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Carleton athletes initiate Speak Up Saturdays

Athletics at Carleton have changed dramatically this term in response to COVID-19. Cancelled seasons, socially distanced practices, and the general stress of life during a pandemic add a new layer of pressure to the lives of Carleton student-athletes.   The disappearance of fall sport seasons leave fewer opportunities for student-athletes to…

Student organizations in the arts adapt to a hybrid environment

When Carleton students were abruptly sent home at the end of last Winter Term, student organizations were thrown into limbo, unsure how to continue with their members spread out across the country and world. A remote Spring Term provided insight into what could work well when facing the challenge of…

Campus COVID-19 positivity rate low, action level placed at Level 2: Medium

Campus life at Carleton this term looks drastically different than in past years. The majority of classes and extracurricular meetings occur online, and walking through campus entails passing through a sea of masks and Green-To-Go containers. Dining halls and study spaces have strict occupancy limits, and—of course— no large gatherings…

A Review of the TikTok Phenomenon

What originated as a pathetic attempt to revive the glory days of Vine has flourished into a whirlwind epidemic, a procrastinator’s holy grail, and quite possibly the defining feature of the new decade. Is the complex boondoggle that is TikTok destroying us? What is the value of TikTok? An argument…

Tammy Metcalf-Filzen returns as Women’s Basketball Head Coach

This season the athletic department welcomed a familiar face back to the women’s basketball program. Tammy Metcalf-Filzen, who was head coach of the women’s basketball team at Carleton from 1997 to 2010, returned as head coach after serving as interim head coach in 2018-19 and is leading the knights through…