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Duo tours local prisons

Manitou Messenger - 14 hours 24 min ago
Nursing homes, hospitals and churches are popular locations for St. Olaf students to share their musical talent off the Hill, but two Oles are adding an unexpected and underserved location to that lis
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How To Disappear Completely

Manitou Messenger - 14 hours 24 min ago
The members of Radiohead are masters of the unconventional album release. In 2007, for In Rainbows, they were the first major act to utilize the pay-what-you-want download model that has since been ad
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Lyric Theater’s muscial revue recieves positive reviews

Manitou Messenger - 14 hours 24 min ago
diences with their production of the opera Der Vampyr.  Luckily for everyone who left that show wanting more, Lyric Theater is back at it again with their 2016 spring show, Light.  This year’s product
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Myswyken production of Middletown muses on life and death

Manitou Messenger - 14 hours 24 min ago
In the shadow of a town’s insecurities, an awkward but honest quest for human affection and affirmation is laced through with humor and wonder at the stars. Ian Sutherland ’18 directed 10 student acto
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Senior art majors to end year with double-show

Manitou Messenger - 14 hours 24 min ago
On Sunday, May 8, senior art majors will have their final pieces on display throughout Dittman Center during “Lasting Legacy” and “The Senior Art Show.”  There are more featured artists than ever bef
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Knights Grab Two Regional Athlete-of-the-Year, Two Coach-of-the-Year Awards

Carleton Sports - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 8:17pm

Prior to the start of competition at nationals, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its selections for the Regional Athletes-of-the-Year and Coaches-of-the-Year for the 2016 outdoor season. The Carleton College track and field programs took home four of the eight Central Region awards.

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Seven Knights Earn All-Region Honors Ahead of NCAA Championships

Carleton Sports - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 1:50pm

Seven athletes from the Carleton College men’s and women’s track and field teams earned All-Region awards from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for their performances during the 2016 outdoor track and field season. All seven Knights will also compete at the NCAA Championships from May 26-28.

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Hayden Tsutsui Voted All-Region for Fourth Straight Year

Carleton Sports - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 9:12pm

Following a historic senior year, Carleton College catcher Hayden Tsutsui was voted to the D3baseball.com All-Midwest Region Team for the fourth consecutive season.

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Progress, and what I won’t miss

Carletonian - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:52am

"As flawed as our political system is, I am heartened by the determination and ingenuity of my peers. I see immense promise for social progress in my lifetime, and I can’t wait to see which issues will soon become a thing of the past."

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Lawsuit questions drinking culture

Carletonian - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:00am

"I think it would be a mistake to put all, or even most, of the blame for sexual misconduct on our drinking culture. I am not exonerating our drinking culture....But it's too easy to blame alcohol for what is really a deeper societal problem of rape culture and internalized misogyny."

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Annual Arb burnings maintain habitats

Carletonian - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:00am

"Historically, fires got started through lightning strikes or from Native American burning." Indigenous peoples of the region would burn grasses to facilitate travel, as well as to draw grazers—their food supply—to the area. With time, a freshly burned landscape every few years became the norm.

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My Kind of Town a "must-see", performed with subtlety

Carletonian - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:00am

The last performance of My Kind of Town is tonight at 6:30 in Little Nourse, followed by a conversation with the playwright at 8:45. I highly recommend seeing it; you won’t be able to stop thinking about it as you leave.

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New Northfield Public Library opens to the public

Carletonian - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:00am

"Sometimes I think the public library is…not a secret, but maybe it’s possible that Carleton students don’t know so much about it....So I hope they take the opportunity to come. It’s right off campus, it’s really close."

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The 1930 Guinea Pig Epidemic

Carletonian - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:00am

I find myself frequently writing about the history of buildings and places at Carleton, so I decided to switch things up this week. Most of the material is quoted from the Archives’ Roy A. Waggener Papers. Waggener taught Zoology at Carleton from 1928 to 1955.

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Carleton's connection to the church next door

Carletonian - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:00am

Though the relationship between the church and the college has receded, Lippert and Fure-Slocum were excited to share the story of Carleton’s beginnings and the attachment to the Congregationalists, because it is a tale often forgotten on campus. As Lippert said, "There are always these hidden stories that we don’t really know about, but they are shaping us all the time."

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Three Knights named all-MIAC

Carletonian - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:00am

"Three members of the Carleton College baseball team earned All-MIAC distinction following the 2016 campaign. Senior catcher Hayden Tsutsui (Northridge, Calif./Chatsworth) closes his career with his fourth All-MIAC selection. Sophomore outfielder Griffin Bolte (Portland, Ore./Lincoln) and senior pitcher Jack Violetta (Green Bay, Wis./Bay Port) also picked up their first All-MIAC honors."

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Carleton softball stars earn all-MIAC honors

Carletonian - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:00am

"Three members of the Carleton College softball team achieved All-MIAC status following the 2016 season. Sophomore catcher/infielder Molly Steinberg(Santa Monica, Calif./Harvard Westlake) garnered her first All-MIAC selection and was joined on the all-conference team by first-year outfielder Anna Lauko (Whitefish Bay, Wis./Whitefish Bay). Sophomore infielder Corrie Lucchesi (Chicago, Ill./Lane Tech) received All-MIAC Honorable Mention."

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Are Division III sports too expensive?

Carletonian - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:00am

"Most players' parents pay for it....It’s not an insignificant amount of money for my family, but my parents pay for it and for that I’m thankful."

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Halcyon days of the digital camera

Carletonian - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:00am

"All I can think for now is that I long for those cameras, those moments of capture that seemed all the more interesting and exclusive than they do today…"

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Do you know their stories?

Carletonian - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:00am

"While I try to make an effort to be there for my friends, can I consider my Facebook friends my friends? Would I be able to sit by a campfire with them and tell them some of my childhood stories, and listen to some of theirs? Would I want to?"

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