Carleton not to pursue test optional status (Login Required)
"In general, any kind of educational change you want to involve everyone in the process as much as possible. The least popular changes are the ones that happen without any student input."
College prepares for construction (Login Required)
“It will be a huge project, probably the largest project, dollar wise, that the college has ever done. Given the site, the fact that we’ll be constructing new buildings and connecting them to two existing buildings while they’re in use and the fact that the construction is happening at the heart of campus means that there are going to be some disruptions and some inconveniences,”
Bon App to include more local chicken (Login Required)
"We were definitely pleased with the developments because we've seen real change. The fact that something happened is incredible and a huge step forward."
Al Montero holds forum on political beliefs (Login Required)
"If an individual or group of people simply don't want to participate in debate and discussion, if they believe they have the answers and if they're just simply going to act on those answers, then that's not critical thought. That's not debate."
CSA creates new chaplain's liaison (Login Required)
At its Monday, Feb. 6 meeting, CSA voted unanimously to change its bylaws to include the Chaplain’s Liaison as its 14th liaison position.
Bike share and KRLX projects approved (Login Required)
The Student Projects Committee (SPC) referenda to fund KRLX renovations and a bike share program passed as a part of winter term CSA elections.
Students petition to close Crisis Pregnancy Center (Login Required)
Two weeks ago, Carleton’s pro-choice activism group, Student Advocates for Reproductive Choice (SARC), created a petition asking the college to not renew the lease for the Northfield Women’s Center. The petition has garnered many signatures.
CSA election sees record voter turnout (Login Required)
With 68.5 percent of the student body voting, winter term’s CSA elections had an unprecedented turnout, according to current CSA President Tiffany Thet ’17. Thet attributed the high turnout to CSA’s get-out-the-vote efforts and to the political atmosphere on campus after the 2016 presidential election.
Students speak out at Carls Give Day (Login Required)
During Carls Give Day, one of the college’s largest annual fundraisers, approximately 20 student organizers from various student groups, including Carls for a Democratic Society and Carleton’s Organized Radicals and Leftists (CORAL), called alumni to talk about campus issues, ranging from fossil fuel divestment to faculty diversity.
CSA candidates critique Carleton (Login Required)
"We are in the unique position that a lot of the positions will be guaranteed."
College responds to Trump's immigration ban (Login Required)
“We have been having individual conversations with students if they have concerns. It is not necessarily just concern for themselves. It’s a concern for their families.”
Research at Carleton under a Trump presidency (Login Required)
"There's fear about the levels of funding decreasing, and I think there's also some fear about scientists' ability to follow their science wherever it leads."