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Two things I learned from a Facebook war

Carletonian - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 12:00pm

"It was just a microaggression, but what you are on the receiving end of is often years of frustration. Some people perceive this as the marginalized person being overly sensitive, or even inherently angry, which can lead to a further racist cycle associating people of color and marginalized groups with negative traits. How do you fix that?"

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Bottom heavy prairies

Carletonian - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 12:00pm

"To sum up: prairie grasses are the icebergs of the of the Midwest (albeit a little less floaty, cold, and Titanic-sinking), because the vast majority of their “stuff” is hidden away from sight."

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What spring term illness are you bound to get?

Carletonian - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 12:00pm

Check out these insightful questions bound to help you find out how you'll get sick this spring.

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You're doing Sayles wrong.

Carletonian - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 12:00pm

"Here’s some advice you can use to help make everyone’s Sayles experience smoother and even more deliciously enjoyable for both customers and employees."

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Dear Sleep Schedule: A letter to my neglected lover

Carletonian - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 12:00pm

"I will do whatever it takes to get you back."

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Engineering club to build go-kart

Carletonian - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 12:00pm

"His fledgling club has been granted nearly $2,000 by the Carleton Student Association, among the largest sums a student club has ever gotten on its first ask, according to Budget Committee minutes."

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Alum sues Carleton over rape case

Carletonian - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 12:00pm

"Carleton placed the burden on [her] to get over the rapes, act as if nothing had happened, and focus on her studies instead, without offering her the meaningful help, services, or accommodations to which she was entitled," the lawsuit says.

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Food Truth cries fowl over BonApp chicken

Carletonian - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 12:00pm

"I think the majority of students would support sustainably sourced chicken. Right now, the problem is that most students aren't aware of where their chicken comes from. If they knew, however, I think they would care. It's an issue that goes beyond food justice alone, because those who care about workers' rights, the environment, and animal ethics also have a stake in the matter."

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Dry Land makes a splash

Carletonian - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 12:00pm

"Dry Land will, like real life, shift between moments of depression and self harm to goofy, playtime antics. Characters will awe you with lyrical strength at one turn, and let you down with some prejudice at the next."

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Diawara electrifies with energetic set

Carletonian - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 12:00pm

"More than anything, Diawara’s performance was punctuated by dance. The room grew alive as her set continued, with Diawara taking frequent pauses to dance, eventually convincing the audience to join in with her."

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Mental health class seeks to erase stigma

Carletonian - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 12:00pm

“Mental health is a term that is often used to talk about mental illness, but in reality mental health is something everyone has, so we wanted to talk about that part of it....We talk about topics such as self care, gratitude, and mindfulness. We try to make it human and get people to think about how that impacts their lives, because it does. It impacts everyone’s lives.”

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A Christmas Tragedy: Willis Hall Burns

Carletonian - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 12:00pm

"Furnishings, records, over 2,000 books and most of the geological and natural history collections burned, while many students who had been living in the upstairs dormitory lost all of their possessions."

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Should Carleton install artificial turf on its fields?

Carletonian - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 12:00pm

"With so many other places across the country turning to turf, is it time for Carleton to do so as well? Should only some fields install artificial turf, if any at all?"

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The question of motherhood

Carletonian - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 12:00pm

"There was never a time when I wasn’t told that I was mature or that I would make a good mother. And while I do think that these traits are good and admirable, I have to wonder why I also, as I have grown up, have come to shy away from this label."

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Sexual misconduct policies under revision

Manitou Messenger - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 2:53am
Much has happened since Madeline Wilson ’16 and fellow activists first donned their gray shirts and launched their web site My College Is Protecting Rapists. Wilson filed a complaint with the Office o
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Laughs abound at sold-out INBLACK shows

Manitou Messenger - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 2:53am
The sketch show INBLACK has become something of a cultural land- mark here at St. Olaf. The night tickets go on sale, the line to buy them starts in front of the cafeteria and stretches to the Buntroc
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Deep End APO to close season with two outdoor plays

Manitou Messenger - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 2:53am
Deep End APO, the student-run theater production company on campus, has two more shows this season, and despite being very different in subject matter, they have something big in common: they will bot
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The joys, struggles of a student-produced theater group

Manitou Messenger - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 2:53am
Misswicken. Miss Wiccan. Myswyken. It’s a weird name. We know it’s a weird name. It works out because we’re weird people. Our rehearsals often feature the dulcet tones of bagpipes. Sometimes we sw
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Prez Ball brings high-class to Hill 

Manitou Messenger - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 2:53am
On Saturday, April 24, Oles donned their heels and suits for the annual President’s Ball. Held in the Black and Gold ballrooms, students began arriv- ing at 8 p.m. ready to dance and enjoy themselves
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Knights Advance to MIAC Finals with 6-2 Win over St. Olaf

Carleton Sports - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 8:02pm

The Carleton College women’s tennis team defeated crosstown foe St. Olaf College, 6-2, on Thursday during the semifinal round of the MIAC Playoffs. Sophomore Danielle Vasiliev and senior Grace Davis posted victories in both singles and doubles. With the team result, the Knights advance to the finals of the conference tournament for the fifth time since 2011.

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