2017 Winter Issue 2 (January 20, 2017)
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Facing lack of support, plans for BIRT cancelled (Login Required)
"We do have bias incidents on campus, and we are not satisfied with how they are handled or he process...I think we can do better."
Carleton approves academic minors (Login Required)
"I'm excited. There seems to be positive feedback on campus."
Carls travel to march for women in Washington (Login Required)
"This is the beginning of, hopefully, many ways in which there can be a sustained response to his administration."
College creates statistics major (Login Required)
In response to student opinion and the needs of 21st century statisticians, the math department will eliminate the math/stats major and instead offer two distinct majors: mathematics and statistics.
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New student groups form to combat a Trump presidency (Login Required)
"There are so many people who are fired up now and are really motivated to create change that weren't really involved earlier...when it gets too big people fall through the cracks."
“Actors can prioritize their connection with the script without having to fear the process of memorization, and work on understanding the minutiae of the text.”
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Senior Spotlight: Connor Kasch (Login Required)
As a member of the soccer team, Kasch earned the All-Conference Sportsmanship award this year and was a regular starter at outside back.
Carleton hires new Strength and Conditioning Coach (Login Required)
"The program he's implemented is all about the science behind why we do a lift."
Carleton pride comes alive at club hockey games (Login Required)
We could give you a more traditional sports review, but that would defeat the purpose of a going to a Carleton club hockey game.
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The role of a liberal arts college (Login Required)
Colleges and institutions that have shied away from making "moral claims" in the past must stop and assert their position.
You actually have to be responsible now (Login Required)
The livelihood of more than 300 million individuals rests in part on your power, and problems can no longer be solved by you making casual rape jokes. And if they can actually be solved doing that, then buy me the next one-way flight to somewhere far away from this unfortunate land.
The "ultimate deal" is not one state (Login Required)
Wait a second, for Israel? Didn’t he just appoint David Friedman, a settlement supporter so hardline he makes the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) seem dovish, to be the U.S. ambassador to Israel? Isn’t this just giving Prime Minister Netanyahu’s right-wing government what they’ve wanted? Well, in the short term, yes. But the long-term implications of U.S. support for Israeli annexation of the West Bank (something Friedman has publicly floated) run counter to the interests of all parties involved.
Feeling disenfranchised (Login Required)
I am very upset with the election result, but I would still have been disappointed with Clinton as president. I was not convinced by either presidential candidate; neither of them won my vote.
The unseen bearers of Trump's legacy of hate (Login Required)
Donald Trump seems to bring the worst out in those that listen to him.
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"2016" Top Ten Playlist (Login Required)
Top hits from the last year
Favorite posts from this popular campus Facebook group
What’s Colder than Minnesota? (Login Required)
A list of places colder than our tundra campus
Tips for a Hot Winter Body (Login Required)
How to heat up your bones during those negative temperatures.
Painted Turtles in the Arb (Login Required)
What the Cole Student Naturalist has to say this week.