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  • Chili Night
    February 16, 2005

    Students Gather for Discussion at Chili Night

    Twice a term Carleton's Multicultural Affairs Office hosts Chili Night, an
    opportunity for students of various cultures to discuss normally uncomfortable
    issues. On Wednesday, students of all backgrounds gathered to probe the topic
    "White Culture: Invisible Standard or Paradox?"

  • A vigil for victims of the tsunami in Asia.
    Photo: Nathan Kennedy '07
    February 11, 2005

    Bake Sale Nets More Than $600 for Tsunami Fund

    Students selling baked goods in Sayles-Hill campus center Tuesday and Wednesday earned nearly $650 for Carleton’s tsunami victims fund. The students also took donations and handed out information on the disaster, schedules of other tsunami-related events on campus, and blue ribbons signifying the College’s sorrow and support.

  • Fair Trade Bazaar
    February 11, 2005

    Students Browse Products from Around the Globe

    On Friday, Feb. 11, student members of the Carleton chapter of the Minnesota
    Public Interest Research Group (MPIRG) co-hosted a fair trade bazaar with
    Northfield's Just Food Co-op and two fair trade organizations from the
    Cities, Trade Winds and 1,000 Villages.

  • Ice sculpting contest.
    Photo: Scott Vignos '06
    February 8, 2005

    Student-Made Ice Sculptures Decorate Campus

    As the temperature climbed into the 40’s, Carleton’s finest ice sculptors savored the shade of Willis Hall to bring their frozen masterpieces to life. Part of Winter Carnival 2005, the Annual Ice Sculpting Contest drew almost 30 contestants, ready to carve four foot tall sections of lake ice.

  • February 8, 2005

    Backstage at 'The Shape of Things'

    During mid-term break last weekend, as many students relaxed and slept until noon, the cast and crew of the upcoming Carleton Players show, “The Shape of Things,” worked long, arduous hours in Arena Theater to coordinate the logistics for the show.

  • February 4, 2005

    Chili Challenge Highlights Mid-Term Break Festivities

    As part of the mid-term break festivities, on Friday, Feb. 4, Carleton's Food and
    Dining Services hosted their annual chili eating contest.

  • Copenhagen at night.
    Photo: Nick Mascioli '06
    February 3, 2005

    Students Adjust to Life After Off-Campus Programs

    While Carleton settles into a snowy winter term, first-year students are bound to notice several unfamiliar faces on campus. Returning students who spent the fall or summer on off-campus study programs have come back to Carleton, bringing with them volumes of stories and experiences.

  • February 1, 2005

    State Representative Ray Cox appears on 'Talking Politics'

    Having recently returned to St. Paul after his election victory last November, State Representative Ray Cox paid a visit to his district Tuesday to appear as a guest on “Talking Politics,” a program on Carleton’s radio station KRLX.

  • Dacie Moses House brunch.
    January 30, 2005

    Community Honors Dacie Moses' Birthday

    On January 30th, dozens of students, faculty, staff, alumni and Northfield
    community members pack the former home of Dacie Moses for a birthday
    celebration of her dedication to the Carleton.

  • January 29, 2005

    Students Present Cricket Workshop

    A group of international students gave other students instruction in the game of cricket, which is similar to baseball, last Saturday in Carleton’s Rec Center.

  • January 21, 2005

    A Taste of Hunger

    On a snowy evening when most people would stay inside for hot drinks or conversations with friends, crowds of Carleton students arrived at The Hunger Banquet last Friday night to get a taste of hunger. Organized by sophomores Julia Fisher of Monterey, Mass. and Nina Schwartz of Allentown, Penn., The Hunger Banquet was held in Great Hall as an effort to raise money for Aldea Infantil “Virgen de la Calendaria,” a children’s orphanage in Puno, Peru.

  • January 16, 2005

    Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Carleton students and Northfield residents gathered in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday this past Sunday in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Candlelight Service of Remembrance and Celebration at Skinner Memorial Chapel.