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Admissions & Financial Aid Committee Changes Middle-Income Standard

The Admissions and Financial Aid Committee (AFAC) has increased the “middle income” range in order to track national median income growth, according to recently approved minutes from a February 19, 2018 College Council Meeting. AFAC now defines middle income as annual household income between $42,000 and $170,000, and had previously…

Carleton Asked to Preserve Communication in DOJ Antitrust Investigation

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has asked Carleton to preserve all communication related to its practice of sharing information with peer institutions about students admitted via early decision (ED). In its letter to Carleton, the DOJ referenced an ongoing antitrust investigation, but did not charge the college or request information.…

ITS transitions College to two-factor security

     Last Friday, March 30, Information Technology Services (ITS) began to require all non-senior students, faculty and staff to enroll in Duo two-factor authentication, adding an extra layer of security to emails, files and data across campus.      Duo requires users to register a secondary device, such as a mobile…

Rev. Al Sharpton visits College, meets with students and addresses campus

This Tuesday, civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton spoke at the Chapel, making Carleton the first stop on his tour to college campuses throughout the country. CSA President Walter Paul ’18 introduced Rev. Sharpton, who delivered a speech and answered questions about social activism from the Civil Rights Era to…

Let’s get personal

Looking for love beyond a SAO-sanctioned first date among hundreds of your other peers who are also set up on dates? Look no further than the Carletonian’s personals section. Below are blurbs submitted by people looking for love/companionship/friendship, etc., or by people that are looking for those things for their…

Disparities in handling of DTX hazing come to light

An investigation by The Carletonian found that one of the 13 students implicated in last spring’s hazing incident received disproportionately fewer sanctions than their peers. While Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Community Standards Amy Sillanpa declined to comment on the exact sanctions assigned to each of the students,…

Women’s Center lease not renewed amidst protest

The Northfield Women’s Center is not renewing its lease with Carleton, according to an October 9 email announcement by pro-choice activist group Student Advocates for Reproductive Choice (SARC). The announcement followed a meeting between SARC and college administrators, including Vice President and Treasurer Fred Rogers and Dean of Students Carolyn…