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“Gentlemen, You Can’t Fight in Here! This is a War Room!”: A Review of “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” (1964)

For most Americans fearing the implications of the Space Race, Nuclear Arms Race and everything communist in general, a biting political satire about all of this was the last thing they likely wanted… but even decades after its release, Kubrick’s “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and…

Vietgoing to “Vietgone”: a Guthrie Theater production

On Thursday, October 13, 2022, amid the stresses of midterm week, a group of boisterous Carleton students boarded a dilapidated yellow school bus bound for Minneapolis’ Guthrie Theater to see its Mina Morita-directed production of “Vietgone.” There were a variety of reasons for seeing this play. For many, viewing the…

Chinese Music Ensemble to host concert with CAAM Chinese Dance Theater

On Sunday, October 30, 2022, Carleton’s acclaimed Chinese Music Ensemble will hold a special performance with the CAAM Chinese Dance Theater from St. Paul, MN. The performance will be at 3:00 p.m. in Krakum Hall. Gao Hong, Director of Chinese Music Ensemble and Senior Lecturer in Chinese Musical Instruments, was…

The newest student org: Film Society

Carleton Film Society has made a triumphant return after over five years of dormancy. On Sunday, October 9, the organization hosted a screening of David Lynch’s 1977 cult classic “Eraserhead” for a bemused yet rapt audience of several dozen students. But what exactly is Film Society, and what niche does…

On show in the Perlman: Curious Objects: Learning and Teaching with the Carleton Art Collection

The Curious Objects: Learning and Teaching with the Carleton Art Collection exhibition is the first of its kind to be put on in the Perlman Teaching Museum since the collection’s inception in 1997. Despite housing a permanent collection for a relatively long time, there has never been an exhibition exclusively…

Chatting with the Chaplain: Q&A with Dawson Eriksen, Chaplain’s Associate

The chapel is well known for hosting religious services, holidays and official Carleton gatherings. However, the Carleton College Office of the Chaplain contributes extensively to Carleton life beyond the realm of the spiritual, hosting events and workshops spanning meditation, mindfulness, discussion and general community building in addition to prayer groups…