“I’m not someone who likes to sit down”: Carls across the country share experience participating in current protests
In response to the murder of George Floyd, there have been continuous protests in Minneapolis for the past two weeks. The National Guard was called in, officers have used tear gas and fired rubber bullets, Mayor Jacob Frey imposed an 8pm curfew, many local businesses on Lake Street were looted
I didn’t love my time at Carleton, but I love Carleton. Let me explain. It took a while for me to get my bearings at Carleton, and an even longer time for me to accept that there’s no need to either love or hate our school—the gray area in between
In 1984, if you were looking to catch your favorite band live, you flipped to the back page of Rolling Stone. That year, listed among the tour stops for the band NRBQ, was Carleton College’s Spring Concert. “The administration freaked out,” Sarah (Ladner) Maris ’85 says. In February of that
Darcy Paquet, subtitle translator of Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite,” outside a cafe in Seoul. / Source: Korea.net.
Meet the Carl who majored in Russian and wound up translating ‘Parasite:’ A conversation with Darcy Paquet ’95
“My phone wouldn’t stop ringing,” said Paquet. After Parasite received the Palme d’Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, Darcy Paquet ’95 came into the spotlight for his translation of the film’s subtitles. This year, the film won four Oscars, becoming the first non-English language film to win the Academy
Like many other New England teenagers, Tom Brady was my hero. In high school, I would obsess over his stats and highlights. I’d argue over Facebook about the various merits that made him more qualified than Aaron Rodgers for the title of G.O.A.T. A particularly angsty version of myself once
Enough. Do you think it’s enough? I don’t. They killed him. They killed him in cold blood. It was the apotheosis of brutality, and the peak of shame. But it was not an aberration, not an absurd deviation from the normal. What happened to George Floyd happened by design, intentionally,
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