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Students observe political process at 2020 Iowa caucuses

On Monday, February 3, the night of this year’s Iowa caucuses, Carleton students, along with Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science Melanie Freeze, traveled to Mason City, Iowa’s North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) to observe the caucus process and invite voters to participate in exit surveys. The trip aimed…

Dacie Moses House celebrates 137th anniversary as alumni push for renovations

“Dacie’s is a gift,” said Julia Uleberg Swanson, program coordinator of the Dacie Moses House and someone who has committed to maintaining Dacie’s legacy at Carleton for 30 years. In celebration of Dacie’s birthday, this legacy became extremely apparent to anyone who had the pleasure of attending the brunch held…

What do the Bon Appétit employees do during break?

It’s the end of term, finals are over, and everyone is burnt out and ready to go home. But what happens to the workers here on campus after the students have left? How do the people who prepare and serve food everyday work with an empty campus? Are they paid…

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

For most Carleton students, mentions of the infamous tunnels conjure 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…