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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…

This week in photos: the Makerspace enters a new normal

The Makerspace, located in Anderson Hall, was gifted by the Class of 1969 to provide a space for students to work with their hands, engage in project-based experiential learning and work in groups. All of these goals are still being met during Carleton’s unprecedented term. According to Makerspace Student Manager…