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GSC makes His/Her/Their impact on NSW

During NSW this year, the Gender and Sexuality Center unveiled for the first time the use of gender pronoun buttons to more easily convey a person’s preferred gender pronouns. The overall consensus from first year students, NSW leaders, and faculty was positive, according to first year students and GSC staff.…

“Language doesn’t matter”

Interview with At Your Disposal, runner-up for Battle of the Bands, who will perform tomorrow at spring concert. Members: In Taek Hong (guitar and occasional vocalist), JinHyun Lee ’16 (bass), John Lee ’15 (percussions), Jin Lee ’18 (guitar), Nayon Park ’17 (keyboard), Michael Shin ’17 (vocalist), Kyung Ho Song ’17…

No one wants to ride their bicycle: Carleton’s neglected bikes

Flat tires, rusty chains, and a misshapen, discolored frame; the familiar visage of an abandoned bike on Carleton’s campus. Forgotten or intentionally forsaken by its owners, bikes such as these often impede the work of Grounds Maintenance Services, who are forced to remove the unclaimed and unwanted bikes to the…

Trapshooting club gets the bucks

The CSA senate has granted $167.68 to the Carleton’s trapshooting club, which will use the money to rent guns and buy ammunition. The senate’s decision followed a debate about Carleton’s liability for injuries, as well the senate bylaws’ ban on funding personal property. Budget committee chair Nayely Martinez ’16 and…

NSA visit triggers career ethics debate

On Tuesday, April 7th, the National Security Agency held an informational session for students interested in potential employment in the agency, triggering a debate about ethical employers and free speech on campus. This event, in addition to fall term’s CIA recruitment event, was organized by the career center, and resulted…

Hitting the trail, not the books

This summer, several Carleton professors and staff intend to rejuvenate their spirits with strenuous physical activity, including cross-country bike rides and a 200-mile relay run. Assistant professor of Philosophy Sarah Jansen is competing in the longest mountain bike race in the world, the Tour Divide. Beginning in Bamff, Canada, and…

’Tonian article causes stir for choir

At the end of winter term, Choir Director Lawrence Burnett responded to dissatisfaction among certain choir members due to the article in The Carletonian’s Winter Issue 8. Burnett invited the Choir and the Singers to a discussion luncheon to address the issues, and later reacted to the criticisms and challenges…

Carleton Singers in choir straights

Faced with decreasing numbers from last term, the Carleton choir is mired in discord that has left many of its singers pondering former members’ departures. According to members, mounting frustration with choir director, Professor Lawrence Burnett, who has been with Carleton for 22 years, has lead many singers to quit…

V-Monologues troublesome

Each year during Winter Term, the Carleton community puts on Eve Ensler’s 1996 play “The Vagina Monologues,” which highlights topics of sexuality and violence against women through a series of monologues. As this year’s performance draws near, producers, directors, and actors in the play have introduced a discussion about the…

After accidents, golf cart program hobbles along

Easily visible around campus, golf carts used by injured students to get around campus are increasing in number. However, the spike in golf cart misuse by students also causes concern for the administration and security, and could spell the end of the program. Coordinator of Disability Services, Andy Christensen, says…