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Knights cut down Lumberjacks to earn Easter victory

Carleton Sports - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 6:55pm

Infielder Jack Atterberry reached base five times, swiped four bags, and drove in a pair as Carleton College defeated Northlands College, 15-4, on Easter Sunday. Thaddaeus Gregory earned his second win of the season by firing 4.0 scoreless innings.

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Knights stake claim to at least a share of MIAC title

Carleton Sports - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 12:37am

The Carleton College women’s tennis team locked up at least a share of its second MIAC regular-season title in three years with a convincing 7-2 triumph at Gustavus Adolphus College on Saturday afternoon. Helping lead the Knights to victory was seneior Anne Lombardi, who prevailed in matches against regionally-ranked competition at first doubles and first singles.

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4x400 relay record falls at final home meet

Carleton Sports - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 11:47pm

Amelia Cmmpbell won the high jump, Emma Grisanzio was first to the line in the 400-meter dash, and they duo made up half of the Knights’ entry in the 4x400-meter relay that broke the team record. Overall, the Carleton College women’s track and field team finished second at the Carleton Relays.

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Knights win team competition at Carleton Relays

Carleton Sports - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 10:34pm

Marcus Huderle was one of five event winners as the Carleton College men’s track and field team finished first out of 10 teams at the Carleton Relays.

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Knights settle for split with Saint John’s

Carleton Sports - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 6:38pm

For the second straight doubleheader, the Carleton College Knights let a chance at a sweep slip away but recovered with a solid pitching performance to earn a split. On Saturday, Saint John’s big seventh inning led to the Johnnies claiming a 9-2 victory in the opener, only to see Carleton pitcher Kevin Johnson go the distance to bring home a 3-1 triumph in game two.

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Auggies sweep Oles

St. Olaf Athletics News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 1:00am
MINNEAPOLIS - Augsburg College swept St. Olaf with 5-1 victories in each game of a MIAC baseball doubleheader on Saturday at Parade Stadium.
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Holden Paces Knights In Tie With Gusties

Carleton Sports - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:27pm

Shannon Holden overcame a sub-par ball-striking round, posting a four-over par 77, helping No. 17 Carleton finish in a tie with No. 21 Gustavus Adolphus in a dual match between the two teams. Holden’s score was the low of the day among the two squads and one of only two under 80. The Knights and Gusties both finished with 335 team scores on a wind-swept day at Le Sueur Country Club, Gustavus’ home course.

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Knights take No. 19 St. Thomas to extra innings before suffering sweep

Carleton Sports - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:28pm

The Carleton College softball team hosted the University of St. Thomas on Friday afternoon. After struggling to get the bats going in dropping the opener, 3-0, the Knights gave the nationally-ranked Tommies all they could handle in game two before ultimately falling, 8-6 in extra innings.

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Divest for Climate Justice

Carletonian - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:05pm

On Saturday, April 12th at 12 PM Pacific Daylight Time, the President and members of the Board of Trustees of Pitzer College stood alongside student and faculty representatives to deliver a historic announcement.

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Major Declarations: Not With a Bang

Carletonian - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:04pm

The sophomores have officially decided their futures. Well, at least through the next few years. The time for major declaration has passed and so this is a pretty exciting event for the class of 2016, right? Not so for most sophomores.

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An Ole Dad Told Me to Go to Carleton

Carletonian - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:03pm

During my time at Carleton, I have been engulfed by this false perception that we Carls are “better” than students at Olaf or Macalester or any of the other schools in Minnesota or across the US who happen to be lower on the ranking than we are.

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Don’t Be Happy

Carletonian - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:02pm

 I used to pray before I went to bed every night. I’d close my eyes, flash each of my family members before the projector in the mind’s eye, and murmur: “I love you mom, please keep mom safe. I love you grandpa, please keep grandpa safe, I love you gramma, and so forth.”

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Most Likely to Become an Archdruid?

Carletonian - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:00pm

“You’ve been voted ‘Most Likely to Become a Religious Official,’” said the boy with the clipboard. “You’ve got to be kidding me,” I responded, looking up from my high school lunch table.

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'Angry Atheists’: the Ultimate Oxymoron

Carletonian - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:57pm

My mom was raised Catholic and my dad was raised Missouri-Synod. Now, although both are sects of Christianity, their marriage caused some controversy within their two families.

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Women’s Tennis Dominates St. Thomas, St. Olaf, Stays Undefeated in MIAC Play

Carletonian - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:55pm

The nationally No. 24-ranked Carleton College women’s tennis team continued its string of victories in MIAC play with a 9-0 win on Monday over crosstown rival St Olaf College.

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Sports Spotlight: Competetive Dance at Carleton

Carletonian - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:51pm

It’s six o’clock on a Saturday morning and next to me at the mirror, my teammate is carefully arranging her hair into a tight bun.

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Men’s Tennis Tops Oles, Clinches MIAC Playoff Berth

Carletonian - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:47pm

The Carleton College men’s tennis team defeated neighboring St. Olaf College, 6-3, in a hard-fought contest at the Bell Field Courts.

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Baseball Tops Augsburg Twice in Walk-Off Fashion

Carletonian - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:42pm

After going more than three seasons without a walkoff victory, the Carleton College baseball team registered not one but two such triumphs in sweeping Augsburg College last Sunday.

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Weekly Recipe: Phillodough Cigars

Carletonian - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:39pm
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Facilities Committee Outlines Future Construction Projects

Carletonian - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:35pm

The new Carleton Facilities Master Plan contains a number of provisions that will impact residential life at Carleton.

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