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  • CROP Hunger Walk
    Photo: Abigail Han
    October 13, 2011

    Photo Feature: Week in Pictures, Sept. 26-Oct. 2

    Carleton student photographers captured images from various events during the week, including a concert by the Kronos Quartet, Carls participating in Northfield's CROP Walk and an outdoor showing on the Bald Spot of Toy Story 3.

  • Bubble-blowing commences as the procession enters Skinner Memorial Chapel
    Photo: Eric Sieger
    September 22, 2011

    Photo Feature: Opening Convocation and Weitz Center for Creativity Opening, Sept. 12, 2011

    An old Carleton tradition--Opening Convocation--melded with the newest part of Carleton--the Weitz Center for Creativity--to open the 2011-12 academic year. We have photos of the festivities, from the faculty marching to Skinner Memorial Chapel, seniors blowing bubbles from the chapel balcony, and the entire student body marching down College Street to the Weitz Center for the grand opening of Carleton's newest building.

  • Student Activities Fair '11
    Photo: Abigail Han
    September 16, 2011

    Photo Feature: Student Activity Fair, Sept. 16, 2011

    Carleton student photographer Abigail Han '12 (Singapore) captured images from Carleton's annual student activities fair, which is traditionally the first Friday of the school year. Carleton's vast number of student clubs, organizations and groups convene on the Bald Spot, giving students a chance to check out what sort of activities they might like to try in the coming school year. Live music was provided at the event as a new feature in 2011.

  • Welcome to Carleton
    Photo: Niko Duffy '13
    September 7, 2011

    Photo Feature: New Student Week 2011

    Carleton student photographer Niko Duffy '13 captured some images during Carleton's annual New Student Week, as the class of 2015 was introduced to Carleton, its traditions, and what they could expect during the coming four years of their college careers.

  • Honors Convocation 2011
    Photo: Andrew Walters '11
    May 27, 2011

    Photo Feature: Honors Convocation 2011

    An annual Carleton tradition marks the end of the academic year with the celebration of Honors Convocation, where students and faculty are honored for their outstanding achievements. Stephen Kelly, the Dye Family Professor of Music, gave the keynote address, "My Carleton Education." Carleton student photographer Andrew Walters '11 was there to capture some images from the event.

  • Blue Scholars
    Photo: Niko Duffy '13
    May 21, 2011

    Photo Feature: Spring Concert 2011

    Carleton student photographer Niko Duffy '13 captured one of the students' most-loved events of the school year, as Spring Concert 2011 featured a top line-up of bands and some well-deserved great weather behind the Recreation Center.

  • Ragamala at Carleton
    Photo: Khant Khant Kyaw '11
    May 18, 2011

    Photo Feature: Ragamala Dance Performance

    Student photographer Khant Khant Kyaw '11 captured some amazing images of the Ragamala Dance performance of Sthree, a stunning convergence of dance, music and text that brings to the present the beauty of the Sangam Period of history. The performance, inspired by Silappatikaram (The Anklet), the national epic of the Tamil people of southeastern India, was sponsored by a Minnesota State Art Grant and various Carleton departments, including religion and Asian studies.

  • April 19, 2011

    Carleton Students Unite for Three Spring Holidays

    This past March, Carleton students representing the College’s Jewish, Hindu, and Christian communities came together for what may be a first anywhere—a joint celebration of Jewish Purim, Hindu Holi, and Christian Mardi Gras—three holidays with diverse histories and meanings but that share a common joyous carnival spirit.

  • Chillin' for a Thrillin'
    February 12, 2011

    Video Feature: Carleton's Polar Plunge Team Raises $1,700 for Northfield Special Olympics

    The Carleton College "Thrillin for a Chillin" Polar Plunge squad raised more $1,700 for Northfield Area Special Olympics. The team, comprised of eight Carleton students and two Carleton staff members, participated in the state-wide event by plunging into the frigid waters in Rochester, Minn.

  • January 14, 2011

    Video Feature: GOP Beard Auction

    In what has become a Carleton tradition, the Gods of Plastic (GOP) Ultimate frisbee club team raffles off the chance to shave and cut the hair of team members. Selected team members don't shave in November and December, growing out their hair and facial hair for the two months before returning to campus. The fund-raising effort helps the club pay for their travels throughout the spring term. Satchel Kaplan-Allen '13 has the video feature on this unique and zany event held by the 2010 Division 3 Ultimate champions.

  • Carlos Gonzales '77
    Photo: H. Darr Beiser, USA Today
    January 12, 2011

    Gonzales '77 Delivers Blessing for Tucson Shooting Memorial

    Carlos Gonzales '77, a former Carleton Board of Trustee member and currently an associate professor and medical director at the University of Arizona College of Medicine's Family and Community Medical department, delivered the blessing at the recent memorial in honor of the six victims in the Tucson, Ariz., shooting tragedy. We have the video of the blessing.

  • Sister Helen Prejean speaks at the Opening Convocation of Winter Term 2011.
    Photo: Andrew Walters '11
    January 7, 2011

    Photo Feature: Helen Prejean Convocation

    Carleton's convocation series kicked off 2011 with a talk from Roman Catholic nun Sister Helen Prejean, author of the book Dead Man Walking, which was made into the Academy-Award winning feature movie of the same name. Prejean counsels death-row inmates and their families around the country, and has written her second book The Death of Innocents: An Eyewitness Account of Wrongful Executions. The title of her presentation was "Dead Man Walking – The Journey Continues," and student photographer Andrew Walters '11 was there to capture the images.