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Tears for a broken kora: African musicians mistreated by US Customs

Meredith Oldham February 20, 2020

After a successful two-week American tour with his group 3MA, renowned Malian musician Ballaké Sissoko was returning home. Following his final gig in New York, Sissoko boarded an Air France flight to...

Going underground: What’s become of Carleton’s tunnels

Meredith Oldham November 15, 2019

For most Carleton students, mentions of the infamous tunnels conjure up stories from alums and years past. Although they were closed in 1988, the lore surrounding their existence and closure is still...

Carleton responds to Betsy DeVos’ Title IX changes

Meredith Oldham October 18, 2019

In November 2017, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced proposed changes to Title IX policies enacted under the Obama administration, which are expected to be approved by the current administration...

The sum of the score is not inclusive: students alienated by math and music guest speaker Eugenia Cheng

Meredith Oldham October 11, 2019

For many Carleton students, the intersection of math and music is a personal one. Nowhere is this more evident than the high attendance, followed by considerable backlash, at last week’s series of talks...

Doula perspective: response to abortion bans

Meredith Oldham May 25, 2019

When I witnessed an abortion procedure for the first time, I was shocked at how swift and commonplace it felt. As an abortion doula with CAN-DO (Carleton Advocacy Network of Doulas), I’ve witnessed...

Hannah Aylward ’19 finds Internet fame in interabled relationship advocacy

Hannah Aylward ’19 finds Internet fame in interabled relationship advocacy

Meredith Oldham May 9, 2019

Most Carleton seniors would consider a regular Carleton workload, varsity sports and Comps to be a pretty hefty workload. Hannah Aylward ’19, however, juggles all this while also running a successful...

Carleton students look to connect campus with Northfield community

Meredith Oldham February 15, 2019

Sophomores Maddie Kyhl and Rie Kurita are in the process of creating a new organization to connect Carleton and St. Olaf students with Northfield businesses and community. Motivated in part by the long-winded...

What your major says about you: horoscope edition

Meredith Oldham January 29, 2019

Art HistoryYou will find yourself at a museum this week, and despite being an Art History major, a friend will ask you about a painting and having no idea, you’ll make something up. With Uranus in the...

What your major says about you: horoscope edition

Meredith Oldham January 25, 2019

Art History You will find yourself at a museum this week, and despite being an Art History major, a friend will ask you about a painting and having no idea, you’ll make something up. With Uranus in the...

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