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Climate survey Closes With Sufficient Student Sample

Members of Carleton’s Diversity Initiative Group (DIG) and campus administrators were able to breathe a collective sigh of relief this week after Rankin and Associates Consulting reported the participation rate in the Campus Climate survey. Amid a final promotional push from peer leaders, and campus departments, 55 percent of the…

Climate survey participation low, despite high expectations

Despite a cross-departmental advertising campaign and catered survey-taking parties, the participation rate for Carleton’s campus climate survey is well below the initial goal. On April 7, Associate Dean Joe Baggot told CSA Senate that he hoped that 90 percent of students, faculty, and staff would take the survey. On Monday,…

Carleton Campus climate survey launches online participation forum

Following a campus-wide e-mail from President Rob Oden, students, faculty and staff are being asked to complete an online survey regarding campus climate. In the e-mail, President Oden said the survey is meant for members of the college community to reflect on individual experiences and perceptions of Carleton. Available online,…

Profits from bag sales at Carleton bookstore return to Gambia

At a glance, the multi-colored wallets and handbags on sale at the bookstore may not look extraordinary, but for the Gambian women who made them, they are a commodity of social and economic change. On sale for the first time today, the bags and wallets were each handcrafted by one…

Local and National Elections Engage Carleton Community

The beginning of winter term saw an explosion of political activity and activism on campus. Members of the Carleton community mobilized in anticipation of local and national elections. Locally, Democratic candidate Kevin Dahle defeated Republican incumbent Ray Cox in the District 25 State senate election. “The State Senate is at…

Convocation address leads to questions of speaker’s legitimacy

As members of the audience squinted to examine the screen more closely, David Wilson cycled through photographs of microscopic sculptures carved out of individual human hairs. In one, Napoleon stood at attention, his hat and boots clearly distinguishable, along with the buttons on his coat. Photographed through a microscope, the…