2012 Spring Issue 6 (May 11, 2012)
Rooms that were never meant for more than three residents unexpectedly sprung up as Burton quads; spacious Watson corner doubles turned into stuffy, uncomfortable triples; Goodhue lounges transformed into doubles with balconies (very attractive for smokers and star-gazers).
Carleton’s Alternative Spring Breaks program will look different next year, due to cuts in funding for these annual off-campus service trips from the CSA.
It’s no secret that Carleton, ranked sixth among liberal arts colleges by U.S. News, is competitive, but this year a record number of students applied for admission to Carleton.
As someone who had worked as a prep cook for renowned New York chef Marcus Samuelsson, as well as taught cooking classes for his peers, Rekdal said he already had the idea for a cooking club in the back of his mind when he arrived at Carleton last fall.
Since the second turbine came online, the two wind turbines together have been providing, on average, 70% of Carleton’s monthly energy usage. The average monthly energy usage is taken from Carleton’s average monthly energy usage in 2011, which was 1,180,196 kWh per month.
Last Friday, Lila Abu-Lughod ’74, Professor of Social Science at Columbia University, delivered a convocation on the 2011 uprising in Egypt.
Tehreema Mitha Dance Company, a South Asian dance ensemble, performed at Carleton College last Thursday in the Weitz Center. Although classically trained, Mitha performs contemporary pieces as well as the classical.
On Tuesday, May 8, four student-members of the Carleton Responsible Investment Committee (CRIC) attended 3M’s Annual Shareholder Meeting at the Saint Paul RiverCentre to speak on behalf of the Lobbying Expenditures Disclosure shareholder resolution.
Amidst the deluge of rain outside, Carleton students celebrated a day of cultural difference and appreciation at this year’s International Fest.