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2013 Winter Issue 7 (March 1, 2013)


  • Contra Dancing

    Northfield Community and Students Folk Dance the Night Away at Contra Stomp

    Last Friday night, Carleton students, St. Olaf students, and Northfield residents gathered at the Northfield Armory on Division Street to partake in the 7th Annual Northfield Winter Stomp.

  • Abby Han ‘12

    Alumni Follow Passions for Photography in Post-Grad Year

    Most students come to college planning to follow a traditional path: attend four years of classes, graduate, and either find a full-time job or attend graduate school. However, for some Carleton students, college leads them down a less-traditional path.


    Tandem Bagels to Open on Tuesday, Spreading Doughy Love

    Northfield, rejoice: the first legitimate bagel bakery in town, since Bagel Bros. shut down several years ago, will open on Tues. March 5 and begin spreading warm, doughy goodness with their special bagel recipes.


    Is There Enough Political Diversity on Campus?

    Have you ever wondered about students’ opinions? Or what current issue is most important to them? What issue do they want to discuss either about Carleton’s policies or national law?

  • Siri Hustvedt

    Famed Author Reflects On the Creation of Fiction

    Acclaimed author of five novels, two books of non-fiction, and a book of poetry and nonfiction Siri Hustvedt opened her convocation with reflections on creativity in order to address the question “where does fiction originate?”

  • Thomas Callister '13

    Callister Wins Churchill Scholarship

    Many seniors are planning to travel after they finish college this spring.  For Tom Callister ’13, a Physics and Astronomy major, the trip will last longer than most.

  • Brittney Mikell ‘13 speaks at the Black History Month service

    Remembrance, Reflection at Black History Month Service

    Continuing the celebration of Black History Month, the Black Student Alliance (BSA) organized a Gospel Brunch on Sunday, Feb. 24 in the Great Hall. The service included Lawrence Burnett, Professor of Music, and the Jubilee Singers.

  • Married couple Paul Auster (left) and Siri Hustvedt (right) came to town last Wed.-Fri.

    Literary “Power Couple” Stops by Northfield

    After spending three days in Northfield, acclaimed authors (and literary “power couple”) Siri Hustvedt and her husband, Paul Aster, spent three days in Northfield last week—enough time for Hustedt to deliver last Friday’s convocation, and provide joint reading of both her latest work, The Summer Without Men (Picador, 2011) and her husband’s, Winter Journal (Henry Holt and Co., 2012).