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ISSUE 117 VOL 2 PUBLISHED 9/26/2003

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Heritage month explores Latin roots

Latino Heritage Month is now underway and students are finding a variety of ways to celebrate.

Memorial missing input

It is beautiful, I admit. It’s got to be some 30 feet tall; it has clean lines and graceful, subtle curves. The wood is bright, new and strong, and the structure radiates good vibes. Everyone has noticed it. I’ve walked around all week talking to people to try to understand both their and my opinions better. But honestly, I don’t really like the new memorial tower. more...


- A word from our editors...Practical Application
- Recall lacks sufficient support
- Work study short changed
- more opinions...

Student engineers spin success

For Joshua Wyatt ‘05, Paul Marino ‘05, and Jonathan Sack ‘04, keeping up with classes while moonlighting as audio recording engineers has become just another part of life on the hill. These enterprising St. Olaf students have entered the professional audio recording and production business, providing their services to student musicians and clients throughout the Twin Cities area. more...


- Student engineers spin success
- Five stars for 'The Last Five Years'
- Art show features stitches and time
- more arts...

Cross country shines in home opener: Men run their way to fourth place finish, size up key MIAC foes

The field behind Tostrud has had an eventful year. Last fall the field served as the starting area for the first NCAA Division III National Championship cross country meet to be hosted entirely on a college campus. more...


- Oles come up short: Augsburg mounts second half rally to claim victory
- Soccer dominates St. Mary’s
- Women’s golf primed for success
- more sports...

The Dating Game

Dating at St. Olaf can be a murky and shallow pond in which to swim. Complaints about the sparse pickings are heard all across the hill; it seems most people are either in a very serious relationship on the path to matrimony or simply single. The small number of people on campus may be one of the causes of this phenomenon. Random hook ups and unpleasant breakups are all the more painful on a small campus, where a run-in with an old fling is practically inevitable. In an effort to alleviate in some small way the dating shortage, two unattached individuals were set up in the most sterile experimental lab setting of sorts – the dreaded blind date. Here’s how the afternoon unfolded... more...


- Dad knows best
- Undergrads tie the knot ... not
- Critic's Corner
- more variety...
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