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2013 Winter Issue 7 (March 1, 2013)

    • Contra Dancing

      Northfield Community and Students Folk Dance the Night Away at Contra Stomp

      Last Friday night, Carleton students, St. Olaf students, and Northfield residents gathered at the Northfield Armory on Division Street to partake in the 7th Annual Northfield Winter Stomp.

    • Abby Han ‘12

      Alumni Follow Passions for Photography in Post-Grad Year

      Most students come to college planning to follow a traditional path: attend four years of classes, graduate, and either find a full-time job or attend graduate school. However, for some Carleton students, college leads them down a less-traditional path.


      Tandem Bagels to Open on Tuesday, Spreading Doughy Love

      Northfield, rejoice: the first legitimate bagel bakery in town, since Bagel Bros. shut down several years ago, will open on Tues. March 5 and begin spreading warm, doughy goodness with their special bagel recipes.


      Is There Enough Political Diversity on Campus?

      Have you ever wondered about students’ opinions? Or what current issue is most important to them? What issue do they want to discuss either about Carleton’s policies or national law?

    • Siri Hustvedt

      Famed Author Reflects On the Creation of Fiction

      Acclaimed author of five novels, two books of non-fiction, and a book of poetry and nonfiction Siri Hustvedt opened her convocation with reflections on creativity in order to address the question “where does fiction originate?”

    • Thomas Callister '13

      Callister Wins Churchill Scholarship

      Many seniors are planning to travel after they finish college this spring.  For Tom Callister ’13, a Physics and Astronomy major, the trip will last longer than most.

    • Brittney Mikell ‘13 speaks at the Black History Month service

      Remembrance, Reflection at Black History Month Service

      Continuing the celebration of Black History Month, the Black Student Alliance (BSA) organized a Gospel Brunch on Sunday, Feb. 24 in the Great Hall. The service included Lawrence Burnett, Professor of Music, and the Jubilee Singers.

    • Married couple Paul Auster (left) and Siri Hustvedt (right) came to town last Wed.-Fri.

      Literary “Power Couple” Stops by Northfield

      After spending three days in Northfield, acclaimed authors (and literary “power couple”) Siri Hustvedt and her husband, Paul Aster, spent three days in Northfield last week—enough time for Hustedt to deliver last Friday’s convocation, and provide joint reading of both her latest work, The Summer Without Men (Picador, 2011) and her husband’s, Winter Journal (Henry Holt and Co., 2012).

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    • Bridget Doyle ‘13 competes in a doubles match against St. Catherine University.

      Women’s Tennis Knocked Out of 1st Place

      Despite wins by Anne Lombardi ‘14 in both singles and doubles, the Carleton College women’s tennis team found itself on the wrong end of a 5-4 decision, falling to St. Catherine University. The result drops the Knights out of a first-place tie in the MIAC standings.

    • Skylar Tsutsui ‘15 earned a spot on this season’s All-MIAC first-team.

      Skylar Tsutsui Voted to All-MIAC Squad

      One of the most explosive players in the league, sophomore Skylar Tsutsui ‘15, was a repeat selection when the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its season-ending basketball award winners on Wednesday.

    • Alex Chin ‘13 won in both singles and doubles play

      Behind Elbow and Chin, Knights Tennis Dismisses Scots for Fifth Straight Win

      Alex Chin’s ‘13 record remains unblemished this season after notching victories once again in both singles and doubles play. His performances, along with the return of sophomore Paul Elbow to the lineup, guided the Carleton College men’s tennis team to an 8-1 decision over Macalester College.

    • CJ Dale ‘13 placed second in the long jump and fourth in the triple jump

      Men Perform Well in Final Meet Before Championships

      With less than a week to go before the MIAC Indoor Championships, the Carleton College men’s track and field team seems to be peaking at the right time.

    • Anna Cich ‘16 was a member of Carleton’s all freshman record-breaking 4x200 relay team.

      First-year Women Break School 4x200 Record

      Maybe they are just too young to know better, but a quartet of rookies combined to break the Carleton College women’s track and field record in the 4x200-meter relay during the Ole Open Qualifier, the final tune up to next week’s MIAC Indoor Championships.

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    • Posters urge divestment from large companies who support child labor or use fossil fuels.

      A Defense of Divestment

      We feel it is important for all members of the Carleton community to think critically about the potential for ethical investment and to hold the school accountable to its commitment to ethical action.


      Commemorating 54 Years of Tibetan Resistance

      Tibetans and Tibet supporters will commemorate a landmark event in Tibetan history on March 10, 2013. It will mark the 54th anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising in which tens of thousands of Tibetans took to the streets of Lhasa to revolt against the Chinese government, which had seized control of the area under the infamous 17-point agreement.


      Why Feminism Isn’t Over

      If you’ve been on Facebook anytime during the past week, you might have seen the Op-Ed by a Nebraskan college student (who happens to be a 21 year old white male) for The Daily Nebraskan titled “Why Feminism Hurts Modern-Day Relationships”.

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