "These crucial, very close races in so many state legislatures are a big deal because they will show if the GOP's recent gains continue or move backward," said Schier.

  • Paul Thiboutot, dean of admissions, was quoted in a March 28 Star Tribune article titled "Are GPAs worth their weight?" about the controversy over weighted grades given to high school students who take on tougher classes in Minnesota schools. The article covered the possibility of a House bill that would enforce common criteria for grading in schools and various opinions on the issue. "The baby boomer parent generation that focused on, 'How do we get ahead?' are now focused on, 'How do we get our kids ahead?' " said Thiboutot.

  • Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a March 25 Christian Science Moniter article titled "The Arnold Effect: Senate race tests his coattails" about the upcoming California Senate race between former Secretary of State Bill Jones and Democratic incumbent Barbara Boxer. "The question is, is this a new era of Republican possibilities or does it go no further than [Schwarzenegger's] popularity?" asked Schier.

  • Leah Steinberg '07 quoted in Star Tribune.

    March 25, 2004 at 11:35 am

    Leah Steinberg '07 was quoted in a March 25 Star Tribune article titled "Thousands rally in opposition to gay marriage ban proposal" about a proposed amendment to the Minnesota state constitution. Steinberg said, "What people do with their private lives should be their private lives. The government does not have a right to interfere with that."