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Reminiscences of a Carleton journey

Arya Misra May 26, 2022

I spent a good chunk of my senior year trying to fight against Carleton’s plans to change some of the traditions and spaces that I love. However, I am not here to talk about the college’s efforts...

A cry for help

Arya Misra May 9, 2021

By the end of January, India had finished its dry runs and put vaccine centers all over the country with a plan to roll out 50 to 60 million doses per month. If all went according to plan, around 300...

The potholes in America: the lie of the First World-Third World imaginary

Arya Misra January 30, 2021

The day I saw the Capitol news, shock definitely made up a big part of my reaction. Not the shock that such a heinous thing could happen, but that this happened in the United States of America. A few...

In conversation with Dr. Nels Elde ’95, evolutionary geneticist and MacArthur “Genius Grant” recipient

In conversation with Dr. Nels Elde ’95, evolutionary geneticist and MacArthur “Genius Grant” recipient

Arya Misra November 14, 2020

“What stood out most about Nels was his imagination and willingness to take risks.  Whether it was deciding to make bacon and eggs on a hot plate for lab snacks, or troubleshooting an experiment...

CAMS professor’s newest project sheds light on the movement for racial justice in Northfield

CAMS professor’s newest project sheds light on the movement for racial justice in Northfield

Arya Misra October 17, 2020

As an experimental documentary filmmaker and Cinema and Media Studies professor at Carleton, Cecilia Cornejo is no stranger to making noise. In fact, her film of the same name played a key role in getting...

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Travel bans and a twelve-hour time difference: international students redefine ‘feeling at home’

Arya Misra September 25, 2020

Every spring, room draw brings its fair share of drama. Students usually struggle with questions like, “who should I live with this year?” or “is my number good enough for that Burton single?”...

“Step Back, Listen Up”: Washburn High School performs at Carleton

Arya Misra March 6, 2020

This week, the Washburn High School’s Black Box Theater came to Carleton to present their latest act “Step Back, Listen Up: Stories we all need to Hear: Promoting youth voices and change through social...

“But you can’t vote”: Why international  students should care about US politics

“But you can’t vote”: Why international students should care about US politics

Arya Misra March 6, 2020

It was ten minutes into the lunch hour and Ms Iyer, my biology teacher, at my international school in Japan, announced to a packed cafeteria that she is suspending the class for the day. A few sighs of...

Is my career path shiny enough for Carleton?

Arya Misra February 28, 2020

As internship season has come into full swing, the rush to show off bright and shiny summer opportunities has arrived. And the rush is accompanied by stress, anxiety and feelings of belittlement if you...

Discrepancies in financial aid for domestic and international students

Arya Misra February 20, 2020

As my boots trudged through the snow to carry me across campus, the one thought that came to my mind was “I really chose to live in this tundra.” Being an international student from a lower socioeconomic...

One is not just a number: the importance of humanizing national politics

Arya Misra January 16, 2020

This term I decided to take a political science class. The fact that I dropped it after two classes is beside the point, but I did learn one thing: Political discussion is almost always done in macro...

Laura Baker offers Carleton students a chance to engage with the community

Arya Misra October 31, 2019

“Carleton bubble” is a term we are familiar with. Many of us will spend four years here without really living in Northfield, the place we all call home. You may have walked down to Blue Monday or...

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