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Rap has a misogyny problem

The impetus for this piece came in two distinctly different parts. First was my friend William Brewster’s KRLX radio show that showcases “the greasiest of classic rock” (KRLX, Wednesdays, 5:30 to 6:30). The second was an op-ed in the New York Times this week by Jennifer Finney Boylan titled “Should…

Schuler Education Foundation pledges $50 million for undocumented, DACA and Pell-Grant students

On September 29, the Schuler Education Foundation pledged $50 million to Carleton and four other liberal arts institutions—Kenyon College, Union College, Bates College and Tufts University—to support DACA, Pell-Grant and undocumented students.  The Schuler Education Foundation was co-founded by billionaire healthcare investor, philanthropist and Carleton parent Jack Schuler. The foundation’s…

Housing plan proposes massive changes to interest and cultural houses

In a meeting with Resident Assistants (RAs) on October 12, Dean of Students Carolyn Livingston unveiled the college’s new housing plan, which entails renovations and the rebuilding of certain interest houses and all cultural houses.  The rationale behind the project includes replacing small, inefficient houses that are expensive to maintain…

Carleton SAAC votes on stunt and equestrian as emerging sports for women

At the Carleton Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC) meeting on Thursday September 23, the body voted to support the establishment of both Equestrian and Stunt as emerging sports for women. Natalie Lafferty ’22, a member of the women’s soccer team who voted in favor of both resolutions said, “I know…

Carls shine at Track and Field National Championships

This weekend marked the end of the collegiate Track and Field season as four Carls—Matt Wilkinson ’21, Amanda Mosborg ’21, Lucas Mueller ’21, and Clara Mayfield ’23—competed in Greensboro, North Carolina for the D3 National Championships.  Amanda Mosborg Mosborg competed in the 5k on Saturday, May 29 alongside teammate Clara…

Spring athletic seasons end with a bang: a look at how each team fared

This spring athletic season marked an unprecedented one at Carleton College. Due to COVID-19 restrictions there were no fans in the stands, and teams did not start practicing until a weeklong campus-wide quarantine was completed during the first week of the academic term in early April. Masks were required to…

Dean Rhemi Abrams-Fuller works to diversify athletic recruiting

Dean Rhemi Abrams-Fuller juggles quite a few hats in her work at Carleton. She takes on dual roles as an Associate Dean of Admissions, as well as the Director of Diversity Outreach and Action—not to mention she’s an assistant coach of the softball team.  “My main job is in admissions,”…