There’s a new dean in town (Login Required)
Feel free to connect with Dean Livingston. Welcome her to the Carleton community; she is ready to care for and listen to you, and, if you’re lucky, she might take a selfie with you.
Athlete reps taught bystander intervention (Login Required)
The GSC is implementing a bystander intervention program called Green Dot, which is intended to reduce power-based personal violence (including stalking, domestic violence, sexual assault, etc.) through intervention and prevention. During New Student Week, Carleton Athletes participated in the first Green Dot training.
Student leaders organize new NSW talk at last moment (Login Required)
An outside theater group, GTC Dramatic Dialogue, put on a performance called “Strange Like Me,” meant to spark discussion about diversity. Attending peer leaders, however, found it inappropriately aggressive given its heavy use of slurs and lack of trigger warnings. This prompted the peer leaders to brainstorm a new diversity program.
GSC makes His/Her/Their impact on NSW (Login Required)
During NSW this year, the Gender and Sexuality Center unveiled for the first time the use of gender pronoun buttons to more easily convey a person’s preferred gender pronouns.
Writer Zach Brokaw Remembered (Login Required)
Maya Angelou said that “people will never forget how you made them feel.” Zach, we will miss you.
Administration drops add/drop cards (Login Required)
As of now, students will be able to drop or add open 10-week courses online via the Hub during the first week of next term without a yellow add/drop card or signatures from instructors or advisors.
Squeezed Allocations due to T-Pain (Login Required)
Spring concert, in total, cost roughly $90,000, a figure reflecting the cost of set-up and of the bands themselves. This was roughly $30,000 over what the CSA had budgeted.
Drug & Alcohol Task Force finishes revisions (Login Required)
Zosie Sandell’s suspension for drug possession during fall term sparked criticism of Carleton’s drug and alcohol policies. A group of students, faculty and staff formed to help streamline the policy.
Students draw into cyber- space (Login Required)
Room Draw goes online, enters 21st century
Carleton wins MN alcohol & drug grant (Login Required)
Carleton has been chosen to receive a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) to cut underage drinking and drug use on campus.
Air horn in CSA jars senators (Login Required)
“It’s creating a space where people are no longer safe to exercise power they might have over others because of their gender and race. If that makes people feel unsafe, then I guess people ought to feel unsafe a little more often.” --David Atkinson ’15
Trapshooting club gets the bucks (Login Required)
Debate about liability, gun safety & personal property funding, but amongst controversy, club receives funds