Intersections: March 2008
Carleton College updates and events for the Northfield Community
In this issue:
As our two major building projects move forward, we’ll use this newsletter to keep the community informed of their progress. Here’s the latest: The new residence hall begins construction in May and the Arts Union has a completed schematic design. Read the story for full details.
The Carleton College Bookstore is a great shopping destination for Northfield residents looking for the latest bestseller, a copy of The New York Times, office supplies, or just the best-priced soft drinks in town.View and print out a special discount coupon. (valid through March 30, 2008)
In an economic climate where many neighborhood bookstores have been swallowed up by big conglomerates or gone out of business, the Carleton Bookstore and River City Books are proud to remain local and independent. Learn more about our independent bookstores and how they serve the Northfield community.
One of Carleton’s newest faces is Steve Richardson, Director of the Arts. A 1986 graduate of Carleton, Steve returned to his alma mater this fall after a hugely successful run at Theatre de la Jeune Lune in Minneapolis. In a recent interview, Steve shared his vision for the Arts Union and its place in the Northfield community. Read the interview.
Students carve blocks of ice into various forms during Carleton's annual ice carving contest in early February. The frozen art exhibits stood guard outside of Skinner Memorial Chapel for the rest of the month. A sculpture of a boot and a snowman were declared the winners. Read more and see more photos of the event.
Other Public Events
Functional Scultpure: Furniture from the Upper Midwest
The Buckthorn Menace
The Ceramic Work of Eva Kwong and Kirk Mangus
Other Key Dates
March 10: Winter term ends