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(Very Few) Dangers in the Arb

Violence, bloodshed, disease, horror and death. In the Arb, dangers lurk at every corner, and every day is a new struggle to survive, but not for humans. Unlike Arb residents, we as visitors can just relax and enjoy the Arb without worrying about predation, poison or pathogens. But you may…

Admissions Update: First squirrel admitted to Carleton

Carleton always strives for a diverse student body. We hear that in every convocation speech, and the sentiment is certainly peppered throughout most of Carleton’s many newsletters. But many students question whether Carleton is really doing enough. In response to growing student demands for a more inclusive and representative campus,…

Carletonian ad

Congrats, you’ve been selected for a most prestigious position! This is your formal invitation — yes, you, the one not in the Carletonian — to join the Carletonian (insert dramatic fanfare and celebration here). No other club members are as celebrated and adored as those in the Carletonian, and now…

What is laundry?

Forget doing laundry. We need to focus on defining it. I’m not joking. You probably think you already know what laundry is. And you probably use the word “laundry” correctly, to the extent that such a logical and ontological abomination of a word can be used correctly, because some part…

Alli-strology: May 26

Dear readers, It is me! OMGGGGGG it’s my LAST EVR omggggg i’m gonna cry — don’t look -– just kidding -– I think I look kinda hot when I cry LMAO. Like the tears falling, slight frown -– it all comes together to create a masterfully tragic, beautiful, intentional, vulnerable…

Fish and fishing

If you take a walk around the Lyman Lakes or Cannon River these days, you can see many anglers. Indeed, with the nice weather and mosquitoes not out yet, fishing could be the most enjoyable activity in nature around the waters. Fish are pretty abundant in the Lyman Lakes, and…