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  • Carleton Players to present world premiere of Naomi Iizuka’s “The Last Firefly”

    The Carleton College Players will present the world premiere of playwright Naomi Iizuka’s “The Last Firefly” on Fridays and Saturdays, Feb. 18, 19, 25 and 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Arena Theater.

  • The purpose of this feature is to engage the community in a dialogue about the issue and allow people to voice their opinions.

    Are We Cheaters?

    For the next few weeks, we will be exploring academic dishonesty at Carleton. The purpose of this feature is to engage the community in a dialogue about the issue and allow people to voice their opinions. We welcome submissions of any kind on the subject, and we challenge the Carleton community to push ourselves to talk.

  • Bridging the cultural gap with music

    On Thursday Feb. 10, Professor Maureen Jackson gave a presentation, titled “Dervishes and Cantors: Muslim-Jewish Musical Encounters, Empire to Nation,” that focused on the forging of cultural bonds between the Jews and the Muslims from the time of the Ottoman Empire to modern-day Turkey.

  • USC prof speaks on Polish phonology

    On Feb. 8, Assistant Professor of Linguistics at University of Southern California Ania Lubowicz spoke on Polish phonology as part of the Carleton’s Linguistics Colloquium series. Lubowicz will be a Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguistics at Carleton this spring, teaching Topics in Phonology.

  • Big picture: a letter from CEDI

    The Carleton Mission Statement and Statement on Diversity speak of academic excellence, mutual respect, a welcoming environment, supporting each other, and being active learners, among other things.  How are we as community members meeting these expectations?

  • Why this matters: the questions we need to ask

    Integrity is a core value for all academic institutions.  Whatever other educational goals we embrace, whatever intellectual skills we teach, however successful we may be in preparing students for careers, we will have failed in our mission if we do not impart a commitment to honesty.

  • Carleton College continues to rank amongst the nation’s highest in alumni donation rates.

    Carleton keeps on getting love from alumni, USNWR says

    This past week U.S. News and World Report named Carleton one of the top 10 “most loved schools” in the country. Of the 1,283 colleges surveyed, Carleton ranks second in the percentage of alumni who donate. Alumni donations “are a hugely important source of revenue for the college that lets us be strong... and we absolutely depend on the passion of alumni to generate those dollars," remarked Steve Poskanzer, Carleton's first-year president.

  • Cows, Colleges, and Crime?

    While Northfield is not a town generally associated with criminal activities, police reports show that incidents of crime, while not common, do take place here.

  • Meet your SWAs: From left, top row: Karen Eash, Adam Zweber, Amelia Schlossberg, Anna Morrison. Bottom row: Eric Leppink, Elise Gurney, James Morrisey, Chantal Donahue.

    Next school year will bring big changes to SWA program

    New changes are coming to the Student Wellness Advisory program related to a shift in philosophy and structural set up. The modifications stem from the SWA’s dynamic mindset after a reevaluation of what works best for  Carleton students.

  • Dr. R. L’Heureux Lewis, an expert on education inequality in modern America, challenged students to engage with Black History Month beyond the surface level, for a deeper appreciation of African American history

    Prof. shines light on history of Black History Month

    Dr. R. L’Heureux Lewis, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Black Studies at City College of New York, opened Carleton’s African American History Month convocation with a common statement – that the shortest month is chosen for remembrance of the events in black history.

  • Amy Domini, CEO and founder of acclaimed Domini Social Inestments, spoke of the importnce of socially concious investing.

    CEO gives socially responsible investment advice

    Amy Domini, founder and CEO of Domini Social Investments, opened her convocation speech with a focus on how to invest with social responsibility in our current world. The mission of Domini's investment management company is to provide investment vehicles socially responsible investors.

  • Debating for Democracy discusses social change and political action

    On Saturday over 80 participants converged on the Great Hall for the Debating for Democracy leadership workshop.