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Environmental and Forest Biology Professor Robin Wall Kimmerer lectures at Carleton

Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer—mother, ecologist and distinguished professor at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, as well as author of “Braiding Sweetgrass” and “Gathering Moss”—delivered the Frank G. and Jean M. Chelsey Lecture in Environmental Studies to 189 students, alumni, faculty and community members last Friday, October 9.…

“We’re just students fighting for other students”: the Ujamaa Collective works to dismantle racism at Carleton

As Carleton and the nation reeled from the murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers, leaders of the Black community on campus knew they had to unite in a new way to create the change they wanted to see. Thirteen Black students came together to form…

Drinking with the Oles and a T-Pain teapot: “Sproncert” through the decades

In 1984, if you were looking to catch your favorite band live, you flipped to the back page of Rolling Stone. That year, listed among the tour stops for the band NRBQ, was Carleton College’s Spring Concert. “The administration freaked out,” Sarah (Ladner) Maris ’85 says. In February of that…