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Booking across the bay with CANOE

Booking across the bay with CANOE

Zoe Roettger, Features Editor February 23, 2024

Last weekend, from Feb. 17–18, around seventy Carleton students participated in “Book Across the Bay” through a trip hosted by the Carleton Association of Nature and Outdoor Enthusiasts (CANOE)....

Professors spar in JSC’s Latke Hamantaschen Debate

Isaac Kofsky, Viewpoint Editor February 23, 2024

On Thursday, Feb. 15, students, staff and community members gathered in the Chapel during common time to settle an important debate: which is better, latkes or hamantaschen?  As Jewish Students of...

Carleton women’s hockey team prepares for game against St. Olaf this Sunday

Adria Major, Contributing Writer February 16, 2024

The women’s hockey team at Carleton (WHAC), with 28 people on the roster, has been practicing twice a week and gearing up for their first game of the season against St. Olaf. The game is on Feb. 18 at...

Kristen Vogel joins Carleton as coordinator of multilingual writing support

Isaac Kofsky, Viewpoint Editor February 16, 2024

In late January, Kristen Vogel started her position as Assistant Director of the Writing Center and Coordinator of Multilingual Writing Support. Having previously worked in a similar field at Pace University...

From the archives: Beyond the Carleton bubble

Abby Hellman, Staff Writer February 16, 2024

Note from the Editor: This article was originally published on Feb. 21, 2014. The Carletonian is 133 years old, with over 3,400 issues published since its inception. To reflect and learn from the newspaper’s...

Folded books in the library

Folded books in the library

Mileana Borowski, Managing Editor February 16, 2024

On Monday, Feb. 5, the Laurence McKinley Gould Library hosted an origami book making session from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Abigail Merritt, Gould Library Conservator, led over two dozen attendees (including students,...

Stepping into Seneca’s Grove with Dr. Victoria Austen

Zoe Roettger, Features Editor February 9, 2024

A grove, an anti-garden, Latin and some pizza characterized the lunch hour of some Classics-inclined students, faculty and other attendees of Robert A. Oden, Jr. Postdoctoral Fellow for Innovation in the...

Students attend Lunar New Year celebration

ASIA, SAO and Chaplain’s Office co-host Lunar New Year celebration

Isaac Kofsky, Viewpoint Editor February 9, 2024

On Friday, Feb. 2, dozens of students, faculty, staff and community members packed into Kracum Performance Hall at the Weitz Center for Creativity to view a series of performances to honor the upcoming...

What It Means To Learn by Will Brown

Black Joy is — A multimedia exhibition

Cecilia Samadani, Features Editor February 9, 2024

On Thursday, Feb. 1 from 4:00-5:30 p.m., the Office of Intercultural Life (OIL) presented a multimedia exhibition at the Great Hall, marking the start of Black History Month. This exhibition, entitled...

Snow, shots and swing: The history of Midwinter Ball

Esme Krohn, Staff Writer February 2, 2024

This year marks Carleton College’s 44th annual Midwinter Ball. As some unfortunate COVID freshmen (such as myself) may remember, the college also held virtual Midwinter Balls in 2020 and 2021. The idea...

Students dancing in the Synchrony IIs performance

Synchrony II Winter Term performance

Mileana Borowski, Managing Editor February 2, 2024

At 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 26 and 27, Synchrony II had their Winter Term performance, “Synchrony Gets SAD (Synchrony Affective Disorder),” in the Great Hall.  To prepare for the show,...

Office of the Chaplain holds Imbolc service with Carleton Druids

Isaac Kofsky, Viewpoint Editor February 2, 2024

On Sunday, Jan. 28, the Carleton and Oakdale Groves of the Reformed Druids of North America (RDNA) hosted a service in the chapel to commemorate the holiday of Imbolc, a holiday commemorating the midpoint...

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