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Yakked and Under Fire

With the introduction of Yik-Yak onto campus, students without the app, mostly Android users, have been reduced to second-class citizens amongst the Yakkers. These Yakless students are being forced to either swallow their complaints about their neighbors’ extracurricular activities or to spit them out in the presence of others. Many…

Exhibit Review: “Why Treaties Matter”

Stepping into the “Why Treaties Matter: Self Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations” exhibit, visitors find themselves walking through a carefully constructed master narrative with an ethical dimension. “Why Treaties Matter” is a story of victims and asserts the victimhood of Native Peoples, specifically the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations,…

The Tariq Nasheed controversy

Unless you’re a Twitter enthusiast or someone who happens to catch some of the most obscure news, the recent Tariq Nasheed scandal likely passed you by. Nasheed is an American movie producer and Twitter activist/social commentator. Interestingly, he describes himself as the “World’s #1 Race Baiter,” and sees himself as…

A case for gun control

Nowhere in the world is gun control more controversial than in the U.S. It is the only Higher Income Nation (HIN) in which mass murders committed with guns are so frequent that the vast majority of them never even reach the mainstream media. Those that are horrific enough to ensnare…

There is no party at 10:30 pm CST this Saturday in the Druid Circle

There will be no party this Saturday at 10:30 PM at the Druid Circle. Everyone is discouraged to attend, especially friends. We are in fact quite insulted that rumors have been circulating that we will be throwing an illegal party. We are not throwing one. We’re not expecting anyone to…

Northfield Climate Strike

Carleton students joined members from the Northfield community, as well as students from St. Olaf and Northfield Public Schools, in the Northfield Climate Strike at Bridge Square. Hundreds of students and activists gathered to listen to speakers from St. Olaf, Northfield High School, and representatives from local activist groups. The…