2013 Winter Issue 7 (March 1, 2013)
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?”
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.
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.
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).