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Laundry fees eliminated for on-campus machines

Students who reside in on-campus housing no longer have to pay out-of-pocket for laundry services. This change was instituted over the summer and announced at the beginning of the term. From 2016-2018, laundry cost $1.25 to wash and $1 to dry. Laundry costs rose by 25 cents at the start…

Students disrespect Muslim prayer space, apologize amid community backlash

During Spring Concert on Saturday, May 25, two non-Muslim students were found engaging in sexual activity in the Muslim Prayer Room of the Chapel while Muslim students waited to enter the room for Ramadan evening prayers. The next afternoon, all students received an email from Chaplain Carolyn Fure-Slocum informing them…

Hub phases out, incites changes to course registration

The Education and Curriculum Committee (ECC) expects changes to the course registration process within the next year. The committee intends to enact collapsed registration—in which  each class year is assigned one registration time—and early morning registration times.  Changes to course registration result from Carleton’s transition away from the Hub. Beverly…

HEDS survey reveals students feel less safe on campus

Last Thursday, Title IX Coordinator Laura Riehle-Merrill presented results from a Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium (HEDS) Sexual Assault/Campus Climate Survey to a group of students, faculty and staff. According to Riehle-Merrill, survey results indicate that “in general, Carleton students feel less respected, less cared for, less safe and more…

Career Center searches for new director, reaffirms priorities

The Career Center has been searching for a new director since June, shortly after former Director Kim Betz announced her departure. Betz, a Carleton alumna of the Class of ’91, held the director position since March 2013. She now serves as executive director of Career Services at Princeton University, according…