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“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.…

ACE Puts the “A”in LGBTQA

Asexuality Community & Education (ACE), as well as the GSC, have been making efforts to promote bring awareness to the asexual community. The “ACE’s newly approved charter doesn’t have any formal relationship to the GSC’s mission statement,” the GSC wishes to support the asexuality community and make it part of…

Carls Go Nuts for Albino Squirrel

Carleton is a pretty cool place. No question about it. Look it up- the extremely authoritative source of Google reviews gives Carleton an average of 4.9 stars. “Outstanding,” says ‘A Google User” 3 years ago. “The best college in the world!” claims another reviewer. “Absolutely the best liberal arts college…

Arctic Artist Plunges Visitors into Darkness

As the issue of climate change has been heating up, more artists have been incorporating nature and science into their artworks, both as an act of artistic movement and as a push to create awareness and alarm over pressing environmental issues. In her exhibition “Markers of Time” at the Weitz…

A Show Far From Merry

If you want a play with light humor, a pleasant love story or perfected musical numbers, this is not the show for you. This is one of those shows you need to be in the mood for because with themes of suicide, rape, abuse and adultery, this show is far…

Let the Hunt Begin: Red Rocks Beware

October brings with it leaves of yellow, orange, and red. Red leaves, red cheeks, red scarves and… red rocks? Every year each RA staff is expected to organize an all campus program, like Hullapalooza. The Complex’s staff was scheduled to have an event fall term. Pat Gordon, area sirector for…