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A slippery slope: abortion now, what next?

Few, if any, women come to the decision of an abortion lightly. It is an extraordinarily difficult and emotional choice to make, but for the women who choose abortion, it is necessary. No woman’s neighbor, friend, colleague or local representative is entitled to her reasoning; nor is the mayor of…

A student curated exhibition: Forgotten Pasts, Imagined Futures

Until June 10, the Perlman Teaching Museum will be the home of the “Imagined Futures, Forgotten Pasts: A History of Carleton’s Campus” exhibition. Curated and designed by students in Baird Jarman’s “History of Campus Planning” course offered in the fall and those in museum director Sara Cluggish’s “Curatorial Seminar” in…

Sayles remodel delayed

Due to budgetary restraints, a remodel of the Sayles Cafe that was set to take place this summer has been delayed. The original plan for the remodel exceeded the $2.5 million budget funded by Bon Appetit and has been taken back to the planning team—composed of representatives from Bon Appetit,…

Black at Carleton photo exhibition celebrates Black History Month and the Black student experience

As part of Black History Month, a photography exhibit has been on display in Sayles-Hill Campus Center titled Black at Carleton, 1966-1979. It will be up until February 28. The exhibition was a collaboration between the Student Activities Office (SAO) and Office of Intercultural Life (OIIL) and looks back fifty…

Winter Traditions at Carleton

Some define a Minnesota winter by its short days and long nights, by its sub-freezing temperatures and by a blanket of snow on the ground. Some look forward to the warm weather months while the Lyman Lakes freeze over. Luckily, Carls don’t subscribe to such nonsense. When the Bald Spot…

First frost marks the end of farm season

After a long, grueling spring and summer of farming, Jack Frost finally exhaled here in Northfield, Minn. In Northfield, the first frost typically occurs during the first week of October, but it appeared late this year, on October 21.