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Steven Schier (political science) quoted in Seattle Times.14 March 2004
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a March 14 Seattle Times article titled “Kerry in race to become familiar” about the developing presidential campaign. “This is a good test of whether or not people are set in stone,” said Schier. “If it’s really all about Bush, you’re not going to see a lot of movement.”
Carleton’s wind turbine plans featured in Star Tribune.13 March 2004
Carleton’s plans for a wind turbine were featured in a March 13 Star Tribune article titled “Reaping the wind: Carleton planning energy turbine.” Carleton will sell the clean energy produced by the turbine, which should pay for itself within 10 years.
Habitat for Humanity volunteers featured in Mississippi newspapers.12 March 2004
Fourteen Carleton student volunteers participating in the Habitat for Humanity International Collegiate Challenge were featured in a March 12 Meriweather (Miss.) Vindicator article titled “Students plan spring break: Habitat work in Greenville” and a March 24 series of articles in the Manchester (Miss.) Star Mercury titled ” ‘House this’ for vacation?” Carleton students interviewed included Helena Costa ’05, Kathryn Grover ’05 and Robyn Hendrix ’05. In addition to helping build a Habitat house, the volunteers also ate lunch at a local middle school and spent an hour each day in classrooms with the students. The local Habitat affiliate said this was the best group of students with whom they had worked.
Jeff Barge ’79 featured in Star Tribune.9 March 2004
Jeff Barge ’79 was featured in a March 7 Star Tribune article titled “Book Mark: He’d like credit for Amazon.com flap.” The article highlighted Barge’s role in forcing Amazon.com to honor the confidentiality of reviewers on their Web site. Barge was a history major at Carleton.
Steven Schier (political science) quoted in Saint Paul Pioneer Press.4 March 2004
Steve Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdan Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a March 4 Saint Paul Pioneer Press article titled “Kucinich showing may be tribute to Wellstone” about Dennis Kucinich’s strong showing in Minnesota’s Democratic caucuses. “Caucuses advantage intensely motivated participants,” Schier said.
Steve Schier (political science) quoted in Christian Science Monitor.4 March 2004
Steve Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a March 4 Christian Science Monitor article titled “Kerry clinches nomination.” “There’s been a lot of polarization around the Bush presidency. Democrats are of one mind about finding an alternative to George Bush. That is the glue that brought all this together for Kerry,” Schier said.
Jake Phillips ’07 featured in Brainerd Dispatch.4 March 2004
Jake Phillips ’07 was featured in a March 4 Brainerd (Minn.) Dispatch article titled “Balancing act: BHS grad posting big numbers on and off the court at Carleton.” The article highlighted Phillips’ first year as part of the Carleton men’s basketball team starting lineup. “Jake had a standout first year,” said head basketball coach Guy Kalland. “He’s going to be a dynamite point guard next year.”
Jake Titus ’06 featured in Star Tribune South.3 March 2004
Jake Titus ’06 was featured in a March 3 Star Tribune article titled “Campaiging for Kucinich.” Titus is helping to raise campus awareness of the presidential campaign of Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio). “You can make changes and you can make people believe in change. That’s really why I thought it was valuable to do things for Kucinich,” Titus said.
Paul Thiboutot (admissions) quoted in Star Tribune.3 March 2004
Paul Thiboutot, dean of admissions, was quoted in a March 3 Star Tribune article titled “Senior wants fairer grades,” which discussed the merits of a weighted grade system at the high school level. Thiboutot noted that Carleton admission officers spend time gauging what kind of classes applicants took, and said, “We’re not admitting kids based on a particular GPA or rank. We figure out what that GPA or rank represents.”
Steven Schier (political science) quoted in Newsday.2 March 2004
Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science, was quoted in a March 2 Newsday article about Senator John Kerry’s potential sweep in the Super Tuesday caucuses. “I think Edwards will be competitive, but at this point, competitive isn’t enough,” Schier said.
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