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Justice, beauty, and truth in High School

Lexi Wallace, Contributing Writer October 6, 2023

When I see school supplies arrive in stores during August, a lot of big feelings emerge.    I feel rage towards a system that encourages ruthless competition among students in the classroom...

Carleton and Harvard Divinity School: What is the connection?

Isaac Kofsky, Beat Writer October 6, 2023

After receiving an undergraduate degree, many Carleton graduates pursue further education. Whether they go on to a professional program like law school or medical school, or attend master’s or PhD programs...

Reflections with the new orchestra and band conductors

Zoe Roettger, Features Columnist October 6, 2023

This fall, two new faces, Hannah Schendel and Lauren Visel, became the new conductors of the Carleton Orchestra and Symphony Band respectively. Now almost halfway through Fall Term, they each reflect on...

Let them eat Bon App: Carleton’s meal plan changes

Esme Krohn, Features Columnist October 6, 2023

The class of 2027 — this year’s freshmen — and every class after them will have to pay for a meal plan throughout all of their four years at Carleton. I wouldn’t be surprised if you didn’t know...

Schuyler Vogel in his office in the Chapel, where he often meets with students and faculty.

Chaplain Schuyler Vogel ’07 begins first year at Carleton with goals of acceptance and creating a welcoming environment for all

Isaac Kofsky, Beat Writer September 29, 2023

“As long as you want to wrestle with what it means to be a human being and try to live as the best version of yourself, the chaplain needs to be a place for you,” is what Rev. Schuyler Vogel ’07...

The Ballroom Dance Team and Social Dance Club hosted adjacent tables at the Student Involvement Fair.

Students react: Carleton hosts annual Student Involvement Fair

Becky Reinhold, Editor in Chief September 29, 2023

On Friday, Sep. 15, Carleton hosted its annual Student Involvement Fair. This year, the Involvement Fair included 200+ primarily student-run activities, as well as a picnic on the Bald Spot and, for the...

Journey to CarlTalk

I still say “freshman” sometimes

Rahim Hamid, Viewpoint Editor September 29, 2023

I got here last year, and had one of the best years of my life, and I mean that entirely sincerely. College here was everything I dreamed it to be and more, a lot more. So much more in fact that I have...

“Barbie’ is overrated and ‘Bottoms’ is awesome, fight me

Caroline Zhou and Cindy Zhao September 29, 2023

I’m sure many of us would agree that this has been a great year for movies: “Barbie,” “Oppenheimer,” “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3,” etc. but may I submit to you what I think is the best movie...

Get Blobbed: Redecorating

Get Blobbed: Redecorating

Kate Fair, Cartoonist September 29, 2023

New directions for Carleton in wake of abolition of legacy admissions

Melissa Uc, Staff Writer September 29, 2023

On August 31, 2023, Carleton College and its board decided to end legacy admissions. This means the admissions committee will no longer take into account whether or not previous family members have attended...

Religious holidays should not be a scheduling conflict

Isaac Kofsky, Beat Writer September 29, 2023

On Friday, Sep. 15, Carleton hosted the annual involvement fair, where students have the opportunity to meet members of many of the student-led organizations on campus and register for the activities they...

The Arb Goblin: Growing?

Bobby Targ, Contributing Writer September 29, 2023

Dean Livingston, the albino squirrel, Allison Byerly: all beloved and respected members of the Carleton community, to be sure, but none can hope to match the sheer, fervent adoration the Arb Goblin enjoys....

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