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2012 Spring Issue 3 (April 20, 2012)

  • Accepted students

    Accepted students roll on to campus

    Every year, the College organizes two official weekends for accepted students to spend time on campus with a Carleton host. One hundred sixty-two accepted students came this past weekend, with another 165 expected later to descend on campus tonight. Those students come from all over the United States and abroad.

    • Jeremy Bird

      Students gather for Obama’s “Greater Together Youth Summit”

      The race for the White House is officially underway. On Saturday morning nearly 30 Carleton students boarded a school bus heading to the Greater Together Youth Summit at the University of Minnesota – one of the first big events for the Obama campaign in Minnesota.

    • Haiti Justice Alliance

      Haiti Justice Alliance: Date an Ole, coming soon

      On sixth weekend, Carleton students will have the chance to search for love or friendship, while contributing to a good cause, as part of the annual event, which sets Carls and Oles up on blind dates.

    • Drag show

      Drag show wows Carls and prospies

      An extravagant showing of costume and personality, the show provided a unique experience for students and prospective students alike. A panel held in accompaniment with the show also provided a window into the performers’ lives.

    • Kwame Appiah

      Renowned philosopher Kwame Appiah tackles honor, morality

      Last Friday, Kwame Anthony Appiah – philosopher, novelist and Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University – delivered a convocation presentation titled “The Honor Code: Making Moral Revolutions.” Appiah focused on the process of turning moral understanding into moral action.

    • AzTechs

      AzTechs help students adjust to changing technology

      Like the ancient American tribe, they may be rather unknown to most Carleton students.  Yet these three students, Lily Sacharow ‘12, Tom Callister ‘13 and Karen McCleary ‘14, are working hard to provide accessible technology to all members of the Carleton community.

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    • carpenter

      Men's track successful at St. Thomas

      Guns were blazing, rain was falling, and races—unfortunately—were not starting on time at last Friday’s meet against the University of St. Thomas. From the beginning, the officials had difficulty with the starting system, which is usually connected to the starting gun. As Aaron Hirsh ‘13 described it, “Rotblatt looks like clockwork compared to this fiasco.”

    • Nolan Baker

      Baseball team extends win streak to five over Auggies

      The Carleton College offense got rolling late in game one and it carried over the momentum to game two as the Knights baseball team swept a doubleheader against Augsburg College, 9-3 and 8-2.The victories extended Carleton’s win streak to five games, its best run since a five-game in April 2009.

    • Peter Dunn

      Men's Tennis head into battle of undefeated

      Carleton College and visiting St. Olaf College were both undefeated in conference play heading into Wednesday’s showdown on the Bell Field Tennis Courts. The Knights posted a 7-2 victory and join Gustavus Adolphus as the lone remaining undefeated squads in the MIAC.

    • greenberg and hemes

      Tennis teams demolish St. Olaf

      This week the Knights showed few signs of straying from their winning routine, first defeating St. Olaf 8-1 at home and following up with a match against Luther College over the weekend.

    • Alison Smyth

      Strong showing for Women's Track in split meets last week

      Unfortunately, since the Knights went to a split day meet, they had to endure split-day squads last weekend. Despite the division, the Knights excelled in their events.

    • frisbee

      Eclipse wins Regionals, earns bid to D-III Nationals

      With rain, wind and threats of Earth-shattering thunderstorms, Eclipse Women’s Ultimate Frisbee handily beat their competition and took first place in the Regional Championships.

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