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2013 Spring Issue 6 (May 17, 2013)


  • Jordan Stevens ‘14 coordinated this year’s SpeakUp

    SpeakUp: Tales, Tears, and Healing (Login Required)

    “It’s time for me to admit that I was raped,” wrote an anonymous victim. “It is time to speak up.” That exactly is what the unnamed author, along with seventeen other Carleton students, proceeded to do this past Thursday.

  • Evan Leibowitz '13

    Liebowitz Joins Peace Corps

    Evan Leibowitz ’13 has made his mark at Carleton organizing KnightLife events, talking about the Chinese particle “Ba” and making very good imitations of cats purring. Yet soon he will join the peace corps as he goes to China to teach English and leave his mark abroad working for the Peace Corps.


    Ela Gandhi Speaks of Peace in Carleton Visit

    “If you use violence, you make enemies.  With love in yourself, you make friends,” said Ela Gandhi, a renowned peace activist and granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi.

  • Chris Densmore '13 and Emily Altschul '13 as Macbeth and Lady Macbeth

    “Macbeth” Comes to Carleton

    Last fall President Poskanzer cited ambition as one quality he wished Carls had a bit more of. I was thinking about this, as it happens, just as I first saw one of sharp posters advertising the production of Macbeth that took place last week in the Weitz.


    Seniors Invited to Join Phi Beta Kappa

    At the time of their graduation from college, students may receive a letter inviting them to join Phi Beta Kappa., a prestigious national honors society that seeks to promote excellence in the sciences and liberal arts.

  • Class Act Discussion: Is Carleton’s Middle Class Disappearing?

    Associate Dean of Admissions and Director of Student Financial Services Rodney Oto discussed the college’s role in giving financial aid to the middle class.

  • Bob Beckel and Cal Thomas

    Politically-Divisive Convocation Fails to Find “Common Ground” with Students

    Political analysts and commentators Bob Beckel and Cal Thomas both took the stage during last week’s convocation, expressing their views on contentious issues that divide the United States.

  • Megan Morrison ‘13 (right), the co-founder of Goals With Soul.

    “Goals With Soul": Charity Soccer Tournament Returns

    This Saturday, May 18, Carleton students, faculty, staff, and alumni will participate in the second annual Goals with Soul Soccer Fundraiser from 10AM to 3PM on Bell Field.

  • Zach Wood-Doughty ’14

    Goldwater Scholarships for Two Carls

    Carleton College juniors Nick Jones ’14 and Zach Wood-Doughty ’14 were among the 271 recently named Goldwater Scholars, while John Cho ’14 earning honorable mention.

  • David Williams '14

    Williams Wins Beinecke Scholarship

    David Williams ‘14 has been awarded the prestigious Beinecke Scholarship. Williams, a Philosophy major and French and Francophone Studies concentrator, is one of 20 recipients of the scholarship this year.