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Gender pronoun option to be added to campus directory

On Monday, October 21, Carleton Student Association (CSA) Senate passed a resolution giving students the option to display their preferred gender pronouns on the campus directory. This resolution reflects efforts among students and administration to increase visibility of gender diversity on campus. The resolution to add gender pronouns to the…

Bon Appétit contract under evaluation for renewal

On Wednesday, October 9, randomly selected students were invited to join focus groups evaluating Bon Appétit’s food services. These focus groups are part of a larger evaluative initiative, conducted in anticipation of Bon Appétit’s contract renewal. Bon Appétit’s contract is considered for renewal every two years. According to Jesse Cashman,…

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…