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2013 Spring Issue 2 (April 19, 2013)

  • Students lit candles in Skinner Memorial Chapel all day Tuesday.

    “Anyone Could Have Been There"

    It was in Lexington, Massachusetts, that the shot heard ‘round the world was fired.  So it should come as no surprise that echoes from the dual blasts in Boston on Monday reverberate here at Carleton.

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    • Avery Johnson

      Johnson Earns MIAC Field Athlete of the Week Award

      Carleton College’s Avery Johnson was both outstanding and clutch in her first collegiate javelin victory Saturday at the Norse Relays hosted by Luther (Iowa) College. Johnson pulled out her first-place finish on her final throw to prevail in an exciting back-and-forth competition, recording one of the top throws in school history in the process.

    • Austin Jiang

      Seniors Lead Men’s Tennis to Victory at Grinnell

      Led by the class of 2013, the Carleton College men’s tennis team posted a 6-3 victory at Grinnell College, in a matchup of regionally-ranked squads. Seniors Alex Chin, Paul Cooper, and Austin Jiang each won in both singles and doubles.

    • Amelia Campbell '16

      Campbell, Johnson Lead Women’s Track and Field at Norse Relays

      Amelia Campbell ‘16 won the long jump by a wide margin and Avery Johnson ‘15 won the javelin with her final attempt as the Carleton College women’s track and field team took fourth at the Norse Relays with 71 points, only five behind conference foe Hamline University.

    • Russ Aguilar/Sports info

      Men’s Track Takes Second at Norse Relays

      The Knights won six events, including three involving sophomore Colby Seyferth ‘15, and the Carleton College men’s track and field team finished second to host Luther College at the Norse Relays. The Knights finished with 127 points compared to 140 for Luther.

    • Jenny Ramey ‘14

      Softball Nearly Pulls Upset Against National #16 St. Thomas

      The Carleton College softball team gave No. 16 University of St. Thomas all it could handle in the opener, with the Tommies eventually rallying for a 3-2 walkoff victory. The momentum carried over to game two as St. Thomas grabbed the early lead and posted a 9-0 (5 inn.) win to complete the sweep and extend its home-field winning streak to 37 games.

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      Some Information About Flatulence

      Flatulence, passing gas, breaking wind, ass blast, butt thunder, farting. We all fart, although some of us a lot more than others. And we have all been in situations when we really need to fart, but we happen to be at a funeral, or on a first date.


      The Myth of Spring

      Does spring actually exist? This question has crossed my mind often lately, because in truth, the recent weather has nearly succeeded in convincing me that the season is a myth. As I write this, I am also looking at a forecast that predicts three to six inches of snow on April 11th.

    • Ben Stroup

      Empathy and Reason: A Response to Pedro Fernandez

      It’s quite fashionable these days to attack “diversity” as an empty phrase, signifying nothing but the unthinking, bleeding-heart liberalism of an elementary school textbook. It is derided as meaningless newspeak, useful only to directors of HR giving an infinite series of powerpoint presentations. What’s worst is, it’s assumed that the end of “diversity” is just that: a diverse group of faces.


      “I Swear the Weather Isn’t Like This All the Time!”

      For the second time this year, it is Accepted Students’ Weekend. And for the second time this year, it is snowing on Accepted Students’ Weekend. And not just flurrying--it’s legitimately snowing. Did I mention it’s April?

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