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Carleton encourages students to travel home over spring break

While many colleges across the US are cancelling spring break altogether, or at least encouraging or requiring students to remain on campus, Carleton recently announced that students who wish to stay on campus over the upcoming two-week Spring Break must petition for approval.  In her “5th Week Pandemic Update” email…

Student podcast on 1918 flu and COVID-19 featured at Northfield Historical Society

As the country is caught in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, a couple of Carleton students have turned to history and the community for perspective. Students from two classes—Historians for Hire and Anthropology of Health and Illness—came together over winter break to discuss the parallels between Northfield’s history in…

The friendly tamarin faces of the Primate Cognition Lab

For most students, Hulings Hall  is the location of the Biology and Psychology departments, but for the eight tamarin monkeys in Professor of Psychology Julie Neiworth’s Primate Cognition Lab, Hulings is home.  Since 1998, Neiworth has worked with 32 tamarins spanning three generations, earning four National Institute of Health (NIH)…

CS department see eventful year with expansion to Olin, new registration system

The Computer Science (CS) Department has seen key changes implemented in the past year, from its expansion into the newly renovated Olin Hall to the development of The Match, a department-specific registration system designed to alleviate years of trouble with long waitlists. While these changes offer some wiggle room to…