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Cows, colleges and complaints about CSA

Bax Meyer, Managing Director February 16, 2024

Many Carleton students probably remember first hearing about the alphabet soup that forms the many organizations on Carleton’s campus. Meeting an OHP official at NSW, followed by a presentation by SMPR...

“Heartland Docs, DVM”, “Wrestlers” and reality TV

Esme Krohn, Staff Writer February 16, 2024

I’ve tried for a long time to fall in love with prestige TV. I’ve sat down to watch “Breaking Bad” and worked through “The Queen’s Gambit.” Even so, the two shows that I’ve been most obsessed...

Kristen Vogel joins Carleton as coordinator of multilingual writing support

Isaac Kofsky, Viewpoint Editor February 16, 2024

In late January, Kristen Vogel started her position as Assistant Director of the Writing Center and Coordinator of Multilingual Writing Support. Having previously worked in a similar field at Pace University...

How Carleton should deal with COVID-19 on campus

Felix Allen, Contributing Writer February 16, 2024

As Winter Term drags on, many students have been coming down sick. Whether it be COVID-19, the flu or a common cold, at least half of the people I know have been under the weather in the past couple of...

Meet the coats!

Meet the coats!

Natalie Cai, Columnist February 16, 2024

The handle of the brown paper bag pinches into my skin as I hike up the hill from downtown back to campus. Inside the bag is one of the additions to my growing collection of coats. Inspired by style icons...

“Love is what you make of it”: A review of “Love Jones” (1997)

Collin Preves, Contributing Writer February 9, 2024

“Love Jones” (dir. Theodore Witcher) is a rom-com that doesn’t feel like a rom-com. There are moments of raucous laughter, but unlike most in its genre, it never pushes for the joke. In one scene,...

Considering the candidates for Carleton’s new Jewish chaplain

Isaac Kofsky, Viewpoint Editor February 9, 2024

With the announcement of Carleton’s beloved Rabbi Shosh’s retirement, the Office of the Chaplain has been working tirelessly to find a suitable candidate to replace her. After listening to student...

Too many CS majors: A symptom of a bigger problem

Malcolm Parnell, Beat Writer February 9, 2024

The bachelor’s degree has come under more scrutiny in recent years. A four-year institution is not a guarantee of a career like it was in the past. If a graduate’s job search goes poorly, people say...

Architecture of chaos and cake: Zaha Hadid’s MAXXI

Drew Rodriguez-Michel, Contributing Writer February 9, 2024

Two days ago I went to the National Museum of 21st-Century (XXI) Arts (MAXXI.) It’s Rome’s only museum of contemporary art, and if you’re not an architecture buff, it's a pretty wacky looking building....

Overloading: My whirlwind of a experience

Raghav Potdar, Contributing Writer February 9, 2024

I’ve gotten the general idea that people view “overloading” negatively. I, however, saw it as an opportunity: I really wanted to take a Digital Editing class along with three other classes. Little...

Mandance, masculinity and queerness

Anonymous February 2, 2024

I vividly remember watching my first Synchrony performance last winter. Sitting in Sayles, off to the side crouched amongst friends, as each of the dances happened with all the silly moves and funky lights....

From the archives: Carleton’s alcohol policy in 1958

Nicholas Holland, Contributing Writer February 2, 2024

Note from the Editors: This article was originally published in September 1958. The Carletonian is 147 years old, with over 3,400 issues published since its inception. To reflect and learn from the newspaper’s...

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