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Drink of Champions

Does it feel as though you are emotionally and/or mentally limping rather than valiantly striding into finals week? Have you resigned yourself to taking notes for all your classes in the same single-subject notebook? Do you find yourself calculating the lowest grade needed on the final to pass your class…

Green Grass

This week, the sun has done a stunning job at luring Carleton students outdoors as they blissfully spilled out in hordes upon the benches, adirondacks, any flat-enough rocks and the grassy fields. And oh, what lush, seductive fields! For so long, our beloved namesake, the Bald Spot, has been a…

Dune is overrated

A two-and-a-half-hour ode to Timothée Chalamet’s jawline, the 2021 Dune remake did nothing to ease the discomfort of the cramped seating in the Weitz Cinema, to say the least. But film reviews aren’t written by those who aim to “say the least.” So sit back and relax as I, your…

Shadow Week

You’ve all heard of Party Week (if not, it’s okay; you can come out from under your rock now, I promise most of us don’t bite). Only slightly less well-known is this: in response to low turnout from the introverted population on campus, there were also events tailored to quieter…

OHP Announces New SWA Animals

“As finals roll around and ninth week tightens its grip around us all, the will to live slowly leaks from the student body like the last exhales of a mouse in a boa constrictor’s grasp. Even my go-to solution, getting coated in fly-away fur as I lavish the SWA dogs…

More faculty speak: Professors weigh in on mask mandates

As Fall Term progresses and the pandemic continues to evolve, so does Carleton’s response. Effective October 6, masks have no longer been required in common, indoor spaces as they were at the start of the term. Since this policy change, faculty have been charged with taking the initiative to decide…

The Defeat of Jesse James Day

From September 9 to 12, the sounds of hoofbeats echoed on the streets of Northfield during the Defeat of Jesse James Days—an annual celebration of the failed Northfield Bank Raid of 1876. The Northfield Raid was an infamous robbery attempt on Northfield’s First National Bank. A crew aptly named the…