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Caught in the ACT

The expression “gap year” is an almost completely unfamiliar term to many U.S. high school students. So familiar to students across Europe, it is not used in North America because no tradition exists among U.S. graduates to take a year off between high school and college for work or service…

Cooking with Carls

The first time I met Adam Rudebuch ’08 was in my English freshman seminar course, “The Spirit of Place.” In the past three years, there have certainly been some changes, but most things have remained the same. He still enjoys English courses with Professor Kowalewski, who has inspired him to…

Waffle shop to replace tattoo parlor

Spirit Garden tattoo and piercing, on Division St., will soon be closing. A new restaurant, Sweet Lou’s Waffle Bar, will replace it. While the Chamber of Commerce has no official opening date for the restaurant, it is likely that it will open in November. Sweet Lou’s Waffle Bar will be…

Wellstone Week

Monday, October 22 Carleton Democrats host Paul Wellstone DFL Primary Town Hall Forum. Skinner Memorial Chapel, 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 23 Carleton Democrats and Wellstone Action present training in leadershiip, mobilization, and strategic planning for issues and elections. Evans Dining Hall, 5:00-10:00 p.m. Contact [email protected] Wednesday, October 24 Lu Lippold ‘76…

Minnesota bill doubles amount of energy conserved in the state

On May 25th Governor Tim Pawlenty signed into law the “Next Generation Energy Act of 2007”. The Bill, co-sponsored by Rep. Bill Helty and Senator Yvonne Prettner Solon, establishes Minnesota as a national leader in climate change and energy efficiency legislation. Included in the “Next Generation Energy Act of 2007”…

Sustaining political engagement a challenge

Carleton students are known to be intelligent and involved; it is commonly believed that these traits should, and do, translate automatically into an immense interest in world affairs and issues that might not directly affect us as Carleton students. We have various student organizations on campus that serve the interest…

Corrections

In last week’s article titled “Students participate in selection of dining service,” members of the Dining Task Force were misquoted. The article alleged that certain food service providers have decided against providing for Carleton because of the condition of Burton Dining Hall, but members of the Dining Task Force have…

News Briefs

College engages in self-study as part of accreditation process As part of Carleton’s ongoing accreditation process, the final Campus Focus Group sessions, which follow three Campus Focus Groups with randomly sampled students, faculty and staff, will take place on Tues., Oct. 23 and Wed., Nov. 7. The college is currently…