Celebrating Carleton's 150th birthday

The Carleton community celebrated its sesquicentennial in myriad ways.

Oct. 17, 2016
  • Carleton celebrates 150 years.Peycen Ouyang '18

  • Willis Hall--in cake!Peycen Ouyang '18

  • President Steve Poskanzer speaks at the Northfield celebration for Carleton's 150th birthdayPeycen Ouyang '18

  • The Counterfactuals playing at the Carleton 150th celebration in downtown NorthfieldPeycen Ouyang '18

  • Carleton philosophy professor Daniel Groll, lead singer of The Counterfactuals.Peycen Ouyang '18

  • Garrison Keillor (left) and President Steve Poskanzer (right) at Sesquicentennial ConvocationDaniel Atkins '18

  • Garrison KeillorDaniel Atkins '18

  • Various student acapella groups perform at the Sesquicentennial Acapella Showcase.Phoebe Smith '19

  • Various student acapella groups perform at the Sesquicentennial Acapella Showcase.Phoebe Smith '19

  • Students perform Cujokra Improv ComedyPeycen Ouyang '18

  • Students perform Cujokra Improv ComedyPeycen Ouyang '18

  • Various cultural groups on campus perform for Carleton's 150th birthday,Peycen Ouyang '18

  • Various cultural groups on campus perform for Carleton's 150th birthday,Peycen Ouyang '18

  • Students and families enjoy the festivities of the Sesquicentennial Carnival.Phoebe Smith '19

  • Students and families enjoy the festivities of the Sesquicentennial Carnival.Phoebe Smith '19

  • Students and families enjoy the festivities of the Sesquicentennial Carnival.Phoebe Smith '19

The Carleton community celebrated its sesquicentennial with a downtown Northfield celebration, a special convocation with Garrison Keillor, numerous student-talent showcases, a carnival on a beautiful autumn evening, and finally, fireworks!

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