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Vol. CXVLIII, No. 8

November 17, 2023

A Bad First Impression: A Review of “The Handmaiden”

Collin Preves, Columnist November 10, 2023

Nothing makes you feel more “wrong” as a critic than discovering that you swim against the current in regards to a work generally regarded as a masterpiece. It’s not that I didn’t like Park Chan-Wook’s...

Vol. CXLVIII, No. 7

November 10, 2023

Formula 1: It’s not just cars

Natalie Cai, Columnist November 10, 2023

It’s 7 a.m. on a Sunday. The glare of my laptop screen momentarily blinds me before I log onto the F1-TV website and click to watch the livestream for the Singapore race. Having watched the qualifying...

“The Golden Bachelor” is decadent and depraved

Esme Krohn, Features Columnist November 10, 2023

Let me tell you about a TV show I just watched. A woman — Joan — feels she has no talents. She is a mother and school administrator but feels like she has nothing to show to the world. But then, encouraged...

Bread and American food culture

Natalie Cai November 10, 2023

Bread. The food of revolutions. Men formed civilization for it and women stormed the Bastille for it. Bread, or the lack thereof, brought down the tsars, the Bourbons and the hunter-gatherer society. It...

Penelope Steffen, Features Columnist November 10, 2023

On Thursday, Oct. 26 at exactly 11 p.m., dozens of Swifties piled into the KRLX Record Libe to commemorate Taylor Swift's newest release, “1989 (Taylor’s Version).” For over an hour, I, with my fellow...

I got Salmonella from watching this, which was the point: A review of “Raw” (2016)

Collin Preves, Columnist November 3, 2023

I feel like body horror is easily grasped from an audience reaction standpoint. Perhaps this is rich coming from someone who has actively distanced himself from horror as much as he can; it’s easier...

Vol. CXLVIII, No. 6

November 3, 2023

Israel-Palestine: It’s a matter of journalistic integrity

Cecilia Samadani, Arts and Features Editor November 3, 2023

As a member of the editing staff of the Carletonian, I am deeply unsettled by our one-sided coverage of the Israel-Palestine conflict. Since the last editors’ meeting (Oct. 25), I have fallen asleep...

Violence in Palestine: The neglected voices

Omar Alsaad, Contributor November 3, 2023

“Sheikh Jarrah feels like a military zone. Enter any house in Sheikh Jarrah and you will find a sad story” – Muhammed Al-Qurd, 12 years old at the time. In order to grasp this sentence’s density,...

Letter to The Editor

Anonymous November 3, 2023

I have delayed starting this letter many times, in the (perhaps selfish) hope that someone else, better-qualified than I to speak on this topic, would come forward. I only write this now knowing that I...

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