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Rising sophomores begin preparing for room draw

Cindy Zhao, News Editor May 17, 2024

With the recent rising juniors finishing up their room draw, the majority of the rising sophomore class will soon draw their rooms from the remaining dorm halls: Watson, Myers, Goodhue and Musser.    According...

Office of the Chaplain hosts Yom HaShoah service with guest speaker Dr. Laura Levitt

Isaac Kofsky, Viewpoint Editor May 17, 2024

On Sunday May 12, students, faculty, staff and Northfield community members gathered in the Skinner Memorial Chapel to observe Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. The keynote speaker for the service...

This week in sports: May 3 – May 8

Katie Hirsche, Staff Writer May 10, 2024

Women’s Cross Country The 2023 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) DIII National Championship team was recognized at a Minnesota Twins vs. Red Sox game on May 5, with head coach Donna...

One of the new Lilac Hill houses during construction.

Inaugural Lilac Hill room draw begins

Bea Culligan, News Editor May 10, 2024

 Starting in Fall 2024, Carleton students will have the option to move into Lilac Hill, the newly constructed housing behind the Rec Center, on the north side of campus. Construction crews broke ground...

Workday transition kicks off with the Registrar’s Office ‘Recipe for Registration Success.’

Bax Meyer, Managing Director May 3, 2024

In the midst of the college transitioning from the Hub to Workday for registration, the Registrar's Office hosted the “Recipe for Registration Success” in the Great Hall to show students how to navigate...

This Week in Sports: Fall Break Edition

Katie Hirsche, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

Women’s Track and Field The Knights sent three athletes to the Drake Invitational on April 25 and came back with excellent times. Sophie McManus ’25 moved up to fourth on Carleton’s all-time list...

Northfield’s businesses and programs host Earth Day Celebration

Cindy Zhao, News Editor May 3, 2024

On Apr. 27, Northfield welcomed spring with its annual Earth Day Celebration in Armory Square. The event showcased local vendors and businesses, promoting eco-friendly initiatives and their environmentally-conscious...

Students dance at Sproncert 2023.

Hippo Campus announced as Sproncert headliner

Becky Reinhold and Bax Meyer May 2, 2024

On Thursday, May 2, SAO announced that Hippo Campus will be the headliner for Sproncert. Hippo Campus is an indie rock band from St. Paul, Minnesota. The announcement came two weeks before the event.  Sproncert,...

This week in sports: Apr. 19 – Apr. 26

Katie Hirsche, Staff Writer April 29, 2024

Women’s Cross Country Head coach Donna Ricks received the Women’s Coach of the Year award from the Tucker Center for Research on Women & Girls in Sport at the University of Minnesota on Apr....

Logos, headliners and student engagement: a look into Sproncert planning

Bea Culligan, News Editor April 29, 2024

Although Sproncert is not until May 18, the Student Activities Office’s (SAO) planning of the event is well underway. This week, the office had its annual vote for the Sproncert logo. Students submitted...

Students host Beaver Walk, upcoming Beaver Fest

Cindy Zhao, News Editor April 29, 2024

On the night of Wednesday, Apr. 24, as part of Climate Action Week, Carls attended the Beaver Walk to observe a family of beavers in Lyman Lakes and two beaver dams in the Arb. Jonah Docter-Loeb ’25...

This Week in Sports: Apr. 12-19

Katie Hirsche, Staff Writer April 21, 2024

Women’s Track and Field The Knights competed well at the Bethel Invitational on Apr. 13, recording seven top-ten finishes. Sophie McManus ’25 set a PB (personal best) time in the 3,000-meter steeplechase,...

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