After accidents, golf cart program hobbles along (Login Required)
Easily visible around campus, golf carts used by injured students to get around campus are increasing in number. However, the spike in golf cart misuse by students also causes concern for the administration and security, and could spell the end of the program.
Alumni spearhead divestment effort (Login Required)
To pressure the College to divest from fossil fuel companies, Divest Carleton, a network of alumni, are collecting signatures and working with students and faculty to gather support for divestment.
CSA race remarks stir OAC (Login Required)
A recent post on Overheard at Carleton has roused several students, who are concerned about diversity on the CSA Senate.
New case challenges sexual assault policy (Login Required)
In light of recent federal regulation changes, Carleton rewrote its sexual misconduct policy and revealed its new policy at a forum sponsored by CAASHA and the Title IX lead team Wednesday evening.
After Malt-o-Meal sale, fear mixes with optimism (Login Required)
According to legend, John Campbell founded Malt-O-Meal’s Northfield plant with $900 he won in a poker match.
Cow Talks cancelled in wake of brouhaha (Login Required)
The Contented Cow has canceled a series of talks by James Fetzer, an alleged Holocaust denier, according to an email from Diane Burry, a co-owner of the Contented Cow.
- Northfield pub retracts invitation to controversial Holocaust denier.
White House “Crust Master” Shares Recipe for Success (Login Required)
Between January 15-18, Bill Yosses, former White House Ex- ecutive Pastry Chef, nicknamed “the crust master,” hosted two events on campus “Baking for Presidents” and “Cooking, Science and Extraterrestials: A Menu for Aliens”, alongside Firebellies.
Joel Weisberg, the Herman and Gertrude Mosier Stark Professor of Physics and Astronomy and the Natural Sciences, is part of a team that calculated the mass of a neutron star and its binary companion, using Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity, and recently published the findings in The Astrophysical Journal.
Pipe Bursts, Causing Flood: Winter Winds Make for Watery Mess (Login Required)
Here in Northfield, we often personify the frigid temperature, saying things like “it can cut like a knife.”
Successful MLK dinner raises questions about race (Login Required)
On Monday evening, Carleton students came together in the Weitz atrium to celebrate the birthday and life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Bon Appetit wins marquis vegan rating despite qualms (Login Required)
Carleton’s dining halls have received a nod of approval from peta2, PETA’s youth division. The organization gave Carleton an A on its Vegan Report Card, according to its website.