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Matilda: A regressive film from your childhood

This past weekend, I went to Gould Library with my friends and held an exclusive screening of the classic film “Matilda”. Roald Dahl’s “Matilda” made its silver screen debut in 1996 under the direction of Danny DeVito. Nicholas Kazan and Robin Swicord adapted the original novel for the screenplay that…

Unveiling the costs of Inauguration Weekend

“Presidential inaugurations are important markers in the history of a college, as they happen relatively infrequently, and they mark a new chapter for the institution,” explained Elise Eslinger, member of the Carleton College Inauguration Committee. On the weekend of October 15 and 16, Carleton celebrated the inauguration of President Alison…

“Everybody”: Carleton Theatre returns with a metaphysical fever dream of self reflection

Photos by Lev Shuster​​ If one were planning to reckon with their own mortality and existentialism, I can truly think of no better place than the comfort of a plush seat in the Weitz Theatre while watching “Everybody.” Throughout the duration of this metaphysical fever dream, one is forced to…

Divest Carleton

Core to Carleton is caring. For each other, for our education, for our communities and for our planet. We each have our own unique ways of contributing to the collective good. Yet our actions are only as valuable as our institutional impact. Our college is funded by a roughly 1.3…

A look into the Chapel bells

“It’s like the equivalent of rocket science in the medieval world.”  This is how Janean Hall, the Enid and Henry Woodward College Organist and Senior Lecturer of harpsichord and organ, describes the Chapel organ—which can be heard projected through a carillon everyday, at 11:57 a.m.; as not to conflict with…