2012 Winter Issue 5 (February 10, 2012)
The largest problem facing the Carleton music department is the lack of space and the condition of the facilities. To put it bluntly, “our Concert Hall is falling down,” said London, who is also on the Building and Grounds Strategic Planning Committee.
A few weeks ago, students received an all-campus email recruiting them to join the Alcohol Review Committee, a team of faculty, staff and students gathered together to discuss alcohol use on campus. Associate Dean of Students Cathy Carlson, the board leader, is working to increase awareness of the college’s alcohol policies.
Last Monday, students, faculty and administrators of Claremont-McKenna and other schools across the nation received news of CMC’s involvement in false reporting of its students’ SAT scores. Yet for most college students, the SAT is now a thing of the past – a nostalgic memory.
Pizza dough was flying Monday when the LDC kitchen was open to students during Bon Appétit’s “Cooking 101.” The event invited students to enter the kitchen and to make pizza.
Shelton Johnson opened his convocation speech last Friday by emphasizing the importance of history, storytelling and reconnecting minorities - especially African Americans - to nature. His presentation was called, “Gloryland: Using History and Literature as Tools for Social Change.”
“I put on sparkle spray!” said Ally Shaw ’12. Carls put away their jeans, and hung up their flannel as they donned fancier attire for Carleton’s annual MidWinter Ball.
Two new exhibits – “A Complex Weave” and “Running the Numbers” – have been on display at the Weitz Center since Jan. 13, and they offer new perspectives on the environment, tradition and gender. Offering visitors more than just a show of pretty objects.