Press "Enter" to skip to content

Clothing drive for victims of typhoons in Philippines

Two typhoons have hit the Philippines in the last 2 weeks, Typhoon Ketsana and Parma. More than 600 people have died. More than 500,000 people have been displaced. More than $340 million worth of infrastructure has been destroyed. Over the weekend, I heard Californians worrying about the big rainstorm coming…

Dr. Julian Bond to visit Carleton for three days

Dr. Julian Bond, a central figure in America’s Civil Rights Movement, a historically influential student activist, and a pioneer politician, will visit Carleton October 6th through 8th for the first ever biennial Broom Lecture in the American Demographic Experience series. While the entire Northfield community is invited to meet with…

Get to know three Carleton freshmen

Casey Silver, Sara Hooker, and Michael McClellan share their first impressions of Carleton: 1. Where are you from? SH: My heritage is Irish, but I grew up in Mozambique. MM: Independence, Missouri CS: Chappaqua, New York 2. When was the first time you heard of Carleton? SH: I heard of…

Empty Bowl event raises money for Northfield Food Shelf

Soup, ceramic bowls, and a common concern for hunger issues brought more than 300 students, faculty and staff to the Bald Spot last Friday, giving away 450 bowls and raising $5,605 for the 5th annual Empty Bowls event. The purpose of the event is to raise awareness about hunger issues…

‘Yes we can:’ Obama wins

In one of the most historic elections ever, Northfield residents and college students got out and voted. The First United Church of Christ alone had 1217 voters throughout Tuesday. While some Carleton students voted absentee, Carleton and the CarlDems worked all day to make sure that students who wanted to…

Fewer students going abroad leads to housing crunch for Winter Term

This winter there is a potential housing shortage at Carleton due to lower than expected Off-Campus Study (OCS) participation. In January, 200 students will return to campus that were not here during the fall while around 70 students will leave. The situation is exacerbated because Carleton is already in “expanded…

Sayles-Hill revitalization project to be completed next week

The Upper Sayles Revitalization Project, which started last spring, is expected to come to an end Thursday, October 9th, after $165,000 worth of new furniture, lights, carpet, and paint and the rearranging and removing of the video games, a ping-pong table and the pool tables. The ten new tables along…

College begins search for new Dean of Students

This summer, Bucky Zeitz, former Associate Dean of Students, left his job at Carleton for unspecified reasons. Hudlin Wagner, Vice President for Student Development and Dean of Students, initiated a search for a new Associate Dean of Students. With the help of Spelman & Johnson Group (SJG), a search firm…

Forbes names Carleton one of ten greenest schools in the nation

Earlier this month, Forbes Magazine named Carleton one of the “Greenest” colleges in the nation. While a closer look at their measurement system cheapens the title, Carleton’s community seems to nod in agreement that Carleton is indeed committed to becoming more sustainable and environmentally friendly. The article, titled “America’s Greenest…

CSA Spring Allocations reevaluate funding needs of student organizations

Carleton’s Student Association (CSA) passed the Spring Allocations, Monday, May 12th, with proposals to take steps toward evaluating and making changes toward the Love Bus Program and the College Readership Program. Spring Allocations opens CSA to discussion about the amount of money given to each student organization, contract, and line…