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Derreck Kayongo, a global health leader, social entrepreneur, and the co-founder of Global Soap Project, will present Carleton College’s weekly convocation address on Friday, April 18 from 10:50 to 11:50 a.m. in the Skinner Memorial Chapel. Entitled “Recycle Soap, Save a Village,” Kayongo’s talk is free and open to the public. Convocations are also streamed live and can be viewed online at go.carleton.edu/convo/.
The opening of the Carleton College Junior Art Show will be held on Thursday, May 1 from 7 to 9 p.m. in Boliou Hall. Admission to this show is free and open to the public.
The Carleton Singers and Carleton’s Chinese Music Ensemble Join Forces for an Enchanting Night of Shakespearean Songs and East Asian Music
The Carleton Singers, led by Lawrence Burnett, and Carleton’s Chinese Music Ensemble, directed by Gao Hong, will come together for an enchanting evening performance combining Shakespearean songs and traditional East Asian music. This unique concert will be held on Friday, April 18 at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall. The Carleton Singers will present song texts by William Shakespeare set by his contemporaries and modern composers. Members of the Chinese Music Ensemble will join the Singers for the second half of the concert to feature traditional music from Korea, Mongolia, China, and Japan.
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 on Sunday. The Knights prevailed 2-1 in the opener, then persevered for a 4-3, 12-inning win in game two.
The Carleton College softball team was swept for the third time in as many doubleheaders, falling at Augsburg College by scores of 4-1 and 3-2.
V-Day is a global movement to end violence against women and girls that raises funds and awareness through benefit productions of Playwright/Founder Eve Ensler's award-winning play, The Vagina Monologues. Carleton presented its annual performance of The Vagina Monologues on Saturday to a full audience. It contained many powerful narratives--some funny, some heartbreaking. Student photographer, Maria Kjellstrand '15, was on hand to capture the event.
COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. - The St. Olaf baseball team salvaged a split against Saint John's University with a 4-3 victory in a thrilling second game in nine innings at Saint John's Field Sunday afternoon in a MIAC doubleheader. The Johnnies took the first game 7-0.
NORTHFIELD, Minn. - The St. Olaf softball team were outscored 23-0 and outhit 22-5 as visiting Luther College swept a Sunday afternoon doubleheader 10-0 and 13-0 at Mabel Shirley Field.
In a rematch of last year’s conference playoff final, the Carleton College women’s tennis team defeated the visiting University of St. Thomas, 7-2, behind a string of dominating singles victories. The triumph clinched another playoff spot for the Knights and leaves Carleton (7-0 MIAC) and Gustavus Adolphus (5-0 MIAC) as the only unbeatens in the conference.
Jonah Barry trimmed more than 25 seconds off his previous best in wining the 5000-meter run at the Saint John’s Invitational. He clocked a time of 14:58.27 and was hardly alone in establishing a new personal standard. In fact all five Carleton racers in the 5000-meter race posted new PR’s.
Ellie Wilson took top honors in the 400-meter dash, one of six event victories for the Carleton College women’s track and field team at the CSB-SJU Invitational. Amelia Campbell won all seven events in the heptathlon and smashed the Carleton record with her final tally of 4,947 points.
The Carleton College men’s tennis team trailed after doubles and was tied 3-3 midway through singles before the Knights rallied to win the last three singles matches and defeat Saint John’s University, 6-3. The win moves Carleton to 13-7 overall and gives the Knights a perfect 5-0 conference record.
Have you ever wondered where your fellow Carls spend their time? Ever thought about how there is hardly an inch of campus that has been untouched by students, at one time or another?
What is going to happen in Venezuela? How is your family doing? Why isn’t the US media covering what it is going on in your country? The most honest answer out there: no one really knows, my family is safe, and I don’t know.
Yes, the Internet is where stupidity lives, but I believe that the greater problem is how the Internet perpetuates impersonal anger. Although the classic examples of unorganized Facebook rants and mean YouTube comments still hold true, I believe the Internet has evolved.
There was a time when I wanted to be a writer. And I don’t mean one of the thousands anonymous names whose books gather dust all over the Libe. A great writer. I was going write the Next Great American Novel.
Since his freshman year, Michael Goodgame had been a columnist for the Carletonian, contributing to the campus discourse on issues ranging from media and politics to philosophy and science.
Colby Seyferth ‘15 celebrated his birthday with a win in the 400-meter hurdles in the outdoor season opener for the Carleton College men's track and field team.
The Carleton College women’s track and field day got the outdoor season started on Saturday as the Knights hosted the Carleton Invitational.