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Considering nostalgia and travel with Wes Anderson

This Fall Term, I made my way to a movie theater outside of Saint Paul to see The French Dispatch, Wes Anderson’s most recent film. The film resonated with me deeply upon the first and second viewings. However, in my travels abroad, The French Dispatch has gained a new personal…

No Fidelity: Carleton’s music journal and imprint

NoFi also runs a music imprint. Each term, a music release accompanies the magazine release, featuring a collection of songs made by students at Carleton. Last term’s NoFi imprint release features songs by four different student-run artists and bands—St. Nexu, Paranoid Fiction, Lele Beats and Solitary Wind Turbines—and the playlist…

Gorpcore is in.

So, you missed fashion week this past fall. It’s okay! You had school. Unfortunately, Spring/Summer 2022 is already underway. Especially when your courses start heating up, you must always remember the paramount importance of dressing properly when you awake. Looking excellent is a virtuous pursuit! Fear not: I am going…

Carleton’s housing and lottery system explained

Carleton’s annual room draw is a scramble to make plans and can be especially confusing for first-year students. Much of this article will explain the process itself. However, it will also examine perspectives from various Carls who were polled on their experiences with Carleton Residential Life as well as interviews…

Abroad in the Winter: A Q&A 

With this last winter term being the first term that Carleton has been able to run its Off Campus Studies (OCS) programs as planned, the Carletonian reached out to hear from students who were on the programs “Sports and Globalization in London and Seville” and “Architectural Studies in Europe.” Without…

Aphrodite and Adonis

All-Black cast putting a spotlight on marginalized communities. A conversation with student creator and director Octavia Washington. What was the inspiration for your play? Octavia: It’s written after Theater 225, which talked about abstract theater and what it means to create an abstract play. There’s a lot of realism connected…

Women+ in Economics

Women and Non-Binary Individuals in Economics(WE+) is a club that meets weekly as a group to get to know other women and non-binary individuals majoring or interested in economics and also hosts events throughout the year for all to join. The club offers a chance to mingle with classmates, hear…

Kari Scheurer: The Queen of Quarantine

If there’s one lesson Carls have learned outside of the classroom these past two years, it’s that there’s no easy way to enter isolation. Sophie Draper ’24 was a close contact of one of the eight students who falsely tested positive last February. The first indication she received of having…

Jewish Students of Carleton

The Jewish Students of Carleton (JSC) aims to create a cultural, religious and social community for Jewish students through regular Shabbat and holiday services as well as other social events. Shabbat services, one of the main JSC events, are held each Friday in Page East, the Jewish interest house. Shabbat…