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SHAC Experiences

Getting sick is never a pleasant experience, and being away from home and your primary care provider while at school only adds to the stress. Even before wearing masks became common practice, I generally never got sick; I remember the last time I got sick before coming to Carleton was…

Carleton Today

Starting at the end of January, the college began producing and distributing a new weekly e-newsletter entitled Carleton Today. The newsletter aims to provide transparency between President Allison Byerly, as well as other senior leadership team members and students.  The issues have provided readers with information and updates, such as…

Test-Optional Admissions

The August before my junior year of high school, I spent every Friday afternoon at the Tutor Shack preparing for the SAT and ACT. During the week, but more often than not the Thursday before my next tutoring session, I would complete a full-length practice exam and review flashcards of…

The Theranos scandal

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, I had no real interest in podcasts. I would listen to the occasional episode of whatever show my dad was following on a long car ride, but I had never gone out of my way to find one. I’m a more visual person; I need…