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  • President Oden as Indiana Jones at the Halloween orchestra concert.
    October 31, 2004

    President Oden Makes Appearance as Indiana Jones at Halloween Concert

    Crowds of elaborately dressed-up students packed Skinner Memorial Chapel this Sunday as the Carleton College Orchestra, dressed in full Halloween attire, opened the annual midnight Halloween concert with a rendition of “YMCA.”

  • Divali service
    October 24, 2004

    Hindu Festival Draws Worshipers, Observers

    Hindus from Carleton and St. Olaf Colleges celebrated Divali, the Festival of Lights, last Sunday at Carleton.

  • 'The Exonerated'
    Photo: Karen Lee '07
    October 23, 2004

    Carleton Players Present Fall Theater Production

    Based on true events, “The Exonerated” depicted the experiences of six innocent individuals who were on death row, until they were rightfully exonerated.

  • October 22, 2004

    Carleton Conservatives Encourage Debate and Acceptance

    The year’s second issue of the Carleton Observer, a newsletter of social commentary put out by the Carleton Conservative Union (CCU), was released Friday, Oct. 22. This issue presents students’ viewpoints on issues ranging from voting to the war in Iraq, and includes articles responding to essays from the last issue, all of which represent a wide range of viewpoints on the political spectrum.

  • October 21, 2004

    Local Candidates Discuss Issues at Carleton Forum

    Candidates for Northfield School Board, City Council, and Mayor, as well as those running for Rice County Commission District 2 and the Minnesota State House of Representatives from district 25B participated in a forum at Carleton last Thursday.

  • October 15, 2004

    Homecoming Takes on New Spirit

    Unlike the past few years where homecoming has gradually lost ground to other activities on and off campus, this year the weekend was filled with events to enliven the Carleton spirit.

  • A Cappella Festival during Family Weekend.
    October 15, 2004

    A Cappella Festival Presented for Family Weekend

    Students, alumni and family members filled Carleton’s Concert Hall last Friday as Carleton’s a cappella groups presented the annual A Cappella Fest during midterm break. The Carleton Singing Knights, the all male a cappella ensemble, opened the concert to much applause from the audience. They were followed by The Accidentals, one of the all female ensembles. The concert concluded with Exit 69, the co-ed ensemble. The festival marked the first concert of the year, in which the various groups’ new members are presented.

  • "Roomies"
    October 10, 2004

    ETB Presents One-Act Plays

    The Experimental Theatre Board (ETB) presented “Hit N Run” on Oct. 7-9 in the Nourse Little Theatre. “Hit N Run,” the student-directed one-act plays, consisted of Israel Horovitz’s “Line,” directed by sophomore Martin Miller and “Roomies,” written and directed by senior Matthew Barnhurst.

  • The rugcutters.
    October 2, 2004

    Rugcutters Attract Many Aspiring Swing Dancers

    Every Friday evening at 6:30 p.m, students and alumni gather at Cowling Dance Studio for two hours of swing dancing with the Carleton Rugcutters.

  • September 25, 2004

    Carleton and St. Olaf Colleges Combine Efforts to Help Flood Victims

    Responding to recent major flooding in southern Minnesota, a group of Carleton students, joined by a group from St. Olaf College, went to the area on Saturday, Sept. 25 to give what help they could to the victims.

  • David Orr, professor of environmental studies at Oberlin College.
    Photo: Karen Lee '07
    September 25, 2004

    Sustainable Campus Conference Instructed, Inspired

    The conference, held in correspondence with the dedication of Carleton’s new 1.65 megawatt wind turbine, provided information and inspiration on working to help the environment.

  • Banned Book Week
    September 24, 2004

    Carleton Bookstore Participates in Banned Books Week

    From September 25 to October 2, the Carleton College Bookstore is holding their annual Banned Books week.