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Diploma to demi plié, dancer follows passion

Carls use their interests on campus in a variety to ways. One early graduate, however, has expressed her love of dance a unique way: Caitlin Throne ’15, or “Miss Caitlin” to her students at the Northfield Dance Academy, graduated last term and while still on campus has thrown herself fully…

“Gu-Comps” breaks down genre hierarchy

Last Friday and Saturday, senior Dance major Gustave Maisonrouge presented his Comps show, “Gu-Comps”. The performance brought together a large collection of dancers from diverse backgrounds and the various groups of Semaphore, Whoa!, and the Experimental Dance Board. Maisonrouge himself has been involved in each of these dance groups throughout…

Alumna donates colossal cookbook collection

A recent gift from an alumna is cooking up new opportunities for students and community members on campus. Firebellies, the student group dedicated to cooking and food, recently received a donation of 150 cookbooks, which is something that the entire school can enjoy. It has become a tradition of Carleton…

Indigenous students start new cultural club

Students have come together to form a space for something they perceieve is lacking on campus: a place for the sharing of indigenous voices, cultures, and pride. Freshmen Alex Portnow, Rae Benjamin, and Malia Molina are all involved with the creation of Carleton’s Indigenous Peoples Alliance, or IPA. The club…

Plucky dance group EDB finds their groove

Last weekend, a term and a half’s worth of student-choreographed dance moved across the big dance studio to a packed audience. The show by the Experimental Dance Board included eight pieces with dancers from all years and this performance marks only the second year of the group’s existence. EDB founders…

After funds crisis, Body +++ aims to “keep people talking”

For the past five weeks, a new student-run discussion series has been introduced as a venue for discussion about body positivity. Body Talk, or Body+++, is organized by six upperclassmen connected to different parts of campus including the GSC and SWA program and will include six total discussions about a…

The ManDance Consensus

Every Winter and Spring terms, Ebony II performances are marked by a special dance—Mandance. This “hyper-sexualized and energized” performance is for self-identified men and includes carefully orchestrated bumping, grinding, and shirt-removal. This term, the dance was choreographed by Omar Kaufman, Stu Lourey, and Taylor Gee to “I’ll Make a Man…

“Why I’m graduating early:” Seniors’ Reflections

While most Carleton students finish in 12 terms—four years—some students opt to take a different route and decide to accelerate their graduation and graduate a term or more early. Class Dean for Juniors and Seniors Cathy Carl- son noted that “the most popular reason people try to finish early is…

Page Hosts Big City Actress

This Tuesday, a one-woman show lit up Page House, despite dark themes. The performance of “Rose” by Michael Sherman starred Twin Cities actress Sally Wingard and was co-hosted by the Departments of Judaic Studies and Dance. A story of war, religion and mourning, the protagonist Rose lived through pogroms in…

With Map Research, Morse Charts New Territory

Since its opening in 2011, the Perlman Teaching Museum in the Weitz Center for Creativity has acted as a bridge across disciplines and media in order to connect the visual and liberal arts. With an exhibition currently being planned for next fall, this bridge will cross the theme of rivers.…