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ISSUE 117 VOL 11 PUBLISHED 2/27/2004

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Home entertainment: Library offers DVD, video rentals

St. Olaf students now have an alternative movie rental store: Rolvaag Memorial Library. The library recently changed its policy on student film check-out, and as of first semester finals, students can check out feature films, documentaries and anything else the library has to offer. And now the library is requesting the help of students in purchasing new films for the librarys collection.

Campus discourse lacks civility

The following letter is a reply to another student's private correspondence, arguing for pacifism and expressing concern about the climate of political discourse on campus: more...


- A classroom for all views
- Tuition rises, future bleak
- Church, state separated; Muslims protest against French law
- more opinions...

Viva la banda: Ole band returns

The border-hopping St. Olaf Band concluded its tour of Mexico with a home concert in Skoglund Auditorium on Feb. 14. The two-hour program, conducted by Music Professor Timothy Mahr, featured two trumpet soloists and a variety of American and Mexican music. more...


- In harmony at home: Ole choir back from cross-country tour
- Tale told well
- more arts...

Women split with St. Marys, clinch postseason berth

The St. Olaf womens hockey teams journey toward becoming one of the top squads in the MIAC took a giant leap forward this season. For the first time in team history, the Oles year will not end with the final regular season game. This year, the Oles will lace em up in the MIAC tournament. more...


- Brady still has a long way to go
- Basketball finishes season strong
- Men eye playoffs
- more sports...

Seek, and you shall find

February may be designated Black History Month but black history is woven into every day of every week of every month of every year. Without black history there would be no light bulb, there would be no refrigerator, no traffic light and no ironing board. What makes February special is that residents of the U.S. are invited to discover and celebrate the intellectual, cultural, social and spiritual contributions of the African-American community with the hope that newfound knowledge will make its way into daily life. A time of learning, Black History Month fits seamlessly into scholastic environments like St. Olaf. more...


- Muslim Student Association takes on new voice
- Sex on the Hill: Interim Lovin'
- Doin' It: Greta Goerss, SGA, Student Rights Committee Chair
- more variety...
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