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Senator impeached for missed meetings

Because she missed three CSA meetings this term, former Senator and Inter-Campus Liaison Jerrilyn Goldberg ’18 was impeached from the CSA on Monday, May 13. As mandated by CSA bylaws, a Senator with three absences undergoes an automatic hearing and subsequent impeachment vote. The Senator is removed from CSA if…

St. Olaf addresses student organized Title IX protest

Like Carleton, on the other side of the Cannon, St. Olaf is experiencing student calls for change to its sexual misconduct policies. Two months ago, St. Olaf student Madeline Wilson ’16 started a nationally recognized protest against St. Olaf’s handling of her sexual assault case. She, and a group of…

Frosh Mosh: two all freshman floors piloted next year

For the upcoming academic year, first Goodhue and third Myers will house freshmen only, breaking with the tradition of housing students of all years in all campus living spaces. Carleton decided to pilot freshmen floors after analyzing the results of a ResLife survey about on-campus living options. One of the…

Renovations possible for Little Nourse

Experimental Theater Board (ETB) is finalizing a Student Projects Committee proposal for a $20,000-$25,000 renovation of Little Nourse Theater, according to ETB board members Julia Connolly ’18 and Kate Faber ’18. The renovations will include a revamping of the lighting system, shelves, a backstage sink and electrical rewiring. ETB will…

Superhero Dance moved to Cowling

Due to the event’s popularity and concerns about security, the annual Superhero Dance was held last Saturday in Cowling rather than at the Grand, where it had been hosted for the past six years. The Grand has a maximum capacity of 350 people. At last year’s dance, there were times…

Admissions Office shortens Accepted Students Days

When Joey Gais ’19 visited campus last spring as a part of Accepted Student Days (ASD), he attended a cookout at CANOE house and chatted with a stranger about Nordic skiing and Norweigian food for two hours. “This was sort of the moment when I realized that I really wanted…

Bon Appetit worker shortage plagues dining halls

Because four Bon Appetit staff members left over winter break, the dining halls and Sayles have been understaffed for the entire term. “This is really the first time in a long time we have had positions open for any length of time,” said Bon Appetit general manager Katie McKenna. Currently,…

Alumni spearhead divestment effort

To pressure the College to divest from fossil fuel companies, Divest Carleton, a network of alumni, are collecting signatures and working with students and faculty to gather support for divestment. Last week, Brett Smith ’94, a member of Divest Carleton’s leadership team, presented to the Carleton Responsible Investment Committee (CRIC),…