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2012 Fall Issue 8 (November 9, 2012)


  • Students react to the Presidential election results in Olin

    Election Day 2012

    On Tuesday, with the rest of the nation, many students’ eyes were glued to news stations to watch, with baited breath, for the results of the presidential election and local elections.

  • The interior of the Perlman Teaching Museum.

    Teaching Museum Debuts New Exhibits

    Last week, Carleton’s Perlman Teaching Museum in the Weitz Center for Creativity featured two exhibits assembled and managed by Carleton professors and students.

  • Peter Geye

    Acclaimed Author Peter Geye Previews The Lighthouse Road

    Last Thursday, the Carleton Bookstore sponsored acclaimed author Peter Geye reading the first chapters of his new book, The Lighthouse Road, in the Gould Library Athenaeum.

  • Students were entertained by traditional Hmong Dancers (Photo taken at 2011 celebration)

    Art, Dancing as Carleton Students Ring in Hmong New Year

    This past Saturday, Carleton’s Coalition of Hmong Student (CHS) and St. Olaf’s Hmong Cultural Outreach organizations collaborated to put on a Hmong New Year celebration in the Great Hall.

  • A dance troup performs in the Great Hall for Dia de los Muertos last Friday.

    Dia de Los Muertos Celebrates the Dead

    The Carleton community came together to commemorate the dead and celebrate life at the Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration hosted by the Latin American Student Organization (LASO) in the Great Hall last Friday night. 

  • The Carleton Chapter of FACE AIDS

    Face Aids Works to Raise Awareness of Ongoing Disease

    As the AIDS/HIV epidemic falls from the public light in the United States, a Carleton Chapter of FACE AIDS was founded last spring to promote student awareness and activism of how the issue is still a pressing issue in both throughout the world.

  • Educator Leslie Harper discussed the cultural background of the Ojibwe language

    On the Outside Looking In

    An adult learner of the Ojibwe language, Harper discussed the difficulty of learning at such a late stage, which contributed greatly to her work as director of Niigaane, the elementary school immersion program in northern Minnesota.

  • Students mingled in the Weitz Center for Creativity

    Love, Friendship, and Awkwardness: Set Up Your Roomate Returns

    Students flocked to the Weitz Center last Friday to meet their date for the evening in celebration of Carleton’s annual “Set-Up-Your-Roomate” night (or more colloquially referred to as “Screw Dates”).