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Senior spotlight: Q&A with Saul Wildavsky, GOP captain

NC: How long have you been on the Gods of Plastic (GOP) team, and what did your path to that position look like? SW: I’ve been on the team since I was a first year, and, going into my junior year, myself and two seniors were named captains. Going into…

Carleton women’s golf ends their triumphant season

This season, the Carleton Knights Women’s Golf Team had a year for the record books. A MIAC championship, their top five golfers placing in the top five at the MIAC tournament, capped off with a seventh place overall after totaling 1,249 shots during the four-day NCAA DIII tournament at Bay…

Carleton Varsity Athletics: Top eight moments of 2018-2019

The 2018-2019 athletic season has concluded for Carleton Knights Athletics, and it was a year filled with many upsets, elite performances and recordbreaking runs. To sum up the season, I’ve written my top eight moments, in no particular order, in Knights Athletics this year, ranging from a shocking men’s basketball…

Tennis duo slated for NCAA championships

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Two members of the Carleton College men’s tennis team, sophomore Leo Vithoontien (Bangkok, Thailand/Bangkok Patana School) and senior Jordon O’Kelly (Lake Forest, Ill.), have been selected to compete at the 2019 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Singles and Doubles Championships. The singles and doubles championships begin on…

Student-athletes manage stress

How is it that student athletes manage their lives at Carleton? With the amount of schoolwork a Carleton student already has, and the clubs and activities they are a part of, let’s not forget about work study some students have, and on top of that long practices, how is it…

Differences in MIAC playoff formats between sports spark dialogue

Making the MIAC playoffs is the goal for most athletic teams at Carleton, and winning these small tournaments is frequently the first step in winning a national title, the ultimate objective of every team and athlete in Division III. Throughout the season, teams jostle for position, hopefully placing them firmly…

Women’s Tennis wins MIAC

On Sunday, May 5, on a perfect day at Pat Lamb courts, the Carleton Knights’ Women’s Tennis team capped off a perfect 2019 against conference opponents, defeating the Bethel Royals by a score of 5 points to 2, in the MIAC Championship. This marks the Knights’ first MIAC tournament championship…

Syz, GOP and Eclipse Headed to Nationals

As semi-warmer temperatures and the disappearance of snow usher in spring term on campus, Carleton’s most-skilled disc enthusiasts lace up their cleats in a most competitive manner, in anticipation of competitive club ultimate’s postseason. Both of Carleton’s division one (CUT and Syzygy) and division three (GoP and Eclipse) teams previously…