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NO ROOM FOR DEBATE

Manitou Messenger - 48 min 54 sec ago
On Tuesday, Nov. 24, St. Olaf student activists gathered in the quad to demonstrate their support for the Minneapolis Black Lives Matter movement. Amid the popular chants of “Black Lives Matter” and “
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Lutheran center proposed

Manitou Messenger - 48 min 54 sec ago
In early November, all faculty and staff received an email that proposed establishing “an infrastructure to enhance both internal and external engagement with the distinctive mission and vision of the
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Bird Run Over by a Car

Manitou Messenger - 48 min 54 sec ago
Feathers flattened and flaking away, Blood turned black as tar, Beak cracked, Legs broken, Wings splayed sideways Like two quotation marks Around an ironic phrase. emanuel@stolaf.edu
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Exhaustion Can

Manitou Messenger - 48 min 54 sec ago
Exhaustion can creep up on you When you stand by your window late at night Staring into the black softness of the sky When the light pollution from these city streets Punched black eyes on stars,
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Humans of St. Olaf

Manitou Messenger - 48 min 54 sec ago
“I like radio as a means of communication. For me, it’s a two way street kind of thing, with listeners being able to call in and everything. I feel you get this insight into how people are thinking, w
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Knights Snap Slide with OT Win Against Hamline

Carleton Sports - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 10:35pm

Peter Bakker-Arkema drained a game-tying three-pointer with 15 seconds remaining in regulation, and the Carleton College men’s basketball team knocked down key shots in overtime to solidify a 81-75 victory over visiting Hamline University. The result snapped the Knights’ season-worst three-game losing streak.

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Knights Turn in Fine Performances Against Tough Field at Ted Nelson Classic

Carleton Sports - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 12:53am

Competing at the Ted Nelson Classic, a meet that included nine either NCAA Division I or Division II programs, the Carleton College men’s track and field team won two events and saw several other top-notch performances. This latter group includes a second-place result for Pete Dehkes, who cleared 2.00 meters in the high jump (6’ 6.75”) to rank second in the MIAC this season and 20th in the nation.

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Damali Britton Breaks Triple Jump Mark Again

Carleton Sports - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 12:24am

Damali Britton broke her own school record in the triple jump with a measurement of 11.07 meters (36 feet, 4 inches) at the Ted Nelson Classic hosted by Minnesota State-Mankato. The Carleton College women’s track and field team challenged itself this week, by taking on a competitive field that included nine either NCAA Division I or Division II programs, but Britton was hardly the only Knight to turn in a solid result against this talented field.

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Knights Conclude Regular Season at Minnesota Challenge

Carleton Sports - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 11:19pm

Maria Wetzel turned in two of the five top-10 results for the Carleton College women’s swimming and diving team on day two of the Minnesota Challenge. Wetzel placed eighth in the 200-yard freestyle and was the runner-up in the 200-yard backstroke.

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Knights Conclude Competition at Minnesota Challenge

Carleton Sports - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 10:54pm

Wilson Josephson turned in the top individual performance for the Carleton College men’s swimming and diving team on day two of the Minnesota Challenge. The senior was second overall in the 200-yard butterfly with his season-best mark of 1:57.57.

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Slow Start to Second Half Costs Knights at St. Olaf

Carleton Sports - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 5:31pm

Nnenna Ezem poured in a game-high 16 points and Michele Arima added a 15-point effort for the Knights, but a sluggish start to the second half cost the Carleton College women’s basketball team in its 62-48 loss at the hands of St. Olaf College. This was the lone meeting this season between the cross-town rivals, meaning the Oles wrested away possession of the President’s Cup, the traveling trophy in the series.

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Knights Can't Hold On After Big Comeback vs. St. Olaf

Carleton Sports - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 3:14pm

The Carleton College men’s basketball erased a 17-point deficit but was unable to hold off rival St. Olaf College in dropping a 68-59 decision. Beau Smit led all scorers with 17 points, aided by a 5-for-5 start behind the arc.

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Knights Sweep D-II St. Cloud State

Carleton Sports - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:39pm

The Carleton College women’s tennis team made it three straight victories to start the year as the Knights posted a convincing 9-0 triumph over St. Cloud State University, a NCAA Division II program.

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Knights Win 200 Free Relay at Minnesota Challenge

Carleton Sports - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:24pm

Seniors Stephen Grinich, Wilson Josephson, and George McAneny along with first-year Karl Schwarzkopf turned in the biggest highlight for the Carleton College men’s swimming and diving team on day one of the Minnesota Challenge. The quartet won the opening event of the meet—the 200-yard freestyle relay—with a MIAC season-best time of 1:23.92.

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Knights Face Stiff Competition at Minnesota Challenge

Carleton Sports - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:04pm

The Carleton College women’s swimming and diving team saw some of its competition so far this season as the Knights competed at the Minnesota Challenge, a two-day competition held at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center. This meet serves as the final taper meet for those team members that are not competing at the upcoming MIAC Championships, while for the remainder of the squad this is a final tune-up before the conference meet later this month.

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Bernie Sanders’ Electoral Roadmap

Carletonian - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 4:49pm

For those still wary of Mr. Sanders’s ability to win the general election, let this roadmap assuage those fears. Victory is within reach.

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Everybody Poops (especially deer)

Carletonian - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:00pm

Some of the most common scats of the Arboretum, which should surprise nobody, are rabbit and deer scat. Both deer and rabbit scat tend to take the form of pellets.

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How much would it cost to rename the college after yourself

Carletonian - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:00pm

Like many a Carl, I dream of having my name on a blue plaque next to a campus building. Having something named after you at an institution of higher learning is a benchmark of prestige and achievement.

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SHAC in short supply

Carletonian - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:00pm

“We are doing our best to meet students’ needs as we can, but we ask for patience and understanding as we work diligently to increase the SHAC counseling staff to meet the mental health needs of our campus.”

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After 35 years, Schier says goodbye

Carletonian - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:00pm

After 35 years at Carleton, Professor Steven Schier will retire at the end of this academic year. Schier came to Carleton in 1981.

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