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Joe Liesman

Eduroam suffers major outage at beginning of term

On Saturday, March 30th, Information Technology Services (ITS) informed students via email that Eduroam was having partial connectivity issues. At this time, ITS reported that about 15 percent of devices were being affected. Users affected by this issue were still able to connect to the Carleton Guest network if they…

Jimmy Chin ’96 reflects on Carleton experience

On Sunday, February 24, Jimmy Chin ’96, along with fellow film-maker and wife Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, took home the Oscar for Best Documentary for their work as directors of Free Solo. Free Solo documents climber Alex Honnold’s ropeless climb––or free solo––of El Capitan: a 3000 foot granite monolith in Yosemite…

The beauty of live music

Last summer, I had the opportunity to go see a Dead & Company concert in Boulder, Colorado, with my brother and one of my good friends. For those who don’t know, Dead & Company is the latest reincarnation of the Grateful Dead. So, while obviously, we go to the shows…

How to be an environmentally conscious student

Living in the Northfield bubble, it’s easy to feel disconnected from environmental and sustainability issues. Especially for those of us who live and eat on campus, it can be hard to have any sense of where our food comes from or the impact that we have on the environment. This…

Carleton to hire new professor in humanities and technology

Carleton College is planning to hire a new professor who will specialize in teaching the digital humanities. The full title of the position, as advertised, is “Professor in Humanities and Technology.” The new professor will focus on issues in the intersection of the humanities and technology. This means looking into…

How teams budget for valuable yet costly pre-season trips

It was 5:30 in the morning on the day after Winter Term 2016 classes ended, and the Carleton baseball team, dressed entirely in hoodies and sweatpants, had just boarded a bus and taken their seats. Headphones in and seats reclined, they were ready to go. Seven states, one thousand five…