Student Intent on Majoring in “Something Useful” Horrified to Discover He’s Attending a Liberal Arts College

By: Sophia Franco Drew Anderson could not have been more excited to enter his first-year at Carleton. Coming from a prestigious boarding school, Anderson already boasts several impressive awards and titles including National Debate Champion, Student Body President and National Merit Finalist. Having already reached the summit of adolescent white male achievement, his next step…

SWA Dog Depressed after Exposure to Carls

By: Marko Jurkovich NORTHFIELD, MN—Murphy, a mixed breed SWA dog, can usually be seen chasing squirrels or wagging his tail on walks. However, over the past week, Murph hasn’t shown up to work, exercised, or even barked at fellow canines. “It’s pretty clear he’s fallen into a deep depression after trying to comfort Carleton students,”…

John honorably makes Jen’s arguments for her in discussion because “it’s just easier that way”

By: Brynne Diggins NORTHFIELD, MN—Using the time-honored technique to get students to engage with course material, Professor Allen broke his class into small discussion groups last Thursday. “I expected everything to go pretty normally,” said Allen. “Students tend to exchange ideas without fear when the pressure of large group scrutiny is mitigated.” One small group…