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This week in sports

Katie Hirsche, Staff Writer May 24, 2024

Women’s Track and Field The Knights sent three athletes to the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships from May 23-25 in South Carolina. Helen Cross `24 qualified as the 21st seed in the 1,500-meter...

ENTS comps concludes after rocky start

Bax Meyer, Managing Editor May 24, 2024

Students participating in the Carleton Environmental Studies Program’s (ENTS) comps this year experienced numerous problems and changes to its comps structure for the class of 2024. The comps, the cumulative...

Board of Trustees responds to calls for divestment

Bax Meyer and Cindy Zhao May 24, 2024

Carleton’s Students for Justice in Palestine’s (SJP) encampment reached its second week of being up since its inauguration fifteen days ago. The encampment hopes to, in part, get Carleton’s endowment...

Students gather outside Laird for a protest in favor of divesting

Students stage sit-in at Laird Hall

Ian Rothfeld, Bax Meyer, and Becky Reinhold May 24, 2024

On Friday, May 17, Carleton’s Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) staged a sit-in in Laird Hall. Laird, which holds classes as well as the offices of the President and Provost, was closed to students...

Sam Zachs at Carletons game vs St. Olaf

This week in Sports 5/10 – 5/16

Katie Hirsche, Staff Writer May 17, 2024

Women’s Track and Field The Knights finished fifth with 91.5 points at the MIAC Outdoor Championships, turning in many strong performances, including All-MIAC (1-3 individual and relay) and All-MIAC...

Donald Trump puts down Kristi Noem: “She was just untrainable”

Bax Meyer, North Dakota Enthusiast May 17, 2024

Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for President, was forced to make a hard decision this Thursday. After widespread condemnation for the killing of her 14-month old puppy, the former President was forced...

In defense of Kristi Noem

Bax Meyer, Managing Editor May 17, 2024

On Monday, I wore a shirt that I almost never wear. It’s a black shirt with a yellow outline of my state, South Dakota, and in big, bold letters, the words “Meth. We’re on it.” This campaign, brought...

Rabbi Shoshana Shosh Dworsky will vacate her position in June

Carleton Rabbi to retire by June

Bax Meyer, Managing Director January 9, 2024

Rabbi Shoshana Dworsky, Carleton’s Jewish chaplain, is set to retire by the end of the year. Dworsky, known as “Shosh” by many students on campus, has been the chaplain for Jewish and interreligious...

Next year in Jerusalem?

Bax Meyer April 6, 2023

This Wednesday marked the beginning of Passover, a holiday during which millions around the world celebrate the ancient Israelites fleeing from slavery in Egypt. At the end of a Passover dinner, it’s...

I’m boycotting the NFL, and you should too

Bax Meyer February 16, 2023

This Sunday, I watched the Super Bowl. I’m a lifelong football fan. Like many in Western South Dakota, I routinely cheer for the Green Bay Packers. I have watched every Super Bowl in recent memory,...

What’s in a word: Why I say “Indian”

Bax Meyer February 9, 2023

By Bax Meyer (Oglala Lakota Oyate) My great-grandma attended a boarding school. The history of the United States’ boarding schools in the United States is a legacy of cultural genocide. My great-grandmother...

The climate crisis is the greatest threat to Indian Country

Bax Meyer January 26, 2023

For many people who know me, one of the first things that comes up is that I’m a proudly enrolled member of the Oglala Lakota Sioux Tribe (Oglala Lakota Oyate). I’m proud to be Native, and I’m proud...

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