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Concert review: Big Thief

A more extensive review of the recent Saint Paul Big Thief concert and their latest album will appear in KRLX’s forthcoming NoFi issue. Follow both the Carletonian and NoFi for more live performance coverage. Big Thief returned to Minnesota for their “Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe In You” tour…

Considering nostalgia and travel with Wes Anderson

This Fall Term, I made my way to a movie theater outside of Saint Paul to see The French Dispatch, Wes Anderson’s most recent film. The film resonated with me deeply upon the first and second viewings. However, in my travels abroad, The French Dispatch has gained a new personal…

Gorpcore is in.

So, you missed fashion week this past fall. It’s okay! You had school. Unfortunately, Spring/Summer 2022 is already underway. Especially when your courses start heating up, you must always remember the paramount importance of dressing properly when you awake. Looking excellent is a virtuous pursuit! Fear not: I am going…

Matilda: A regressive film from your childhood

This past weekend, I went to Gould Library with my friends and held an exclusive screening of the classic film “Matilda”. Roald Dahl’s “Matilda” made its silver screen debut in 1996 under the direction of Danny DeVito. Nicholas Kazan and Robin Swicord adapted the original novel for the screenplay that…

Titane: fast cars, titanium plates and inherited trauma

Julia Ducournau’s “Titane” is finishing its first month of American showing to the delight and horror of audiences. On July 13, 2021, Ducournau became the second woman to win the Palme d’Or award at the Cannes Film Festival and the first woman to win this award solo.  While this prize…

In photos: Pfizer vaccine clinic distributes 500 doses

On April 21, Carleton partnered with Thrifty White Pharmacy, a regional chain, to host a private first-dose Pfizer vaccination clinic in the Recreation Center, offering 500 doses. Meanwhile, Carleton has been consistently supplied with the Moderna vaccine. Carleton is currently in Phase 4 of its vaccine distribution plan, meaning all…

Embroidery: the preeminence of craft during COVID

I picked up an embroidery hoop for the first-time in my quarantined free time last spring. Upon returning to campus, I realized that I was in quite good company as a newly fledged embroiderer. Embroidery requires very few supplies. With a hoop, a needle, several thread colors, an article of…

Communal closet: sustainability oriented fashion

This is the first article in the Carletonian’s new weekly fashion spread. I will be profiling current fashion trends/ movements, Carleton’s fashion norms, particularly stylish individuals, and other assorted fashion related content.  This week I am highlighting an essential part of Farm House’s daily routine, the communal closet (something I…