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Jack Heinzel earns all-conference recognition on day two of MIAC Championships

Carleton Sports - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 11:47pm

On day two of the MIAC Championships, sophomore Jack Heinzel earned his first career all-conference award with a second-place swim in the 50-yard freestyle. He was one of seven members of the Carleton College men’s swimming and diving team to compete in the finals on day two. The Knights climbed into fifth place in the team standings.

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Caroline Mather and Kapani Kirkland earn all-conference status on day two of MIAC Championships

Carleton Sports - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 11:32pm

On day two of the MIAC Championships, senior Caroline Mather and first-year Kapani Kirkland secured the first two all-conference awards this season for the Carleton College women’s swimming and diving team. Mather was the runner up in the 50-yard freestyle, while Kapani took third in the 3-meter diving competition. The Knights remain fifth in the team standings.

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Artist-in-residence Max Lyonga explains the “universal artist”

Carletonian - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:00pm

Max Lyonga is a painter from Cameroon. But he’s not just a Cameroonian painter. Lyonga served as Carleton’s artist-in-residence from January 27 to February 9. In addition to an artist talk, office hours and class visits, Max spent a great deal of his residency painting—completing five works over the course of two weeks. He has plans to return to campus in April. Meanwhile, his exhibition titled “Art Without Boundaries” will remain on display in the Weitz Hamlin Space until the end of February.

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Student organization addresses American identity

Carletonian - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:00pm

In December 2018, Ishmael Maxwell ’21 started a campus branch of the national nonprofit organization “Define American.” Define American strives to humanize immigrant stories and looks further into the notion of identity and citizenship.

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Carleton students look to connect campus with Northfield community

Carletonian - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:00pm

“Northfield is such a unique town. There’s two colleges here. I think there’s a connection waiting to happen. I don’t want to leave without getting to know it. Four years is a short time but it’s significant enough that you can be impacted by people and make connections. Outside the bubble there’s a lot of opportunities waiting for us.”

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Security sends alert about suspicious figure on campus

Carletonian - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:00pm

Carleton Security Services recently received reports of a suspicious man on campus following, and exposing himself to, students. The man was later identified as Gary Burnette, Jr. Security is working with the Northfield Police Department to address the issue.

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Convo dialogue program to strengthen viewpoint diversity on campus

Carletonian - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:00pm

Carleton’s Convocation Dialogue pilot program reached its end last week. The organizing committee plans to evaluate participant feedback to determine future steps.

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Reflecting on outer appearence, growing up in the digital era

Carletonian - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:00pm

I hope that someday I can learn to not care about my appearance online just as I have ceased to worry about my daily image.

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Carls Talk Back: open letter to Carleton community

Carletonian - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:00pm

Many of you have heard of the movement #CarlsTalkBack. However, there seems to be a sort of mystery around what #CarlsTalkBack is, our purpose, and how we came to be. As this Saturday marks one year since our first demonstration, I would like to take the time to explain the movement, our history, and our current goals in hopes of setting the record straight.

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Syz and CUT kick off their seasons on the East Coast

Carletonian - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:00pm

Ultimate frisbee, a mainstay of Knight culture for decades at Carleton, has officially kicked off the bulk of its season with both of Carleton’s Division 1 club ultimate teams, CUT and Syzygy (“Syz”), competing in major tournaments during the weekend of mid-winter break.

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Slow start hurts Knights on senior day

Carletonian - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:00pm
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Birthday boy Aaron Goodman gifts Knights win

Carletonian - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:00pm
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Otters in the Cannon

Carletonian - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:00pm

What the Cole Student Naturalist has to say this week

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The social and personal issues with dating as a trans woman

Carletonian - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:00pm

Being a transgender woman (or trans* in general) is arguably the only way to be able to live with your brain and body completely disconnected. It produces in the self an intense, insatiable focus not on reality or tangible evidence, but, instead, on the could-bes.

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The case for inner beauty

Carletonian - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:00pm

What I later realized was that it is inevitable to judge a book by its cover. We are human beings, and we all have impressions of people or things based on looks. It happens automatically, and we can’t prevent it. Although appearances matter, in the long run, what is truly important is what is inside. That sounds really cheesy, but it is nothing but the truth.

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Two fifths equal sixth after day one of MIAC Championships

Carleton Sports - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:46pm

After the opening day of the 2019 MIAC Championships, the Carleton College men’s swimming and diving team sits sixth in the eight-team race with a score of 56.

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Knights fifth after day one at MIAC Championships

Carleton Sports - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:33pm

Thanks to a pair of fifth-place finishes on the opening day of the 2019 MIAC Championships, the Carleton College women’s swimming and diving team sits fifth out of 11 teams.

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2019 MIAC Swimming and Diving Championships Preview

Carleton Sports - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 2:25pm

The Carleton College swimming and diving teams will compete at the MIAC Championships from Feb. 14-17 at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center.

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