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  • Jinai Bharucha

    Bharucha soundly wins CSA Presidency

    In an all-campus email sent early Thursday morning the Carleton Student Association Senate announced that after receiving 565 votes, Jinai Bharucha will be the next CSA President. David Heifetz ‘11, the other balloted candidate, received 446 votes.

  • Downtown Northfield

    C&C: First National Bank faces increased government oversight

     - First National Bank faces increased government oversight

    -  Northfield’s very own cereal company?

  • Lisa Dodson

    Dodson reveals The Moral Underground

    The convocation speaker on Friday Feb. 19  was Dr. Lisa Dodson, research professor in Boston College Department of Sociology. Her latest book, The Moral Underground, covers the moral conflicts that result from social unfairness; in particular, her research deals with the conditions of a deeply stratified social economy.

  • DVD

    And the winner is... The results of the 2010 Golden Schillers

    1st place: "Love Letter"

    2nd Place: "Shipwrecked"

    3rd Place: "Soundtrack"

  • Carleton Student Association Senate

    CSA elections begin Sunday: President, VP and Treasurer each have two candidates in race

    CSA elections begin Sunday, Feb. 21 at noon and end on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 11:59 p.m. Positions to be determined in this election are President, Vice President, Treasurer and two Representatives from each the junior, sophomore and freshman class.

  • Weitz Family Foundation pledges towards Arts Union

    Arts Union RenderingCarleton College announced that the family of Wally ’70, Barbara ’70, Katie ’96, Roger ’99, and Drew ’02 Weitz and their spouses Watie White ’93, Kate, and Meredith ’02 pledged $15 million towards the completion of the College’s Arts Union project, located at the site of the former Northfield middle school. The $15 million gift is part of the Weitz Family Foundation’s challenge to Carleton’s Board of Trustees.

  • Vagina Monologues 2009

    Vagina Monologues raise awareness and money

    Last Saturday night, over 800 people packed the chapel for an evening of laughter, tears and, at times, heavy silence. Dealing with issues ranging from pubic hair and orgasms to genital mutilation and rape, Carleton’s production of The Vagina Monologues celebrated female sexuality and highlighted the reality of sexual violence against women.

  • Representative Keith Ellison

    Congressman Keith Ellison speaks on intersect of faith and career

    Keith Ellison, who represents Minnesota’s fifth congressional district, said he struggled to come to terms with his position as the first Muslim in the United States Congress. The impact of his faith on his career were the subject of his lecture and discussion last Friday at the Severance Great Hall.

  • Professor Deborah Appleman

    Professor Appleman presents poetry and prose from prisoners

    This past Monday Deborah Appleman, Chair of Educational Studies, gave a presentation that highlighted the brilliance locked behind bars in Minnesota. During a recent sabbatical she and her husband taught writing courses at Minnesota Correctional Facility-Stillwater located in Stillwater, MN.

  • Changes to institutional event alcohol policy: Student ramifications possible

    Rotblatt 1In a policy officially enacted early fall term, the vice president and treasurer’s office mandated that alcohol served at institutional events must be purchased and served by Bon Appétit, the college’s licensed caterer. The rule applies to any events sponsored or scheduled by one or more academic departments or administrative offices to take place on campus for members of the Carleton College community. While the new policies do not apply to student sponsored activities, many are wondering whether the liability concerns will lead to new rules regarding college sanctioned events like Mai Fete and Rottblatt.

  • Linguistics Picnic 2009

    Linguistics Department morphing into a permanent major

    Started in 1986 with Professor Mike Flynn, who taught under the heading of the philosophy and psychology departments, linguistics has evolved into an independent course of study. Today, with three professors in dependable teaching positions, the department is in "a strong position to be a regular major and regular department," said Flynn.

  • Green Wars Logo.

    Fourth annual Green Wars begin with new features

    Since 2006, Green Wars has become a yearly staple at Carleton.  In addition to its familiar setup (each of the individual dorms competing to lower their energy use from January levels), this year’s Green Wars will also feature weekly energy data postings, the addition of campus houses as a combined team and a new structure of groups hosting weekly events.