- Created 24 September 2010; Published 24 September 2010Cannon River flooding 2010-09-24
Following 7 inches of rain over a 24-hour period, the Cannon River rose to record levels, flooding the western edge of the Carleton College campus. This video reflects the extent of the flooding at Laird Stadium, West Gym, and the practice fields adjacent to West Gym. Carleton students joined in the sandbagging efforts to protect downtown Northfield businesses.
- Created 8 June 2010; Published 9 June 2010Carleton Spooning Record
On Friday, June 4, more than 500 Carleton students converged on the Bald Spot in an attempt to break the world record for the largest group "spoon." Student photographer Nate Ryan '10 captured numerous images from the Skinner Memorial Chapel's tower and turned those images into a time lapse slide show and set it to music.
- Created 6 June 2010; Published 9 June 2010Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba Mali Music Performance
A video recapping Bassekou Kouyate and his band, Ngoni Ba, and their Mali musical performance at Carleton's Great Hall on Tuesday, April 13. Ngoni Ba features four family members playing the ngoni, a West African instrument that was the forerunner of the American banjo. Ngoni Ba is currently wrapping up a tour of North America in the wake of the release of the group's second album, “I Speak Fula” (Sub Pop, 2010). The event was sponsored by Carleton's Humanities Center, African and African American Studies, the Committee for the Study of the Arts, and Special Projects.
- Created 2 June 2010; Published 2 June 2010Arboretum Controlled Burns
A short video about the controlled burns that occur in the Cowling Arboretum.
- Created 24 April 2010; Published 9 June 2010Malian Concert Photo Slideshow
A photo slide show of Bassekou Kouyate and his band, Ngoni Ba, of Mali performing at Carleton's Great Hall on Tuesday, April 13. Ngoni Ba features four family members playing the ngoni, a West African instrument that was the forerunner of the American banjo. Ngoni Ba is currently wrapping up a tour of North America in the wake of the release of the group's second album, “I Speak Fula” (Sub Pop, 2010). The event was sponsored by Carleton's Humanities Center, African and African American Studies, the Committee for the Study of the Arts, and Special Projects. The photos were taken by Nate Ryan '10, and he produced the slide show as well.
- Created 14 October 2009; Published 6 October 2009The Northfield Taoist Renaissance
Professor Qiguang Zhao, the Burton and Lily Levin Professor of Chinese and Chair of Asian Languages and Literature, discusses what he hopes to achieve by teaching Taoist philosophy to a class at Carleton College.
- Created 2 October 2009; Published 2 October 2009KRLX: The Soul of Carleton
A brief video portrait of KRLX, Carleton's own student-run radio station.
- Created 28 September 2009; Published 30 September 2009President Oden Retirement Public Gathering Comments
Carleton President Robert A. Oden Jr.'s remarks to the Carleton community following the announcement that he'll retire at the end of the 2009-10 academic year. Carleton Board of Trustees chair Jack Eugster '67 also addressed the crowd in Sayles-Hill Campus Center's Great Space.
- Created 19 January 2009; Published 21 January 20092009 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration
The Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration, held at Carleton's Skinner Memorial Chapel on Monday, Jan. 19, 2009.
- Created 21 June 2008; Published 27 June 2008Reunion 2008: President's Report at Alumni Convocation
President Robert A. Oden's report at Alumni Convocation 2008
- Created 25 October 2007; Published 5 November 2007Performance: Kimloan Nguyen
Watch a performance and interview with music major Kimloan Nguyen '08 (Burnsville, Minn.), who won second prize in the Instrumental Solo division of the American Regional Competition of the 2007 CCTV (Chinese Central Television) Folk Instrument TV Competition. The competition took place October 7 in Santa Clara, Calif. Nguyen, who plays the Chineses pipa, performed a composition entitled "Flying Dragon" by Gao Hong Dice, performance activities coordinator in music and adjunct instructor in Chinese musical instruments. Nguyen is now eligible for the semi-finals of the 2007 CCTV Folk Instrument TV Competition, which will be held in Beijing. The competition is the equivalent of "American Idol" in China; the annual competition is viewed on Chinese television by millions in China and around the world. In the piece, Kimloan refers to a link of her winning performance on a Chinese Youtube site, which can be found at http://2007minyue.eampm.com/?v=fdb31836536cc903f131.
- Created 16 June 2007; Published 21 June 2007President's Report to Alumni at Reunion 2007
- Created 2 April 2007; Published 1 February 2008Video: Toff, Carleton's campus cat
Toff, Carleton’s beloved campus cat, celebrated his 10th birthday on April 2, 2007 with a campus-wide birthday bash. Toff spent much of the day hanging out in the Sayles Hill Great Space, where well-wishers stopped by to wish him a happy birthday. He was also available for group photos and free career advice. The Carleton bookstore featured “Toff’s List,” a selection of books about cats, and also sold special limited-edition postcards of Toff reclining on a couch next to the bust of Schiller. Toff was the subject of this short film by Andrew Bartels ’04 and Karina Hill ’06, who followed Carleton’s favorite feline around campus and documented some of his exploits.
- Created 3 November 2006; Published 5 November 2006Candidate Debate: Jessica Peterson / Tom Neuville - Senate District 25
Candidates for Minnesota state Senate Tom Neuville and Jessica Peterson participated in a debate on Wednesday, October 25 at Carleton College. The event, hosted by The Lens Magazine, was open to the public and well-attended.
- Created 1 March 2005; Published 9 March 2005Lecture: James AultJames Ault is a sociologist and documentary filmmaker. Along with his award-winning documentary 'Born Again', his new book 'Spirit and Flesh: Life in a Fundamentalist Baptist Church' was named one of the five best nonfiction books of 2004 by the Christian Science Monitor. The title of his talk is, 'Understanding Christian Fundamentalism and Social Conservatism in American Life.'