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Outdoor events on the rise with increased vaccination rate

Outdoor events on the rise with increased vaccination rate

Amelia Broman May 23, 2021

Reservations for outdoor spaces on campus have increased in recent weeks as the weather warms and more Carleton community members reach full vaccination status.  Using Carleton’s online reservation...

Major declaration proceeds amidst pandemic for second year

Major declaration proceeds amidst pandemic for second year

Amelia Broman April 18, 2021

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,...

Five grocery stores in Trondheim

Amelia Broman February 27, 2021

Content warning: eating disorders. This piece was written for National Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2021. When I studied abroad in Trondheim, Norway the fall of my junior year, there were five grocery...

Campus COVID-19 action level increased to Level 3: High

Campus COVID-19 action level increased to “Level 3: High”

Amelia Broman November 14, 2020

On Wednesday, November 11, Carleton’s COVID-19 Core Team sent an email to students, faculty and staff announcing that the college’s virus action level had been increased from "Level 2: Medium" to...

Día de los Muertos event offers space for reflection amid pandemic

Día de los Muertos event offers space for reflection amid pandemic

Amelia Broman November 6, 2020

On Sunday, November 1, Carleton’s Latin American Student Organization (LASO) held their annual Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) service—from afar. Rather than an upbeat celebration in the Great...

Course modes remain relatively unchanged for winter, impacting off-campus students

Course modes remain relatively unchanged for winter, impacting off-campus students

Amelia Broman November 6, 2020

The distribution of Carleton courses between online and in-person modes will remain roughly the same in the winter as it was during Fall Term, according to The Carletonian’s analysis of course listings...

Carleton Crushes experiences dramatic 610% increase in unwholesomeness

Carleton Crushes experiences dramatic 610% increase in unwholesomeness

Amelia Broman October 10, 2020

This might be published in Bald Spot but it is not satire; I repeat: THIS IS NOT SATIRE. These are real stats we’re talking here, so buckle up and read this peer-reviewed report (reviewed by my peers,...

Sixty percent of courses offered entirely online this fall

Sixty percent of courses offered entirely online this fall

Amelia Broman September 25, 2020

Although the majority of Carleton’s student body is on campus this fall, academic life remains predominantly online.  Carleton gave faculty members the discretion to choose between four different...

SHAC sees success with transition to telehealth

Amelia Broman May 23, 2020

Like many campus offices, Student Health and Counseling (SHAC) has faced a difficult reality this spring amid the collective transition online. For SHAC, in-person appointments and services are no longer...

Gov. Walz announces phased reopening strategy, sparks controversy with legislators, nurses and churches

Amelia Broman May 23, 2020

The information presented in this article is drawn primarily from the Minnesota COVID-19 press conferences led by Governor Tim Walz.  These conferences will take place each weekday at 2:00 pm CST...

Class of 2022 declare majors from afar

Amelia Broman May 9, 2020

Last month, 486 members of the Class of 2022 declared their majors. The annual rite of passage had a different tone this year, with no Major Declaration Celebration being held in Sayles or the Great Hall.  Instead,...

Tracing Carleton’s decision to adopt Mandatory S/Cr/NC for Spring term

Tracing Carleton’s decision to adopt Mandatory S/Cr/NC for Spring term

Amelia Broman April 18, 2020

Carleton has adopted a mandatory Satisfactory/Credit/No Credit (S/Cr/NC) grading policy for Spring Term 2020 due to the disruptive effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The new policy was announced to students,...

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