Questions answered: What to know about the new Health Science Building

Unless you’re a long-distance student, or have an extremely poor attendance record, you’ve undoubtedly noticed the hulking mass of construction which has loomed over the Steacie Building for the past year and a half. If either of the aforementioned categories do apply to you: meet the Health Science Building. The Charlatan reviewed university documents about the building and talked to Darryl Boyce, Carleton vice-president (facilities management and planning), to answer some questions about the new building. Here are seven things to know about what’s happened so far, what has yet to be done, and what Carleton has planned for the new building going forward. What’s it for, and what will go into it when it’s done? The building is intended […]

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Red tailed hawk spotted on campus

As the weather gets warmer, groundhogs haven’t been the only animals popping up on campus. On April 27, a red tailed hawk was spotted at Carleton. John Frederick, an operations technician, said he nicknamed the bird “Rita” after he spotted her on the ledge of his office window in Southam Hall. According to Carleton biology professor Michael Runtz, red-tailed hawks are not uncommon–in fact, you can find them in almost any rural area, typically near fields or even off highway 401. However, Runtz said, what makes this encounter so odd is the fact that the bird was so close to people. “I’ve never seen one that close, so it was a nice experience,” Frederick said. Frederick said the large bird […]

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Unlocking the mystery: common dreams

  Have you ever wondered what your dreams actually mean? Are they predicting something that’s going to happen in the future? Are they something your subconscious is trying to tell you about yourself? And what about recurring dreams, or the ones that don’t make any sense to you at all? Dreams are a very mysterious thing and end up leaving all of us with endless questions about what they actually mean.   Animals: If you’ve ever had a dream about an animal, or there is some sort of animal in your dream, it usually represents a subconscious part of your personality.It may be a part of your personality that you are not aware of, or need to come to terms with. Different animals represent […]

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