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Perlman seeks new director to continue to further mission

Carleton’s Perlman Teaching Museum is looking for a new director who would continue exploring its mission to incorporate visual learning into Carleton’s liberal arts experience and spark conversation in the local community, as stated on its website. The committee taking charge of the applicant review process is composed of Carleton’s…

Science database Sci-Hub to be blocked amid cybersecurity concerns

On Monday, January 13, all students received an email from Carleton’s information security officer Kendall George detailing several cybersecurity issues concerning Science-Hub, a popular online source for scholarly scientific information. “It is becoming clear to law enforcement and cybersecurity professionals that, contrary to Sci-Hub’s stated purpose, the actual purpose of…

Carleton students participate in Northfield Women’s March

On Saturday, January 18, 50 people convened at Ames Park at 11 a.m. for the Women’s March on Northfield. Despite low temperatures and heavy wind chill, the group marched across town with signs and banners, ending at Imminent Brewing for an after-party. Julie Faulkner, one of the event’s organizers, detailed…

SHAC shifts toward same-day appointments

This term, Student Health and Counseling (SHAC) at Carleton introduced several changes in its system for scheduling counseling appointments. Appointments are now scheduled for the current week only, rather than into upcoming weeks. Same-day appointments are also available. In response to student requests, online scheduling is now available for a…

Peer Leaders first to receive housing announcement update

On Saturday, January 11th, Dean Livingston and Tanya Hartwig, the associate director for the Office of Residential Life, delivered a housing announcement to 272 students who attended the Peer Leader Winter Conference. According to one slide of the presentation, the announcement aimed to further define the housing recommendations of the…

Schulze Café opens in Anderson Hall, offers soft-serve as promised

On Monday, January 6, the Schulze Café officially opened in Evelyn M. Anderson Hall, Carleton’s new science building. While a soft opening was planned for Fall term 2019, last minute construction in Anderson, commonly referred to as Evie, delayed the opening to January 2020. The completion of the Schulze Café…

RAs to replace House Managers in interest houses

On Thursday, January 2, the Office of Residential Life sent out an email to all Residential Peer Leaders informing them that Residential Assistants (RAs) will replace the role of House Managers beginning in Fall 2020. Currently, each interest house’s House Manager is chosen by residents or by offices associated with…

College financial statements reveal healthy position

Colleges need cash, and fortunately, Carleton has enough.  Carleton’s 2019 financial statements indicate that the college is confident it will generate $127 million in sources of liquidity, which are assets that generate cash, in the upcoming year. This figure will help the college nearly cover its $152 million operating budget.…