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More Than 100 Academics Call For Bloomington To Drop Charges

After more than 100 religious leaders called for charges against Black Lives Matter protesters to be dropped in an open letter earlier this week, researchers and professors from Twin Cities academic institutions are doing the same, according to the activist group.

03/04/2015

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U Students Look Into Adopting ‘Affirmative Consent’ Policy

Students at the University of Minnesota say the “affirmative consent” policy could make it easier to determine if sex was indeed consensual.

01/13/2015

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Warren Stumps For Franken At Carleton; McFadden In Central MN

A top liberal U.S. senator invoked the late Sen. Paul Wellstone in Northfield Saturday, echoing his populist tone in urging voters to give her colleague Sen. Al Franken a second term. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren rallied a crowd of 400 dotted with old Wellstone T-shirts at Carleton College, where Wellstone taught and planted his political roots.

10/18/2014

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Rival Minn. Schools Show Solidarity After Tragedy

College students in Northfield are coming together to support a neighboring school. After learning of the death of a student at St. Olaf last week, Carleton students filled every mailbox at St. Olaf with a flower as a way to show solidarity. “It was an absolutely incredible gesture that we experienced from Carleton,” said junior John Bruer.

10/16/2014

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Franken To Host Warren For Campaign Events

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is coming to Minnesota to campaign for fellow Democrat Sen. Al Franken. Warren and Franken plan a Saturday morning campaign event at Carleton College in Northfield. Warren will also help Franken rally campaign volunteers in St. Paul Saturday afternoon.

10/13/2014

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Northfield Named 2nd Best Small Town In U.S.

Northfield, Minnesota was just named one the second best small town in the country, according to newly released rankings. The town, which houses St. Olaf and Carleton Colleges, ranked among the best locales “that inspire both creativity and activity.”

07/22/2014

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Putting A Carleton National Champion To The Test

Carleton College sophomore Amelia Campbell had quite a track and field season. Last month, she won a national championship in the heptathlon. Not only that, she finished with the third-most points in Division III history.

06/23/2014

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Minn. Student Combats Racist Note With Social Media

A college freshman is trying to turn a negative situation into a positive after receiving a racist note in his dorm room. Raul Guzman is a freshman at Carleton College in Northfield.

05/09/2014

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Prep Blog: Carleton Hosting Girls Basketball All-Star Series

The high school basketball season ended late last month, but the top girls high school senior basketball players in Minnesota get one more chance to lace up their shoes this weekend. As many as 40 of the top senior players in the state will be at Carleton College in Northfield Friday and Saturday for the 2014 All-Star Series, put on the Minnesota Girls Basketball Coaches Association.

04/25/2014

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Short-Term Renting Sees Restrictions In Lakeville

Instead of getting a hotel room for the night or weekend, travelers are now renting bedrooms that are inside a family’s home. These short-term rentals of spare rooms are taking place in hundreds of homes across the metro.The reservations are made online on websites like Airbnb and VRBO or Craigslist.

04/14/2014

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2 Carleton Students Killed In Crash Laid To Rest Saturday

Two Carleton College students killed in a car crash last week were laid to rest Saturday. The fatal accident happened on an icy Highway 3 in Northfield last Friday. Three students died and two others were injured when their SUV slid into the path of an on-coming semi truck. The funeral for James Adams was held Saturday morning at House of Hope Presbyterian Church in St. Paul.

03/08/2014

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2 Carleton College Students Killed In Crash Laid To Rest

Two of the three Carleton College students that were killed in a car accident last week will be laid to rest this weekend. Paxton Harvieux, Michael Goodgame and James Adams were killed last Friday after their SUV slid into the path of an oncoming semi truck.

03/07/2014

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Carleton Mourns 3 Students Killed In Crash

Carleton College is mourning the deaths of three students killed in a crash on icy roads. The fatal crash happened Friday while the young men were riding in an SUV just north of campus on Highway 3. The State Patrol says their vehicle spun out of control and right into the path of an oncoming semi.

03/01/2014

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Northfield Community Mourning 3 Students Killed In Crash

The entire community of Northfield is mourning the loss of three Carleton College students who died tragically when the SUV they were in skidded into opposing traffic at Highway 3 and County 47 Friday, slamming into an oncoming semi.

03/01/2014

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Patrol: 3 College Students Dead, 2 Injured After Semi And SUV Collide

Three college students died Friday afternoon south of the Twin Cities metro when an SUV collided with a semi on icy roads, officials say. The crash happened at the intersection of Highway 3 and County Road 47 near Northfield, Minn., just before 3 p.m., according to a crash report.

02/28/2014

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Best College Productions To See This Year In Minnesota

Catch a budding thespian on the rise at a Minnesota college theater production.

10/14/2013

The better hitter in the MIAC this year is a first year hailing from northern LA, and his .462 average earned him National Rookie of the Year honors. (credit: Carleton College Sports Information/Oliver Bohlman)

Beyond Bounds: No Typo Here — This MIAC Rookie Hit .462

How in the world does a college rookie hit .462 at the plate — nearly 50 points above his closest conference competitor? Not even the man who posted the gaudy Ted Williams-esque figures can quite figure it out.

05/31/2013

Senior Austin Jiang is a three-time All-MIAC selection, but this year is his first leading Carleton College at No. 1 singles. (credit: Carleton College)

Beyond Bounds: 9 Things To Know About Carleton Star Austin Jiang

Standard conversational topics – tennis, school, his part-time post office job – appeared to marginally pique Austin Jiang’s interest.

04/06/2013

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Pitt Clinic Shooter Was Minn. Student

The man who police say fatally shot a medical worker and wounded six other people at a psychiatric clinic in Pittsburgh was a gifted, hardworking student at one school yet was expelled from another for harassing female students.

03/10/2012

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MN Private Colleges Week Preview, June 20-24

During the lazy days of summer, college visits are ususally the last thing on high school students’ mind and the first thing on parents’ minds. But for one week, high school students and their parents can set aside differences and attend bite-sized information sessions at 17 private colleges throughout Minnesota during Minnesota Private Colleges Week (MPCW), June 20-24.

06/17/2011

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Roads Closing; River Spills Over Onto Carleton College

It’s a good thing Carleton College students are on spring break, because the flooding on campus would complicate getting around.

03/23/2011

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Cat Adopted By University Community Dies Of Cancer

A small, private college in the Minnesota river town of Northfield has lost a beloved celebrity pet.

03/09/2011