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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...

Sovereignty is a verb

Bax Meyer January 19, 2023

This Saturday, I had the privilege of attending an event hosted by the Prairie Island Indian Community near Red Wing, Minnesota, presenting the “Honoring Dakota Project.” This project is dedicated...

Israel’s election should worry Democrats

Bax Meyer November 3, 2022

At the time of writing, it appears likely that former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will retake the office of Prime Minister of Israel, earning 65 seats in the Knesset. Netanyahu’s far-right...

A very Carleton Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Bax Meyer October 13, 2022

To any of you who know me well, one of the first things that usually comes up about me is that I’m a proudly enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe (Oglala Lakota Oyate). I come from a long line...

Contemplations of a quarantined Carl

Bax Meyer September 29, 2022

This last week started as most second weeks usually do, with a regrettably early 1A. Midday Monday, however, my cold symptoms which I had possessed for the previous handful of days started to progress,...

A response to a response to calls for intervention in Ukraine

Bax Meyer April 22, 2022

Last Friday, I was greeted by a copy of the Carletonian with a response to my Viewpoint article that I published on April 8. The Viewpoint article in question raised some excellent points about the dangers...

Death to the Onewheel-ers

Bax Meyer April 22, 2022

My friends, we are in a plague. The plaguey-est of plagues. No, I’m not talking about COVID-19, I’m talking about the Onewheels that zoom around campus. Many, including the administration, have been...

Don’t let Ukraine become the next Bosnia

Bax Meyer April 8, 2022

This Wednesday marked the thirty year anniversary of the Serbian invasion of Bosnia, where the ethnically charged Army of Republika Srpska waged total warfare against the Bosnian countryside. This invasion...

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