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  • LGBTQA

    ‘Out After Carleton’ reconnects College’s LGBTQA community

    The well-known phrase “Carls help Carls” takes on a new meaning in light of the tight unity and dedication of the organization Out At/After Carleton (O@C). Founded by former President Steve Lewis, alumni would meet at an alumnus’ house to foster a support system.

  • Bikes

    Sayonara Yellow Bike Club? Free, easy bikes no longer a Carleton symbol

    Now somewhat of a dying rumor, Carleton’s Yellow Bike Club used to be an active club promoting the sharing and fixing of bikes for communal student use.

  • Nuruddin Farah

    Hosted by English Department, famed Somali author Farah visits Carleton

    Nuruddin Farah doesn’t argue with the claim that his writing style can be “cinematic.”  Farah, a Somali novelist acclaimed for his portrayals of his native land, came to Carleton to read from his newest novel, “Crossbones,” and to answer questions.

  • Computing

    ITS explains campus computing issues

    College students spend more time online than with any other media. According to a 2007 survey by Burst Media, 19.6 percent of college students spend more than 20 hours per week on the internet alone.  The trend is no different at Carleton.

  • Semaphore

    Semaphore to make its Weitz debut

    Fans of dance, sitting and everything in between will be thrilled to attend the Semaphore Repertory Company’s fall performance, Nov. 4 and 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weitz Center.

  • Jeff Lieberman

    Life in slow motion: watching the world through Discovery Channel star’s lens

    Jeff Lieberman opened his convocation speech Oct. 28th by examining the interdisciplinary connections between the sciences, the arts and human creativity. 

  • Occupy Movement

    “Occupy” movement comes to Carleton, students speak up

    As Occupy Wall Street has grown and spread across the nation, many Carleton students have been caught up in the fervor of the movement and are finding ways to get involved.

  • Ebony

    Ebony shakes, brings the moves

    After five weeks of rehearsing body rolls, hip thrusts and sassy eyes, the 165 participants in Ebony performed in the Great Space of Sayles-Hill last weekend. “The dancers worked really hard for this and gave a great show,” said Ebony Director Chelsea Lau ‘12.  This year’s Ebony performance consisted of sixteen dances, all choreographed and performed by students.

  • Diwali festival

    Diwali festival glows in Great Hall

    The Great Hall was aglow Saturday night as members of the Carleton community gathered to celebrate the Hindu festival of Diwali. The event, a collaboration between the Chapel and DESI, was filled with food, performances and a reflection on the meaning of Diwali.

  • NSF

    Major grant to aid science teaching

    This summer, Carleton’s Science Education Research Center received the largest National Science Foundation grant in Carleton’s history. The center, which focuses on improving education through educators, received a $10 million grant from the NSF’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program.

  • Consul General Martin Loken

    Loken addresses US-Canada relationship

    In his presentation, “Canada, Minnesota, and the United States: A Vital Partnership,” Consul General Martin Loken discussed three important aspects of this link: commercial, energy and global issues, specifically in the Arctic region.

  • Chilean documentary screening

    Chilean documentary screening provokes questions of memory

    Chilean history became a visual experience and an opportunity for discussions about human rights after a screening of “Nostalgia for the Light,” a 2010 documentary exploring the nature of memory, on Tuesday at the Weitz Center.