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Award-winning Catalan author to visit Carleton

The Carleton Spanish Department, in conjunction with the Distinguished Woman’s Fund, invites all Carleton students and faculty to a talk by critically acclaimed Catalan writer Najat El Hachmi this Friday, Oct. 30 at 5:00 p.m. in the Gould Library Athenaeum. Najat El Hachmi is an award-winning Moroccan-born Catalan writer who…

Holocaust scholar places genocide in global context

Earlier this week, Carleton had the honor of welcoming renowned Holocaust scholar Michael Berenbaum to campus. The professor, author, and former project director of the United States Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. spoke Monday night about the “Uniqueness and Universality of the Holocaust.” Addressing an audience of fifty, composed of…

Susan Rankin to conduct Campus Climate Survey

Perhaps what makes an event significant is more about what does not happen than what does. In the case of the “Campus Climate Survey” informational session on Monday, the initial awkwardness was a result of who did not attend: practically anyone. When even the crickets were not around to break…

New dorms projected for 2009-2010

It is actually going to happen. After years of speculation, debate, and blueprints, construction will begin on two brand new residence halls this spring. The final spot for the two state-of the-art dorms is the intersection of Maple and First Street across from the LDC. This location trumped other options,…