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Fall term grading returns to normal, raises questions of equity

In the wake of the uncertainty of last Spring Term, Carleton chose to make all classes mandatory pass/fail (S/Cr/NC). This term, however, Carleton students are receiving traditional letter grades for their courses.  “Lower-level question”: Grading policy not addressed over summer President of the Faculty George Shuffelton, who was responsible for…

Parents, first-years fear college isolation

National news and discourse have recently been full of discussion about on a widely shared concern: the loneliness that plagues so many college first-years. Major news outlets such as the New York Times have started to explore the sense of isolation that so many first-years experience and the role that…

My least favorite question: Why Carleton?

Countless people have asked me over the past few months why I chose Carleton, and to be honest, it is one of my least favorite questions to answer. I feel like I’m supposed to have a neat, bullet-pointed list of the reasons that Carleton was the perfect fit for me,…