- February 2, 2004David Horowitz, editor-in-chief of FrontPageMagazine.com and president of the Center for the Study of Popular Culture, will speak at Carleton at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 11, in Boliou Hall, Room 104. His talk, titled "Academic Freedom in America," is sponsored by the Carleton Conservative Union and the Young America's Foundation.
- February 1, 2004
Ellis Cose, a columnist, author and Newsweek contributing editor, will give a convocation titled 'Beyond Expectations: Black Men and American Society' at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 6 in Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a book signing.
- January 31, 2004Poet Mark Bibbins will read from his most recent work, "Sky Lounge," on Tuesday, February 10 at 4:30 p.m. in the Laurence McKinley Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public.
- January 26, 2004
Richard Bresnahan, a potter and artist in residence at St. John’s University, will give a talk titled “The Tea Ceremony: Foundation for a 21st Century Environmental Movement” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 27 in Carleton’s Gould Library Athenaeum. The event is free and open to the public. Bresnahan’s work will be on display in Gould Library Athenaeum through Wednesday, March 10.
- January 23, 2004
Chris Kratt, co-creator, writer and star of acclaimed educational PBS children’s television shows and a 1992 Carleton graduate, will present a convocation address at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 30 in Carleton College’s Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.
- January 21, 2004
Bob Daily, Carleton class of 1982, will speak on his experiences as a writer and co-executive producer on the NBC sitcom “Frasier.” Daily’s talk, titled “Tossed Salad and Scrambled Eggs: Writing and Producing the TV Sitcom,” will take place on Monday, Jan. 26 at 4:30 p.m. in Boliou Hall, Room 104. The event is free and open to the public.
- January 20, 2004
Carleton ranked tenth among small colleges in the number of alumni serving in the Peace Corps. Twenty-three alumni currently serve.
The Peace Corps currently has 7,533 volunteers serving in the field, the highest number since 1974. For more information, visit the Peace Corps Web site.
- January 19, 2004
Jody Williams, artist in residence and a member of Carleton’s class of 1978, will present an illustrated lecture on her career and current work at the Gould Library Athenaeum at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 21. The event is free and open to the public.
- January 18, 2004
Journalist and peace activist Colman McCarthy will present a convocation address titled “How to Be an Effective Peacemaker” at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 23 at Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.
- January 17, 2004
Gao Hong, adjunct instructor in Chinese musical instruments and one of the world’s foremost performers on the Chinese pipa (lute), will present a faculty recital titled “Music of China” on Friday, Jan. 23, at 8 p.m. in the Carleton Concert Hall.
- January 7, 2004
Beth Anne Brinda, a sophomore at Carleton, died on campus on Tuesday, Jan. 6. A native of Golden Valley, Minn., she was 20 years old. According to the Dakota County Coroner's Office, she died of natural causes, pending further studies. Carleton will hold a memorial service at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4, in Skinner Memorial Chapel.
- January 6, 2004
Dick Gregory, a comedian, social satirist and activist, will present a convocation lecture titled “Keeping the Dream Alive” at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 16 in Carleton’s Skinner Memorial Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.