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Laura Riehle-Merrill: New Title IX coordinator

This fall, Dean of Students Carolyn Livingston announced the appointment of Carleton’s new full-time Title IX Coordinator: Laura Riehle-Merrill. The appointment is the result of the college’s Title IX Search Advisory Committee, which was formed in 2016. Although the first search yielded three competitive finalists, the Committee decided that they…

Carleton approves academic minors

On Monday, January 9th, faculty passed a motion to offer minors and to eliminate the current structure of concentrations and certificates. The proposal to offer minors began in the Education and Curriculum Committee (ECC) and then went through two readings by all faculty before being put to a faculty vote.…

Which obscure list-serv are you?

What is the powerhouse of the cell? a) Cheeseburger b) Mitochondria c) Its faith in Suhail Thandi ‘17 d) Mozz’ sticks What body of water at Carleton would you want to bathe in? a) Lyman lakes b) The puddle of water in the soda machines c) The non-existent pool at…

What spring term illness are you bound to get?

1) What’s your favorite color? (a) Buffalo chicken (b) #069420 (it’s green) ** I promise it’s a real color but if this is not socially acceptable then put something like “the color of my luver’s eyes” *** (c) Baby blue (d) Blood orange 2) How do your friends describe you?…

Your horoscope for the week: what’s in store?

Aries: Congrats, you’re not going to fail your midterms! The stars are totally aligned in your favor. Pack up your books from the Libe, you won’t need them. Instead, take a mini holiday on the Bald Spot and hope the alignment stays like this forever! Taurus: Be careful! Your Sayles…

What Sayles food are you?

Where do you spend most of your time? a) Sayles b) My room c) The arb d) The Weitz   Which of these clubs/activities are you most likely to join? a) Synchrony II b) The Carletonian c) CORAL d) KRLX   What’s your favorite animal? a) Dog b) Squirrel c)…

Is that a OneCard in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?

Carleton is an inclusive environment that provides its students a host of resources. Most places are open to any student with a OneCard, but some privileged few can go into places that the rest of the student body can’t. These privileges must be earned by going on mythic quests, racking…

“Minor” changes to academic offerings

At a liberal arts college like Carleton, an interest in multiple fields is encouraged. Many of us are passionate about more than one major field of study, but the prospect of two comps discourages us from double majoring. The question comes to mind: Why does Carleton not offer minors when…