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Zach Mitchell Remembered

Abby Hellman February 5, 2016

Zach was one of the first people that I met at Carleton, one of my first friends. We lived on the same freshman floor, and my first impression was that he was argumentative. In fact, it was something...

Ode to Rotblatt: A history of the game

Abby Hellman May 29, 2015

When people think of spring term, what is immediately repeated is “spring term, no rules.” This cry is sometimes accompanied by the ever so classy raising of the shirt. But in all seriousness, spring...

Cruisin’ with the Prez, a bicycle adventure

Abby Hellman May 22, 2015

Every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. sharp the cruising club rolls out of Sayles and sets out on an adventure. What exactly is cruising club? It is a glorious tradition that commenced in 2004 as a way to unwind...

Large prizes, little sleep

Abby Hellman May 1, 2015

The main question you are probably asking is: What exactly is a hackathon? Is it illegal? The answer is that it is not. Josh Pitkofsky ’17 elected director of Carleton’s hackathon board said, “The...

Over Break, Students Say, the Best Plan is No Plan

Abby Hellman November 16, 2014

Through the long and arduous journey that is the ninth week, all that students have to motivate them is the fact that the term will come to an end, and hopefully in this their suffering will cease. Once...

At Weitz Rally, Warren Strikes Populist Tone

Abby Hellman October 24, 2014

On Saturday morning, more than 400 people gathered in the Weitz Center of Creativity to hear Senators Al Franken and Elizabeth Warren speak. Having won his last election by only 312 votes, Franken is...

Spring Concert Preview with Battle of the Bands Champions

Abby Hellman May 30, 2014

Runner-Up: Karate Squids Karate Squid is an all-freshman, all-male group that came in second at Battle of the Bands. They will be the first band to play at spring concert. I went and talked to Karate Squid...

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