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Prospective CSA Senate member outlines recent meeting

Hi, everyone. I’m one of your College Council Liaison-elects and a prospective member of the CSA Senate. Something I noticed when I was campaigning is that a lot of people feel unclear on what CSA actually does; some doubt it does anything at all. Since my election I’ve begun attending…

Lessons in politics learned from studying in New Zealand

In the northeast corner of New Zealand’s North Island, far from any major town, lies a vast swath of mountainous woodland known as Te Urewera. In 2013, its residents, the Ngati Tuhoe tribe of indigenous Maori people, signed a unique agreement with the New Zealand Government. In an unprecedented step,…

College joins American Talent Intiative to attract more diverse student body

Earlier this year, Carleton announced plans to join the American Talent Initiative (ATI), a move meant to increase the representation of low- and middle-income students at high-performing colleges. The American Talent Initiative, in the words of Dean of Admissions Paul Thiboutot is “a new joint enterprise arising from the interest…

“A bunch of awesome eccentrics”

I first heard of Carleton when I discussed my prospective college list with my Minnesota native uncle. He, in no uncertain terms, pointed me in the direction of this place. “It’s a school full of Sids,” he told me, leaving me more than a little intrigued. For my whole life,…