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Naomi Lopez

A freshman asks, can I ever see the Bald Spot?

For many members of the 2022 class, they have yet to experience the privilege of actually seeing and walking on the Bald Spot. Construction has sealed off the space to pedestrians, and the area has been heavily censored from the public eye by an impenetrable, green mesh fence.  This has…

New student organization establishes what pre-law looks like at Carleton

On Friday, April 26, sitting on either side of a long dining table in Burton with full plates and high ambitions, the members of Carleton’s new Pre-Law Society began their first meeting.  The group’s members quickly introduced themselves by giving their names and class years, and conversation flowed easily between…

In memoriam of the Crane

Carleton College’s beloved Crane, a flat top tower crane used in the construction of the College’s new integrated science building, departed from campus on March 21, 2019. Standing at a proud 153 feet (to the top of its mast), the Crane was de-constructed peacefully during spring break. In its years…

Plans set for all-gender bathroom in Leighton

For many of the members of Carleton’s community who identify as transgender, gender non-binary or gender nonconforming, it is difficult to find inclusive bathroom facilities in some areas of campus. With recent approval from the administration, the college is taking steps to remedy this issue by constructing an all-gender bathroom…

Glorifying killers and other problems with true crime being en vogue

If you’ve been on Netflix recently or looked at the top podcasts on Spotify and iTunes, you’ve probably noticed the recent craze for all things murder. Being fascinated by stories of infamous serial killers and shocking tales of survivors is not a new phenomenom; however, the recent wave of interest…

Issues with the true crime trend

If you’ve been on Netflix recently or looked at the top podcasts on Spotify and iTunes, you’ve probably noticed the recent craze for all things murder. Being fascinated by stories of infamous serial killers and shocking tales of survivors is not a new phenomnom; however, the recent wave of interest…