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Length Matters

The Bald Spot believes the classic platitude that bigger is indeed better. Due to printing changes, the Carletonian has exactly five inches more space and chaos per page. This might not seem like a huge increase, but we assure you that five inches can make a huge difference. ◉ 5…

Spicier New Student Week Ice-Breakers

◉ How traumatic was your childhood? ◉ Where’s your favorite pooping bathroom on campus? ◉ Where’s your favorite crying spot? ◉ Where did you get waitlisted? ◉ Were you popular in high school? ◉ Have you seen “The Porch” yet? ◉ What was your favorite childhood game? (@ __the Career…

Opening Convocation

Opening Convocation was held in Skinner Memorial Chapel on the afternoon of Monday, September 16. The ceremony included a welcome address by President Stephen Poskanzer, a recognition of the Dean’s List, and an address by Washington Post political correspondent James Hohman.

Sandeno and Piergies lead Knights to second place at Carleton relays

NORTHFIELD, Minn. – Seniors Elsa Sandeno (Bellingham, Wash./Sehome) and Tonya Piergies (Kenilworth, Ill./North Shore) both starred in several events to lead the Carleton College women’s track and field team to a second-place finish in the Carleton Relays. Overall and out of 11 teams, the Knights placed second with 124 points.…

Knights clinch postseason berth with 9-0 win at St. Olaf

After making the short jaunt across town, the No. 38-ranked Carleton College men’s tennis team returned home with a 9-0 victory over rival St. Olaf College. That result clinched a berth for the Knights in the upcoming MIAC Playoffs. Carleton improved to 21-2 overall on the season (7-0 MIAC), the…

Knights sweep Macalester, break school win record.

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Carleton College softball team prevailed 5-1 and 8-5 during Sunday’s doubleheader at Macalester College. That gives the Knights 23 victories on the season, breaking the team record of 21 wins established in 2000. Game 1 Recap Anna Lauko (Sr./Whitefish Bay, Wis./Whitefish Bay) went 3-for-4 with…

No. 35 Knights defeat No. 38 Bethel

LAKEVILLE, Minn. – In a clash of nationally-ranked teams, the No. 35 Carleton College women’s tennis team knocked off No. 38-ranked Bethel University on Sunday by a 7-2 margin. Additionally, both teams had entered the afternoon undefeated in MIAC action. Carleton (13-2, 7-0 MIAC) has clinched a berth in the…

Baseball: Knights settle for split with Bethel

NORTHFIELD, Minn. – Austin Heuer (Sr./Elk River, Minn./Elk River) twirled a 5-hit gem as the Carleton College baseball team notched a 1-0 victory over Bethel University in the opener. The visitors rallied for a pair of late runs and captured game two, 4-3. GAME 1 RECAP Heuer did not allow…