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Arts and Oceania

While skipping the chilly Minnesota winter, Fred Hagstrom and the students that participated in the South Pacific Art Program strived towards their goal of intertwining the challenges of participating in off-campus studies, living in a completely foreign environment, and producing narrative art that encompasses and displays the challenges. The work…

Freebie “Taste of Carleton” draws Prospies to Minnesota

Prospies. The more, the merrier. The familiar bobble-head doll gaggle of high school seniors plodding about respectfully behind a tour guide proudly demonstrating his or her refined ability to talk and walk backwards at the same time. In all shapes and sizes, from near or far, invited to come one,…

College Prowler reviews reviewed

When choosing a college, what factors do seniors think are the most important? They’ve gotten through eleven semesters of high school, written countless essays “selling themselves” in less than five hundred words to multiple colleges, and received both rejections and acceptances. So now it’s time to burn the rejection letters…

Not so Quiet on the Northern Front

One hundred years ago, a rumbling cannonade heralded the beginning of the First World War. On Friday, classical Czech musicians Rolf Haas and Miki Aoki opened with a softer tune – but one inspired by that conflict. Haas started the night’s performance with Janacek’s Violin Sonata, a traditional Czech folk-inspired…

Weitz Exhibit Covers the Body

The new exhibit, called “A Collection Embodied” in the Weitz Center for Creativity’s Perlman Teaching Museum, asks its students to call the human body into question through an assortment of recently acquired works. By exploring five sub-categories of Idealized Beauty, Social Body, Body Language, Identity and Body Politic, the collection…

What Would Schiller Drink? Carls’ Tumblr Takes Off

If you haven’t heard of the blog called Literary Starbucks by now, you’re missing out. “Literary Starbucks” is the title of a Tumblr blog started by Jill Poskanzer ’15, Wilson Josephson ’16, and Nora Katz ’16. The posts are based on different scenarios in which famous authors and literary characters…

Weighting for It

You’ve probably heard about “the mattress girl” by now. Emma Sulkowicz, a senior visual arts major at Columbia University, says that she was raped on her own dorm bed in the beginning of her sophomore year. When she and two other female students reported that the same male student had…