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Carls and Coronavirus: How the NCAA’s response to COVID-19 could affect Carleton athletes’ plans

Jacob Smith June 6, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has not left any American community, demographic, region, or enterprise unaffected. As a whole, American culture has been put on pause: music festivals and concerts have been postponed,...

Jon Olson and the “Carleton bubble”

Jacob Smith May 31, 2020

As any civically engaged American knows, barring any sort of dramatic action by the federal government, our next class of elected representatives will be determined by voters (likely via mail-in ballots)...

Editorial: Remembering the life of Kobe Bryant

Jacob Smith February 7, 2020

Of the extrinsic value of human life, American sports and civil rights hero Jackie Robinson said, “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” Of course, Jackie’s impact...

Men’s and Women’s Basketball look sharp, open season with W’s

Men’s and Women’s Basketball look sharp, open season with W’s

Jacob Smith November 15, 2019

The 2018-2019 season was not a kind one to Carleton Basketball. Both Men’s and Women’s Basketball were put through trials and tribulations perhaps unprecedented in both programs’ respective histories....

Soccer seasons end in heartbreak

Soccer seasons end in heartbreak

Jacob Smith November 8, 2019

If there is one thing that can be said about the seasons of both Men’s and Women’s Soccer, it is that both squads never gave up. This week, both teams saw their seasons end in heartbreaking MIAC-playoffs...

As term wraps up, fall sports near the finish line

As term wraps up, fall sports near the finish line

Jacob Smith October 31, 2019

Seventh week is a time of transition here at Carleton. Midterm season is officially over, signaling the beginning of a three week sprint towards the tenth-week finish line. The cold has set in, prompting...

One athlete’s perspective: “Locker Talk or Toxic Masculinity” focuses on men, objectifies women

Jacob Smith October 18, 2019

This past Monday, under the direction of multiple Carleton organizations, all varsity athletes were required to convene in Skinner Memorial Chapel to hear a sort of convocation regarding sexual violence....

Varsity athletics struggle to retain players

Jacob Smith October 11, 2019

Carleton is not an “athletics-first” institution. Though there is not a post-secondary educational institution that would ever claim this title, it is obvious that much of the American populace, including...

Men’s Basketball transitioning through Class of 2022 departure

Jacob Smith October 4, 2019

Carleton Men’s Basketball has the makings of a MIAC powerhouse. It has a winning tradition, capturing twenty MIAC conference titles over the duration of the program’s history. The team has had...

Carleton football brings home the Book of Knowledge

Jacob Smith September 29, 2019

The concept of the college football rivalry trophy is one of the most nostalgic and heralded traditions in all of American sports. It summons visions of epic battles between historic schools, and heated...

Fantastic first-years making massive impact for Knights fall sports

Jacob Smith September 28, 2019

As temperatures cool and summer officially winds down, the winds of the southern Minnesota prairies blow in a new class of academically inclined and athletically capable first-years to the grounds of...

Women’s Tennis wins MIAC

Jacob Smith May 10, 2019

On Sunday, May 5, on a perfect day at Pat Lamb courts, the Carleton Knights’ Women’s Tennis team capped off a perfect 2019 against conference opponents, defeating the Bethel Royals by a score of 5...

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