The Carleton Red Cross Society at work. / Source: Carleton College Archives, The Algol 1919-1920. Source: Carleton College Archives, The Algol 1919-1920.
The 1918 flu killed 675,000 people in the United States, with over a quarter of Americans sickened. Worldwide, the death toll was between 50 and 100 million This was no ordinary strain of the flu. According to John M. Barry in “The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic
In the age of COVID-19, student journalism is adjusting. Across the country, student-run, college newspapers are rushing to go completely online in order to provide information and a sense of community to an outspread network of readers. Following President Steven Poskanzer’s email on Thursday, March 12, detailing Carleton’s plan to
In a YouTube video to incoming students of Psychology 220: Sensation and Perception, Assistant Professor of Psychology Julia Strand said, “this class is definitely going to be different than it would be if I were teaching it in person, but I think if we work together, we can still make
Carleton College’s shift to online classes for the first half of Spring term and request that students leave campus by Wednesday, March 18, has left students scrambling to pack their belongings and adjust travel plans. For many international students, the announcement has bred uncertainty and frustration about potential travel bans,
College tells students to pack belongings, not contact professors regarding teaching in COVID-19 update
Following the morning announcement about COVID-19 prevention measures that see Carleton relying on remote teaching for the first half of Spring term, Dean of Students Carolyn Livingston presented an FAQ page with updates on the situation in a campus-wide email on Thursday afternoon. Notably, the College is now asking that
In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, Carleton College has announced a one-week extension of Spring Break and a shift to remote instruction for the first half of Spring Term through a campus-wide email from College President Steven Poskanzer. To limit the number of people on campus, the College is
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