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Carleton and St. Olaf students react to thwarted shooting threat

Alice Qin April 20, 2023

On April 4, St. Olaf student Waylon Kurts was arrested after items including ammunition magazines, knives and propane canisters were discovered in his dorm room. As KARE 11 reported, police also found...

Artificial intelligence on Carleton’s campus: How faculty and students react and adapt to ChatGPT

Alice Qin April 13, 2023

ChatGPT, an artificial intelligence chatbot developed by Open AI, was launched in November of 2022. In the past few months, the tool’s newfound prominence has sparked discourse around the role of artificial...

Swipe Out Hunger is Not Enough to Swipe Out Hunger

Alice Qin February 18, 2022

Contrary to what the emails distributed by the Swipe Out Hunger campaign might suggest, one meal swipe donated to Swipe Out Hunger unfortunately does not equal one meal swipe donated to a student experiencing...

Asian-Americans in Higher Education: A Perspective on Affirmative Action

Alice Qin February 11, 2022

When the words Asian-American and education are combined in any way, a familiarly stereotypical image of a hardworking, intelligent and high-achieving student may come to mind. This is exactly the image...

Sunrise Carleton strike Friday, Oct. 29 in Bridge Square

Sunrise Carleton strike Friday, Oct. 29 in Bridge Square

Alice Qin October 29, 2021

photos by Lev Shuster Students from Carleton, St. Olaf and Northfield High School are leading walkouts today, Friday Oct. 29, as part of the Northfield Climate Strike. This event was organized in response...

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Alice Qin October 13, 2021

About a week and a half ago, I had just finished working a lunch shift at the Burton dining hall when I opened a seemingly routine Communications email. To my surprise, the 900-word message subsequently...

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