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The Bald Spot

Death to the Onewheel-ers

My friends, we are in a plague. The plaguey-est of plagues. No, I’m not talking about COVID-19, I’m talking about the Onewheels that zoom around campus. Many, including the administration, have been far too kind to these abhorrent mechanical monstrosities, but I will not have it. For this reason, I…

Shadow Week

You’ve all heard of Party Week (if not, it’s okay; you can come out from under your rock now, I promise most of us don’t bite). Only slightly less well-known is this: in response to low turnout from the introverted population on campus, there were also events tailored to quieter…

Alli-strology: April 22

Hi! I’m writing this after a busy and exciting day. I hope you are doing well this week and making sure to care for yourself, however that looks. Recently, there was an absolutely stunning pink full moon in Libra; this moon works to illuminate love and shows you where you…

A Quiet Friend

I often walk down Highway 19 on my way to the Arb, and I always keep an eye out for a friend of mine — he’s a lovely blue-gray color and likes to stand in the water and rocks in the little Lyman Lakes waterfall next to the bridge. He’s…

Alli-strology: April 15

Hi there, friend, It’s me, Allison, and welcome to this Allistrology spot in The Carletonian! This week, I’ll give a short and sweet sentence or two to help clarify things and make it easy to focus. There’s so much always happening around us that something even as small as the…

Frisbee season

The sun is out (kind of—I’ve been told that my standards for warm weather have changed since coming to college in Minnesota) and thus the frisbees have returned. Now, this isn’t exactly to say that there wasn’t frisbee all winter—I realize that Carleton is a “frisbee school” and that there…

SHAC Introduces New Treatment Options

As students return to campus, so do the mysterious colds and viruses that generally accompany them. This term, after facing criticism for their typically lackluster response to sick students, SHAC has decided to increase their treatment options. According to their website, SHAC still believes that antibiotics should be abolished, as…