Abstentions latest to offer a vegan option on campus

With the recent addition of vegan ice cream at Abstentions, the convenience store joined the likes of Mike’s Place and Rooster’s as restaurants that offer vegan food at Carleton. Not to be left out, Carleton University Dining Services, the organization in charge of the cafeteria in Residence Commons among other on-campus locations, has offered vegan options for a while now. Jane Skapinker, a registered dietitian for Dining Services, said they are always trying to offer more vegan options. “While we may not have used the term ‘vegan,’ we have always made an effort to incorporate a variety of foods, including plant based foods,” Skapinker said, “and as the demand has grown for vegan foods, so have our options.” Indeed, the […]

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Model United Nations members affected by Trump’s travel ban

Travel plans for members of Carleton’s United Nations Society are in jeopardy after U.S. President Donald Trump enacted a temporary immigration ban earlier this month. The team is sending a delegation to Boston, Mass., for the Harvard National Model United Nations, but two members might not be able to join them due to complications with the ban. Though President Trump’s immigration ban has been temporarily frozen by U.S. federal judge James Robart, Nikola Milutinovic, the president of the society, said the two students are still unable to attend the conference. “The ban was lifted recently, but it’s too late to plan a trip to Harvard for them,” Milutinovic said. “Had it not been for the ban, we understand they would […]

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