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  • Carleton Capers: An Incomplete Compendium of Pranks

    Mischievous Carls have been playing tricks on administrators and on each other for almost 150 years. We recount some memorable stunts.

  • Commencement 2011

    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.

  • A Concise History of Convo

    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!

  • Bragging Rights

    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.

  • Remembering James, Michael, & Paxton

    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.

  • Commencement 2014

    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.

  • Hudlin Wagner with students

    An Elder Facing North

    “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.”

  • Northeast view of proposed Weitz addition

    Modern Music

    “The boundaries between art and teaching and communication are becoming increasingly porous. We are broadening the ways we prepare students to communicate.”

  • Dick Garbisch ’38

    Reunion 2016

    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.

  • Arriving

    A Sesquicentennial Celebration

    A lot changes in 150 years. This commemorative issue looks back at where we’ve been and suggests where we might go from here.

  • Carleton Presidents Edwards, Lewis, Oden, and Poskanzer

    View from the Top

    “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.”

  • Trompe l’oeil of a train tunnel within the Carleton tunnels.

    The Carleton Tunnels: A (Fictional) History

    “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.”

  • Timeline (detail)

    The Life of Carleton

    150 years at a glance.

  • Bob McFadden ’66 and Michelle Mastrianni ’16

    Generation Gap

    Members of the Classes of 1966 and 2016 compare notes about their college experiences.

  • Laurence McKinley Gould

    Faculty Legends

    150 years of great Carleton teachers.

  • A Party for the Ages

    A Party for the Ages

    “Providence has worked all things for good. We are here to toast the enduring success of my exceedingly fine college, after all!”

  • Souvenirs and programs, 1915

    Thanks for the Memories

    In the days before Facebook and Instagram, Carleton students preserved and shared their memories in scrapbooks.

  • Carleton campus

    The Carleton Experience

    “We look forward to a student body that changes every day.”

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