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10 False Positive COVID-19 Tests Reported

Sophia Quast February 11, 2022

On Feb. 4, the COVID-19 Core Team sent out a campus wide email stating that ten samples from Week 4’s random surveillance testing were cross-contaminated and falsely identified as positive for COVID-19....

Student town hall with COVID-19 core team

Sophia Quast February 4, 2022

On January 25, Dean Carolyn Livingston, President Alison Byerly and consulting epidemiologist Ben Miller hosted a virtual Student Town Hall to answer questions about the state of COVID-19 on campus.  Last...

Class of 2025 Profile

Sophia Quast October 3, 2021

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Class of 2025 was Carleton’s first class to be recruited entirely remotely. Despite this, the college had its highest number of applicants ever with 7,915 applications,...

History Department to hire African American history tenure-track professor

Sophia Quast May 9, 2021

The History Department is looking to hire an African American History tenure-track faculty member to begin Fall 2022. Professor Harry Williams, who came to Carleton in 1989 and taught courses including...

Oral Roberts’ March Madness run illuminates troublesome anti-LGBTQ creed

Sophia Quast April 11, 2021

Oral Roberts University, a private evangelical university in Tulsa, Oklahoma with just under 4,000 students, made NCAA March Madness history this year by becoming the second number 15 seed ever to make...

COVID-19 Core Team sets campus Action Level to Medium, encourages caution

Sophia Quast February 6, 2021

On January 25, the college’s COVID-19 Core Team released the campus action level for the first time this term. The team decided on Action Level 2: Medium based on case rates on campus and in Rice County,...

Intramural Sports get creative with outdoor and distanced activities

Sophia Quast January 16, 2021

Like all other aspects of campus life, intramural (IM) sports continue to adapt to a COVID-conscious environment. Last term most IM sports, including 3v3 basketball and dodgeball, were canceled, prompting...

CSA cultural fund initiative fails to pass campus-wide vote

Sophia Quast October 24, 2020

Last month, the Carleton Student Association (CSA) announced a proposal to adopt new financial guidelines, including creating a $30,000 Cultural Group Fund to support community building and club activities...

Tammy Metcalf-Filzen returns as Women’s Basketball Head Coach

Tammy Metcalf-Filzen returns as Women’s Basketball Head Coach

Sophia Quast January 17, 2020

This season the athletic department welcomed a familiar face back to the women’s basketball program. Tammy Metcalf-Filzen, who was head coach of the women’s basketball team at Carleton from 1997 to...

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