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Local student starts speaking at the same time as another student

Katy Gilbertson June 6, 2020

HARTFORD, CT— Wednesday around 11 a.m., Carleton student Rashad Williams began to make a comment in a Zoom English class discussion, only to realize that his classmate Rachel Brown had also begun to...

OHP post about “Zoom exhaustion” reaches 2.7 million Facebook users, viewed in UK, Singapore, New Zealand

OHP post about “Zoom exhaustion” reaches 2.7 million Facebook users, viewed in UK, Singapore, New Zealand

Katy Gilbertson May 30, 2020

Before this month, the typical number of “likes” the Office of Health Promotion (OHP) received on a Facebook post was about four. One particularly popular post received five likes and nine shares....

Local uncharted waters report feeling overshadowed

Local uncharted waters report feeling overshadowed

Katy Gilbertson May 23, 2020

LOCATION UNKNOWN— A local river, which has never been explored by a single soul, reported Sunday feeling “overshadowed.”  The river has existed since before even the first humans, but nobody...

Disability Services looks to update name, asks student body for input

Katy Gilbertson May 16, 2020

Disability Services, a branch of the Division of Student Life, works to provide Carleton students with equitable access to academic, social, technological and physical elements of campus life. And while...

Confirming my humanity: Carletons campus benefits

Confirming my humanity: Carleton’s campus benefits

Katy Gilbertson May 9, 2020

For the past month or so, every time I’ve tried to log into the back end of our Carletonian website, WordPress has asked me to complete an “I’m not a robot” task. But it’s not just any “I’m...

Title IX office renamed Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response

Katy Gilbertson May 2, 2020

On April 15, 2020, the nearly three-year-old division of student life previously known as the “Title IX Office” announced its new name: Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response. A new logo was...

In the face of a COVID-hampered job market, Career Center reaches out to seniors, offers remote programming

In the face of a COVID-hampered job market, Career Center reaches out to seniors, offers remote programming

Katy Gilbertson April 25, 2020

Last week, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned that the global economy might be facing its worst recession since the Great Depression, reports Bloomberg. The IMF predicts that the global economy...

Hopeful words in a wrenching moment: Q&A with President Poskanzer

Hopeful words in a wrenching moment: Q&A with President Poskanzer

Katy Gilbertson April 17, 2020

On March 12, 2020, President Steven Poskanzer announced that Carleton would be moving to remote instruction for the first half of Spring term, with the intention of reconvening on May 5 if the state of...

Adapting to distance learning: How to make sure everyone still knows you’re really busy

Katy Gilbertson April 17, 2020

As we are all painfully aware, Spring term is quite unlike anything we’ve experienced before. Carls are scattered across the globe, confined to their living quarters; classes, meetings, and even socializing...

Division Street eateries adapt to changing COVID-19 policies

Division Street eateries adapt to changing COVID-19 policies

Katy Gilbertson April 10, 2020

Despite being a town of only 20,000 people, Northfield boasts a remarkable variety of locally-owned restaurants, cafés, and other eateries. And in the midst of this pandemic, it is exactly these businesses...

ITS prepares for online classes by training faculty, providing computers to students

Katy Gilbertson April 3, 2020

This spring, Carleton will hold some 300 classes online. Over 230 faculty members will be trained to transition their material to new platforms.  As of yesterday, 1940 students are enrolled to take...

Professors to offer Spring term classes via TikTok

Katy Gilbertson April 3, 2020

As was announced in an all-campus email this week, Carleton faculty have decided to offer online course material exclusively via popular video app TikTok. Previously, ITS had been recommending that faculty...

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