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Experimental Dance Board (EDB)

As classically trained ballet dancers, Joella Lai ’23 and Ming Shen ’23 came to Carleton looking for different dance opportunities that would allow them to expand their repertoires in a welcoming, safe and creative environment. By directing and participating in Carleton’s Experimental Dance Board (EDB), they’ve been able to explore…

Back to the room drawing board: Rethinking how Carleton does housing assignments

Picture it— it’s Ninth Friday and you’re sitting in Sayles after an afternoon of classes. You sit down with your student publication of choice and look across Lower Sayles to see friends, acquaintances and strangers, united in their optimism for the weekend and denial of impending finals.  “bzz bzz” A…

A student curated exhibition: Forgotten Pasts, Imagined Futures

Until June 10, the Perlman Teaching Museum will be the home of the “Imagined Futures, Forgotten Pasts: A History of Carleton’s Campus” exhibition. Curated and designed by students in Baird Jarman’s “History of Campus Planning” course offered in the fall and those in museum director Sara Cluggish’s “Curatorial Seminar” in…

Concert review: Big Thief

A more extensive review of the recent Saint Paul Big Thief concert and their latest album will appear in KRLX’s forthcoming NoFi issue. Follow both the Carletonian and NoFi for more live performance coverage. Big Thief returned to Minnesota for their “Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe In You” tour…

African and Caribbean Association (ACA)

The following is an interview between Aldo Polanco — Managing Editor — and the African and Caribbean Association’s executive board.  Aldo: What is ACA’s mission? Board: The African Caribbean Association (ACA) is a community that amplifies the cultural variety of our identities while raising awareness of the African and Caribbean…