• 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.

  • Human Touch

    Inspired by the popular blog Humans of New York, first-year student Thomas Hiura launches Humans of Carleton on Facebook and reminds us that what we love most about this place is the people who live, work, and study here.

  • Beauty Contest

    It’s not as trivial as you think. The issues surrounding beauty—how we define it, how we react to it, and the lengths to which we’ll go to achieve it—are very serious indeed.

  • A Humanistic Approach

    A Humanistic Approach

    Fewer students are choosing to major in the humanities, and funding sources are drying up fast—two critical reasons that Carleton faculty members are joining their colleagues nationwide to educate students, employers, and legislators on why these disciplines are more worthwhile now than ever before.

  • The Mystery of the Disappearing Moose

    The Mystery of the Disappearing Moose

    In the past 20 years, northwestern Minnesota’s moose population has dropped from 4,000 to 100. A graduate student at the University of Minnesota, Bill Severud ’02 is working with a team of researchers from the university and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to find out why.

  • The Art of Repetition

    The Art of Repetition

    John Vigeland ’09 became enamored with the art and process of throwing pots while he was a student at Carleton. Now working at East Fork Pottery in North Carolina, Vigeland pursues his craft passionately and with respect for the long line of crafters who came before him.

  • Cover Photo

    Cover Photo

    John Vigeland ’09 fell in love with North Carolina’s pottery tradition. His passion led to an apprenticeship at East Fork Pottery.