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The most indestructible critters: Squirrels!

Maxima Gomez-Palmer February 16, 2024

The morning after the Midwinter Ball, campus was blanketed with silence. As I sluggishly trudged to the Libe to chip away at my mountain of homework, something stopped me in my tracks. A parade of five ...

How to woo a Carl: Ten tried-and-true tips

Ben Ellis, Bald Spot Editor February 16, 2024

Another Valentine’s Day has come and gone, and many of our readers (and writers) were once again left without a special someone to celebrate with. In fact, sources indicate that up to 95% of Carls felt...

President Byerly and Dean Livingston decide to “settle this out back”

Ben Ellis, Bald Spot Editor February 16, 2024

Early Thursday morning, sources close to the president’s office reported that the long-running dispute between Carleton President Alison Byerly and Dean of Students Carolyn Livingston is soon to come...


Phoebe Ward, Cartoonist February 16, 2024

Paddling the Cannon

Following the flow

Dexter Pakula February 9, 2024

What lies at the heart of the Arb? Is it the plentiful prairies? The lovely wooded paths for wandering? The Hill of Three Oaks? I would argue for the Cannon River. It provides a habitat for the fish of...

Students react to Midwinter Ball

Ben Ellis, Bald Spot Editor February 9, 2024

Last weekend, Carls from all corners of campus flocked to Sayles to participate in the 44th annual Midwinter Ball. Guests were admitted from 41 out of 50 states and 11 countries, with international guests...

Little Victories

Kate Fair, Cartoonist February 9, 2024

Carleton unveils new AI policy

Becky Reinhold, Editor-in-chief February 2, 2024

When Zoe ’27 decided to take an English course at Carleton, she expected the most challenging part to be writing essays. “I wrote a lot of English essays in high school, so the idea wasn’t totally...

Plagiarism exposé

Mileana Borowski and Ben Ellis February 2, 2024

Consider the name of this educational institution which we attend: Carleton College. Notice no reference to any outside source, let alone in MLA or APA formatting. Not even a slight nod to a previous source...

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