An animated life: ‘Simpsons’ animator Utit Choomuang ’75

St. Olaf College - 3 hours 19 min ago
Utit Choomuang '75, a retired animator for The Simpsons, has traveled full circle. His curiosity and artistic talents catapulted him to educational and career opportunities thousands of miles from his remote jungle village before bringing him back to Thailand nearly 50 years later.
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Knights drop nail-biter at Bethel, 73-72

Carleton Sports - Sat, 12/15/2018 - 5:13pm

Kent Hanson notched his ninth career double-double, accounting for 26 points and 11 rebounds, but the Carleton College men’s basketball team came up just short in a 73-72 result at Bethel University. The back-and-forth contest featured 11 lead changes over the final 6:05 of the contest.

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Knights updended by Bethel

Carleton Sports - Sat, 12/15/2018 - 3:16pm

The Carleton College women’s basketball team wrapped up the 2018 portion of its season with a 75-39 loss to visiting Bethel University.

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Audio and video downloads of Christmas Festival now available

St. Olaf College - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 4:15pm
Just in time for the holidays, audio and video downloads of the 2018 St. Olaf Christmas Festival are now available free of charge.
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Christmas Festival brings ‘a message the world wants and needs to hear’

St. Olaf College - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 4:27pm
A profile in the 'Faith & Leadership' magazine examines how the St. Olaf Christmas Festival strives each year to present a message that's meaningful for a diverse and changing world.
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Knights erase 19-point deficit but are clipped by Falcons

Carleton Sports - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 9:45pm

Four Knights scored in double figures, including a game-high 24-point effort from Kent Hanson, but even that was not enough as the Carleton College men’s basketball team fell 81-71 to UW-River Falls.

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Anna Hughes gets hot from deep, but Knights fall at UW-Eau Claire

Carleton Sports - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 8:54pm

Anna Hughes notched a career-best 22 points, thanks to seven 3-pointers, yet the Carleton College women’s basketball dropped a non-conference battle at UW-Eau Claire, 75-54.

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Tennis teams earn regional, national rankings

Carleton Sports - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 4:04pm

Both the Carleton College men and women’s tennis teams had players earn regional and national recognition in the first Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) NCAA D-III singles and doubles rankings of the 2018-19 campaign.

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Knights’ Florida trip wraps up with meet against Kalamazoo

Carleton Sports - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 10:26pm

The annual Winter Break trip for the Carleton College men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams included a non-scored friendly competition against Kalamazoo College. The day’s action consisted of five relay events. The Knights swept the top spot in the women’s events, while the men’s program posted four second-place results.

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Expanding civil discourse, Ole by Ole

St. Olaf College - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 1:11pm
Political polarization and partisan animosity are making it harder for Americans to talk politics. The Public Affairs Conversation at St. Olaf seeks to change that.
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Hanson and Stritzel pace Knights in win at UW-Eau Claire

Carleton Sports - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 10:57pm

Behind a career-high 32 points from Kent Hanson and a season-best 21-point effort from Matthew Stritzel, the Carleton College men’s basketball team got back into the win column, defeating UW-Eau Claire by a 79-74 score.

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Roth earns second consecutive Scholar All-America nod

Carleton Sports - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 5:01pm

Carleton College senior defender Mark Roth was tabbed an NCAA Division III First Team Scholar All-American by the United Soccer Coaches Association. Roth was also named to the Scholar All-North/Central Region First Team earlier today.

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Oles in Action: Ricardo Johnson III ’19

St. Olaf College - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 3:33pm
As the quarterback of the football team and an economics major preparing for law school, Ricardo Johnson III balances athletics and academics at St. Olaf. “I was a very shy kid when I started to play football, but I had to learn how to lead people.” — Ricardo Apply Now:  
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Knights unable to keep pace with sharp-shooting Tommies

Carleton Sports - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 7:08pm

The Carleton College men’s basketball team raced out to an early lead but hot shooting from long range brought the home team all the way back as the University of St. Thomas claimed a 99-50 victory at Schoenecker Arena.

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No. 3 St. Thomas pulls away from Knights

Carleton Sports - Sat, 12/08/2018 - 4:31pm

A fast start for the No. 3-ranked University of St. Thomas squad was more than the Carleton College women’s basketball team could overcome in absorbing a 92-30 defeat.

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Professors retire, but the learning continues

St. Olaf College - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 2:39pm
Professors may finish their classroom careers, but they don’t hang up their study abroad hats. Alumni, families, and friends of St. Olaf can join retired professors in classrooms around the world.
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University of Minn. men’s basketball starts strong, 6-2

Manitou Messenger - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 11:28am
Williams Arena will surely be rocking this winter, as the University of Minnesota men’s basketball team has given Gopher fans reason to be excited. The men’s team is off to an impressive 6-2 start looking the part of a Big Ten contender. Hopefully, the hot start will translate well as conference play begins. If so, […]
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Student-athlete spotlight: Austin Korba

Manitou Messenger - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 11:27am
Why did you choose St. Olaf? The pre-med program and the basketball team. How long have you been playing basketball? Since I could walk. My dad played in college so both my brother and I grew up around the game and fell in love with it. Pregame ritual? Relax and chill out. When listening to […]
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Rising stars will benefit Seattle Mariners

Manitou Messenger - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 11:25am
Despite a promising 2018 win-loss record, the Seattle Mariners essentially called it quits on the 2019 season. They made several trades in the last few weeks which effectively amounted to a “roster dump.” This is when a team trades away several of their star players for an abundance of minor-league prospects who could emerge as […]
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New locker rooms accompany arena

Manitou Messenger - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 11:24am
St. Olaf broke ground on a reconstruction and extension of Skoglund Athletic Center in February 2018.  The new building includes a brand new ice arena to serve as the home rink for both men’s and women’s hockey teams, as well as seven new varsity locker rooms and an extension of maintenance-related facilities to service the […]
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