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From the Archives: Ask the Ethicist: Buying a car at Carleton

Note from the original 2003 publication: The purpose of the “Carleton Ethicist” is to provide insight and reflection on everyday dilemmas facing individuals on campus. The “Carleton Ethicist” is not one person, but instead a group of Carleton faculty, staff, students, administrators and alumni who take turns responding to submitted…

Valentine’s Classifieds

Reaching out I had so many chances to have you in my life, and I let you go without a second thought every single time. That was utterly ungrateful of me and I am sorry. I’ve learned to look past your flaws and appreciate you, and I realize only now…

What Scares Carls?

brought to you by your Spooky Spot Editors ◉ Getting to dinner before your friends ◉ Knock Knock – RA on duty ◉ Going to office hours ◉ Clumps of hair in the shower ◉ Romantic Commitment ◉ Tuition increases ◉ Being ghosted ◉ Hard deadlines ◉ Firm handshakes ◉…

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…