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Frisbees to Falsettos: NSW Toss Inspires Freshman Group

With the end of New Student Week drawing near, a group of freshman decided to think of a creative way to return their frisbees at the Variety Show. They decided to sing to their frisbees’ owners. What started off as a quest to find certain Frisbee owners quickly turned into…

No Trash, Just Art

Those who frequently hang out in the Weitz Center for Creativity, either for classes or for extracurriculars, will have recently noticed that there is a huge, unfinished sculpture at the outdoors garden on the first floor. It is being made by Randy Peck, one of the beloved custodial staff who…

Streaking and Other Surprises

“I’ve seen strange things here,” said Ammar Babar from Lahore in Pakistan. He shared his unfamiliarity of the food, culture, and laws with many international students here at Carleton. Yunpeng Bai was shocked when he realized that there would be no exemptions for wine use in Chinese cooking. And it…

Freshmen Seeking Fresh Experiences

The transition from home to college is coupled with numerous changes, adjustments, and even culture shocks for nearly every first-year student on campus. College party life is one campus culture in and of itself, the likes of which many freshman have never experienced before. To be sure, each freshman enters…

ETB Review: “God of Carnage”

ETB is back – woot woot! And with this term’s line-up about as exciting as I can remember since I’ve been here, you’re going to want to make sure you get yourself down to Little Nourse or over to the Weitz early and often. Kicking off the season this past…

Watch the Throne

It’s easy to see why Game of Thrones is so popular. Although some have difficulty following its complex plot, it’s exactly this complexity which make this show so compelling; its multiple intertwining storylines and sudden character deaths create a sense of heightened reality for the viewer. Violence, sex, and love…

The Cuisine of Infinity: Restaurant Review: NEW Buffet

It was Saturday evening. I had neglected to eat lunch that day, and the specter of hunger was haunting my stomach. I also lacked shelter from the quickly escalating rain, so according to Maslow’s hierarchy my entire being was focused on hustling over to NEW Buffet, which offers the prospect…

Carltography: Mapping the Carleton Narrative

“Regular maps have few surprises: their contour lines reveal where the Andes are, and are reasonably clear. More precious, though, are the unpublished maps we make ourselves, of our city, our place, our daily world, our life; those maps of our private world we use every day; here I was…