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    Carleton hosts Edible Book Contest

    On May 9, Carleton held its first Edible Book Contest in the Concert Hall where a dozen entries were viewed, sampled and judged.

  • Host John Forde

    "Mental Engineer" visits, discusses popular TV ads with students

    On May 7th, Carleton Psychology majors joined John Forde of PBS’ “Mental Engineering” to analyze commercials by employing skills acquired in Professor Mija Van Der Wege’s Language & Deception class. They scrutinized the commercials’ music, imagery and text in order to expose the appeal behind so many of these advertisements.

  • Speak Up

    Changes to sexual misconduct policy

    In response to concerns regarding sexual misconduct policy a committee was formed in September 2009 to review the current policy and draft potential strategies.

  • Oliver Wang

    Oliver Wang shares thoughts on Asian American pop culture

    Dr. Oliver Wang May 7 convocation talk, “Something Borrowed, Something New,” focused on the young and evolving nature of Asian American popular culture.

  • Math/Computer Science Professor Jeff Ondich, speaker at this year's Linguistic Colloquium

    Ondich delivers Linguistics colloquium

    As the finale to this year's Linguistics Colloquium Series at Carleton, Math/Computer Science Professor Jeff Ondich spoke about one of his areas of expertise: auto-translation with computers. Ondich's very own software company, Ultralingua, provides digital language reference tools, and he explained the inner workings of such programs, focusing on the methods of Babel Fish and Google Translate to relay a sentence in one language to another.

  • Carleton Student Association Senate

    Senate reverses decision on CEDI seat

    In an interesting turn of events, on Monday, the CSA reversed its week-old decision to deny an additional Senate Liaison seat to the Community, Equity and Diversity Initiative (CEDI).

  • Professor Arjendu Pattanayak named next Associate Dean

    Physics Professor Arjendu PattanayakArjendu K. Pattanayak, Associate Professor of Physics, has been named Carleton College’s next Associate Dean.  Serving a three-year term to take effect July 1 of this year, he will fill the position vacated by Associate Dean Elizabeth Ciner as she becomes Carleton’s Director of Student Fellowships. As Associate Dean, Professor Pattanayak will oversee matters of educational policy, curriculum, graduation requirements, and campus diversity.  Among his duties will be guidance as Dean of the Academic Standing Committee, service as primary liaison to the Dean of Students Office, and supervision over the Registrar’s Office. 

  • International Festival

    International Festival takes on a new face

    Traditionally held in Sayles Great Space, International Fest is moving outdoors in 2010 and will take place on the Bald Spot. The Bald Spot will also provide space for a new addition, international games and sports.

  • Dept. at Tiny's

    ­Cows and Contentment: Farewell to local institution Tiny’s

    Tiny’s Hot Dogs, a Northfield staple, will likely close this summer after 63 years due to declining business. For years, bumper sticks could be seen all across Northfield saying, “Save America – Eat at Tiny’s.” America might just go on, but a tiny, essential piece will be lost.

  • Chloe Coenen

    Changes to SWA program

    “Most Carls are familiar with their Student Wellness Adviser, or SWA, through posters in bathroom stalls (SWA stalls), weekly articles in this paper (SWArticles), office hours (SWAffice hours) and programs. But next year, the program will undergo major reforms to better suit Carls’ needs.

  • Eight Carleton seniors have been awarded Fulbright fellowships.

    Profile on three more Fulbright winners

    A look at three more Carleton Fulbright winners: Ari Keiner, Kelsey Ihinger, Dan Matthews

  • Literary Trivia Party - Fall 2009

    New name, new face: Changes to the Campus Activities Office

    Beginning Fall Term of 2010, the Campus Activities Office (CAO) will cease to exist.  In its place in Sayles 160 will be the new Student Activities Office (SAO), headed by a group of students known as the Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB).