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2014 Spring Issue 4 (May 2, 2014)


  • John Blake '16

    Olly Aboard: The Rise of Riding Culture (Login Required)

    As spring commences, cyclists spray WD-40 on their chains and pedestrians pack away their boots for summer storage. Carleton is an environment for expression across a vast array of mediums, and personal transportation is no exception.

  • Proxy Donor Campaign Takes Aim at Gay Blood Ban

    Carleton has decided to take a stand against the FDA’s policy. As a preventative measure to ensure that blood is not contaminated with the HIV virus the FDA has declared that if “you are a male who has had sexual contact with another male, even once, since 1977” you are not allowed to donate blood.

  • Minimum Wage Hike Means a Raise for Student Workers

    Student workers will receive a state-mandated raise in 2016, thanks to a new $9.50 minimum wage, approved by the Minnesota Senate last month.

  • Professor Al Montero.

    Faculty Hope to Boost Public Health Offerings

    Located at the intersection of some of Carleton’s most popular departments – political science, economics, biology, and statistics – public health seems to offer an ideal opportunity to apply liberal arts skills to real-world problems.

  • Jay Tasson

    Olaf Woos Two Carleton Physics Professors

    When physics Professor Jay Tasson’s three-year contract at Carleton ends later this year, Junior Ben Levy will be sad to see him go.