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  • 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.

  • John Harris, Carleton Class of 1985

    Harris ‘85 to be debate moderator

    John Harris ’85, editor-in-chief of, was announced as one of two moderators of the first presidential primary debate, slated for May 2 at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Calif. Harris will be joined in the moderator role by NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams, and the debate will air on MSNBC, CNBC, and Telemundo and streamed live.

  • 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.

  • Christina Esposito, a phonetician and Assistant Professor of Linguistics at Macalaster College

    Linguist unwraps phonology of Zapotec language

    On January 27, Christina Esposito, a phonetician and Assistant Professor of Linguistics at Macalaster College, participated in the Carleton Linguistics Colloquium of Series to discuss her specialty in “Unwrapping the Zapotec Voicebox: A Study in Acoustic and Glottographic Phonation.”

  • Dancing the Night Away

    Brace yourself: It’s Midwinter Ball Weekend

    It is time.  Time to dig through your closet, drawers, shelves, and under your bed for the classiest attire that you brought to Carleton (aka the one dress/one button-up shirt you packed at the last minute). It is time for Carleton's 31st Annual Mid-Winter Ball.

  • Sociologist explains Somali Immigraton

    Sociologist explains Somali Immigraton

    Professor Abdi Kusow of Iowa State University delivered a talk entitled “Somali Immigrants in the United States: Conceptualizing Transnational Migration in a Stateless Global Context.”

  • Wally Weitz ‘70 inducted into Omaha Business Hall of Fame

    Yet another Carleton alumnus is being recognized in the world. Wallace “Wally” R. Weitz ‘70, will be one of six individuals inducted into the Omaha Business Hall of Fame on April 12.

  • Spring Concert goes high-tech

    The hype surrounding Spring Concert has started early this year, thanks to Facebook and creative uses of the Internet.

  • Delicious Movement workshop comes to Carleton campus

    There is a certain preconception about dance. Invigorating, brisk movement and forceful flair is often expected. Eiko and Koma, acclaimed experimental performance duo, escape those notions and draw more weighty expression in their art. Their dance breaks free from any one brand. The duo is known for their unconventional approach to movement. They reach out to their audience through penetrating but slow visual poetry.