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Student Responses to Review Topic: What To Do For Fun
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  • Anthony from Haslet, TX
  • May-31-2014 I am a current student here

    Absolutely anything you can think of is available on campus. If for some reason you can not find what you are looking for, make a suggestion and have your interest brought forth. Carleton's diversity extends to every realm.

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  • Brittany from Evansville, MN
  • Mar-10-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Northfield seems to pride itself on its small town atmosphere, even though there's more than twenty thousand people. The nearest large town I live by only has around 13,000, but Northfield felt even smaller than that.

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  • Acer from Wailuku, HI
  • Feb-27-2014 I am a current student here

    Hang out with your friends and head out to the $9 Chinese buffet! Play ice hockey. Head to Target for your personal items! Work out at the gym. Put together a soccer team and get active.

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  • Kat
  • Aug-28-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    There are parties and dances and plays to watch. My sister loved it here and was always busy with something!

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  • Tanner
  • Aug-10-2013 I am a current student here

    Because Northfield isn't a huge city--the population is around 20,000--students don't typically hit up the town on a Friday or Saturday night. However, there are always things to do on campus. Comedy shows, free movies shown in the Weitz Center, bands at the Cave (the student-run pub on campus), sports games--as the saying goes, you're always missing out on something. And you're feeling the itch for a big city, the Twin Cities are only a 40 minute drive away.

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  • Devin from Northfield, MN
  • Jun-27-2013 I am a current student here

    The school always has programs or activities for the weekends. Each weekend movies play at the Weitz Cinema (not new releases, but new enough where theyre not on dvd yet) and that is always fun. They also have dances, movie buses to the local theater and the Student Activities Office can subsidize other activities so the possibilities are endless. Off of campus though there is not much in the town since it is quite small.

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  • Jojo
  • Dec-08-2012 I am a current student here

    There is so much to do!! There is always an a capella concert. There is always a party. There is always a movie night somewhere. There is always a game/meet/ There is usually a movie playing. There is Knight life for the non-party people its a group that puts on late night activities during the party hours.

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  • Devin from Omaha, NE
  • Jun-13-2012 I am a current student here

    There is something called the Carleton Bubble, that I didn't notice until winter term. While there is a second college in the city, it has a dry campus so many times its students find there way onto the Carleton campus. While there is alcohol present, there is very little pressure to drink. There is also a drinking culture, despite what many might thinks about this college. But the school has a wide variety of activities every weekend ranging from concerts to movie showings at the Weitz cinema, so for those who choose not to drink there are an abundance of other activities to partake in. A few favorites of students are Dances at Cowling gym, Rottblatt, Spring concert, Easter, and during the winter traying (sledding on dining trays aquired from the dining halls) and broom ball/ice skating on the ice rinks put up during the winter months.

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