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Anderson Light Fixture: Let There Be Light

Last year, the administration flooded student emails with queries about the Anderson Hall Light Fixture. The college higher ups, it seemed, were convinced that this light fixture was the most pressing issue on campus. Carls were begged to attend presentations by various sculpture artists or comment on design proposals. Obviously,…

Date Knight tradition experiences challenges after campus directory change

Carleton’s time-honored tradition of Date Knight (formerly called “Set Up Your Roommate”) has undergone significant changes this year as a result of changes to the campus directory. Students, who no longer have access to student residence information online, will correspond with friends, as opposed to roommates, of potential dates for…

Mom Jeans and where to buy them

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably noticed that mom jeans are the current fashion craze. They are baggy and comfortable, and they frame your butt oh just right. A perfect pair of mom jeans can be chic and childlike at the exact same time. In other words,…

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…