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Students seeking extra work hours find employment off-campus

While Jancyn Appel ’23 frequents students’ inboxes in her role as student body president, she also frequents Northfield’s local Target as a cashier.  “On campus, I work in the Admissions Office, which has really inconsistent hours,” she said. “Off-campus, I work at Target and Pizza Lucé.”   Appel and 80% of…

Carleton 2026 profile: lowest acceptance rate to date

With the May 1 deadline coming and going, a new class of students commit to making Carleton their home for the next four years. After National College Decision Day, Admissions reports the lowest acceptance rate for any class in the history of the college at 16.5%. Also a historical record…

COVID-19 core team raises campus alert level to medium

On May 4, all Carleton students, faculty and staff received an email from the COVID-19 Core Team, reading as follows: “Over the past several days, we have seen an uptick in the number of cases of COVID-19 among students, faculty and staff. This trend of increased cases is beginning to…

African and Caribbean Association (ACA)

The following is an interview between Aldo Polanco — Managing Editor — and the African and Caribbean Association’s executive board.  Aldo: What is ACA’s mission? Board: The African Caribbean Association (ACA) is a community that amplifies the cultural variety of our identities while raising awareness of the African and Caribbean…

Reflecting on (my) reflections

In my year and a half of being Viewpoint Editor for The Carletonian, I’ve found myself lucky to be able to hear and read other people’s reflections as they go through and get used to college. Some positive, some negative, but all in all each unique in some way. This…