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7 Arb Deer Killed in Winter Break Bow Hunt

Many Carleton students are unaware of activity that takes place in the arboretum from Thanksgiving Day to December 31, the annual season for bow hunters to harvest deer from within the arb. “People are surprised” to learn about the deer hunt in the arb “because it happens when most people…

Dungeon on Division: Alum Opens Game Store Downtown

Shuffling cards and rolling dice now have a place to pay out social capital. Giving back to Carleton with gaming, Daniel Lessin ’11 just opened the Quill and Blade, a game store, in downtown Northfield on January 12, 2015. The shop offers not only the goods necessary for gaming, but…

High Ratings for Talk Radio

Senior Theater-History double major Andrew Harvey stars in “Talk Radio” as part of his Comprehensive Excercise. Directed by Ethan Ramsay ’17, the cast takes to the Weitz rehearsal room this weekend. “Talk Radio,” written by Eric Bogosian, gives a brief peek into the life of the semi-fictional 80s talk radio…

Carls React to Comet Landing

This past Wednesday, a European probe named Philae landed on a comet for the first time in human history. This same probe made history earlier this year by becoming the first probe to orbit around a comet. This landing will give scientists an unprecedented opportunity to observe the composition of…

Over Break, Students Say, the Best Plan is No Plan

Through the long and arduous journey that is the ninth week, all that students have to motivate them is the fact that the term will come to an end, and hopefully in this their suffering will cease. Once that beautiful day arrives when there is no more school work to…

“Irena’s Vow” Lacks Wow

“Irena’s Vow,” directed by sophomores Shayna Gleason and Ingrid Hofeldt, premiers this weekend in the Little Nourse Theater. “Irena’s Vow,” written in 2009, recounts the story of Irena Gut, a Polish woman who hid 12 Jews from the Nazis during the second World War. A young cast takes the stage;…

#Where Have the Cups Gone?

The dearth of reusable cups in the dining halls has led to widespread frustration–and the creation of a Twitter account: @Cupsandbananas, which offers updates and commentary on the number of cups and bananas present at various locations on campus. The Twitter account has 363 followers and has received tweets from…

Student Sculptures Satisfy Visual Craving

As the term progresses, Carleton’s landscape is ever changing, and not just in a natural way; sculptures have come and gone around campus, bringing a human-made element to the change of seasons. Every trimester, Professor Stephen Mahling teaches a sculpture class, and “particularly in spring and fall, students are given…

Pressing or Paranoid?: Talking About Ebola

The spread of Ebola has been a topic of mounting concern in recent months. In some regions, Ebola has been curtailed or completely eradicated: Senegal saw a single case in August, and in Nigeria, 19 cases were reported, the first in July, but both countries have since been declared Ebola-free.…