Colleges

Knights and Oles split pair of nail-biters

Carleton Sports - 1 hour 43 min ago

Catcher Keenan Moore smacked a key three-run, two-out double as the Carleton College baseball team secured a 6-5 victory over rival St. Olaf College in the opener of Tuesday’s doubleheader. The Knights fell to the Oles, 5-4, in the nightcap.

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The Hill is alive with the sound of podcasts

St. Olaf College - 7 hours 2 min ago
We're launching two podcasts! 'St. Olaf Chapel' and 'From the Hill to Real Life' will help tell a deeper story of our campus in 60 minutes or less.
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St. Olaf Jazz 1 recognized by DownBeat Magazine

St. Olaf College - 12 hours 44 min ago
St. Olaf Jazz was awarded “Outstanding Performance by Large Undergraduate Jazz Ensemble” in DownBeat Magazine’s 42nd Annual Student Music Awards.
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Olseth Family Foundation aids Oles studying abroad

St. Olaf College - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 3:19pm
The biennial 'Environmental Science in Australia and New Zealand' leads Oles on a scientific odyssey through Australasia. Grants from the Olseth Family Foundation help defray costs for students.
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An entrepreneurial Ole shares how she built a multi-million dollar business

St. Olaf College - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 8:36am
Kate Tecku Field '10 built a multi-million dollar business and pitched it to investors on the hit TV show "Shark Tank.'" She’ll share her entrepreneurial expertise at this year's Ole Cup.
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Knights dealt pair of Senior Day defeats

Carleton Sports - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 11:58pm

The Carleton College softball team celebrated its seniors on Saturday, but visiting College of Saint Benedict tainted the festivities by sweeping the Knights, 9-1 (6 inn.) and 10-0. Between games the Knights recognized the contributions of seniors Sam Kile, Anna Lauko, Sarah Ogle, and Maddie Sherwood.

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Knights drop pair of close games to Gustavus

Carleton Sports - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 11:43pm

The Carleton College baseball team came up two runs short in both games on Saturday’s doubleheader against Gustavus Adolphus College, falling 3-1 and 7-5. In both games, the Knights had the tying runs on base in the final frame.

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No. 35 Knights rally to take down No. 31 Gustavus, 5-4

Carleton Sports - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 11:36pm

First-years Sonya Romanenko and Jeanny Zhang prevailed in super tiebreakers, allowing the No. 35-ranked Carleton College women’s tennis team to complete its comeback and edge No. 31 Gustavus Adolphus College by a 5-4 margin.

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No. 1 Knights secure another win at UWW Spring Fling

Carleton Sports - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 8:38pm

The No. 1-ranked Carleton College women’s golf was unfazed by windy conditions and another tough field as the Knights claimed the team title at the 16-team UW-Whitewater Spring Fling. For the second consecutive week and fourth time this season, senior Ziyi Wang captured medalist honors.

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Boosted by Richter and Kulstad, Knights take third at Carleton Relays

Carleton Sports - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 7:30pm

The Carleton College men’s track and field team was boosted to a third-place finish at the Carleton Relays by Bryan Richter and Zach Kulstad, who each turned in three top-5 performances.

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Sandeno and Piergies lead Knights to second place at Carleton Relays

Carleton Sports - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 6:47pm

Seniors Elsa Sandeno and Tonya Piergies both starred in several events to lead the Carleton College women’s track & field team to a second-place finish in the Carleton Relays at Laird Stadium on Saturday.

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Knights drop pair at St. Thomas

Carleton Sports - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:12pm

After waiting two extra days to play due to a heavy rainstorm earlier this week, the Carleton College baseball team finally hit the road for a twinbill at MIAC frontrunner University of St. Thomas. The Knights dropped the opener 4-0 and then came up short in game two by a 5-4 margin, their third one-run defeat of the conference season.

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Mueller, Dodge go 1-2 in 10k at Phil Esten Challenge

Carleton Sports - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 10:29pm

Competing under the lights at the Phil Esten Challenge on Friday night, sophomore Lucas Mueller and senior Tris Dodge went 1-2 in the 10,000-meter run, rewriting the Carleton College men’s track and field history books along the way.

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Class of 2021 declares majors

Carletonian - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:58am

During the window from Wednesday, March 29  to Sunday, April 7, 491 members of the Class of 2021 declared their majors.

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Arb notes: how to identify trees

Carletonian - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:56am

Different species of tree have distinct characteristics, and we usually recognize trees by their leaves or flowers. However, in early spring term, many trees on campus still have no leaves or flowers. How should we recognize different tree species on campus, then? Tree bark!

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If Carleton really rearranged the academic calendar

Carletonian - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:54am

When I woke up on the Monday of first week, I opened my email to find a message from our college’s president. Assuming it was a standard “welcome to spring term” address, I opened it, not expecting a major announcement. Thus, it took me a second or two to realize that the new calendar was not happening, and winter term was not going anywhere. But what if it did? Here are some predictions. 

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The five best Party Week parties: an irrefutable ranking

Carletonian - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:53am

As a Carleton student and an upper-middle-class white woman, I believe that Carleton has no issues whatsoever and that we exceed in everything we do.

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Preserving net neutrality helps keep the Internet democratic

Carletonian - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:50am

You should care deeply about net neutrality. It is one of the most important policies governing the internet.

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Gay dating at Carleton is lonely and abysmal

Carletonian - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:49am

This might come as a surprise to the scores of left-leaning straight people with good intentions on campus, but it’s actually pretty hard to be gay at Carleton, at least in my experience. If anything, I’d characterize it as brutal and overlooked. 

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Small campus makes dating life and hookup culture visible

Carletonian - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:48am

Carleton’s small campus creates a unique dating experience and hookup culture that I can’t imagine is found at larger colleges and universities.

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