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Passerby vehicle yells hate speech at campus tour groups 

Aldo Polanco February 23, 2023

On Monday, Feb. 21, a vehicle driving around Third Street yelled hateful remarks at an Office of Admissions campus tour group. The incident, which happened near the Weitz Center for Creativity, was quickly...

Northfield struggles with labor supply shortage

Northfield struggles with labor supply shortage

Lindsay Boettiger February 23, 2023

On Nov. 4, 2022, The Economist published an article reflecting on Northfield’s 1.2% unemployment rate — the lowest in the United States at the time. Such a low unemployment rate may seem like a good...

Four-way race for CSA president

Zak Sather February 16, 2023

Election season at Carleton is officially underway, and four students have declared their bid to replace Jancyn Appel ‘23 as Carleton Student Association (CSA) President. Quinn Buchman ‘24, Michael...

MIAC Champs! Knights clinch top seed in playoff tournament with win at Macalester

Eryk Jones February 16, 2023

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Three days after clinching a share of the MIAC's regular-season crown, the Carleton College men's basketball team claimed the title outright with a 74-70 victory at Macalester College....

Carleton ultimate teams win big in recent tournaments

Carleton ultimate teams win big in recent tournaments

Tripp Tokioka February 16, 2023

Over the past couple of weeks, many of Carleton’s ultimate frisbee teams traveled to warmer climates to compete in tournaments. They experienced a smattering of success across the board. Syzygy clinched...

CCCE hosts blood drive with the American Red Cross

Sophie Ismail February 10, 2023

From Tuesday, Jan. 31 through Thursday, Feb. 2, Carleton students lined up in the Great Hall to participate in Carleton’s Winter Term blood drive. The blood drives, which occur once per term, are a...

Jonathan Capehart selected as 2023 Commencement Speaker

Becky Reinhold February 10, 2023

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Carleton alum Jonathan Capehart ’89 has been selected as the commencement speaker for the Class of 2023. Capehart joins a series of politically involved Carleton...

New Sustainability Working Group begins meeting

Lindsay Boettiger February 10, 2023

Carleton College has recently formed a new Sustainability Working Group composed of faculty, students and staff. The SWG will replace the previous Environmental Advisory Committee, and the primary objective...

Board of Trustees vote to divest

Board of Trustees vote to divest

Aldo Polanco February 9, 2023

On Thursday, Feb. 9, 2022, the Carleton College Board of Trustees voted to divest the college’s endowment from fossil fuels. The vote comes at the start of their once-per-term weekend-long meeting....

Admissions weighs potential impacts of Supreme Court decision on affirmative action

Zak Sather February 2, 2023

Last October, the U.S. Supreme Court heard two cases that threaten to end race-based affirmative action in college admissions. Students for Fair Admissions Inc. v. President & Fellows of Harvard College...

Divest continues action leading up to Board of Trustees meeting

Divest continues action leading up to Board of Trustees meeting

Aldo Polanco February 2, 2023

Following a series of actions from Divest Carleton, a student activist group, last fall, the Board of Trustees is slated to vote on divesting the college endowment from fossil fuels. The vote, which will...

Students celebrate the return of Midwinter Ball

Students celebrate the return of Midwinter Ball

Lindsay Boettiger February 2, 2023

After a two-year hiatus, Carleton’s Midwinter Ball has finally returned. This Saturday, Feb. 4, the 43rd annual Midwinter Ball will be held in Sayles-Hill Campus Center. The event itself is a semi...

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