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Dozens of Bon Appétit, Barnes and Noble employees furloughed

By the first day of spring-term classes on April 6, most of Carleton’s dining hall and bookstore staff members had been placed on unpaid leave until further notice. While Carleton has assured all employees that their jobs are not in danger, these workers are employees of Bon Appétit and Barnes…

Students organize GoFundMe campaign to support first-generation and low-income peers

Several Carleton students have created a GoFundMe campaign with a goal of $100,000 to be distributed to first generation, low-income (FGLI) students who are disproportionately affected by Carleton’s closure for Spring term.  Caro Carty ’20 and Ozzy Cota ’22 came together to launch the campaign soon after the shift to…

COVID-19 sees business impact throughout the college

The COVID-19 pandemic has made business anything but usual at Carleton.  Offices throughout the college are reshuffling their priorities as a nearly empty campus and volatile stock market pose new financial challenges. Interviews with administrators in the Business and Finance Division of the college, the Registrar, Off-Campus Studies (OCS), and…

All Spring classes to be graded on S/Cr/Nc scale

All Spring term courses will be graded on a Satisfactory/Credit /No Credit (S/Cr/Nc) basis in light of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a campus-wide email from Dean of the College Beverly Nagel on Friday, April 3. This means that only S/Cr/NC grades will be recorded on student transcripts for the…

Faculty members express logistical concerns, heightened workload in the move to remote teaching

In a YouTube video to incoming students of Psychology 220: Sensation and Perception, Assistant Professor of Psychology Julia Strand said, “this class is definitely going to be different than it would be if I were teaching it in person, but I think if we work together, we can still make…

International students grapple with uncertainty in light of COVID-19 measures

Carleton College’s shift to online classes for the first half of Spring term and request that students leave campus by Wednesday, March 18, has left students scrambling to pack their belongings and adjust travel plans. For many international students, the announcement has bred uncertainty and frustration about potential travel bans,…

College tells students to pack belongings, not contact professors regarding teaching in COVID-19 update

Following the morning announcement about COVID-19 prevention measures that see Carleton relying on remote teaching for the first half of Spring term, Dean of Students Carolyn Livingston presented an FAQ page with updates on the situation in a campus-wide email on Thursday afternoon. Notably, the College is now asking that…