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Carleton accepts early decision for class of 2027

On Dec. 12, Carleton accepted 180 students from the  Early Decision round of applications, the first new students admitted to Carleton for the Class of 2027.  The ED cycle is one of three application options Carleton offers, along with early decision two and regular decision. Early decision applications are binding;…

Obituary: F. Jackson Bryce, Jr.

F. Jackson Bryce, Jr., 78, of St. Paul, MN, passed away peacefully on Dec. 12, 2022, after living valiantly with cancer the previous year; he was surrounded by the support of family, friends, hospice and nursing care. Jack was born on Easter Sunday April 6, 1944, in Frederick, MD, the…

Professor Amna Khalid moderates panel discussion of Islamic art controversy

On Tuesday, Jan. 17, Professor of History Amna Khalid will moderate a panel discussion about the recent controversy at Hamline University, which has drawn national press attention. Khalid will be joined by other academics, including the chair of Hamline’s religion department, to discuss “[w]hat happens when students are offended by…

Travel delays hinder students’ and faculty’s return to campus

As temperatures drop below freezing in Minnesota, travel conditions have considerably worsened across the state. The change in weather has brought with it alternating bouts of heavy snow, hail, sleet and freezing rain which have combined to create difficulties in both aerial and ground-based transportation systems.  The Minneapolis-Saint Paul International…

 Democrats flip Pennsylvania: midterm election results

On Tuesday, November 8, Americans voted in an incredibly competitive midterm election. The Democratic Party narrowly controlled both chambers of Congress and this election would determine the balance of power for the remainder of Biden’s term.  As polls close and votes are counted, the results of important elections are beginning…

Board of Trustees meeting summary published, to vote on divestment in February

On Monday, October 31, President Alison Byerly confirmed that following an informal discussion on Friday, the Board of Trustees agreed to vote on the question of divestment in their February session.  “I think [trustees] are very aware and have been for some time of the strong community feeling [regarding divestment],”…

Divest occupiers ordered out of the Weitz

On the morning of Sunday, October 30, Campus Security ordered Divest Carleton to end their occupation of the Weitz Center or face disciplinary action from the College. The group decided to comply with the order, ending their occupation of the Weitz Center after almost four days.  The occupation of the…

2021 Clery Report on crime and safety statistics published

Every year, Carleton College is required to complete the Clery Report, the annual security and fire safety report, in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The report covers safety and security policies, emergency procedures, fire safety policies and statistics as well…