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Carleton’s 2024 budget: Comprehensive fee, student work, financial aid

Zak Sather April 20, 2023

Each year, Carleton’s Board of Trustees must approve an annual budget for the coming fiscal year. After rounds of input and suggestions from a myriad of committees composed of students, faculty and...

Carleton announces loosening of COVID-19 requirements for end of year

Zak Sather April 6, 2023

On March 12, 2020, then-president Steven Poskanzer released an all-campus email: “We are moving to limit the number of people on campus and to teach at least the first half of Spring Term 2020 courses...

Carleton names first vice president for IDE

Zak Sather March 2, 2023

After a months-long selection process, Carleton announced that the new office of Inclusion, Equity and Community (IDE) will finally have a leader. On Wednesday, Feb. 22 Dina Zavala was named Carleton’s...

Four-way race for CSA president

Zak Sather February 16, 2023

Election season at Carleton is officially underway, and four students have declared their bid to replace Jancyn Appel ‘23 as Carleton Student Association (CSA) President. Quinn Buchman ‘24, Michael...

The SAT: The promise of meritocracy? 

Zak Sather February 10, 2023

As of Feb. 3, Carleton has closed the door on applications for the class of 2027. Applicants numbered more than 6,000. Most were in the top 10% of their class, about 20% identified as BIPOC and 80% indicated...

Admissions weighs potential impacts of Supreme Court decision on affirmative action

Zak Sather February 2, 2023

Last October, the U.S. Supreme Court heard two cases that threaten to end race-based affirmative action in college admissions. Students for Fair Admissions Inc. v. President & Fellows of Harvard College...

COVID-19’s continuing impact at Carleton

COVID-19’s continuing impact at Carleton

Zak Sather January 26, 2023

Alex Washburn ‘23 and Ben Sherrick ‘23 began their Winter Term in a fashion reminiscent of previous winters under the pandemic: positive tests, contact tracing and, eventually, isolation.  “A...

Financial Aid Working Group ponders wage differentiation

Zak Sather January 19, 2023

Aidan Phinney ’24 stands behind the Nourish counter at Burton Hall ladling out portions of stir-fried soba noodles with cabbage and sesame tofu. The next student in line asks if they can have double...

Professor Amna Khalid moderates panel discussion of Islamic art controversy

Zak Sather January 13, 2023

On Tuesday, Jan. 17, Professor of History Amna Khalid will moderate a panel discussion about the recent controversy at Hamline University, which has drawn national press attention. Khalid will be joined...

Divest occupiers ordered out of the Weitz

Zak Sather November 3, 2022

On the morning of Sunday, October 30, Campus Security ordered Divest Carleton to end their occupation of the Weitz Center or face disciplinary action from the College. The group decided to comply with...

President Byerly releases IDE progress report

Zak Sather October 20, 2022

On October 13, President Byerly released an almost 2000 word document outlining the progress the administration has made toward the goals outlined in the Community Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity (IDE)...

Danielle Hayden hired as new financial aid director

Danielle Hayden hired as new financial aid director

Zak Sather October 6, 2022

In June, Danielle Hayden was hired as Carleton’s new Financial Aid Director, replacing Rod Otto after his retirement. Hayden was hired away from Purdue University, her alma mater, where she worked as...

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