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Mischievous Carls have been playing tricks on administrators and on each other for almost 150 years. We recount some memorable stunts.
It happens every year, but each time is special for the class members who leave the Carleton bubble and join the far-flung community of Carleton alumni. Congratulations! And don’t forget to write.
Visiting speakers and performers have expanded Carls’ horizons and enriched their education ever since the College was founded, but especially after attendance was no longer required!
Midwestern modesty has kept us from blowing our own horn for too long. Here’s what makes Carleton one of the best liberal arts colleges in the country—and we’re not afraid to brag. A little.
Following a tragic car accident that claimed the lives of three students and seriously injured two others, the Carleton community comes together to grieve our loss and to celebrate the lives of three extraordinary young men: James Adams ’15, Michael Goodgame ’15, and Paxton Harvieux ’15.
They come. They charm us for four years with their wit and intellect. And then they leave. It’s a four-year cycle we celebrate, but never quite get used to. This year 484 seniors joined the ranks of esteemed Carleton alumni.
“The north wind is blowing my destiny forward. I don’t know what’s in store for me, but I know it’s time to move on, and I’m ready.”
“The boundaries between art and teaching and communication are becoming increasingly porous. We are broadening the ways we prepare students to communicate.”
With a record turnout, great weather, and a kickoff celebration for Carleton’s sesquicentennial (1866–2016), Reunion 2016 was packed full of nostalgia and fun.
A lot changes in 150 years. This commemorative issue looks back at where we’ve been and suggests where we might go from here.
“College is just the beginning of a joyful mission. One can always go on learning. And it seems to me that Carleton faculty members have kept that joy present at Carleton.”
“Did I mention that the tunnels are still featured in Carleton’s recruiting brochure? They sold me on tunnels, and now there are no tunnels. Just saying.”
150 years at a glance.
Members of the Classes of 1966 and 2016 compare notes about their college experiences.
150 years of great Carleton teachers.
“Providence has worked all things for good. We are here to toast the enduring success of my exceedingly fine college, after all!”
In the days before Facebook and Instagram, Carleton students preserved and shared their memories in scrapbooks.
“We look forward to a student body that changes every day.”
“We now have a place that is a huge benefit not just to animal species, but also as an academic resource to students and faculty members in art, biology, geology, archeology, and anthropology.”
No one ever said operating a dairy farm would be easy.
“The object of a campus newspaper is to make people mad.”
“It’s a fun game that anybody can play, even if you’re not into sports. And, as far as team sports go, it’s something students can rally around.”
“That first taste of performing in front of other students was a big reason we decided to commit ourselves to music.”
“KRLX gave me the opportunity to have my own show and play the music I wanted to hear on the radio.”
Carleton student traditions from Dacie Moses House to the Rotblatt softball field.