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  • Carleton currently has one wind turbine in the upper Arb; sites are still being determined where to place the second turbine.

    College moving forward with plan to build second wind turbine

    Carleton College will soon have a second wind turbine in an effort to reduce Carleton’s outside energy consumption.

  • Flooded West Field

    The Return of West Lake!

    Due to the persistent rains of the past couple days, the entirety of West Field was submerged under a few feet of water as the banks of the Cannon River overflowed. The same thing occurred before Spring Break last year.

  • Poskanzer to be inaugurated as President of Carleton

    Poskanzer outside 1This weekend, Carleton’s 11th President Steven Poskanzer will be formally installed as the President of Carleton College in a ceremony Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in Skinner Memorial Chapel, with an address delivered by Hugo Sonnenschein, President Emeritus and Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago.

  • More information can be found at go.carleton.edu/sexual_misconduct

    Carleton overhauls sexual misconduct complaint process

    The year-long review of the student sexual misconduct complaint process, which relied heavily on the feedback and discussions of students, faculty, and staff, has resulted in a new set of processes and support resources for the 2010-11 school year.

  • Pamphlets adorn the walls of the new SWA office, located in the Wellness Center.

    Changes made to SWA program

    SWA stalls are a Carleton institution, and even this early in the fall their question sheets are filling up. Although the SWA stalls, the question sheets, and the pamphlets have not changed, the SWA program as a whole has undergone a major overhaul.

  • ACT Center

    Caught in the ACT: Food Shelf

    Last winter, the ACT Center presented its annual Civic Engagement Series on an increasingly relevant and always fascinating topic: food. The series explored food from all angles, looking at the local vs. organic debate, poverty and hunger, alumni careers in food, etc.

  • Rice House lock

    Res Life adds locks to off-campus interest houses

    This fall Carleton began the new locked door policy for interest and institutional housing.  Last year, depending on the houses, most doors were left unlocked mainly with the intent to provide all Carleton students access.  The switch occurred during the summer.

  • Eat Local Challenge

    Bon Appetit to host “Eat Local Challenge” with focus on local produce

    How locally do you eat? If you are an average American, your food most likely travels between 1,500 miles and 2,500 miles before it reaches your plate, according to the Worldwatch Institute. However, on Sept. 28th, Carleton students can do their part to change this.

  • U.S. News and World Report

    Carleton named top liberal arts college for teaching by U.S. News and World Report

    Hey prospective students, Carleton College is now the top liberal arts college for teaching, according to the 2011 edition of the U.S. and News and World Report’s annual ranking of colleges.

  • Speak Up

    SpeakUp aims to spread awareness, encourage support

    Sharing blankets and lighting candles as daylight faded on the Bald Spot, students gathered outdoors last Thursday evening for the GSC’s annual SpeakUp event. Our collective act of listening says, ‘Not on our campus,’ as effectively as any spoken word,” Edelstein said.

  • Spring Concert

    Brother Ali headlines Spring Concert

    Last Saturday was Carleton’s annual Spring Concert. Brother Ali was the headliner of the event. Other musical acts that performed throughout the day included Helio Sequence, Tapes ‘n Tapes, Roma di Luna and Radio Moscow and students bands and DJs.

  • Independent People

    Carleton Players challenge audience in Independent People

    Though Iceland has been in the news recently due to its economic crisis and the volcanic eruption of Eyjafjallajokull, this North Atlantic European island generally does not receive much attention in the States. However, this changed last weekend for Carleton students with the performance of Eva Barr and John Musial’s adaptation of Halldór Laxness’s epic novel, Independent People.