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Reusable to-go container pilot program to be launched in Sayles

The Sustainability Office and Bon Appétit are launching a pilot program that will replace disposable clamshell containers in Sayles Café with free reusable to-go containers. Andrew Farias ’21, Sustainability Assistant in the Office of Sustainability, is spearheading the program, which is branded as Green2Go. Farias hoped that 100 students and…

CSA to begin sustainable menstrual products pilot program

CSA will be distributing 90 menstrual cups as part of a pilot program aiming to increase accessibility of sustainable menstrual products on campus. CSA will be purchasing the products from DivaCup, a prominent menstrual cup supplier. Tentatively, the cups will be distributed in the first three weeks of spring term…

Andrew Farias elected CSA President, executive team discusses transition

Elections for the Carleton Student Association (CSA) Senate closed last Sunday, February 23, with Andrew Farias ’21 elected CSA President. Students voted for a total of seven positions in CSA Senate, four of which—President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Class of 2023 Representative—were contested races. Election results were announced on Monday,…

New CSA Constitutional Amendment aims to unify senators and students

The CSA Constitutional Amendment proposed by the Constitutional Review Board was ratified on February 23 by the Carleton student body with 92.5 percent of votes. This amendment will take the role of defining CSA’s role on campus as well as giving the student body more power in holding them accountable.…

CCCE and Gould Library host voter registration event for students

On Tuesday, February 11, the Center for Community and Civic Engagement (CCCE) and Gould Library facilitated a Voter Registration event for Carleton students. The event was put on to encourage out-of-state students to register to vote in Minnesota in the upcoming primary elections. CCCE Peace and Conflict Fellows Sophie Rogers…

Math department receives $495,341 grant to hire female assistant professor

Carleton’s Mathematics department recently received the Clare Boothe Luce grant for $495,341 dollars toward the hiring of a female researcher and Assistant Professor of Mathematics. Carleton’s Mathematics department, which in recent years has taken steps to diversify its faculty and students, will now be able to further its role in…

Computer Science department implements new registration system

On Monday, February 3, all students enrolled in Computer Science (CS) classes, as well as students on the department interest list, received an email detailing a new registration system. Titled “The Match,” the system pairs students with CS classes using algorithms similar to those that match medical students to residencies.…