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COVID-19 sees business impact throughout the college

The COVID-19 pandemic has made business anything but usual at Carleton.  Offices throughout the college are reshuffling their priorities as a nearly empty campus and volatile stock market pose new financial challenges. Interviews with administrators in the Business and Finance Division of the college, the Registrar, Off-Campus Studies (OCS), and…

New CSA Constitutional Amendment aims to unify senators and students

The CSA Constitutional Amendment proposed by the Constitutional Review Board was ratified on February 23 by the Carleton student body with 92.5 percent of votes. This amendment will take the role of defining CSA’s role on campus as well as giving the student body more power in holding them accountable.…

Divesting: Carleton’s time is now

Carleton is committed to a sustainable future, and the College’s website says so: “Carleton’s official colors might be maize and blue, but look around campus and you’ll be seeing green.” The College has made great strides toward its 2011 commitment to be carbon-free by 2050. Several halls on campus have…

Carleton sends cohort of 40 to Canada Goose Arctic Program

This winter, the college sent 40 students and one professor to study geese in the Canadian Arctic through the Canada Goose Arctic Program. While most students go abroad to escape the tundra-like conditions of Northfield, these brave souls are running full-speed to Earth’s freezer. “We’re really thrilled about this exciting…

CSA Senate proposes pay for top three executives

This year, the Carleton Student Association (CSA) has reintroduced a motion that would give pay to their executive leaders. This idea has been proposed before, but its benefits and drawbacks have proven difficult to balance, according to Student Body President Anesu Masakura ’20. Former Student Body President Walter Paul ’18…

What To Do With Wet Leaves: A Guide for Everybody!

Most of the trees have shed their leaves, and many of those leaves have been rained on at least once. For some, wet leaves are a menace. For others, wet leaves are mother nature’s finest gift. It seems that Carleton has survived the rainiest part of the fall, which is…

Finding Bliss in Busyness

In short, I’m definitely still struggling; I’m convinced that anyone who is fully functional after just 6 weeks is lying. Don’t get me wrong — I’m not dysfunctional; however, midterms were… something. Things are looking promising, though. Six weeks in, I am already really feeling like part of the Carleton…