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2013 Winter Issue 6 (February 22, 2013)


  • Attempts on Her Life

    Q&A with Director Roger Betchel

    What is your general impression of Attempts and why you chose to put it on? It’s an impossible play. There’s no plot, there’re no characters. None of what you see on stage is given in the stage directions. It demands a tremendous amount of creativity and that you have an ensemble that’s willing to commit to it.

  • Attempts on Her Life

    Theatre Review: “Attempts on Her Life”

    We expect from the Carleton Players ambitious and thought-provoking theater and this term’s production of Attempts on Her Life is exactly that.

  • Professor Cherif Keita

    Prof. Keita Does Justice to Lost Figures of the Anti-Apartheid Movement with New Film

    Carleton professor of French and Francophone Studies, Cherif Keita, recently screened two of his documentary films dealing with figures involved in the South African anti-Apartheid movement, “Cemetery Stories: A Rebel Missionary in South Africa and Oberlin-Inanda: The Life and Times of John L. Dube”.


    How to (Politely) Win Friends and Influence People

    “(The Etiquette Dinner was) a theoretical discussion of how to behave and why over a four course meal in the great hall facilitated by Professor Jackson Bryce,” said Cooper Buss ‘13, Program Assistant for Student Leadership and Involvement.

  • The Carleton Karate Club

    Students Ring in the Lunar New Year with Food, Dance, and Karate

    Asian Students in America club (ASIA) held the Lunar New Year celebration last Friday, February 15th in the Great Hall.

  • Brenda Brenner, Professor at Indiana University.

    Music Educator Describes Teaching Underprivileged Kids

    Professor Brenda Brenner is a music educator at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. She works with underprivileged youth in an outreach program she founded and now supervises at Fairview Elementary in Bloomington, where underachieving elementary students take violin lessons three times a week throughout the school year.

  • Jamming for Justice

    FACE AIDS Profits from Concert Fundraiser “Jammin’ for Justice”

    Last Sunday The Cave, Carleton’s student-run bar, hosted Jamming For Justice, a student band festival and benefit concert for the Carleton FACE AIDS chapter. The concert featured student bands such as Ova Yonder, Ashantology, and Max Thunderdome as well as Carleton Slam Poetry and other acts.


    What to Do with a Few Extra Bucks: CSA Gets Creative with Funds

    The CSA (Carleton Student Association) has too much money.  According to a representative, the CSA has money left over on their hands this term. Cooper Buss ‘13, treasurer of the CSA, elaborated more on the budgeting situation and the Rollover Fund of the CSA.

  • Susan Singer

    Susan Singer Appointed to Leadership Role at National Science Foundation

    Susan Singer, a long-time biology professor at Carleton, has accepted the leadership role at the National Science Foundation (NSF). Singer will be taking a leave of absence to assume the position of director of the NSF’s Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE).