- Carleton ranks first in two categories by BirdieFire and third in the latest Golfstat Relative rankings as the fall season comes to an end. The Knights are the top-ranked team in season points total and tournament win average by BirdieFire, ... more
- Don’t wake me from my coma
I’ve got it where I want it to be.I’ve lived your so called life, tinsel,fireworks, chupacabres, romances,trances. There’s nothing left exceptlife itself that captivates me.To be or not ... more
Last Sunday I dislocated my right shoulder. Nothing dramatic, no fistfights over the meaning of the 2nd law or interpretations of quantum mechanics or priority for research, nor because my students were mad at me for my supposedly short ... more
- The Carleton College Department of Art and Art History will present “Rising Suns in the North: Japanese Gardens in Minnesota” on Friday, Oct. 31 at 5 p.m. in the Boliou Hall Auditorium. Art historian Kendall Brown, author of “Quiet Beauty: ... more
- The Carleton Symphony Band will celebrate Halloween with a special concert entitled “Danse Macabre” on Friday, Oct. 31 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Concert Hall. An appropriately “eerie” evening of music, the performance will accompany excerpts from the ... more
- Carleton College is pleased to present a not-to-be-missed appearance by critically acclaimed and very popular music pioneers, Red Baraat. The event takes place on Sunday, Nov. 2 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Carleton Concert Hall.
- Carleton College will host a service and celebration on Sunday, Nov. 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Severance Great Hall in commemoration of ‘Dia de los Muertos’ (Day of the Dead). In addition to a religious ceremony, the ... more
- The Carleton Players will present William Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale” October 30 through November 2 in the Weitz Center for Creativity Theater, with performances nightly at 7:30 p.m. October 30, 31 and November 1, along with two 2 p.m. matinee ... more
Carleton News: Award-winning Actress Elizabeth Liang Explores Her Multicultural Background in ConvocationAward-winning actress Elizabeth Liang will present Carleton College’s weekly convocation address on Friday, Oct. 31 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. Entitled “Alien Citizen: An Earth Odyssey,” Liang’s presentation will explore her own multicultural background, asking ... more
Gould Library is please to announce that we have just acquired the complete digital collection of Rotunda's American Founding Era published by the University of Virginia Press. Click through for more information.
- Heritage Trail. 65 minutes. 10 miles.
Mild (53 degrees), foggy, and wet. Warm-up 2 miles plus strides. Tempo 4 miles in 22:35 (5:47, 5:41, 5:35, 5:32). Tough at the end but overall felt pretty good. Then 4 x 1 minute ... more
Thomas Glessner Weaver '69: Visit to Washington DC Oct 2014 Library of Congress - Chase Family Archives - Visits to Home of Frederick Douglass - Anacostia and nearby Congressional Cemetery
I arrived at National Airport on Wednesday night, greeted by Paige who picked me up in their trusty van at terminal A, where Sun Country lands. Thursday morning I took the Metro into Union Station and walked ... more
- The optimist believes the glass is half full.
The pessimist believes the glass is half full - of poison.
The optimist says, "It's Friday!"
The pessimist says, "It's only two more days until Monday."
The optimist sighs.
The pessimist burps. ... more
- Keep in mind that the Chinese criminal law system is much more an inquisitorial system than an adversarial one. A person doesn't go on trial until those in power are convinced of the accused's guilt. And, remember, those in power ... more
“The greatest madness a man can be guilty of in this life, is to let himself die outright, without being slain by any person whatever, or destroyed by any other weapon than the hands of melancholy.”
― Miguel de ... more
- Abbe Hills Loop. 73 minutes. 10 miles.
Mild (50 degrees) and wet. Slow and easy run plus 8x100 strides. Felt a little better.