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CUT and Syz compete at Stanford Invite

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 12:00pm

Considered by most to be the first critical event of the ultimate season, CUT and Syz entered the weekend with championship aspirations, and though neither squad walked away with a title, both improved from fifth weekend’s east-coast tournament performance.

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Life in the subnivean zone

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 1:10pm

What the Cole Student Naturalist has to say this week

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Mock Trial teams advance to national semifinals, win SPAMTA

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 1:00pm

Last week, the Carleton Mock Trial team placed and was recognized for stellar performance in the first round of an American Mock Trial Association competition series.

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Four performers we should have at the Cave

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 1:00pm
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Review: Carleton-St. Olaf production Swede Hollow asks, “Who gets to be American?”

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 1:00pm

Written and scored by St. Paul-based composer Ann Millikan, Swede Hollow follows the lives of three generations of immigrants in the Swede Hollow neighborhood in St. Paul. Brought to life by a cast, orchestra and production team that includes Carleton, St. Olaf and local Northfield students, the opera leaves the audience pondering on what home really means—and, by extension, what it means to be American.

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Carleton culture operates like an investment bank

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 1:00pm

You’re always on. You’re delivering for several clients on tight deadlines, all at the same time. Your work output comes before all else. You’re rewarded for your capacity to match high quality with high volume at a superhuman pace. If you slip up, don’t expect to catch up. Does this sound to you like Wall Street, Carleton culture, or both?

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Reflections on being an LDC student worker

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 1:00pm

I don’t think a lot of people realize how much hard work working in the dining halls takes, which is why I feel like students should be mindful of the person across the counter.

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Nicole’s album review: Ummagumma by Pink Floyd

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 1:00pm

Forget the live album. Sure, it’s an amazing few tracks, but that’s not what earns the double album Ummagumma its reputation as one of the worst albums of all time.

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Plans set for all-gender bathroom in Leighton

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 1:00pm

 “Going to the bathroom in Leighton has been an interesting experience. A large majority of my curriculars and extracurriculars are there, so I’m in the building quite a lot. Sometimes, in order to use a bathroom I’m comfortable with, I walk to other buildings between classes or wait until classes are over and go to my dorm.”

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College to install lift in Little Nourse this summer in effort to increase accessibility

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 1:00pm

The lift is slated to cost approximately $30,000, but pipes need to be moved in order to make room for the lift, which will bring the total cost to at least $55,000.

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Caroline Mather ’19 heads to NCAA DIII swim nationals for second time

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 1:00pm

“One of my high school coaches said I was wound up, like a top, and I would just spin off.”

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Jimmy Chin ’96 reflects on Carleton experience

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 1:00pm

An exclusive interview

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Student organization tackles learning disability stigma in Northfield

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 1:00pm

Carleton’s Eye To Eye chapter has separated from its national parent organization. Co-leaders Gabriel Lobet ’21 and Rebecca Margolis ’21 will continue the club’s work independently.

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ECC introduces Digital Arts and Humanities minor

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 1:00pm

A proposal for a new interdisciplinary minor titled Digital Arts and Humanities (DGAH) has been approved by the Education and Curriculum Committee (ECC) and now awaits two rounds of faculty readings.

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Masakura wins CSA presidency, most other elections uncontested

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 1:00pm

This term’s election featured several key changes from past years.

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Knights take third at MIAC indoor championships

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 1:00pm
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Spotlight on Benedict Visiting Professor: Marlon Bailey

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 1:00pm

“I would just really encourage students to take his classes. I know a lot of students on campus that are interested in issues around sexuality, gender, and race, and there are some who have been looking for a place where all those can meet and be engaged in a deep and meaningful way, and he brings that.”

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Uncovering Carleton's thriving gaming community

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 1:00pm

There is a lot more to gaming culture at Carleton than just interest alone. Gamers at Carleton put in as much passion and dedication into these games as the athletes at Carleton put into their sports. Gamers at Carleton will practice a few times a week depending on their homework load.

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