As if last fall wasn’t enough, the Cannon River has flooded portions of Carleton College again. Students are on break until Monday, and school staffers are bracing for the cresting of the river — though when that will happen no one is sure.
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.