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A hire in the SOAN department

The Sociology/Anthropology department has announced their final decision for a new hire. After meeting with many candidates, watching them teach demo classes and considering how they would fit into the department, they have decided on Jerome M. Levi, a post-doc from Harvard. The SOAN department has been understaffed recently due…

Carleton’s top two dining halls

After immense pressure from the Carleton student body, the Carleton Administration has released a ranked list of the top two dining halls on campus. The ranking system is based on a variety of criteria in order to get a holistic view of the dining halls, including how much it costs…

DRAM to headline Spring Concert

The Spring Concert Committee has chosen Virginia-born rapper DRAM to headline this year’s festival, which will be held on Saturday, May 25. The decision was announced via the Spring Concert Facebook page on Monday, May 13.  Alongside DRAM, other acts include student bands such as Battle of the Bands winners…

New CSA working group looking to alleviate graduation costs, offer cap and gown rentals

With graduation just around the corner, a new Carleton Student Association (CSA) working group is seeking to aid low-income students in getting the required caps and gowns.  The cost for these graduation materials from the Carleton bookstore is currently $54.98. Caps and gowns are not covered by the commencement budget,…

Spring Concert performances announced, one student responds

The Carletonian is proud to announce that this year’s Spring Concert will be headlined by In the Aeroplane Over the Sea. The supporting acts will be Glass Animals, Fleet Foxes, Father John Misty, and either Greta Van Vleet or Led Zeppelin played from an iPhone 5c. It really doesn’t matter…

OHP offers SWA-led sleep coaching

In Winter 2019, the Office of Health Promotion (OHP) started offering one-on-one sleep coaching for students.  “We had already chosen sleep as one of our four priority areas,” said Janet Lewis Muth, Director of OHP. This choice was based on the College Student Health Survey from 2017. “One of the…

Album review: Cows on Hourglass Pond by Avey Tare

For better or worse, Dave Portner (stage name Avey Tare), one of the vocalists of experimental pop quartet Animal Collective, has become, in his own roundabout, eclectic way, a pop star—the kind a crowd of strangers could find themselves head-bobbing to in concert. Relying much more on rhythm and melody…