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There can be no rest for Democrats

Greta Hardy-Mittell November 6, 2020

Let’s start off with a collective sigh.  Election Day is over. This round of voting is over. I’m closing tabs on my computer and deleting notes on my phone with titles like “GOTV plan”...

COVID-19 in the White House: two different worlds

Greta Hardy-Mittell October 17, 2020

I remember, almost seven months ago, the first time I refrained from hugging someone. It was my last night on campus; I was in the Cassat lounge, playing Ticket to Ride, as one does when the world is...

Notes from isolation

Greta Hardy-Mittell September 25, 2020

I don’t remember whether the Atlantic article or the sore throat came first. One was unmistakable: it spelled out just what I was doing wrong. The other was less sure, only a little tickle at the back...

Laird Hall. / Source: Julian White-Davis.

“It’s Okay if You Stop and Think”: COVID in the Classroom, Part Two

Greta Hardy-Mittell May 30, 2020

As part of the Carletonian’s documentation of COVID-19 at Carleton, Greta Hardy-Mittell ’23 has been interviewing professors who adapted their Spring Term 2020 courses to connect to the current pandemic....

“I’ve Got Enough of That”: COVID in the Classroom, Part One

Greta Hardy-Mittell May 23, 2020

COVID-19 is many things: a public health crisis, a revealer of social inequality, a life-changing personal experience. But to Daniel Groll, Associate Professor of Philosophy and chair of the department,...

On privilege, uncertainty, and COVID-19

Greta Hardy-Mittell May 15, 2020

I’m just going to say it: I’ve never before had my considerable privilege taken away. Sure, I’ve had challenges in my life, but they’ve stemmed from completely expected occurrences—my great-grandmother...

Carleton announces 100% Off-Campus Study rate

Greta Hardy-Mittell April 24, 2020

Carleton has reached a new milestone: for the first time in the college’s history, 100% of students have enrolled in an Off-Campus Study (OCS) program. “Carleton’s current OCS programs are extremely...

College pushes for asynchronous Spring term classes to prevent Internet, time zone inequities

Greta Hardy-Mittell April 3, 2020

Carleton students are accustomed to attending in-person classes at regular times for lectures, discussions, labs and more. But this spring, a typical schedule is slated to look entirely different. In...

Caucus for Davin Sokup if you want a young, queer, progressive State Senator

Greta Hardy-Mittell February 20, 2020

Are you tired of national politics? It’s just a couple of weeks until Super Tuesday, and we’re surrounded by the presidential race. But look a bit closer to home and you’ll find different Democratic...

Carleton students engage with the community through Food Recovery Network initiative

Greta Hardy-Mittell February 14, 2020

When it comes to the environment, there are some solutions that just make sense—and usually, they stem from problems that don’t. Food waste and food insecurity are two such issues that walk hand in...

Carleton on track to meet interim emissions goal  as geothermal project  enters second phase

Carleton on track to meet interim emissions goal as geothermal project enters second phase

Greta Hardy-Mittell February 14, 2020

For the first time in over a century, Carleton’s utility system received a makeover. Starting in the summer of 2019, a new geothermal energy system has been providing heating, cooling and hot water...

Convocation Review: Peggy Shepard centers equity in discussion of climate crisis

Greta Hardy-Mittell February 7, 2020

On Friday, January 31, environmental health activist Peggy Shepard gave a convocation talk entitled “A Community Perspective on Environmental and Climate Justice.” She began by addressing the audience...

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