- When the Islamic revolution came to Iran, many Iranians left the country. They took a lot of wealth with them, but the emigrants couldn't take property and businesses. Those were seized by the revolutionary government and prominent clerics turned them ... more
- Playing as an individual, Ned Rohrbach carded a final-round even-par 72 and tied for 11th overall out of 87 players at the Bobby Krig Invitational hosted by Gustavus Adolphus College.
- In its two previous conference doubleheaders, the Carleton College baseball team let a final-inning lead slip away in game one before getting a stellar pitching performance in game two to earn a split. The script played out the exact same ... more
- Carleton College's Shannon Holden notched the second victory of her young career last Friday. Previously the MIAC's individual medalist at the conference championship in the fall, the Knights' rookie claimed first-place with a great performance in a head-to-head dual with ... more
- The Carleton College men's track and field team opened its doors to tremendous competition when it hosted the Carleton Relays last weekend, and senior Adan Nunez-Frausto delivered a top-notch performance in the hammer throw to lead the Knights' field athletes. ... more
- The Carleton women's tennis team won a pair of big conference matches last week to secure at least a share of its second MIAC regular-season title in the past three years, and it locked up the No. 1 seed in ... more
Editor’s Note: As in years past, Games of the Week transforms into Series of the Week, an extended discussion on a single playoff series, and the themes and trends that define it. We start out East, in the 1-8 ... more
- Gorbachev was very popular in Europe and the US, but he wasn't well liked in the USSR. Today, some Russian legislators want to investigate him for treason.
Mexico's president isn't being accused of betraying the country, but he's more popular ... more
Carleton News: World-renowned Chinese Performers Present an Evening of Traditional Music and Ancient Kunqu OperaWorld-renowned Chinese actors and musicians will present a not-to-be-missed evening of traditional music and ancient Chinese Kunqu opera on Saturday, April 26 at 8 p.m. in the Carleton College Concert Hall. The performance will feature superstar Kunqu opera actress Shen ... more
Carleton News: Rob Rothblatt '83 Talks about his Work as Lead Architect of Sacramento Kings’ New Sustainable ArenaRob Rothblatt, Carleton Class of 1983 and lead architect at AECOM, will speak about designing the new sustainable arena for the Sacramento Kings basketball team on Thursday, April 24 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity ... more
Carleton News: Convocation Considers How Camping Can Transform the Lives of South African Children and YouthPhilip Lilienthal, lawyer, philanthropist, and founder and president of Global Camps Africa, will present Carleton College’s weekly convocation on Friday, April 25 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. Entitled “Having Fun and Doing Good: Impacting HIV/AIDS ... more
- Ray Yong was 4-for-4 with four runs scored and three RBI as the Carleton College baseball team pulled away visiting University of Minnesota-Morris for a 19-9 non-conference triumph on Monday. The Knights have now won eight of their last ten ... more
- Keelin Davis got the starting nod in both ends of the Carleton College softball team’s doubleheader against Concordia College, and she did not disappoint the home crowd. Davis picked up her sixth and seventh victories of the year in tossing ... more
- Carleton students Carolyn Raithel ’15 (Cincinnati, Ohio) and Vayu Rekdal ‘15 (Los Angeles) have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year. Raithel, a physics major, hopes to earn a PhD in astrophysics and one day conduct research at ... more
I had a little bit of free time after church on Sunday and decided to see if there was any interesting resource extraction news I had missed in the past few months. Here is what I found.
A January ... more