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Carleton Tuition Rises by 3.7%, More Than National Average

With college tuitions rising nationwide, President Barack Obama toured University of New York campuses this summer to lay out a three-step plan to lower the cost of higher education, which is increasing at twice the rate of inflation. At Carleton, this year’s comprehensive fee, which includes tuition, room, board, and…

CSA, ITS Contemplate $15k for Outdoor WiFi

Students with laptops and tablets may soon join the slackliners and Frisbee players that occupy the Bald Spot if a Carleton Student Association proposal for outdoor WiFi moves forward. Currently, the cost estimate for this project is between $15,000 and $20,000 and would come from the Information Technology Services budget,…

Decreasing IR Majors: A Departmental Concern?

“Today, it is impossible to consider the United States without looking at other countries,” said Al Montero, Political Science department chair. “This is because of the increasing interconnectedness of our world.” Despite the relevance of International Relations in the 21st century, however, over the last two years there has been…

Taxi Vouchers or Ambulances: What Can You Afford in a Pinch?

The next time you overindulge, it could cost you big time – even if you’re drinking Boxer.Taxi vouchers are hard to come by, and with a $1,600 charge for ambulance fees, it puts you between a rock and a hard place. “We do not have an explicitly written policy on…

The Cost of Creativity: Is the Weitz Worth its Salt?

Walk up to the front of the Weitz Center for Creativity (WCC) and you will find a double-sided bulletin board filled with colorful posters, advertising events from Pro-Choice 101 to the Midbrains Neuroscience Consortium. Each week, a wide smattering of events, many of which are advertised on this bulletin board,…