Press "Enter" to skip to content

College president responds to recent application pool

Dear Carleton Community, This year, Carleton saw exactly zero applicants. Rumor among highschool seniors is that Carleton is no longer “fun” or “a place to party,” and that “a guy really just can’t find any weed no matter how much power he has over the school.” Over the last several…

Schulze Café opens in Anderson Hall, offers soft-serve as promised

On Monday, January 6, the Schulze Café officially opened in Evelyn M. Anderson Hall, Carleton’s new science building. While a soft opening was planned for Fall term 2019, last minute construction in Anderson, commonly referred to as Evie, delayed the opening to January 2020. The completion of the Schulze Café…

Off-campus studies office introduces two new programs in Mexico, Ethiopia

Carleton’s Off-Campus Studies office (OCS) is introducing two new winter break programs to its menu. “Food, Forests, and Resilience: Systems of Socio-Ecological Sustainability” will take students to Oaxaca, Mexico, and “Climate Change and Human Health: From Science to Practice” will bring students to Ethiopia. Both programs promote an interdisciplinary approach…

Is Fall Overrated?

What a preposterous question. I have no idea why anyone would have any issues with autumn. Also, just to clear things up, calling things overrated is overrated. If people really like something, so what? Anyways, given that introduction, I realized I had to do some research to find out what…

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…