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An Honest Cover Letter

300 North College Street Northfield, MN, 55057   Boss Person With Money Company with Cool Unpaid Internships Northfield, MN 55057   April 22th, 2016 Dear Mr. Money: My name is Janis Lee, and I’m a sophomore at Carleton College. Why do I want this internship? Well, you see, I have…

Japanese artist’s Weitz installation “ephemeral”

Renowned Japanese artist and professor at Tokyo Zokei University Ayomi Yoshida and 23 of her visiting students presented their beautiful, ephemeral installation in the Perlman Teaching Museum on January 22. During her opening talk, Yoshida discussed her artistic vision for the labor-intensive exhibit, which was finished just forty-five minutes before…

Fall term Mistakes I Won’t Make again

Ate the LDC’s churros because “this time, they actually look like churros!” Went to the Cowling Dance too early Went to the Cowling Dance at all Did four Ebony dances Described a fellow Carl as “quirky” Once again signed up for far too many club mailing lists Picked up a…

With externships Carls sojourn into real world

Externships. Whether you applied for one, two, or six (an inspiration to us all), if you’re a living, breathing Carleton student, you know that the highly sought after, and the much coveted “unpaid experiences” in a variety of prospective career fields can often be difficult to land. Despite the application…

Proposed CSA projects move forward

Ever wonder what happened to the CSA Student Projects (outdoor basketball courts, standing desks in the library, wifi on the baldspot, etc.) that were passed last year? Government, even at the Carleton student level, tends to move in a fixed rhythm. First of all, despite popular belief, CSA and the…

Sophomorphing

It’s finally here. The weeks that all sophomores at Carleton have been impatiently waiting for. It’s the start of our “year of transformation”, the time for us to assume our final forms. This is it, guys. We’re peaking. Some of you may still be uncertain about what your transformation will…

Semaphore wows crowd, costume pizzaz

Drawing a crowd of young and old, Carleton students and townies alike, Semaphore Repertory Dance Company presented their Spring Dance Concert performance with both daring movements and finesse. Exhibiting technical and artistic experience throughout the show, the concert’s pieces ranged between twists on classical styles of dance, contemporary, and interdisciplinary…

Equisite anime redefines genre in a “Short Peace”

Anime has often been looked down upon in the United States because of the stereotypes surrounding those who watch it. “Otakus”, a Japanese term for people with obsessive interests, usually in the anime and manga fandom, has a negative connotation because it is used in connection with people who have…

Polygraph Lounge’s musical “arsenal” varies in accuracy

Classically unorthodox, Polygraph Lounge, a musical duo self-described as “inspired lunacy/ anarchy fired from a veritable arsenal of original instruments & vocal stylings”, performed at Carleton’s Concert Hall on May 8th and 9th. The group consists of Rob Schwimmer (piano, theremin, vocals) and Mark Stewart (guitar, vocals, cello), and featured…

Secret music library fuses the eclectic

A resource free to access for all Carls, yet not known to many outside the Music department, is the Music Resource Center (MRC). Located in Music Hall 110, the MRC is a computer and listening lab with reference books, music scores, and work stations equipped with MIDI keyboards and software…