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Clarissa Guzman

Student band “Cold Rice Party” plays farewell concert in Great Hall for friends and fans

Close to 50 students gathered in the Great Hall, also known as Cold Rice Party’s “home court,” on May 22 to watch the band perform one last time. From performing at an OIIL Senior Banquet, the International Festival, and the Lunar New Year Event, to their final concert, Cold Rice…

Student-athletes manage stress

How is it that student athletes manage their lives at Carleton? With the amount of schoolwork a Carleton student already has, and the clubs and activities they are a part of, let’s not forget about work study some students have, and on top of that long practices, how is it…

Author Jimmy Santiago Baca shares latest work

On Wednesday, April 17, Jimmy Santiago Baca, an American poet from New Mexico, visited Carleton to share his latest book, When I Walk Through that Door, I Am.  The night started off with Hollis L. Caswell Professor of Educational Studies Deborah Appleman giving a brief backstory of how she met…

New CSA administration focuses on efficiency, representation

With a new Carleton Student Association (CSA) president, vice president and new class representatives come new ideas and goals that are pushed on to the CSA agenda. On Monday April 1st, the CSA conducted their first official meeting of Spring Term. It included an introduction to the new CSA senate…

Reflections on being an LDC student worker

Working at LDC as a first year has been a bittersweet experience. It’s fun interacting with other Carleton students who you may not have classes with, even if it’s just saying hi to them and asking what they would like to eat that day. It’s the little things that make…

Uncovering Carleton’s thriving gaming community

You enter the Goodhue Superlounge and instantly hear the clicks of controllers, resulting from the intensity at which the student gamers move their thumbs to attack their opponent on Smash Bros and Melee. There is immense concentration in the room as each player competes to move up a bracket, a…

Student organization addresses American identity

In December 2018, Ishmael Maxwell ‘21 started a branch of the national nonprofit organization Define American on campus. Define American strives to humanize immigrant stories and looks further into the notion of identity and citizenship. It was founded in April 2011 by Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist.…

The case for inner beauty

“Don’t judge a book by its cover” is what I always used to hear whether I was talking about books or people. What I later realized was that it is inevitable to judge a book by its cover. We are human beings, and we all have impressions of people or…