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Going underground: What’s become of Carleton’s tunnels

For most Carleton students, mentions of the infamous tunnels conjures up stories from alums and years past. Although they were closed in 1988, the lore surrounding their existence and closure is still abound on campus, as students trudge across the Bald Spot on snowy November days, cursing the lack of…

Interview with Windborne vocal folk quartet

The folk quartet Windborne gave a concert in the Skinner Memorial Chapel on Tuesday, October 29. To learn more about the group and its background and mission, the Carletonian reached out to one of the group’s members, Will Rowan, to find out what they’re all about. Q: Tell me a…

Comps production of Richard II triumphs with minimalism

This past weekend in the Weitz theater, Jo Bartkovitch ’20 presented their comps production of the Shakespearean history Richard II. The play, which traces the end of King Richard’s (Jo Bartkovitch) reign and the ascension of King Henry IV (Sharan Ganjam Seshachallam ’20), is concerned with themes such as divine…

Review of fall play The Heidi Chronicles

Over the weekend, the Carleton Players performed The Heidi Chronicles by Wendy Wasserstein. The show, directed by David Wiles, featured Bryn Battani ’23 as Heidi Holland, Sawyer Stone ’23 as Scoop Rosembaum and Josh Isaacs ’22 as Peter Patrone. The Heidi Chronicles follows an art historian, Heidi, as she navigates…

Steven Ludeke ’03 gives guest lecture on the relationship between politics and IQ

Through a joint venture between the Psychology and Political Science departments, Carleton welcomed Steven Ludeke ’03, researcher of the psychological origins of ideological difference, for a talk on Thursday, October 17, strikingly titled “Politics and intelligence: Both more and less connected than we thought.” While at Carleton, Ludeke created his…