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Aging Suits CKCU: Campus Radio Station Celebrates the Big 4-0

November marked the 40th anniversary of CKCU 93.1 FM, the community-based campus radio station operating out of Carleton’s University Centre. On Nov. 13, local bands No Fly List and High Waters played a concert at Irene’s Pub to honour the campus radio station, and the next night an official gala at Oliver’s celebrated four decades of radio programming. In 1975, the station registered for a licence to serve Carleton’s student body … Continue 

Carleton to Welcome Two More Student Refugees in January

Carleton University will welcome two more student refugees to campus in January 2016 thanks to fundraising efforts by students, staff and faculty organized in response to the Syrian refugee crisis. Each year since 1978, Carleton has sponsored the resettlement and studies of a student refugee through an undergraduate student levy for the World University Service of Canada (WUSC) Student Refugee Program. In a 2014 referendum, undergraduate students voted to increase … Continue 

One-of-a-kind Octamasher Instrument Comes to Carleton

Jesse Stewart has a passion for bringing people together through music. The Juno award-winning musician and associate music professor at Carleton’s School of Studies in Art and Culture believes it’s not just a form of entertainment, but a fundamental human right. This fall, Stewart collaborated with Carleton’s living lab, 1125@Carleton, to bring his passion for community music-making to campus with the installation of the Octamasher, a one-of-a-kind instrument made of … Continue 

Researchers Rewrite History of the Nation’s Capital

Carleton University Journalism Prof. Randy Boswell and Canadian Museum of History Curator, Jean-Luc Pilon, have released groundbreaking research that sheds important new light on the national capital’s archaeological history. Two co-authored Continue 

Giving Tuesday Tops Goal

For the third consecutive year, Carleton participated in Giving Tuesday, an international day dedicated to giving. The university called on students, alumni, faculty and staff to support projects posted on Carleton’s award-winning crowdfunding site, FutureFunder.ca, in an effort to reach Continue 

Riveted by Rocks: Carleton Researcher Ignites Passion for Geology

Twenty years ago, on his first expedition to Siberia, Carleton University geologist Richard Ernst learned a word that Russians use regularly, regardless of Continue 

Student Entrepreneur Businesses Sending Profits to Charity

Students taking Carleton’s introductory entrepreneurship course are already running their own businesses with all profits supporting local charities. Diane Isabelle, assistant professor of Global Entrepreneurship at the Sprott School of Business Continue 

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