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JSC and Chaplain’s office co-host Tu B’shvat with Professor Jake Grossman

Isaac Kofsky, Viewpoint Editor January 26, 2024

Tu B’shvat, known colloquially as “the birthday of the trees,” is a Jewish holiday celebrated on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shvat. In Biblical times, this was the start of the tax season,...

Carleton’s history: ECC proposes abolishment of A+ grade

Jonathan K. Glassman, Contributing Writer January 26, 2024

Note from the Editors: This article was originally published on October 7, 1994. The Carletonian is 147 years old, with over 3,400 issues published since its inception. To reflect and learn from the newspaper’s...

Student mingle around tables at the Worlds Fair

Around the World(’s Fair) with Off-Campus Studies

Zoe Roettger, Features Editor January 26, 2024

On Thursday, Jan. 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Great Hall, more than 100 study-abroad programs were promoted through the Off-Campus Studies (OCS) World’s Fair, an annual event in January that...

Carleton welcomes new Christian chaplain Mary Perez to campus

Cecilia Samadani, Features Editor January 19, 2024

When searching for someone to fill the role of Associate Chaplain for Christian and Interfaith life, college chaplain Schuyler Vogel ’07 said that the office was looking for “a deeply faithful Christian...

The lead image for Towards a Warm Embrace, created by Finnegan Shannon 11 and Ezra Benus

Accessibility and art at the Perlman Teaching Museum

Zoe Roettger, Features Editor January 19, 2024

Last Thursday, Jan. 11 from 5-7 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity, a new exhibition at the Perlman Teaching Museum was unveiled. Titled “Towards a Warm Embrace,” this event featured a talk with...

Ornate gold and dark blue harpsichord

Early music petting zoo: Using new senses to enjoy music

Zoe Roettger, Features Editor January 9, 2024

On Jan. 4-5, a subsection of Carleton’s instrumental collection was showcased in Weitz Room M31. Called the Early Musical Instrument Petting Zoo, this event allowed students to explore and play these ...

Chapel events: how do they work?

Chapel events: how do they work?

Isaac Kofsky, Viewpoint Editor January 9, 2024

One of the most active offices on Carleton’s campus is the Office of the Chaplain. The chapel hosts approximately ten events per term, encompassing a wide range of faith traditions and spiritual and...

Climate change and the unnaturally warm December in Minnesota

Ella Parke, Staff Writer January 9, 2024

At the beginning of December, the Fifth National Climate Assessment, which is issued every five years and breaks down the latest news surrounding climate change, released their latest assessment. Within...

The cover photo of the NORTH exhibit (courtesy of the Carleton College website).

Closing of the “NORTH” Exhibition in the Weitz

Ella Parke, Staff Writer November 17, 2023

The “NORTH” exhibition in the Weitz has closed after a three-month run from Sept. 12 to Nov. 15, 2023. Created by Mary Ellen Childs, “NORTH” emulated the atmosphere of the Arctic using sounds,...

Social media anonymity: On the social impact of YikYak

Tabitha Jones, Features Columnist November 17, 2023

When a Carl is looking for entertainment, they are able to open YikYak and find school-specific jokes. YikYak is an app that functions similarly to X (formerly known as Twitter), the major differences...

An insider on Carleton’s social dance scene: Why is it so popular?

Cecilia Samadani, Features Editor November 10, 2023

Dance is prevalent in Carleton’s culture, including numerous student organizations such as Synchrony II, Karl Pop and Jazz Contemporary Dance Company (JCO). Partnered dance is just as popular. From Social...

Miah Francis 26 looking stylish in an all purple fit.

Monochrome November: A growing Carleton tradition

Tabitha Jones, Features Columnist November 10, 2023

November is a month known for its challenges. One challenge, however, that many new students have not heard of before is Monochrome November which was started at Carleton three years ago. The core of the...

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