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    <ong>“Strata Incognita,” senior art show, opens Friday evening

    The 16 studio art majors from the Carleton Class of 2008 will present a display of their work in an upcoming campus-wide gallery exhibition entitled “Strata Incognita.” The show opens with a pair of receptions on Friday, May 16, beginning at 7 p.m. in Carleton’s Boliou Hall. The reception will then move to the Carleton Art Gallery at 7:30 p.m. The works will be on display in both locations through June 13. The opening reception and ongoing exhibition are free and open to the public.

    For more information or disability accommodations, contact the Department of Art and Art History at (507) 222-4341 or the Carleton Art Gallery at (507) 222-4342.

    Special Olympics to take place on campus Saturday, May 17

    On Saturday, May 17 Carleton College will host the annual Area 10 Special Olympics track and field tournament, the qualifying event for the statewide State Games to be held in June. Adults and children with intellectual and physical disabilities from nine Special Olympics delegations in southeastern Minnesota will come together for all-day event, which begins at 9 a.m. at the Carleton College Laird Stadium,

    This year, Area 10 participants hail from the Faribault, Filmore County,Freeborn County/ARC Sports, Goodhue Public Schools, Mower County, Owatonna , Red Wing Public Schools, Rochester, and Northfield. This regional competition will be followed by the statewide Summer Games in June, which will include all twelve areas of Special Olympics Minnesota.

    Carleton invites community to Annual International Festival

    Carleton College will celebrate its 11th Annual International Festival on Saturday, May 17 in the Great Space of the Sayles Hill Campus Center. Taking place from 2 to 4 p.m., this year’s festival will feature a spectacular range of international cuisine, music, performances, activities, and information tables. The celebration is free and the public is invited to attend. The theme for the festival this year is One Love.

    As in previous years, all proceeds generated from the festival will be donated to a charitable organization. The year, the recipients will be Carleton’s Microfinance Club and the College’s Mortar Board chapter, which funds schooling for underprivileged children in India.

    This event is sponsored by the Office of Intercultural Life and the International Student Programs, along with support from many Carleton offices, departments, and student organizations. For more information, call (507) 222-4495.

    Campus Activities announces the First Annual Spelling Bee

    Carleton’s First Annual Spelling Bee is being held by Campus Activities on Friday, May 16th at 7pm in the Chapel.

    Students are invited to come and spell, and all are invited to come watch!The Spelling Bee is intended to be a fun event for anyone who feels like reliving their childhood bee memories, creating better ones, or for those who never got a chance to spell in public. See you there!

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