2017 Winter Issue 1 (January 13, 2017)
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Carleton Affirms Protections for DACA Students (Login Required)
“They promised us support, and they followed through with those promises. To see them fulfill that promise was really encouraging for me and the other DACA students, as they could have very easily taken a step back.”
Carleton conservatives share election opinions (Login Required)
“I don’t believe in the hatred and the bigotry, despite what people might think when you say you’re a Republican and they put you in that box.”
CSA Senate plans to launch free textbook exchange (Login Required)
“This is just another way to foster a strong community and to raise awareness for the fact that students here do need support.”
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Rika Anderson '06 returns to Carleton to teach biology (Login Required)
“Biology has changed so much in the past ten years and it’s undergoing a revolution in terms of DNA sequencing.”
Perlman Museum showcases Chinese paintings (Login Required)
Last Friday, the Perlman Teaching Museum gave a scholarly welcome to its latest exhibit, “Preserving China’s Past: Paintings of the Ming-Qing Dynasties.”
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Carleton alum Ruth Steinke hired as assistant track coach (Login Required)
“My leadership style has always been to lead by example [and to] offer inspiration and passion.”
Carleton basketball remains hopeful for playoff berths (Login Required)
Freshman leading scorer, Sam Cooke ’20, had this to say about the team’s start to the season: “We’re playing extremely talented and experienced competition as a relatively young and inexperienced team. We’re learning a lot and getting better every day.”
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Reconciling a divided America (Login Required)
This is dangerous. Without any contact, it is easy to create an image of the ‘other.’
The sound of a clarion call (Login Required)
For all its power and might, striving for the apex of perfection, it was still an imperfect country of imperfect people, run by imperfect people.
Poiliticized Identities (Login Required)
Short of denying identity outright, the recourse of those committed to identity-as-authority has been to fall back on the trope of the self-hating victim, made over time to internalize their own oppression.
Unity, facts, and other questions (Login Required)
Many Carleton students have the opportunity to live in a new place after they graduate, and one positive way to use that privilege is to move to a place that will force you to interact with people who are different than you. The physical segregation of different groups of people in the U.S. seems to have something to do with the lack of understanding that exists across group identity lines (who’d have thought?), and living next to someone makes it much easier to get to know them.
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2016: Films in Review (Login Required)
Film reviews from this last year
Winter Term Horoscope (Login Required)
What does your sign say?
The Christmas Bird Count (Login Required)
What the Cole Student Naturalist has to say