- May 19, 2013
International Festival is an annual celebration of the diverse backgrounds and cultures represented at Carleton. Numerous clubs and student groups present food, dances, music, and skits from around the world. This year, the festival was hosted for the first time at the Weitz Center for Creativity. See pictures here by student photographer, Maria Kjellstrand '15.
- April 25, 2013
This weekend Carleton’s cooking club, FireBellies, hosted a “foodgressive,” teaming up with a range of clubs on campus to showcase cuisines from around the world. Scandinavian Club, Chinese Club, Multicultural Cooking Club, Food Truth, and MOSAIC each hosted stops around campus featuring everything from Scandinavian Chocolate Balls to Indian Cabbage Bajjis. Attendees munched, mingled, and enjoyed a bona fide culinary adventure. Stay tuned for more FireBellies events this term!
- March 17, 2013
The end of winter term brought a plethora of musical performances by several different student ensembles including the Carleton Orchestra, the Jazz Ensemble, the Chinese Music Ensemble, and more! Here are a few images by student photographers Nina Shapiro and Maria Kjellstrand from the end of term concerts.
- March 4, 2013
As a part of the V-Day global movement to end violence against women, Carleton presented "Vagina Monologues," a benefit performance to raise awareness and funds for the movement. The performance featured a mix of humorous and moving monologues presented by student performers. Student photographer Nina Shapiro '14 captured the event.
- March 3, 2013
On Saturday, the Carleton Choir and the Minnesota Baroque Orchestra presented highlights from Handel's "Messiah" to a full audience of students, parents, and Northfield residents. Prior to the concert, professors Richard Crouter and Stephen Kelly gave lectures about the piece and its history. The program included several student soloists including Caroline Bolster, Lilian Ferris, Hannah Telegen, Anthony Harb, Julian Pozniak, Ethan Sagin, and Patrick Stephen.
- February 26, 2013
On Sunday, Carleton celebrated the chilly weather and newly fallen snow with an array of winter activities including ice-sculpting, sledding on Bell hill, a sled dog demonstration, and more! Student photographers, Nina Shapiro and Maria Kjellstrand were on hand to capture the wintry fun.
- February 25, 2013
In this short video feature by Andy Rodgers '16, we give you an inside look at the Evans Hall renovation, which took place from June-December 2012. The new-look Evans demolished the old column-style layout of the building, added additional capacity to the residence hall and put new kitchens on every floor.
- February 7, 2013
Carls take full advantage of the plethora of wintry activities available when the bald spot and Lyman Lakes freeze over and campus is blanketed in snow. Here's a peek at the skating, sledding, and more that students enjoy when the Minnesota winter hits!
- January 31, 2013
Manar Alsharif was angry.
A 30-year-old Saudi wife, mother and working professional, she faced harassment, sometimes violent, when walking down the street unaccompanied. “You deserve whatever happens to you when you uncover your face,” she was told. And despite her age and accomplishments, Alsharif was still forced to hire a male driver if she wanted to avoid walking. In Saudi Arabia, while not technically illegal, it is socially unacceptable for women to drive.
- January 27, 2013
Each term, Carls shake, leap, and twirl to student-choreographed dances in the ever-popular Ebony II show. This winter brought more cheer-worthy dances and crazy costumes galore. Student photographers, Maria Kjellstrand and Nina Shapiro captured the event.
- January 17, 2013
Student Director, Julian Pozniak and Production Coordinator, Lawrence Burnett presented a fully staged, all-student production of "La Serva Padrona" last weekend at the Weitz Center for Creativity. The opera was in Italian with supertitles. Student photographer, Maria Kjellstrand, captured the event.
- December 19, 2012
A Carleton College professor’s project has been launched into an orbit that may last for billions of years. Joel Weisberg, the Herman and Gertrude Mosier Stark Professor of Physics and Astronomy and the Natural Sciences, created a time map that is attached to EchoStar XVI, which launched from a pad in Kazakhstan on Tuesday, Nov. 20 into outer space. The artifact will remain in the Earth’s geosynchronous orbit in virtual perpetuity.