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2014 Winter Issue 6 (February 21, 2014)


  • Becca Giles

    CSA Election Results: Meet the Winners (Login Required)

    Whether they were riled up about Rotblatt or excited about the student-proposed referenda, Carleton students were in a political mood last week. More than half voted in the election--the biggest turnout in eight years, according to outgoing President Matthew Fitzgerald.

  • ETB players in "SubUrbia."

    “SubUrbia,” Burnout Wasteland

    “SubUrbia,” a play written by Eric Bogosian and directed by junior History major Andrew Harvey, opened last Thursday in the Little Norse Theater.

  • An "advertisement" from the first issue of the CLAP.

    A Brief History of The CLAP

    Carleton’s admissions websites says The CLAP, or The Carleton Literary Association Paper, “is a weekly student publication distributed Fridays during Convocation hour. It accepts a wide variety of articles, opinion pieces, fiction and poetry, much of it satirical”.

  • Illustration by Wanchen Yao

    “Progressive” Culture on Campus

    Progressives. The student handbook says they’re prohibited, lumping them together with other “high-risk alcohol-related activities” including “drinking theme parties, drinking games, beer bongs, and similar behaviors.”

  • Book Across the Bay Bonfire in 2010.

    Beyond the Carleton Bubble

    Often times Carleton students joke about how Carleton seems to be a bubble. Isolated from the real world and its problems.

  • Board Approves Budget

    After a year of meeting with various groups on campus and analyzing Carleton’s past finances and plans for the future, the Budget Committee submitted its recommendation for the 2015 to 2016 budget to the Board of Trustees on Friday.

  • Gender neutral housing.

    Gender-Neutral Housing

    What does Crack House have in common with the Nunnery? Nothing.  And yet, Carleton students have the freedom to live in both places, and it seems to be this freedom of choice that makes Carls happy.

  • Treasurer Fred Rogers and Associate Dean Fernan Jaramillo.

    Admins Announce New Construction

    For nearly three years, Carleton’s administrators have worked to craft a facilities plan, a detailed description of where all new buildings will go and what they will look like.