Carls journey to ND to support DAPL protests (Login Required)
"Over the weekend, 34 students drove to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation to participate in the ongoing protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline, which would run 1,172 miles from the Bakkens and Three Forks areas of North Dakota to Illinois."
Candidates speak on eve of election (Login Required)
Nam Nguyen ’19 summed up what seemed to be the undercurrent of the campus, saying she felt “slightly nervous,” then qualifying it with, “No, very nervous.”
National FAFSA changes shifts financial aid process (Login Required)
"The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) has undergone several large-scale changes in the last year. Most significantly, the FAFSA now requires tax information from the prior-prior year, or PPY as it is called in the financial aid industry."
Mayoral Candidates face off (Login Required)
"The Northfield mayoral debate between City Councilwoman Rhonda Powell and Mayor Dana Graham, which was held Wednesday night in the Great Hall, was--to editorialize--a tense one."
Sayles rolls out resuable plates and bowls (Login Required)
"In an effort to reduce campus waste, Bon Appétit and SOPE (Students Organized for the Protection of the Environment) have collaborated to implement a new program of reusable plates and bowls in Sayles Cafe."
Students share housing concerns (Login Required)
"Every term, students who are off-campus must find housing for their return to Carleton. Many students say, however, that the process for finding a place to live is confusing and difficult."
Weitz family donates $20 million for financial aid (Login Required)
"In honor of the college’s sesquicentennial, the Weitz family donated $20 million for matching new need-based endowment gifts to financial aid."
Library replaces catalogue with Catalyst (Login Required)
"The beginning of fall term saw the first real test for the Gould Library’s new catalogue, Catalyst, which replaced the previous system, Bridge Squared."
New concentration to focus on Middle East (Login Required)
"Starting this year, Carleton students of any class year can concentrate in Middle East Studies. The new concentration includes courses from several departments, such as religion, political science, Hebrew, Arabic and history."
Carleton celebrates landmark 150 years (Login Required)
"On Wednesday, Oct. 12, Carleton celebrated its 150th birthday. To celebrate this landmark anniversary, the college hosted special events throughout last weekend."
After 15 years, GSC reflects on struggle for acceptance (Login Required)
"When Matt Fikse ’87 was a student at Carleton, the group for LGBTQA+ students met in a secret location. Students in the group received a slip of paper in their mailboxes with the meeting time and location in order to protect their privacy."
Trustees approve next phase of science complex construction (Login Required)
"Last week, the Board of Trustees approved the design plans for the science complex construction and for demolition of Mudd Hall."