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Tandem Bagels to Open on Tuesday, Spreading Doughy Love

Northfield, rejoice: the first legitimate bagel bakery in town, since Bagel Bros. shut down several years ago, will open on Tues. March 5 and begin spreading warm, doughy goodness with their special bagel recipes. Tandem Bagels, located on 3rd and Division St. in downtown Northfield, was originally set to open…

“Mamma Mia!”: Ebony Electrifies Sayles in Winter Show

Mamma mia, what a show! Carleton’s student-run, student-choreographed dance troop performed their Winter Show last weekend on Friday and Saturday night, livening up the great space in Sayles and drawing lots of hoots and hollers from the audience. Especially in the dreary winter months, the colorful fun of Ebony is…

History Lecturer Discusses Animals in King Louis XIV’s France

Ever wonder about the origins of animal testing? Anita Guerrini, a History Professor at Oregon State University, talked about the collection of animals, their testing, and the general science surrounding anatomy around the time of King Louis XIV during her talk on Wednesday night titled “Animals & Humans in Louis…

Election Day 2012

For two months, students have been preparing for Election Day by canvassing, phone banking, and raising support for their chosen political candidate. On Tuesday, with the rest of the nation, many students’ eyes were glued to news stations to watch, with baited breath, for the results of the presidential election…

International Education

Next week is International Education week, and students at Carleton will be hosting a series of events to celebrate the benefits of international education and cultural exchange abroad. There will be various gatherings that highlight the advantages of both students going abroad and hosting students from a plethora of different…

Happy 25th Birthday, Bon Appetit!

Happy Birthday, Bon Appetit! On Thursday,  Carleton’s catering company celebrated its 25th birthday (for all conglomerates nationwide)at both Burton Dining Hall and the LDC. In the past 25 years, Bon Appetit has had some landmark successes. The company was started by two entrepreneurs who wanted to see fresh, local ingredients…

Iron Chef Cooks Up Fun in Sayles

Something smelled savory in Sayles yesterday- and it wasn’t from the Café. Bon Appétit’s second Annual Iron Chef competition got nine students cooking up a variety of courses with a secret ingredient during the highly anticipated event on Oct. 11 in the Sayles Great Space. “We’re so psyched!” said Laurel…

New Student Week 2012

Every year, Carleton’s New Student Week (NSW) helps the incoming freshman class assimilate to college life for five days before classes start. This year, the new Class of 2016 enjoyed group bonding and getting to know their fellow classmates through tried-and-true NSW traditions, as they were welcomed into Carleton’s unique…

Tai Chi Kicks Students’ Taoism into Shape

This term, many students and passersby have noticed a large group practicing Tai Chi outdoors, usually on the Bald Spot, Mai Fete islands, or the lawn in front of Olin. Their synchronized moves, flowing between various poses, mesmerize those who stop to watch and often prompt questions about the class’s…

The Good, the Bad, and the Evans: On Housing Next Year

Once upon a time, there was a beautiful brick building named Evans Hall. The outside architecture was impeccably designed but the columns inside were tragically flawed. It was impossible to traverse the hallways horizontally; students could only move in a vertical direction. This fire safety hazard, however, did not deter…