Press "Enter" to skip to content

Dining hall workers and administration reach consensus on wage raises

With the Language and Dining Center (LDC) having lost 50% of their workers, the dining hall being highly labor intensive and high rates of dissatisfaction, it comes as little surprise that dining hall workers called for changes to their wages.  A brief timeline establishes that the negotiations between dining hall…

No Fidelity: Carleton’s music journal and imprint

NoFi also runs a music imprint. Each term, a music release accompanies the magazine release, featuring a collection of songs made by students at Carleton. Last term’s NoFi imprint release features songs by four different student-run artists and bands—St. Nexu, Paranoid Fiction, Lele Beats and Solitary Wind Turbines—and the playlist…

Feminism, Girlbosses and Elizabeth Holmes

Over spring break, my mother and I decided to watch the new television series on Hulu “The Dropout” which discussed the story of Elizabeth Holmes, founder of ‘Theranos.’ Prior to this, we had listened to the podcast together, read every bit of news on her, and were constantly staying up…

Professors Contextualize the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

From news broadcasts to social media to conversations amongst students, Russia’s recent invasion of Ukraine has certainly been on everyone’s mind. But what exactly happened? What are the implications? Carleton professors broke it down. Political science professors Christina Farhart, Dev Gupta, Greg Marfleet and chair of the department Tun Myint,…

Lack of communication leads to tension regarding IDE ten-year plan

What is the IDE Steering Committee? When former president Steven Poskanzer took his role in 2008, Carleton had no committee dedicated to implementing Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (IDE) goals. In light of George Floyd’s murder, national support for the Black Lives Matter movement and rising agitation among students, faculty, staff…

Boosters at Carleton: a conversation with COVID Core Team member Eric Egge

We all remember the hassle of registering for the COVID-19 vaccine. Sparse availability, registering at midnight on pharmacy websites and driving hours to vaccine rollout locations––it certainly wasn’t easy to get an appointment. Now, with booster shots coming around, the question of whether or not we will find ourselves in…