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Chatting with the Chaplain: Q&A with Dawson Eriksen, Chaplain’s Associate

The chapel is well known for hosting religious services, holidays and official Carleton gatherings. However, the Carleton College Office of the Chaplain contributes extensively to Carleton life beyond the realm of the spiritual, hosting events and workshops spanning meditation, mindfulness, discussion and general community building in addition to prayer groups…

Previewing the Presidency: Jancyn Appel

While day-to-day life at Carleton is primarily orchestrated by the administration, students also work behind the scenes to bring positive change to Carleton. One of these students  is Jancyn Appel, Carleton’s student body president.  Appel has firsthand experience with the inner workings of Carleton. In her first year of college,…

Horses come to campus — Carls say “yay” to “neigh”

If you were outside on Saturday, May 14, chances are you saw a horse. Or shall I say, Saturday, neigh 14th? Carleton’s Equestrian Club organized the horse and goat meet-and-greet. These horses came from the loving arms of a barn just 15 minutes away from campus, and they were kept…

Archaeology course ties students to community service, Indigenous life

ARCN 246, “Archaeological Methods and Lab,” is a relatively new addition to Carleton’s archaeology concentration. It is a required course for the minor that, according to the course catalog, “provides a hands-on introduction to the entire archaeological process through classroom, field, and laboratory components.” For its first “four or five”…

Food insecurity at Carleton persists

According to the 2015 Minnesota College Health Behaviors Survey, 9.6% of Carleton College students responded “often or sometimes true” to the statement “within the past twelve months I worried whether my food would run out before I got money to buy more.” Swipe Out Hunger was established by students in…