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Arts and Culture Commission Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 11:59am
Event date: February 11, 2019
Event Time: 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Location:
201 Washington St
Northfield, MN 55057

GALLERY: Northfield Chamber honors businesses and individuals

Northfield News - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 11:52am
New and well-known faces in the local business community were introduced and honored at Thursday’s 2019 Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce Business Recognition Banquet at the Grand Events Center.
Categories: Local News

ArtZany: Author and Life Coach Amy Hallberg

KYMN Radio - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 10:02am

Today in the ArtZany Radio studio Paula Granquist welcomes author and life coach Amy Hallberg to share stories from her new memoir German Awakening: Tales from an American Life. Amy Hallberg is a graduate of Carleton College and the Loft Literary Center’s Foreword Apprenticeship in Creative Nonfiction. She’s a Martha Beck Master Certified Life Coach and she mentors writers at CourageousWordsmith.com.  

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Craig Swenson

KYMN Radio - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 9:17am

Craig Swenson of FiftyNorth talks about activities scheduled at FiftyNorth beginning in February.

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Representative Todd Lippert

KYMN Radio - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 9:14am

State Representative Todd Lippert provides his weekly legislative update.  They had the first hearing on paid family leave in the Labor Committee and Lippert explains the proposed bill.

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Charlie Cogan, Parts 1 – 5

KYMN Radio - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 9:09am

Northfield resident Charlie Cogan returns as Wayne’s guest. Charlie Cogan Part 1 1-19-19 Charlie Cogan Part 2 012219 Charlie Cogan Part 3 012319 Charlie Cogan Part 4 012919 Charlie Cogan Part 5  

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Human Rights Commission Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 8:47am
Event date: February 14, 2019
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Location:
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057

Complete Count Committee

City of Northfield Calendar - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 8:46am
Event date: February 26, 2019
Event Time: 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Location:
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057

HEDS survey reveals students feel less safe on campus

Carletonian - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 12:00am

Last Thursday, Title IX Coordinator Laura Riehle-Merrill presented results from a Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium (HEDS) Sexual Assault/Campus Climate Survey to a group of students, faculty and staff. According to Riehle-Merrill, survey results indicate that “in general, Carleton students feel less respected, less cared for, less safe and more unfairly treated in 2018 than they did in 2015.”

Categories: Colleges

Division of Student Life tackles student hunger

Carletonian - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 12:00am

“It is an important addition to campus because it provides another layer of support for students who may experience food insecurity when the dining halls are closed."

Categories: Colleges

Grammy-nominated Sweet Honey in the Rock performs, shares commitment to inclusion

Carletonian - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 12:00am

This African American female group was formed in 1973 and two of its original members—Carol Maillard and Louise Robinson—were in Friday’s performance. The other three singers were Aisha Kahlil, Nitanju Bolade Casel and Rochelle Rice, and the group was accompanied by bassist Romeir Mendez and an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter.

Categories: Colleges

College fundraising should rely on student input and priorities, not school image

Carletonian - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 12:00am

The fact is, the people who run Carleton College don’t really care about student interests. Well, they do, but only to the extent that those interests benefit the image of the college as a whole.

Categories: Colleges

Professor reflects on Tuesday Group polar vortex email

Carletonian - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 12:00am

I think that the administration’s response to the extreme weather is, in fact, symptomatic of a remarkably unhealthy attitude toward work, both the work that our students do, as well as the work that our staff and faculty put in to guide and support our students.

Categories: Colleges

Tennis teams off to promising starts for this season

Carletonian - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 12:00am

The Carleton men’s side enters the season ranked 37th nationally, good for 8th in the central region. They are a team on the rise, leaving captain Aaron Goodman ’19 “proud” of his team’s growth, rising from outside the regional top ten three years ago, to their current position and national ranking.

Categories: Colleges

Carleton to hire new professor in humanities and technology

Carletonian - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 12:00am

The full title of the position, as advertised, is “Professor in Humanities and Technology.” The new professor will focus on issues in the intersection of the humanities and technology.

Categories: Colleges

Ussery receives long-term linguistics grant

Carletonian - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 12:00am

Cherlon Ussery, Associate Professor of Linguistics, recently received a prestigious grant from the Icelandic Research Council (RANNIS) to fund a three-year project titled “Ditransitives in Insular Scandinavian.” The overall research objectives include tracing the evolution of ditransitives in Icelandic and Faroese—both of which evolved from Old Norse—and assessing the legitimacy of predictive models.

Categories: Colleges

Snarky cover letter

Carletonian - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 12:00am

What we wish we could send to employers

Categories: Colleges

The polar vortex put in perspective

Carletonian - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 12:00am

What the Cole Student Naturalist has to say this week

Categories: Colleges
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