Ava Blaufuss (‘26) is a freshman from MN who works as part of the promotions team for the Cave. Ava enjoys drawing, printmaking, and head banging to riot grrrl music in their free time.
Aidan Cunningham (’26) is a freshman from Maplewood, NJ, and is on AV staff. He is allergic to most pets, but feels he has a certain affinity for lambs, and aspires to live alone as a hill-person in the Scottish highlands. He likes Elliott Smith.
Ryan Dunn is from Upstate NY and is a singer-songwriter, and is on the AV team in the Cave.
Caroline Gans (‘26) is a self-described solitaire extraordinaire from Sarasota, Florida. She is working at The Cave as a member of the counter staff for the first time this term. She is (predictably) very into music, and will probably force you to follow her on Spotify fairly immediately upon meeting you. It’s best not to resist.
Hi, my name in Ben Garcia (‘26) and I work for AV. I am from Alameda, CA and I love learning about just about anything and I like to bake pies.
Han is a junior English major from Chicago and Beijing. They love (nearly) all forms of music and performance!
Faith Hanshaw (’23) is the General Manager at The Cave and has successfully made The Cave a major part of her personality during her time at Carleton. When she’s not studying or playing softball you will usually find her listening to music, finally watching Grey’s Anatomy for the first time, or playing with the sea critters in Hulings 🙂
Leo Hess (‘26) is a sound engineer at the Cave. He’s from New York City and likes cars, table tennis, food, ceramics, photography, and music. He likes classic rock and plays piano and drums.
Fiona Ibrahim (‘24) is a cognitive science major from Stoneham, MA. When she’s not at the Cave working the counter, you might find her playing on the lacrosse field, going to yoga classes, or listening to a podcast. If you have time to kill, ask her about astrology!
Annie Jay (’26) is from Berkeley CA, and a prospective Geo or Bio major, American Music minor. She works the counter and when not listening, playing, learning, or talking about music she likes being outside, running, hanging out with friends, making things, and complaining about how cold it is.
Amelia Lawlor (‘26) is an collector of oversized sweaters and Diet Coke enjoyer from Washington, D.C. This is her first term working counter at the Cave. In her free time, she likes to watch cooking shows (although she can’t cook to save her life), listen to indie music that her friends hate, and play a frankly unhealthy amount of Papa’s Cupcakeria.
I am from Georgia and really like music. Music is really fun and cool. I also really like pesto pasta. I will be OCS Winter Term!
Camilla Smith-Donald (‘26) is from Chicago and works A/V in the Cave. In her free time she plays soccer, writes, and is learning to juggle!
Gabe Tarini (’25) is a prospective CAMS major from Philadelphia, PA and is currently the Counter Manager at The Cave. He sings (too much). He writes (rarely). He sleeps (often). He does many other fun and exciting things ! Wow!!
Aidan is a new member of the cave staff from Seattle who’ll be working counter. He’s a dancer by trade, but has history on the guitar and is learning the drums. Recently he’s been diving into the Saharan music scene, so be sure to ask him about it.