Students traveled to a variety of locations around Minnesota to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The most popular location was Winona, nearly a two-hour drive away. Two students drove as far north as Moorhead and Chisholm, both around four hours from Northfield. / Graphic courtesy of Amelia Broman
On Wednesday, April 28, President Steven Poskanzer announced that Carleton will require the COVID-19 vaccination next fall, joining nearby Macalester College and a number of other colleges nationwide. “In light of our congregate living environment and educational mission, there is a strong ethical rationale for and public health benefit in
Using the platform GatherTown, students move around a virtual version of Jerusalem’s Old City, the location of holy sites in Islam, Judaism and Christianity. Screen capture courtesy of Maya Hilty.
What do sacred places look like? What makes a place sacred? And can places be sacred to individuals, or do they need—in the words of Carleton’s Chaplain Carolyn Fure-Slocum—“some roots that are deeper and longer than ourselves?” These are some of the questions students pondered at last Sunday’s “Pilgrimage Progressive,”
Carleton students protest against the Vietnam War in the early 1970’s, following the Kent State shootings and Richard Nixon’s announcement of plans to bomb Cambodia. Photo courtesy of The Carleton Voice.
The changes in the way Carleton has celebrated Earth Day throughout the years are closely related to changes in environmentalism itself. Earth Day was first established in 1970 by Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson as a way to draw national attention to environmental issues. Amid the anti-war movement and growing public
Baseball: The Knights had a tough week on the diamond, dropping a double header to Augsburg 3-0, 3-1 on the 23rd. Pitching was a highlight, with starters Kiefer Lord and Travis Brown both putting up solid showings over six innings. The bats stayed quiet in a double header against St.
On April 21, Carleton partnered with Thrifty White Pharmacy, a regional chain, to host a private first-dose Pfizer vaccination clinic in the Recreation Center, offering 500 doses. Meanwhile, Carleton has been consistently supplied with the Moderna vaccine. Carleton is currently in Phase 4 of its vaccine distribution plan, meaning all
Students study in the Sayles 201, the former OIIL office, which now just houses OIL. ISL has been moved to Sayles 051, sharing space with SAO. Photo provided by Isaac Crown Manesis.
During the Fall Term of this academic year, Carleton administration set in motion plans to reorganize the Office of Intercultural and International Life (OIIL) into two bodies—the Office of Intercultural Life (OIL) and the Office of International Student Life (ISL). Who drove the office reorganization remains unclear as a group
Climate Action Week is advertised outside LDC. The dining halls featured some foods from Indigenous traditions last week in consultation with native organizations in the Twin Cities. Photo by Jeremy Fong.
Climate Action Week has been put on by the Carleton Sustainability Office for multiple years, but as everything on campus is forced to adjust to an online or hybrid environment, Climate Action Week is no exception. An array of online and in-person events were hosted the week of April 18-24
Men’s Tennis: Men’s tennis remained undefeated with a near-sweeping 8-1 victory over Saint Mary’s on Wednesday. The Knights were led by Sophomore Will Stepanksi, who refused to lose a single game during his singles match, while other notable singles victories came from Juniors Xander Roti and William Walsh, who each
During the first week of Spring Term, members of the Class of 2023 declared their majors – another annual ritual being interrupted for the second time by the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, amid the excitement, the effects of the past year’s disruptions shone through. Last spring saw 486 sixth-term sophomores
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