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Carleton celebrates campus cat’s birthday

Bax Meyer, Managing Director April 5, 2024

Carleton celebrated the 27th anniversary of Toff the cat’s birthday. Toff, whose birthday is celebrated annually on campus on April 1, was a widely known feline figure around Carleton’s campus until...

This Week in Sports: Spring Break Edition

Katie Hirsche, Staff Writer April 5, 2024

Women’s Track and Field The Knights qualified four athletes to the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) championships (coming home with two second-team All-American honors) on March 8 and...

Admitting the Class of 2028: Admissions after affirmative action and legacy preference

Ian Rothfeld, News Editor April 5, 2024

Carleton released its Regular Decision admissions decisions for the class of 2028 on March 22. This year’s admissions cycle had the third-most applications in the college’s history. It is also the...

What’s New in Sports this Week: Feb. 16 – Feb. 23

Katie Hirsche, Staff Writer February 23, 2024

Women’s Track and Field The Knights sent most of their roster to St. Olaf for the Tostrud Invitational on Feb. 17th and recorded three wins in preparation for the Minnesota Interregional Athletic...

Carleton hosts “The Parents Circle: Voices of Israel and Palestine”

Mileana Borowski, Managing Editor February 23, 2024

“The Parents Circle: Voices of Israel and Palestine” program began with an opening ceremony on Jan. 14 in Kracum Performance Hall. Following this presentation, the Center for Community and Civic Engagement...

CSA removes cultural org designation, replaces Cultural Org Fund with Cultural Programming Fund

Cindy Zhao, Staff Writer February 23, 2024

The Carleton Student Association (CSA) recently updated its guidelines for student cultural organizations. It will remove the category of "cultural organizations,” which has thus far granted designated...

Student teams compete for Impact Fellowship

Malcolm Parnall, Beat Writer February 16, 2024

Last Saturday, Feb. 10th, seven student groups competed for fellowship prizes to fund their startup projects designed to address pertinent needs. Working with alumni coaches on how to pitch their ideas,...

What’s new in sports: Feb. 9 – Feb. 16

Katie Hirsche, Staff Writer February 16, 2024

Women’s Track and Field The Knights put on a strong showing at the home meet “Meet of the Hearts” on Feb. 10th, also honoring their seniors. Mary Blanchard ’24 set a season’s best (5:07.36)...

Carleton to discontinue The Hub, switch to Workday

Ian Rothfeld, News Editor February 9, 2024

Carleton students will soon use a new website to register for classes, pay tuition and check their grades. The college will move all of its academic and administrative operations to Workday by next Fall...

Carleton receives $1.5 million Mellon Grant for Indigenous engagement

Bax Meyer, Managing Editor February 9, 2024

In January, Carleton received a $1.5 million grant from the Mellon Foundation. The grant is designated to fund Carleton’s Indigenous Communities in Place program. The program is co-lead by Professor...

What’s new in sports: Feb 2. – Feb. 9

Katie Hirsche, Staff Writer February 9, 2024

Men’s Tennis The (5-1) Knights began their winter season with a 9-0 win against Saint Mary’s on Jan. 28 and a 2-7 loss against Carthage on Jan. 3. Jasper and Jerome Yang ’27 recorded singles wins...

Student Activities Programming Board hosts mask making event for Midwinter Ball

Emery John, Staff Writer February 9, 2024

On Friday, Feb. 1, dozens of students filtered in and out of an upper Sayles classroom, stocked with paint and sponge brushes, sticky gemstones and an ombre of markers to decorate pre-cut masks for the...

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