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Steinke and Company Go for Gold at Drake Relays

Carleton Sports - 2 hours 10 min ago

DES MOINES, Iowa – The Carleton College women’s track and field team sent several of its athletes to compete against some of the best collegiate and Olympian runners in the country at the 2016 Drake Relays in Des Moines.

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The library will be closed at City Hall staring Saturday, April 30th

We will be closed Monday, May 2nd thru Friday, May 6th at both library locations.
Due to circumstances beyond our control neither bookdrop will be available- please keep your items (although nothing is due the week we are closed) and bring then to the Library at 210 Washington anytime starting May 7th.
Please join us in a GRAND RE-OPENING CELEBRATION on Saturday, May 7th from 10 am until 5 pm.  Ribbon cutting and speeches at 10 am!  Rain or shine! Entertainment throughout the day thanks to the Friends & Foundation of the Library.
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Saturday, April 30th is our last day at City Hall

We will be closed Monday, May 2nd thru Friday, May 6th at both library locations.
Due to circumstances beyond our control neither bookdrop will be available- please keep your items (although nothing is due the week we are closed) and bring then to the Library at 210 Washington anytime starting May 7th.
Please join us in a GRAND RE-OPENING CELEBRATION on Saturday, May 7th from 10 am until 5 pm.  Ribbon cutting and speeches at 10 am!  Rain or shine! Entertainment throughout the day thanks to the Friends & Foundation of the Library.
Plus the kids can come meet Mo Willems' "Elephant & Piggie"
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Celebrity Snapchat accounts promote public voyeurism

Manitou Messenger - 7 hours 39 min ago
Last week, Buzzfeed posted a story simply titled, “Chris Pratt Joining Snapchat was the Best Thing to Happen All Week.” As a fervent fan of Pratt, I quickly clicked the link and scrolled down the page
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Red and blue divide reimagined

Manitou Messenger - 7 hours 39 min ago
On Monday, April 18, political journalist and author Dante Chinni visited St. Olaf to discuss his take on the state of the presidential primaries.  Chinni attended Michigan State University and recei
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Sun gives life, skin cancer

Manitou Messenger - 7 hours 39 min ago
At an event hosted by the St. Olaf Cancer Connection, sports psychologist David Asp and his wife Kathie, a nurse practitioner at Mayo Clinic, spoke to a crowd of students on Wednesday, April 13 about
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Documentary recounts musicians’ recovery from Fukushima disaster

Manitou Messenger - 7 hours 39 min ago
On the evening of Friday, April 15, the Tomson auditorium was filled with individuals taking time away from the 70-degree weather to watch a screening of the award winning documentary, Threshold: Whis
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Alumni reunite to honor professor

Manitou Messenger - 7 hours 39 min ago
Over the course of the St. Olaf Theater Department’s two-weekend run of Cabaret, the show’s cast enjoyed performing for a highly most recptive audience on the evening of Friday, April 15. That is the
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Arcadia readies interactive 'Complete Works' for spring production

Northfield News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 4:45pm
It’s an adaptation of an abridgment.
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Warnings for safety, not sensitivity

Carletonian - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 4:25pm

"We need to realize that content warnings are there to have discussions, but also to help healing and mental health."

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Six arrested in sex trafficking operation at Faribault Days Inn

Northfield News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 3:43pm
Six individuals were arrested following a sex trafficking operation conducted by area law enforcement agencies at the Days Inn in Faribault on Thursday afternoon.
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Today’s news update – Norovirus sickens dozens; Hosp Board okays 1 year commitment to Community Rec program; Dundas development; Chief Nelson reminds students to drive safe and parents of social host ordinance as Prom approaches

KYMN Radio - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:02pm

Norovirus sickens dozens Hogan Brothers is closed till Monday, reads a sign on the door.  Minnesota Dept. of Health Spokesman Doug Schultz confirmed yesterday afternoon that they are investigating the restaurant for norovirus. He said the virus is pretty much always circulating and it is…”a fecal/oral virus which comes from our intestinal tract.  You have […]

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Your horoscope for the week: what's in store?

Carletonian - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:00pm

Check this horoscope out for some predictions that may or may not come true.

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Don't know the answers? Me neither. Good luck.

Carletonian - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:00pm

Helpful(?) study tips and more from various Carls.

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Raiders of the Lost Archives: Early Days of Scoville Memorial Library

Carletonian - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:00pm

"Scoville was the birthplace of Carleton’s unofficial mascot. The May 1, 1898, Carletonia briefly mentioned “a very beautiful gift” of artwork from Miss Isabella Watson, namesake of our high-rise dormitory. Included in the gift were busts of the German writers Johann Goethe—and, of course, Friedrich Schiller."

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Vegans crave more from Bon Appétit

Carletonian - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:00pm

“If I could ask Bon App for one thing, it’d just be one hot vegan entrée at each dining hall, every meal,” Culotta said. “Because a vegan is going to show up at the dining hall every time. There should be something.”

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Is Jake Arrieta a one-year wonder?

Carletonian - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:00pm

"In 2013, Arrieta was traded to the Chicago Cubs during the middle of the season. This was a change of scenery that proved to be the greatest move for his career, and for the Chicago Cubs organization. Chicago got a guy who had all the tools to becoming a great pitcher. But did they really believe he could be as good as he is now?"

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Basketball standout leaves for 3-2 program

Carletonian - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:00pm

"Tianen is a perfect candidate. He is a very bright and hardworking young man who has done extremely well with his course work in the physics department."

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The hypocrisy of "social liberalism"

Carletonian - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:00pm

"If we begin to use comfort as the standard via which we determine what is “permissible” and what isn’t, then we’ve never really taken the principle of social openness seriously."

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Pay for an opinion

Carletonian - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:00pm

"In cases where angry alumni assert their right to have a voice in campus proceedings on forums like the somewhat infamous “Overheard at Carleton,” I wonder why are you using your alumni voice here?"

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