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3 March 1998
Recent trials like the O.J. Simpson case and the Oklahoma City bombing trial have intensely publicized the American justice system. Eight Carleton College students recently participated in Mock Trial, an experience which allowed them to encounter the trial process first-hand. Twenty-eight college teams from Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan competed at this year’s regional competition at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn.
18 February 1998
Ryan Miske has been involved with Scouting for almost as long as he can remember. Beginning in the second grade, he joined the Tiger Cubs, then the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts. Now a senior political science major at Carleton College, Miske’s latest challenge was achieving four formidable
Scouting goals to earn the bronze Congressional Award.
14 January 1998
Carleton College Professor of Dance Mary Easter and her longtime friend Judith Brin Ingber will deliver a dance performance titled “And the Walls Come Tumblin’ Down” on Wednesday, January 21st at 8:30 p.m. in the Arena Theater.
9 December 1997
Laurence McKinley Gould, the well-loved Antarctic explorer, professor and former Carleton president, already has a lengthy list of namesakes including Antarctic mountains, bays, glaciers, coasts and the Carleton library. At a dedication ceremony on October 9, the world received one more — a 230-foot research vessel/ice breaker.
27 October 1997
What do Paul Newman, Sigourney Weaver, Gwyneth Paltrow, Campbell Scott and Carleton College senior Meg Higgins have in common?
2 October 1997
Carleton College is pleased to announce the addition of seven new faculty members.
1 October 1997
The Carleton College Academic Quiz Team won the team title and two individual honors at an academic quiz tournament in Kansas City, on September 27. Carleton won the tournament by besting a sixteen-team field including representatives of Iowa State University, Washington University (St. Louis),Wichita State University and the Universities of Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma.
8 September 1997
David H. Porter returns to Carleton College to deliver Opening Convocation in Skinner Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, September 10 at 3 p.m. Porter taught classics and music at Carleton for 25 years and was the William H. Laird Professor of Liberal Arts from 1974-1987. He served as Carleton President from 1986-1987 before moving on to become President of
Skidmore College in July 1987.
3 January 1997
Carleton and St. Olaf Colleges, both located in Northfield, Minn., have been ranked fifth and sixth respectively among small schools producing Peace Corps volunteers. The Peace Corps defines small schools and universities as those schools with less than 5,000 undergraduates. In the 36-year history of the Peace Corps, 354 Carleton alumni have joined the organization.