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."
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."
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."
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."
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."
Campus Community Remembers Noel Williams (Login Required)
"Former students shared memories of Mr. Williams as an excellent storyteller, and as a model for how to treat others with respect."
Exploring Carleton’s political climate (Login Required)
"After more than two years of campaigning, primaries and debates, the presidential elections are now only a few weeks away, and political groups on campus are working out what they want to do for their final pre-election day work for this and other down-ballot elections."
CANOE club moves to new house (Login Required)
"The Carleton Organization of Nature and Outdoor Enthusiasts (CANOE) is experiencing an increase in club membership after moving to Wade Johnson Memorial House, the newly renovated Hill house. The new CANOE house will be the home of club operations and several members."
New services make debut at SHAC this year (Login Required)
"In an effort to expand its counseling services, the SHAC fall newsletter announced three new programs: Expressive Art Group, Growing Resilient and General Therapy Groups."
ITS introduces high capacity printers (Login Required)
"Over the summer, Information Technology Services (ITS) introduced five new public printers to campus. Featuring a simplified release system and greater printing capacity, three new black and white Canon printers are located in the Library and two are located in upper Sayles. The printers are expected to improve printing capabilities at the most-heavily trafficked printing locations on campus, according to Austin Robinson-Coolidge, Director of Technology Support."
Cannon floods, students evacuate (Login Required)
"After nearly three inches of rain Thursday, September 22, Northfield Mayor Dana Graham signed an emergency declaration in response to the Cannon River’s dangerously high water level. Riverside sidewalks and bridges were promptly closed for safety, according to information from the Northfield city website and the United States Geological Survey."